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  • Don't let Chief Diversity Officer be a dead-end job

    When the Covid-19 pandemic first set in, businesses started shedding jobs focused on diversity and inclusion (D&I). Data from Glassdoor found that U.S. job postings in the space dropped by a whopping ...

  • Women-owned utility contractor names new CEO

    A local women-owned utility contractor has named a new CEO. Sherina Maye Edwards, who is on the board of INTREN, is taking over the position permanently. Edwards, 37, has been interim CEO since ...

  • Ravin Jesuthasan, Mercer

    Mercer has named Ravin Jesuthasan as Global Leader for Transformation Services, based in Chicago. He is responsible for leading Mercer’s Transformation Center of Excellence. Mr. Jesuthasan will report ...

  • Dr. Raquel C. Bono, physIQ

    PhysIQ is pleased to announce that Raquel C. Bono, M.D., a board-certified trauma surgeon and retired Vice Admiral of the US Navy Medical Corps, has been selected as a member of the company’s Advisory ...

  • Will Cameo survive Facebook’s push onto its turf?

    Facebook is coming after Chicago's hottest startup. Cameo built a fast-growing business on the novel idea of connecting celebrities and their fans using video. Success like that attracts attention ...

  • This is the first mega-dollar home sale of 2021

    A lavish Hinsdale mansion with a pool sold today for nearly $7.7 million, the highest price on record for that suburb and the Chicago area’s first big multimillion-dollar home sale of the new year. In ...

  • These five letters are hurting this Chicago hotel

    After encouraging a MAGA horde to march on the U.S. Capitol, could Donald Trump now be the target of an insurrection at his own Chicago hotel? If the downtown hotel hasn't suffered enough from the ...

  • Trump's tarnished brand hurts Chicago hotel

    After encouraging a MAGA horde to march on the U.S. Capitol, could Donald Trump now be the target of an insurrection at his own Chicago hotel? If the downtown hotel hasn't suffered enough from the ...

  • A peek behind the curtain on hospital prices

    The average price private insurers pay for a major hip replacement surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Streeterville is $39,897—32 percent more than the average price of the same procedure at ...

  • Data shows true ‘State of the State' in Illinois

    Although COVID-19 caused real gross economic output to decline in the second quarter of last year by 30.6 percent, annualized, what's concerning are the pre-pandemic cracks that left Illinois ...

  • Local tech star gets a powerful imitator

    It's about to raise more money, Galanis told the tech newsletter The Information on Jan. 5. Cameo has navigated obstacles and disproved doubters in the past. Just as the company was getting going, it ...

  • Why Mayor Lightfoot had a bad time in Springfield

    Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot emerged from the Illinois General Assembly's abbreviated session bruised by new legislation that will worsen the city's financial woes and weaken her hand with ...

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