STORY OF THE WEEK

2013-09-29T00:00:00Z STORY OF THE WEEK nwitimes.com
September 29, 2013 12:00 am

How social media can help you lose a job

Just as Facebook and other social media sites can paint a professional picture, they can also paint a very crude or unflattering picture of an employee or job candidate.

Gary airport bidders have different flight plans

Finalists' proposals for managing and running Gary/Chicago International Airport lay out divergent flight paths for the future of Chicago's third airport.

Steelmakers want emissions standards to look at production too

Tough new fuel efficiency standards have pushed automakers to look at aluminum, carbon fiber and other lightweight metals so they can make lighter vehicles that release fewer emissions into the atmosphere.

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Electronic Outlet Center, East Chicago

When Kevin Fuller and Sherman McLawhorn relocated their business, Devine Owens Electronics Recycling, they saw an opportunity to launch a new component with the addition of the Electronic Outlet Center.

New Volkswagen dealership opens in Highland

HIGHLAND | With the opening of Highland Volkswagen at 9601 Indianapolis Blvd., Northwest Indiana Volkswagen fans will have a new venue to buy their favorite vehicles and have them serviced.

Maassel leaving Northwest Indiana Forum for trade association job

Northwest Indiana Forum President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Maassel is leaving the regional business group to become vice president of the Indiana Energy Association, a utility trade group based in Indianapolis.

Following the Disney model of leadership excellence

VALPARAISO | Walt Disney’s legacy of positive leadership lives on more than 40 years after his death through the Disney Institute, a day-long training session that helps develop leaders in business and nonprofit organizations.

US economy grew at 2.5 percent rate in spring

The U.S. economy grew at a 2.5 percent annual rate from April through June, an improvement from the first three months of the year. But economists are worried that growth may now be slowing.

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