Category Archives: The working world

Eight York County companies among Pa.’s top 100

Eight businesses based in York County made the 2014 list of the 100 Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania. The list, released Friday, is sponsored by the Team Pennsylvania Foundation and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. Companies … Continue reading

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And that’s why you shouldn’t wear pajama pants to a job interview

Glysol Figueroa spent most of Friday morning screening job applicants who inquired about open positions with Assurant Solutions. And, aside from the higher- than-expected number of job seekers who stopped by the company’s table at the York County PA CareerLink … Continue reading

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What’s in your office fridge? At Idea Tree in York, it’s beer and condiments

A couple of weeks ago, I asked people to share their work fridge stories in response to the drama we’ve been having here at YDR. I got one response. One. Quality isn’t quantity, I remind you. That one response came … Continue reading

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York County: What’s in your work fridge?

Last week, we learned that the fridge in the York Daily Record/Sunday News break room needs some “special attention.” First, some string cheese went missing. Expired food is growing roots. An appliance shared by 100 adults has become a small … Continue reading

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Getting a tax refund this year? You just handed the government an interest-free loan

For those who have not yet filed their state, local or federal taxes, relax. You have time. And options. The worst thing you could do this weekend is rush to complete the forms just to make the deadline. You risk … Continue reading

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Casual Friday is back at YDR: What’s your office’s policy?

Tomorrow is causal Friday at YDR. You know what that means: jeans. From what I understand, this is the first casual Friday in a long time for our company. I guess you’re thinking, “It’s jeans. What’s the big deal, right?” … Continue reading

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Report: Telecommuters work more hours…and are happier

Is telecommuting taking over in-the-office work?

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Thermal comfort in the workplace

What does it mean to be thermally comfortable at work?

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Do you take sick days?

So, I’m kind of psycho. I don’t know what it’s like at your workplace, but I HATE missing one day. I get so behind. I don’t know what’s going on. I freak out about what I’m missing. It stems from … Continue reading

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Brittany Wilson’s post on JA Biztown

If you want to read about a real representation the business world, check out Brittany Wilson’s blog post o JA Biztown. She spent the morning there on Tuesday helping students with their journalism skills. The program is pretty impressive. Brittany … Continue reading

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