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January 2011 Issue
10 Lessons from 2010
The past year was packed with ups and downs as the local economy continued to slog toward a recovery from the global downturn. The companies that stayed afloat did so through creativity, innovation and adaptability to evolving markets. They understood...
High Anxiety
If you’ve got a knot in your stomach and a pounding in your chest—and it’s only 10 a.m.—you could be experiencing an unhealthy level of stress. Here’s how to marshal your inner Zen master and conquer workplace tension.
In an increasingly competitive job market, working adults are turning to local online learning programs to get ahead.
Working for a Song
Working for a Song
Why one Deptford man is bullish—and, yes, a bit ape-ish—on the singing telegram market.
Twenty-five years ago, Chris Purcell was a young, hungry, budding performer in Philadelphia. At night, he took to the stage,...
Meeting of the Minds
Tune in to NBC’s The Office, and odds are high that you’ll witness fictitious Dunder-Mifflin manager Michael Scott holding a business meeting that doubles as an exercise in futility.
Weekend Warriors
Show Business: News anchors, top-level executives and government leaders all take a turn in the spotlight with local community theater groups.
Beyond the Recession
Is the recession over? It depends who you ask. Officially, the recession ended in June 2009, according to the Business Cycle Dating Committee of the National Bureau of Economic Research, the official arbiter of such things. In South Jersey
The Conference Room: Remote Control
Is e-commuting beneficial? We hear both sides.
Today, about 2 percent of U.S. employees say their primary office is at home, according to the Telework Research Network. Current technology makes remote work feasible—but is it right for your company?...
Corner Office: Richard Miller, CEO, Virtua
Virtua chief executive and president Richard Miller has hardly flown under the radar in the 12 years since he took the top post at the expansive health care system.
Revolving Door
Change is afoot at Rowan University, where President Donald Farish has announced he’ll step down in 2012, and work has begun on the Whitney Center, the latest building in the massive, $300 million Rowan Boulevard project.
Take 5: Five Steps to Closing the Deal
You may be the world’s greatest talker, but it’s what’s on the dotted line of your contract that counts. And when times are tough, knowing how to close the deal is more important than ever.
Office Space
Smartphone apps can be timewasters—Tetris addicts, we’re talking to you—but they can also offer surprising productivity perks. Here are some apps that make working on the go simpler than ever.