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By Marcus Riley
      

Startup Company Offers to Pay Parking Tickets

A San Francisco-based company called MetroMile is offering to give $60 in cash to the first 100 people who can produce a parking ticket and show that they downloaded their MetroMile app. Read »

4 hours ago
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By Andy Crestodina

3 Key Skills for Digital Marketing Job Seekers

3 Key Skills for Digital Marketing Job Seekers

If you’ve thought of joining the digital marketing field, you’re one of many. There are a ton of people looking to break into this field everyday. Competition is high. So your resume needs to say more than... Read »

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 4:20 PM
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By Marcus Riley

PETA Strategy to Address Groupon Meeting Backfires

PETA Strategy to Address Groupon Meeting Backfires

PETA has shelled out more than a few dollars to help address an issue it's passionate about -- the care of animals in circuses, but their purchase appears to have been made too late. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 2:46 PM
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By Colleen Connolly

Motorola's Striking New Chicago Headquarters

Motorola marks a homecoming to Chicago in the unveiling of their new global... See Full Gallery »

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 2:48 PM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Chicago-Area Business Shows Big Blackhawks Pride

Chicago-Area Business Shows Big Blackhawks Pride

One Chicago-area business has taken their Blackhawks pride to a new level. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 12:05 PM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Which Cities Get to Work Latest

According to recent data, employees in some cities arrive at work later than... See Full Gallery »

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 6:08 PM
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By Alexandria Fisher
      

Motorola Unveils Chicago Headquarters

Motorola Mobility’s new global headquarters in Chicago were on full display Tuesday. Read »

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 2:53 PM
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By Marcus Riley

Lagunitas Fires Up First Batch of Chicago Brew

Lagunitas Fires Up First Batch of Chicago Brew

Laganitas bottled it's first batch of beer at its new Douglas Park facility Friday. Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 11:56 AM
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By Sarah Doll

4 Tips to Prevent a Thank You Note Backfire

4 Tips to Prevent a Thank You Note Backfire

To help your thank you note stick out above the rest, take a look at this important criteria. Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 12:51 PM
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By Alexandria Fisher

LEGOLAND to Host Job Fair

LEGOLAND to Host Job Fair

If you’re looking for a job and have a love for LEGOs you might be in luck. Read »

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