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Parents in the workplace can boost morale, productivity

It's like "Bring Your Kids to Work Day" -- but the opposite.

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 04:23am EDT

Tags: bring your parents to work day, work, Wall Street Journal, david burd

Amazon to add more than 500 jobs in Chester

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 02:08pm EDT

Tags: Amazon, Chester,

Gray's stance on Wal-Mart not as straightforward as 3 years ago

In a WTOP interview in 2010, Vince Gray, as mayor-elect, was definitive about the wages Wal-mart should pay. Now, with the "living wage" bill before him and a week to make a decision on its fate, he's not as candid.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 01:53pm EDT

Tags: living wage bill, living wage, Walmart, Vince Gray, D.C., economic development, andrew mollenbeck

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'Jobs' fails to find the man within the businessman

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews the new Steve Jobs biopic "Jobs."

Friday - 08/23/2013, 12:19pm EDT

Tags: Fraley on Film, Jason Fraley, Steve Jobs

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D.C.'s 'living wage' bill still in limbo

A D.C. bill that sparked a national debate because it would require big retailers to pay workers a minimum of $12.50 an hour remains in the hands of the D.C. Council more than 40 days after lawmakers officially approved it.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 01:30pm EDT

Tags: D.C., Wal-Mart, living wage, Vince Gray, employment, Nick Iannelli

Six growing careers to consider

Despite a sluggish economy, the outlook for these careers is very, very good.

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 08:24am EDT

Tags: economy, careers, veronica robinson, yahoo

Montgomery County's job growth outpaces Fairfax

Montgomery County's Department of Economic Development says the county added almost 25,000 jobs between 2010 and 2012, a 3.9 percent growth rate.

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 06:38am EDT

Tags: economic development

Good to Go: Advice for moms and dads returning to the workforce

For many families, there comes a time when a parent who has acted as the main caregiver or childcare provider for his/her family makes the decision to return to part-time or full-time employment. Here are some tips for that transition.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 10:33am EDT

Tags: Good to Go, parents, work, employment, Katie Howard

Finding a mentor the first step to a new career

As graduation approaches, finding a mentor may be just the ticket to start your career.

Monday - 04/29/2013, 08:09am EDT

Tags: Mashable, career, mentor, veronica robinson

Va. governor to host business summit in June

Monday - 04/29/2013, 04:10am EDT

Tags: business, Bob McDonnell

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