Steal this job: DJ

John Howard DJs about 80 events a year and offers lighting and photobooth services. More than half of his bookings are weddings.

Steal this job: Personal concierge

Have things that need to get done but work and family and holidays keep you from doing? That’s what Jennifer Brickman Rasche does for her clients, so they can focus on work and family and holidays.

From the front line to the front row

After four years in the Army, Van Standifer says he finds himself pondering the age-old question: What do I want to be when I grow up? For Standifer, like many veterans, an MBA is a chance to discover what that next step might be.

Steal this job: Specialty PR consultant

Kyle Schmitz spent three years interning and working as a TV producer. Publicists would approach her to pitch stories about their clients. That piqued her interest in working in PR, and Schmitz eventually switched gears.

Learning large

Technology is ushering in a new era for the online classroom. What a decade ago was a solitary experience based primarily on email exchanges between the student and teacher is now a dynamic learning environment that allows students to interact much like they would in person.

Back to school, down to business

A growing surge of professionals in fields other than business or finance are turning to adult and continuing education programs to pursue an MBA while still working full time.

Rhythm & Revenues

Garry Gekhman, 41 Salary: $110,000 Position: Ballroom dance instructor and dance studio owner What He Does: People take up ballroom dancing for many reasons: socializing, exercising or hobby hunting. Gekhman spends 10 hours a day making sure they want to stick with it. “If you go to work and you’re either bored or just stressed […]

Senior Care is Having a Moment

A surge of seniors will soon change U.S. population dynamics. About 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 every day until about 2030, when seniors are predicted to number about 72 million — about 20 percent of the U.S. population, according to a 2013 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And they’ll all […]