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November 14, 2013

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland has announced it has received a $20,000 grant from the Sam’s Club Giving Program to support the JA BizTown facility, a site-based entrepreneurship learning opportunity for local students. Sam’s Club Giving Program presented the grant, one of three nationwide, in support of its nationwide focus on small business, which includes CONTINUE »

November 14, 2013

This summer, Loyola University affiliate professor Morton M. Esterson retired after 50 years of teaching in the university’s graduate division. Esterson has taught seven different courses in the field of special education. He also taught the Administration and Supervision of Special Education course at the Johns Hopkins University for five years. Esterson is a former CONTINUE »

November 14, 2013

Maryland Live! Casino has received the 2013 Maryland Office of Tourism Development Award in the category of Economic Engine in recognition of its role as a major driver of tourism and economic growth in the State of Maryland. To date, the Casino consistently outperforms competitors in the mid-Atlantic gaming market, generating top revenues among all CONTINUE »

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BY Elliot Lasson
November 14, 2013

I came across a recent survey that supports anecdotal evidence that I have often heard from my vantage point at Joblink. Some 1,500 recruiters and hiring managers were asked anonymously to list their pet peeves in dealing with job seekers. Interestingly, and perhaps not astonishingly, some recruiters are actually so turned off by certain job-seeker CONTINUE »