Fri., February 21, 2014 8:34am
It’s one of the questions our Working guy, Brandon Smith, gets most often: “I think my boss doesn’t like me. How can I tell?” He says, bluntly, that’s because bosses are usually terrible communicators, though they often offer some significant signals when they don’t like people.
Mon., February 17, 2014 7:12am
Microbrewers have been lobbying state legislators to loosen regulations that some say are stifling their industry, but it seems lawmakers aren’t interested in changing rules that have been around since the end of Prohibition.
Thu., February 13, 2014 7:09pm
As the snow and ice started to melt away Thursday, Georgians began venturing back outside. Wesley McConnell owns Thumb’s Up, a Decatur diner that serves breakfast all day. He and several of his employees stayed in a nearby hotel so that he could keep the restaurant open throughout the storm.
Fri., February 7, 2014 8:35am
Religious issues in workplaces have been popping up in the news in recent months, prompting questions about how much faith employees can practice at work. Workplace consultant Brandon Smith said religious discrimination claims are rising in the United States—doubling over the last 15 years.
Thu., February 6, 2014 5:00pm
The time is drawing near for Georgia 8th graders to choose a career path. They have to make a decision by the end of the school year under the state's new Career Pathways mandate. But in many districts like Savannah-Chatham, deadlines are arriving even sooner.
Thu., February 6, 2014 7:10am
his majority opinion, Chief Justice John Roberts pointed out that discrimination at the polls remains against the law; the surviving Section 2 says anyone who’s been disenfranchised need only bring suit after the offending election has occurred. So far, it hasn’t worked out that way. Except in the places where it has.
Fri., January 31, 2014 10:11am
Singer-songwriter Amy Ray’s voice is perhaps best known as half of the folk-rock duo Indigo Girls. Over the years, the Georgia resident also has released a few other albums—mostly punk—when she was not touring with her Indigo Girls partner, Emily Saliers. But her newest solo effort is a country record, her first foray into music she said is a little intimidating.
Wed., January 29, 2014 8:15am
Three dogs died and more than a dozen were injured at a downtown Macon animal shelter in October. At first, volunteers at the All About Animals shelter said it looked as though someone had broken in and staged a dog fight there.
Fri., January 24, 2014 7:00am
As Atlanta builds its $100 million streetcar line, the Hostess City is looking to the capital with envy. While Savannah has the state's first modern streetcar, it's essentially a quaint tourist attraction. Transit officials now want big money for an Atlanta-style streetcar.
Fri., January 17, 2014 8:30am
Some companies are opening their doors to their young workers' parents, often in the form of open houses or "bring your parents to work" days. But GPB's workplace expert says that also opens the door to problems.