After airing their views for more than two hours, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board and Mecklenburg County commissioners ended up where they started Monday: locked in disagreement about the county’s decision to temporarily withhold $56 million from the school system.
“I’m not sensing a sufficient basis for agreement today,” lawyer Mac McCarley, a former Charlotte city attorney who’s been hired to mediate the dispute, said at the end of the joint meeting. No one argued with him.
The meeting was required by law as part of the process to resolve disputes when North Carolina school boards think
Johnny C. Taylor Jr., a human resources expert, is tackling your questions as part of a series for USA TODAY. Taylor is president and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management, the world’s largest HR professional society.
The questions are submitted by readers, and Taylor’s answers below have been edited for length and clarity.
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Question: I recently accepted a new opportunity I thought would be the best move for my career path. I quickly learned
One of the valuable lessons Caesar Rayford learned during his professional football career was to be prepared — not just physically, but mentally and emotionally as well as it can be the difference between success or falling short of your goal.
And the one-time defensive end, who had stints in the National Football League, Canadian Football League and with the Utah Blaze of the now-defunct Arena Football League, sees the same mentality as he tackles his next career — Amazon.
At 6-foot-7, the native of Washington state casts an imposing figure that drew fear from opposing players, but these days
How do I let go of fear and make a living doing something meaningful that I love? – Internal Auditor
This internal auditor is actually asking two questions: 1) how to let go of fear; and 2) how to make a living doing something they love. For the second part, I would start by confirming what you love – you can try these 10 exercises to help you figure out what to do in your career.
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Fresh college graduates don’t have to wait long before “adulting” — and all the expenses that come with it — take them by surprise.
Once you move that tassel from right to left, your mind may start to add up all the dollar signs heading your way. From paying back your student loans, to putting a deposit down on a new apartment, to covering the
The Angels believed that Pujols, a first-ballot Hall of Famer, simply was no longer an everyday player, citing his .198 batting average and .622 OPS.
Pujols, vehemently, but respectfully, disagreed, saying he still felt good at the plate and the results would eventually come.
Pujols refused to retire, and the Angels declined to let him stay in the everyday lineup, so they got together Wednesday night and decided to divorce after nearly 10 years, officially announcing Thursday that Pujols was designated for assignment.
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