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Chicago Lawyer Helps Fashion Meet Law

While the real estate dive in 2008 hurt the economy as a whole, it gave Shara Kamal, Esq., a unique opportunity to go back to her first love within the legal industry: fashion. Find out how she bridged the two careers.

04/13/2015

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English Degree Helped Tech Professional Explore The Chicago Market

Chris Poynton didn’t come to the immediate conclusion that he wanted to work in the technical world. He started off with an English and Creative Writing degree, and taught English in Vietnam.

04/06/2015

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Chicago Teacher Recommends Einstein Theories For Improving Business Skills

But it’s creative courses on topics like Einstein where she really thinks her students have the chance to excel in both education and business management.

04/06/2015

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Nurse Encourages Her Chicago Students To Try Critical Care

Socorro Mendoza, Nursing Program Coordinator for the Jewish Child & Family Services, is passionate about helping patients who have been in traumatic or chaotic situations.

04/06/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joins campaign volunteers at a phone bank on Friday, four days ahead of the runoff election. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel: Without Right Leadership, Business Climate Would Be A ‘Horror Flick’

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said businesses and jobs have been lured to Chicago, and stayed in the city, because he has the right stuff to keep them here.

04/03/2015

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CHA Getting $3M In Federal Funds For Jobs Program At Altgeld Gardens

The Altgeld Gardens public housing development on the South Side has been awarded $3 million by the federal government to use to train residents for the workforce and eventual self-sufficiency.

04/02/2015

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Content Marketing Is A Growing Trend In Chicago

Advertorials, sponsored content and brand content are becoming more popular in digital advertising, which is making content marketing a hot job. Find out why Andy Crestodina, the co-founder of Orbit Media Studios, thinks teachers make the best content marketers.

03/30/2015

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Chicago IT Businessman Shows Connection In Both Worlds

Chaitanya Bandi, an assistant professor at Northwestern University, explains how data scientists connect the dots between business management and internet technology.

03/30/2015

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Chicago Psychologist Proves Why Teamwork Improves Businesses

Clinical Psychologist Steven Nakisher couldn’t figure out why his first practice didn’t work out. It wasn’t until he remembered all that he’d learned to get his psychology degree.

03/30/2015

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Lawyer Pushes Chicago Students to Improve Business Techniques

Joe Bogdan — the owner and practicing lawyer of the law firm Silvershift, knows there are some missing business components for law school.

03/23/2015

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Chicago Web Designer Favors Quality Learning Over Quick Coding

Naveed Usman, President and CEO of digital design agency Usman Group, is concerned about the ongoing trend of quick-coding schools versus quality learning in the internet technology field.

03/23/2015

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Instructor Says Teaching In Chicago Has Never Given Her The ‘Blues’

Chamille Weddington has found a way to connect her Columbia College students with the importance of leadership skills.

03/22/2015

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Chicago Dean Advocates Degrees From Hospitals To Government Work

Dr. Vicki Keough, started off wanting to be a special education teacher, but after seeing the impact that nurses leave with patients, she chose to gain more experience.

03/16/2015

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Social Media, Diverse Audience Are Changing Chicago’s Marketing Industry

Commercials are becoming more diverse to represent a changing American demographic. Social media is utilized more often. Instructor Jaime Black shares tips on why marketing has evolved.

03/16/2015

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Chicago Professor Teaches The Business Side Of Music Industry

Justin Sinkovich can play several guitars, the keyboard and works on the engineering side of production. However, as a kid, he grew up always wanting to learn the business side of the music industry.

03/16/2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner visits Sawing & Shearing Services, Inc., a Blue Island steel fabrication company considering a move to Indiana, due to workers' compensation costs in Illinois. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Rauner To Visit Indiana, Wisconsin, Texas To Lure Jobs

Gov. Bruce Rauner said he’s going the offensive in an effort to increase the number of jobs in Illinois.

03/13/2015

A Chicagoan prepares to move from the city to Northwest Indiana. (CBS)

Why Are People Fleeing Illinois? Three Personal Stories

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on why the Land of Lincoln isn’t as appealing as it once was.

03/12/2015

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Program Director Encourages Multiculturalism In Chicago Education

Becoming bilingual and working in Mexico helped open Aurora Reinke’s mind to multicultural job opportunities, but it was a trip to Paris and London that initiated her interest in international careers.

03/08/2015

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Insurance To Publishing, Chicago Lawyer Takes The Leap Of Faith

When Jennifer Schaller made the jump from the vice president of Aon to finishing law school, she knew what she was doing.

03/08/2015

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Chicago Psychologist Sees The Whole Picture

Neuropsychological evaluations are like solving the pieces to a puzzle, Sayaka Machizawa’s background in sleuthing has lead her to interact as a consultant and a psychologist for airplane pilots.

03/08/2015

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