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Over the past 25 years, the information revolution has boosted productivity by almost 70 percent in the United States. As a country, our manufacturing is producing more products with fewer hours than ever before.
SAUK VILLAGE | Consolidated School District 168 board members are preparing for the coming school year.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Bloom Township District 206 School Board last week appointed Timothy Craddock to the position of assistant principal at Bloom Trail High School.
It would be a great scenario if everyone viewed the job search as an exciting and invigorating opportunity. But in reality, the process can be stressful, exhausting and emotionally draining, particularly when job candidates are coping with rejection, financial hardships, and uncertainty abou…
The Department of Workforce Development reported that private sector employment in Indiana increased by 6,800 jobs in the month of April. Indiana now has experienced private sector employment growth in 37 of the past 40 months, according to the department.
Close, but so far away.
Munster’s No. 1 doubles team couldn’t get past a previous state champion in the 23rd Annual IHSAA doubles state tournament semifinals Saturday morning at Park Tudor High School in Indianapolis.
INDIANAPOLIS | Coach Bill Heuer wasn’t quite sure what to expect from his No. 1 doubles team in Friday’s quarterfinals.
SOUTH HOLLAND | The village announced it is looking for a deputy police chief and a career firefighter-paramedic to work in village departments.
LYNWOOD | The new Lynwood Village Board is moving quickly to establish potential economic development as a high priority.
SAUK VILLAGE | Village President David Hanks rounded out his political cabinet Tuesday night with several committee and commission appointments as well as appointing a new village treasurer.
In mid-May, the Department of Workforce Development reported the jobless rate in Northwest Indiana dropped all the way to 9.1 percent from the 10.3 percent number in March. At the same time, they also announced that the state rate decreased to 8.5 percent from the 8.7 percent rate in March.
Saturday's LaPorte individual girls tennis regional became the season finishing point for some local players.
Despite an unsteady job market overall, freelancers should be optimistic. Online labor marketplaces oDesk and Elance have both released data showing strong growth in demand for freelance workers over the past three years. Elance’s latest quarterly report showed a surge in demand for online w…
Talk about out of the frying pan and into the fire.
Munster’s Jessica Rooth earned a spot on the IHSAA All-State first team last year at the No. 1 singles position.
Sometimes job candidates can be their own worst enemy.
The defending sectional champions flexed their muscles Thursday afternoon on their way to the final round.
CRETE | Village Administrator Tom Durkin told the Village Board this week the time has come to conduct a hotel market survey for Crete.
Lake Central’s tough schedule paid off in the first round of the Crown Point sectional.
Postseason time arrives this week for girls’ tennis, and the top teams in the region are ready to do battle in their annual effort to earn the coveted trip to Indianapolis.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | At Monday night’s regular board meeting, the school board approved the hiring of Ron Ashlaw as boys basketball coach for the Bloom Township D206 program.
When looking for a new job, candidates have to deal with defining and detailing their level of job experience.
At the beginning of the school year, Vany Madrigal thought her biggest opponent would be the dreaded senioritis.
According to a report from the U.S. Dept. of Labor, about eight million Americans currently moonlight. In this context, moonlighting refers to working a second job.
During April, JobsSunday has focused on the different types of job search. Today’s feature deals with the covert job search, the one done while employed.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Village Administrator Jason Huisman is excited about the prospect of South Holland building a new police station and local courthouse in the village.
SAUK VILLAGE | Sauk Village administrators and officials this week turned the village over to a bunch of school kids.
LYNWOOD | The village's 19 full-time police officers will get a 4 percent pay increase, effective May 1.
So far, Paige Heuer’s senior season has been a whirlwind of good news.
CRETE | The village board approved the site plan for a new $7 million business to break ground and begin development.
SOUTH HOLLAND | The Village Board approved a pair of resolutions that authorized the village to acquire the property located at 16861 Vincennes Road.
During April, JobsSunday has reviewed job searching and job fairs. Hopefully, many of the tips and suggestions have helped job candidates in their search for employment.
CRETE | Students, teachers, and school alumni showed up in large numbers to support the former Crete-Monee Athletic Director Gene Cahan.
SAUK VILLAGE | Consolidated School District 168 board members decided to table a resolution that would pave the way to move $406,000 from a dormant debt service fund to a working cash fund.
Job fairs are popular in the Spring, when many job candidates come home from college. A job fair is a great opportunity for candidates to meet many employers looking to hire.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Bloom Township School District 206 board members this week approved reductions in the number of teachers, paraprofessionals and education support personnel for the 2013-14 school year.
HARVEY | It did not take long before the change of guard flexed its new muscles.
SAUK VILLAGE | Many village residents had clamored for change. But it appears that the governing body of Sauk Village will remain the same.
CRETE | In what he described as his most “difficult and draining” campaign. Michael Einhorn won re-election as Crete village president.
Grounded is a word most teenagers never want associated with them.
CRETE | The Village Board appointed Dan Taylor as trustee to serve out the remaining two years on Daniel Bachert’s term on Monday. The move came just one day before the general election that will replace at least two of the trustees who appointed Taylor.
According to career research done recently by About.com, thorough planning a job search greatly increases a candidate's chance of landing a job.
There is nothing better than getting offered what sounds like a dream job. That is especially true in this tough economy, where job offers can be hard to find.
Last season was a magical one for the Whiting tennis team.
SAUK VILLAGE | Village President David Hanks and the Sauk Village Board approved a motion to accept a new property and casualty insurance program to save the village $27,000 annually.
LYNWOOD | The village picked up another new business at Tuesday night’s board meeting.
SAUK VILLAGE | Consolidated School District 168 will bring in a new teacher evaluation process over the next two years.
SOUTH HOLLAND | The Village Board has authorized $74,000 in engineering studies to be conducted this year for three major road repairs expected in 2014 that will be funded in part by a federal grant.
Not all workgroups are work teams, and vice versa.
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