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The business community needs to teach financial literacy

MARTIN F. CONNORS, JR. |

Massachusetts has earned a failing grade in teaching financial literacy to our high school students for three studies in a row, going all the way back to 2013.

“The best person gets the job” is a myth

YUISA PÉREZ CHIONCHIO |

Human resources departments are the gatekeepers to the professional success of our employees and ultimately our organizations.

Be cautiously optimistic about 2019

WILLIAM F. DONAHUE |

It would be a head-in-the-sand mentality for electrical contractors not to brace for a bit of a tremor by the time 2020 rolls around.

Women of color must lead by example

MELANIE BONSU |

While the political arena offers a glimmer of hope, it's a fleeting one as the business world still shows little progress for women of color.

WooSox stadium deal about more than numbers

BRUCE MENDELSOHN |

Looking solely at the numbers, Worcester's deal to bring the Pawtucket Red Sox to town ain't a good deal. Depending on how we define economic benefit, it may turn out to be a bad deal.

Feds must focus on trade, infrastructure

JAMES T. BRETT |

As the 116th Congress commences this month, it does so with a daunting to-do list. Most urgently, leaders on Capitol Hill must come to an agreement with the president to end the shutdown.

Be diligent against marijuana use

CHRISTOPHER DIK |

The right to legally go one toke over the line will impact employers.

Dual-tax rate hurts Worcester

ALEX GUARDIOLA |

Since 1984, the city council has shifted a portion of the residential tax burden over to the business property tax payers. By doing so, it puts Worcester at a competitive disadvantage to its...

Why I know all of my staff's birthdays

Renee Diaz |

For the past six Thanksgivings, I was exhausted around my family. Thanks to 26 people, that didn't happen this year.

Mentoring takes a village

LUIS PEDRAJA |

Research shows a young person with a mentor is more likely to be successful not only on an academic level, but professional and personal ones.

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