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Work Day Distraction Reaches New Scotland Ave!
A huge congratulations to Sergey, Arthur, and the rest of their crew who won last week's Q103 Work Day Distraction!  These guys work down on New Scotland Ave, and they work hard.  I had to strategically time my arrival to catch some of the crew coming off of the night shift, and greet…
More Companies Dropping Marijuana Testing to Increase Employment
An interesting article posted by News 10 abc drove home a point that workplaces are moving away from marijuana testing to fill thin applicant and workforce pools.  In a time where marijuana is being legalized medically, and in some states for recreational purposes, it's questiona…
Capital Region Town On Top 10 List of Places to Retire
Well, I guess it's never too early to start planning ahead.  And for certain Capital Region residents, you apparently already live in one of the Top 10 places in New York to retire!  According to a list posted by onlyinyourstate.com, Ballston Spa made a list of the '10 Best …
Capital Region Business Adding 45 Jobs During Expansion
Need a job?  Well, according to the Times Union, Special Quality Packaging- a food packaging company in Glenville- is going to be adding 45 jobs to their roster as part of a large multi-million dollar expansion.  The Times Union reports that Special Quality Packaging is buyi…
The Millennial Phenomenom of ‘Adulting’
I see it everywhere.  You’ve probably seen it. Or heard it. The word ‘adulting.’  On social media, it’s seen as a ‘hashtag’ as #adulting after a phrase or photograph.  What is this phenomenon!  The T…
Kustom Floors: Hard Workers and Work Day Distraction Winners
A huge congrats to Brian, Mike, Michael, and Joe of John’s Kustom Floors - and of course congrats to John himself- for winning the Q103 Work Day Distraction!!! It took a little bit to catch up with these hard workers, since they move from site to site, but I’m gl…
Work Day Distraction: Congrats To Spa City Handyman!
A big congrats to the guys of Spa City Handyman this week for winning the Work Day Distraction!! I caught Shawn, AJ, Ed, Dan, and the whole crew at work in Mechanicville, working hard on an apartment, and got to crash their day with a slew of tickets...
Capital Region Corporation Announces Layoffs for the New Year
As reported by the Times Union, General Electric announced that it will be laying off 130 hourly workers in their Niskayuna and Schenectady locations.  Reportedly, employees were notified at a meeting this past Friday, and the layoffs will be happening in the next two weeks...
Someone Gets Paid Six Figures a Year to Protect Planets
According to a recent post by News 10, NASA is looking for a "planetary protection officer."  It may sound like something out of a video game or sci-fi movie, but the position is real.  AND it pays six figures a year!  According to the News 10 post, it…

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