Month: October 2016

State Senate District 14 If elected, what would be your top three legislative initiatives? Fiscal responsibility in government. Provide a better climate for job growth. Helping to boost Delaware’s economy WORKFORCE/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Do you support… Right-to-work legislation, including Enterprise Zones, and if elected, will you work to get the law enacted in Delaware? No. Strengthening…

WILMINGTON – The Delaware Department of Labor has been awarded an $800,000 federal grant to fund the Apprenticeship Delaware project. The grant is part of a $50.5 million investment in State Expansion Grants to expand apprenticeships across the country in a diverse array of industry sectors. The initiative, called Apprenticeship USA, is part of the…

WILMINGTON (AP) — DuPont topped third-quarter expectation as sales climbed in segments including industrial biosciences and agriculture. The chemical company also boosted its full-year adjusted earnings outlook. DuPont is preparing for its merger with Dow Chemical. Shareholders approved the deal in July. Once complete, the century-old companies plan to break into three parts. DuPont Chairman…

The annual visitors guide for the Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau (GWCVB) has a new look. Matt Sullivan, former editor at Spark magazine, and Scott Ciancio, GWCVB’s director of marketing, combined their talents to completely revamp the 2016-17 Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley Visitors Guide — now called the Travel Issue. Sullivan reveals the…

Four local Raymond James financial planning teams have sponsored a series of financial literacy rock concerts for Philadelphia-area schools, including Mount Pleasant High School, through a partnership with nonprofit Funding the Future. The nonprofit’s performance combines a concert, multimedia presentation and talk-back to discuss predatory lending, saving early and the danger of credit card debt,…

Law Bayard awarded recertification Bayard, P.A., a Wilmington-based law firm, announced that it has been awarded recertification in Meritas, a global alliance of independent business law firms. Bayard joined Meritas in 1990, and as a condition of its membership, is required to successfully complete recertification every three years. Meritas is the only law firm alliance…

Make no mistake about it, the millennials are having a profound impact on the 21st century workplace, and those of us who hold leadership positions in our organizations must employ some of the flexibility and balance that millennials crave — if we want our businesses to continue to thrive. Gone are the days of everyone…