10 Promising Career Paths to Consider

With the ever-changing job market, it’s challenging to know what career paths are the most promising. However, some career paths are worth considering as they have a high growth potential and …

What You Should Know About Temp Agencies

Almost everyone has worked with a temp or known someone who has. Some temps have worked nothing else while other temps have gone from a temp to a permanent job. What …

Scientists May Have Discovered the Secret Behind Ancient Roman Self-Healing Concrete

Self-healing concrete is a game-changer in the construction industry. The technology has the potential to extend the life of structures, reduce maintenance costs and improve safety. In addition, it promotes sustainability …

Two Men Cleared After Third Pleads Guilty to Trump Tower Flooding

Buildings can flood for a number of reasons; hurricanes, winter snow storms and snowmelt are all common culprits. However, when Chicago’s Trump International Hotel and Tower flooded last February, it wasn’t …

Chicago’s AHR Expo Unveils Latest in HVAC Technology

UPDATED 1/7/21 Whether you need to suss out the best HVAC system for new construction or bone up on the latest technologies used in heating and air conditioning equipment, the annual …

Falling Oil Prices Great for Everyone — Except Oil Companies Themselves

For the world’s once-prosperous oil companies, the recent dramatic drop in crude oil prices is resulting in billions of dollars of lost profit. And while it’s giving Americans a welcome respite …

Winter Weather Threatens Chicago Drivers This Week

It’s looking like a tough week for drivers in Chicago, IL. According to ABC7 meteorologist Tracy Butler, lake effect snow will be persistent enough over the next few days to make …

Chicago Could Face a Class-Action Lawsuit and Be Forced to Pay Millions

Chicago might soon be required to pay millions of dollars back to its drivers due to a class action lawsuit. The lawsuit stems from the issuance of tens (perhaps even hundreds) …

2nd Lawsuit Argues Chicago Pension Reform Law Is Unconstitutional

A second legal challenge to the 2014 law that would cut pension benefits for some Chicago public workers was filed Dec. 26 in Cook County Circuit Court, Meaghan Kilroy reported for Pensions …

Spurred by New Policies and Opportunities, Illinois’ Energy Landscape May Change in 2015

Illinois may see “dramatic” changes in its energy outlook in 2015, Julie Wernau of the Chicago Tribune wrote Dec. 23, with policy changes opening and closing various doors regarding fracking, nuclear power production …