As a plus-size woman, the only fashionable things I could ever buy in Hampden were jewelry, handbags, and shoes. That is, until I discovered K Staton. K Staton opened in 2010 in the back of Lynn’s Gifts located at 817 West 36th Street. Jade Greer, who owns the boutique, is elated to be the first woman to bring stylish, curvy shopping to Hampden.
Women face special challenges when planning for retirement. Because their careers are often interrupted to care for children or elderly parents, women may spend less time in the workforce and earn less money than men in the same age group.
Think Big Baltimore, Towson University and the Baltimore Business Journal has partnered up to host the upcoming Think Big Baltimore 2011, the Premier Conference for Entrepreneurs, Investors and Startups.
When I talk to the clients who are making the hiring decisions for their organizations, I usually start outasking “How many of you have can claim a 100% success rate with the people you’ve hired?” People tend to smile, and some might look embarrassed, but I’ve never had anyone claim a 100% success rate.