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The Genie IS out  of the bottle

The Genie IS out of the bottle

If approved, a store being planned in Pittsburgh would be the first privately owned wine and spirits store in Pennsylvania.

Organizers: This promotion has plenty of bite

Restaurant weeks have been a staple in the Greater Lehigh Valley for a decade. And a new one debuts next week, in the Emmaus area.

Building a diverse workforce about more than just hiring

As businesses become more globalized, workplace diversity has become an imperative.

Series targets hiring, development of women

It is no secret that gender inequities exist in the workplace, ranging from women earning less than men on average to women’s...

Signs show healthy start to home sales should get better

Signs show healthy start to home sales should get better

By KATHY RUFF

The start of 2017 in the Greater Lehigh Valley’s residential real estate market bodes well for sellers as indicators point to a changed...

Innovative platform helps to find minority candidates

For black, Latino and Native American professionals looking for jobs, and for companies hoping to tap into a more diverse talent pool, Jopwell has...

World: Rio carnival float crushes revellers

Source: BBC News

At least 20 people have been injured, three of them seriously, in an accident at Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome, the venue for the annual carnival...

Subdivision, development plans jump by 50 percent

(Editor's note: The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission provides a monthly review and analysis of land subdivision and development activity...

A first look at Facebook’s new features for businesses

A first look at Facebook’s new features for businesses

By Tina Cantelmi Bradford

Customer service, research and rewards – not the first needs that business owners and managers look to fill when employing Facebook.

premium content Outside CEO gives next gen time to grow before taking reins

Not everyone wants to be in the family business.

premium content In a crisis? Create no more victims, make it right, go public

It can take decades for a company to build trust and credibility with its customers, but that brand confidence, carefully built over years, can...

premium content HR and social media: It’s the wild, wild west out there

Social media have become a mainstay in both business and professional circles.

Mindfulness: Don’t worry, be happy, stay in the moment

premium content Mindfulness: Don’t worry, be happy, stay in the moment

By Tom Bux

The concept of mindfulness, awareness and observation of the present moment without reactivity or judgment is going mainstream.

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