Fri., April 18, 2014 7:33am
Some career advisers say a personal website chronicling your work is better—and more dynamic—than a resume nowadays. The argument is that having a unique website dedicated to a job-seekers’ career accomplishments and work examples helps build a tightly focused, controlled brand. Brandon Smith, GPB’s regular commentator on work and career issues, said the personal website has a place—just not for everyone.
Wed., April 16, 2014 7:25am
Cindy Graver founded her office at Robins in 2005 with a staff of two, herself included. Now it's up to five, and Graver is confident they are beginning to change the culture on base.
Fri., April 11, 2014 3:54pm
The Young Democrats of Georgia will be holding their annual conference April 11-13 in Columbus, and notably one of the key speakers is a young Democrat himself. Jason Carter is the 38-year-old Democratic gubernatorial campaign, and he will be headlining a special awards dinner at the conference. Organizers say the weekend events are geared toward whipping up excitement among the party’s youth, in the hopes they will campaign for the candidates and come out and vote in November.
Fri., April 11, 2014 7:34am
If you knew how much money all of your work colleagues make, would that irritate you? Or might that knowledge spur you to work harder? It may seem a silly question, but a new study from Cornell University found it’s not. In fact, openness around pay can boost productivity.
Fri., April 11, 2014 7:30am
Gov. Nathan Deal has directed his community health commissioner to do something for rural hospitals, nine of which have closed in Georgia since 2000, leaving whole communities without quick access to emergency care.
Tue., April 8, 2014 8:04am
A Major League Soccer franchise would do well in Atlanta, according to soccer commentator Ives Galarcep of the widely-read website SoccerByIves.net. "I have known Atlanta for some time to be a pretty good soccer city, a bit of an underrated soccer city," he said. Atlanta consistently ranks among the top 25 cities in generating traffic to Galarcep's website, he said, despite not currently having an MLS team.
Fri., April 4, 2014 7:32am
If you have a “5” in front of your age, our Working guy says you’re in trouble when it comes time to find a job. An avalanche of data is starting to show that having a “1” or a “2” in front of your age might not be so great either. Brandon Smith explains why it’s hard for 16-to-24-year-olds to find work and the one simple step they can take to start reducing the youth unemployment rate.
Tue., April 1, 2014 6:34am
Data about military veterans who commit suicide is stark: 22 veterans a day decide to end the lives. The nation’s two wars are also taking a toll on the families of those service members. Telling the stories of those military spouses, parents, sisters and brothers and their struggles with depression, anxiety and suicide is the focus of a new CNN Digital project called “The Uncounted.”
Wed., March 26, 2014 7:12am
D.A. David Cooke says the key is charging offenders under Georgia's gang statute, which allows information about an entire gang to be introduced in the trials of individual members.
Tue., March 25, 2014 12:52pm
It was October 12, 1958, when 50 sticks of dynamite exploded at the Hebrew Benevolent Congregation on Peachtree Street--what was widely called “the Temple.” The Temple’s leader, Rabbi Jacob Rothschild, was a staunch ally of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and he used his pulpit to advocate for social justice. Rothschild’s widow, Janice Rothschild Blumberg, remembers the bombing and her husband’s advocacy.