Five things you need to know today, and it's about time Good morning, Boston, and Happy First Day of Spring. Is it hot enough for ya? Before you throw something at me, read these five most important things you need to know to help start your busy business day.
Dairy Queen to hand out free ice cream cones today
Happy first day of spring. To celebrate, Dairy Queen wants to give you a free ice cream cone today. You can scoop up one small vanilla cone while supplies last across participating non-mall Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill spots.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:27:58 +0000 The Philadelphia Wings name coach/GM for debut season The Philadelphia Wings, which are set to make their debut later this year, have hired a general manager and head coach with more on his résumé than professional lacrosse.
In addition to having a 22-year career in lacrosse, Paul Day spent 27 years as a police officer.
“Coach Day is an exciting addition to our team," said Shawn Tilger, who is serving as governor of the Wings along with continuing as executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Philadelphia Flyers. "He brings a…
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:03:00 +0000 Cool Offices: BKBM Engineers grows into lighter, brighter, bigger space When BKBM Engineers was building out its Brooklyn Center office in the Earle Brown Tower, the firm's priorities were to create more room for its employees, to design a space that symbolized the structural engineering firm's character, and to keep the project cost reasonable.
BKBM moved into its new 16,955-square-foot space in October. It had previously operated out of a 10,000-square-foot headquarters in Brooklyn Center.
The new office has glass walls throughout to transfer light from room to…
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:00:00 +0000 Where does SunTrust Park rank among baseball's cathedrals? The Braves may have Major League Baseball’s newest stadium, but SunTrust Park is far from the sport’s best, according to a new ranking by Forbes.
The magazine ranks SunTrust Park 18th out of 30 Major League ballparks, just ahead of Philadelpha’s Citizens Bank Park (19), Cleveland’s Progressive Field (20) and Houston’s Minute Maid Park (21), home of the World Champion Astros.
“With the Atlanta Braves opening their new ballpark last season, it’s time to look at all 30 and say who has…
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:00:00 +0000 Mark Zuckerberg's net worth drops more than $6 billion in a day as turmoil hits Facebook stock Right about now, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may be wishing he'd set a slightly less audacious personal resolution for himself this year — maybe something like building an AI assistant to run his home learning a new foreign language.
Instead, Zuckerberg declared at the turn of the year that "fixing Facebook" is his 2018 personal challenge. It's not even April, and that aspiration seems to be spinning further into the distance.
Zuckerberg took an estimated $6 billion hit to his personal net…
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 08:00:00 +0000 Protecting employee privacy is a delicate balancing act Our growing dependence on technology is often at odds with our heightened concerns about protecting our personal information. Nowhere is the tension between technology and privacy rights more prevalent than in today’s workplace.
Businesses must strike a delicate balance when managing employee privacy issues and the legal and ethical factors that come into play.
The following are four areas for employers to consider when reviewing their workplace privacy policies:
It’s not uncommon for employers…
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 07:20:00 +0000 3 signs you might be an intimidating speaker Do you want to be an intimidating speaker?
Some of you might say, “Yes”! You believe intimidation communicates power.
Most of you, however, likely want to avoid being seen as too aggressive when you speak.
But intimidation in speaking isn’t just about being bellicose. Intimidation can also come from subtle habits you may not even realize you have.
Here are three signs you might be an intimidating speaker:
1. You pause frequently – One of the signs you might be intimidating your audience…
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 07:10:00 +0000 Here are the U.S. business schools with the best-paid graduates (Psst: It isn't Harvard) Harvard University and the University of Chicago have tied for the top spot in U.S. News & World Report's latest ranking of the best MBA programs in America, although both schools came up short in the one category that matters most to business school students: average starting salary.
U.S. News determined that at $159,815, the University of Pennsylvania’s MBA graduates had the highest average starting salaries among the nation's MBA graduates last year. Check out our gallery to see which schools…
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