Company culture a key defense against cyberattacks, experts say
While companies are taking a greater interest in cybersecurity than they used to, one expert says, it’s often not enough.
Training to help others
Charity races are a great way to contribute to your community and show support for causes important to you -- even while you're on vacation.
Jennifer L. Curry: When the client becomes the harasser
Most employers do not know they have a legal obligation to ensure their employees are protected from harassment by third parties.
Hear gunfire? Md. med students doing combat casualty training
BETHESDA — Medical students at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda are taking part in combat casualty training. Officials said in a statement that the training at the school, which is run by the federal government and emphasizes military health care, will take place Monday through Wednesday in the woods and […]
Community colleges get $15M for cybersecurity
Maryland officials now have another reason to declare the state the nation’s cybersecurity capital.
A bridge to career development
LifeBridge Health is one of the country’s most committed employers when it comes to career-development and support for workers, according to a national organization that measures such things. The Baltimore-based health system was one of nine companies nationwide selected as a 2014 “Frontline Healthcare Worker Champion” by CareerSTAT, a collaborative of health care leaders that […]
UM to unveil pharmacy technician training program
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is introducing a new program, PharmTechX, for licensed pharmacy technicians who want to learn more advanced skills.
W. Baltimore residents offered scholarships for health training
West Baltimore needs more health care professionals — and the state is offering to foot the bill to train them.
Baltimore’s barriers: Job seekers face rough path, study finds
Challenging commutes, low education levels, criminal records and insufficient training opportunities. These are a few of the big problems facing jobs seekers in the Baltimore region, according to a new study from the Opportunity Collaborative, and they tend to come as a package deal.
Police taught to spot signs of psychiatric crisis
When a 6-foot-5, 270-pound man with a history of violence broke out of a mental health ward near Philadelphia and tried to withdraw money from a bank, a confrontation with police seemed likely. But Lower Merion Township police officer Matthew Freind used his mental health training to calmly talk to the man and defuse the crisis.
McDonough calls for training wage
Entry-level workers could find their checks a little lighter under a bill proposed by one Maryland lawmaker.
Emotional intelligence for the small business owner
For leaders of small businesses as well as executives in a large organization, people skills have a big impact on business performance.