Feinblatt Forms Agricultural Practice

The law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC has announced the formation of the Agricultural Law Practice Group. The group of eight lawyers offers legal advice and counsel on a wide variety of matters that are important to farmers, landowners and owners of agriculture-related businesses. Issues addressed by the group include environmental, business planning, succession planning,… Read More

Maryland Schools Honors C-DRUM

The Center for Dispute Resolution (C-DRUM), part of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, has been awarded a proclamation honoring its contributions to promoting conflict resolution for students and staff in Maryland schools. Since its inception in 2002, C-DRUM has worked with more than 50 Baltimore schools and has provided training… Read More

Junior Achievement Receives Sam’s Club Grant

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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… Read More

Esterson Retires From Loyola

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… Read More

Maryland Live! Receives Tourism Award

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… Read More

Long & Foster Honors Top Employees

Long & Foster’s Pikesville office has announced Harriet Charkatz as the top lister and Pam Wilks as the top producer for October.

Five Ways To Turn Off A Recruiter

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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… Read More

Does Deceptive Marketing Work?

The cynics say, “Good guys finish last.” Does deceptive marketing pay off? The following three questions can help you determine which side of the spectrum you’re on and who really finishes last. Does your marketing pass the what-were-they-thinking test? On the 12th anniversary of one of the worst tragedies in American history when nearly 3,000… Read More

The Eyes Have It: Five Keys for Effective Eye Contact

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Most would agree that having quality eye contact is an advantage in life. It positively affects interpersonal relationships as well as workplace interactions. Here are five specific areas in which eye contact should be executed. > Match with the verbal: In your initial approach to a new party or even someone with whom you already… Read More

A Priest, A Rabbi And A CEO Walk Into A Bar …

Today with people’s short attention spans, companies that advertise sometimes are challenged in drawing attention to their ads. If you’ve ever been to a comedy club, you know that the big laughs come from the comics who talk about topics that resonate with their audiences.  Whether it’s about problems with technology, dating woes, raising kids… Read More