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D.C.: Where the brainpower is

D.C. boasts boasts the strongest brainpower in the nation, according to a study that analyzed 102 major markets.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 06:06am EST

Tags: brainpower, education, D.C., Census

Don't do these things, they'll get you fired

It's not just what you don't do at work that can get you fired. Some of the things you might think are acceptable actually aren't.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 10:46am EST

Tags: fired, Monster.com, Colleen Kelleher

Federal HR staffers brace for post-shutdown blues

Federal human resources managers are preparing for a range of post-shutdown personnel problems including anxiety and resentment amongst employees who had to work and those who were furloughed.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 07:18am EDT

Tags: federal workers, shutdown, Federal News Radio, Francis Rose, human resources, dick uliano, workplace

What makes a good boss?: Survey examines keys of effective managers

Oct. 16 is Boss's Day -- a day to show appreciation to the ones in charge.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 05:02am EDT

Tags: veronica robinson, boss,

More than 11K apply for jobs at D.C.'s new Wal-Mart stores

Wal-Mart shouldn't have any trouble staffing two new "super centers" it plans to open in Washington, D.C., by year's end after it received what it calls an "amazing" response from potential employees.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 12:02pm EDT

Tags: Wal-Mart, Wal-Mart supercenters, hiring center, Kristi King, Walmart,

Wal-Mart opens hiring centers to staff two D.C. stores

Wal-Mart, the nation's largest retailer, has announced 600 job openings at two of its stores scheduled to open later this year in the District and hundreds of local workers have flocked to a hiring center in hopes of landing on of those jobs.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 11:29am EDT

Tags: Wal-Mart, living wage bill, vincent gray, dick uliano

D.C.'s 'living wage' bill still in limbo

A D.C. bill that sparked a national debate because it would require big retailers to pay workers a minimum of $12.50 an hour remains in the hands of the D.C. Council more than 40 days after lawmakers officially approved it.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 01:30pm EDT

Tags: D.C., Wal-Mart, living wage, Vince Gray, jobs, Nick Iannelli

DC employment stops growing

After consistent growth, even during tough economic times, it appears D.C. employment is grinding to a halt.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 04:25am EDT

Tags: job growth, dc jobs,

Gray: Living wage bill could slow D.C. development

D.C. Mayor Vince Gray won't say whether he will veto a bill that requires big-box stores to pay workers a minimum of $12.50 an hour.

Friday - 07/26/2013, 02:58pm EDT

Tags: Vince Gray, living wage, Wal-Mart, big box stores, minimum wage, Colleen Kelleher

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Wal-Mart may have to pay D.C. employees $12.50 an hour

The D.C. Council has given preliminary approval to a bill that would require large retailers like Wal-Mart and Target to pay their employees at least $12.50 an hour.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 06:48am EDT

Tags: Wal-Mart, target, wages, D.C. Council

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