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  • Top 5 health care jobs for 2015
    Top 5 health care jobs for 2015
    Good pay and high demand are the hallmarks of the healthcare industry. Career Builder found 28 healthcare career jobs growing at twice the rate of the rest of the economy. Furthermore, 17 of those career jobs pay more than $20 per hour.See the top...
  • Expanding computer science participation via Code
    Expanding computer science participation via Code
    Being dedicated to expanding participation in computer science by making it available in more schools, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color is part of the vision of Code.org, a non-profit launched in 2013...
  • How to be a better listener in the workplace.
    How to be a better listener in the workplace
    Listening effectively is one of the most important skills to master to ensure your success in the workplace. To be successful, you need to derive the fullest meaning from what is being communicated.And, if you are having a conversation with...
  • Otis Jiry has been acclaimed as a voice actor.
    Person of Interest: Voice actor Otis Jiry
    There are many careers that fly somewhat under the radar and voice acting is one of them. Although voice actors can make a decent living from this profession, and work remotely, it is a job that few people consider as a means of long-term...
  • Kansas City's Nonprofit Connect launches new InternLink portal
    Kansas City's Nonprofit Connect launches new InternLink portal
    Kansas City area nonprofit professionals and those wanting to enter the nonprofit sector rely on Nonprofit Connect for training, education, networking, career development and job hunting. Now, individuals seeking internships at nonprofits in the...
  • Business Networking
    December 11 BIG Breakfast features four Kansas City entrepreneurs
    Thinking Bigger Business Media Inc.'s next quarterly BIG Breakfast is on December 11 from 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center, 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, Mo. The event will feature four Kansas City area...
  • Leadership Sign
    The Front-Line Leader book is all about putting people first
    Chris Van Gorder's new book,The Front-Line Leader: Building a High-Performance Organization from the Ground Up, is all about putting people first.Van Gorder is the President and CEO at Scripps Health, one of America’s foremost health...
  • Jason Patterson
    Jason Patterson leads a team empowered to satisfy every customer every time
    Jason Patterson is Vice President of Customer Success at Lenexa, KS-based Redemption Plus, a direct wholesale importer and distributor of toys, tools, and training. In his leadership role, he leads his team so that “each member of our team...
  • Productivity
    How to be more productive at work this holiday season
    The hectic holiday season can make it hard to focus at work and difficult to complete tasks. According to a recent survey by Fellowes Brands, nearly all of the office workers surveyed felt their typical day at work was at least somewhat productive...
  • UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton named Kansas Citian of the Year by KC Chamber
    UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton named Kansas Citian of the Year by KC Chamber
    Leo Morton was named Kansas Citian of the Year by the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce this evening at the organization’s Annual Dinner, marking its 127th anniversary.Morton is Chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The award...
  • Toronto 2015 Planning Ahead
    Toronto 2015: a good guide for sports career planning
    Whether you are looking for a sports career position today or planning ahead for next year, the employment opportunities section of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games website provides an excellent way to learn the skills you need and how to...
  • Nonprofit
    Nonprofit Connect announces its 12th Annual Philly Awards winners
    Twenty-six nonprofit organizations and 17 creative partners were honored for excellence in marketing and communications at this month's 12th Annual Philly Awards, hosted by Nonprofit Connect. The nonprofit Unbound, a humanitarian organization...
  • Downtown Kansas City
    KC Chamber to host December 2 small business networking event
    The Kansas City Chamber of Commerce (KC Chamber) will hold its next monthly Small Business Networking event on Wednesday,December 2 from 7:15 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Board Room at Union Station, Kansas City, MO.Each month, about 80-120 small...
  • Compete Every Day entrepreneur motivates athletes around the world
    Compete Every Day entrepreneur motivates athletes around the world
    What started as a simple idea a few years ago with selling T-shirts from the trunk of Jake Thompson’s car, has morphed into an international lifestyle brand embraced by professional athletes, celebrities, and individuals motivated to live...
  • Super Service Challenge raises millions for nonprofits around the country
    Super Service Challenge raises millions for nonprofits around the country
    The month of November is a time to reflect and express gratitude – and what better way to celebrate than by participating in the Super Service Challenge, a nationwide charitable initiative encouraging groups of people to join together and...