Sep 19, 2021

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.

Aug 8, 2018

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.

May 17, 2018

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.

Aug 15, 2016

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 […]

Oct 3, 2014

Community colleges get $15M for cybersecurity

Maryland officials now have another reason to declare the state the nation’s cybersecurity capital.

Jun 16, 2014

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 […]

Jun 13, 2014

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.

Jun 12, 2014

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.

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Jun 2, 2014

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.

Apr 10, 2014

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.

Dec 18, 2013

McDonough calls for training wage

Entry-level workers could find their checks a little lighter under a bill proposed by one Maryland lawmaker.

Dec 9, 2013

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.

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