Category Archives: Employment

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Matt Zimmerman Named Registrar at WAZZU

WSU Officially Hires Matt Zimmerman as Registrar Matt Zimmerman was named Washington State University’s registrar following a national search, provost Dan Bernardo announced Thursday, July 19. Zimmerman has served as interim university registrar since July 2017. “It has been a pleasure to serve as interim registrar for the past year, and I am very honored that WSU… Continue Reading

Hiring Older Employees is Smart Decision: Top 3 Reasons

Andrew Simon Shows Employers How They Are Missing The Boat on Hiring In the 2015 movie The Intern, Robert DeNiro starred as a 70-year-old widower who returns to the workforce as an under-appreciated and seemingly out-of-step intern working for a young boss played by Anne Hathaway. Initially, Hathaway’s character can’t quite relate to this baby… Continue Reading

4 Tips For Blending 5 Generations Into The Same Workplace

“A divided country” is a prevalent theme in America today, and simultaneously many business leaders find the need for their employees to work well together has never been more important – or perhaps more challenging. For the first time in modern history, the workforce consists of four and sometimes five generations within a single company.… Continue Reading

Lyft drivers in Seattle now eligible for a new education program that includes a personal education advisor and discounts

Lyft Partners with Guild Education and Becomes First Gig-Economy Company to Provide Access To Education Services to Contractors  Guild Education, an education benefits company, and Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S., today announced a partnership that will offer Lyft drivers in Seattle the opportunity to further their education. This is a first-of-its-kind… Continue Reading

Economic Development Partners Travel to Washington, D.C. to Recruit Foreign-Owned Companies to the Greater Seattle Region

Four King County economic development partners—the Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County (EDC), and the cities of Bellevue, Kirkland and Redmond—have joined together to promote the Greater Seattle Region to foreign-owned companies interested in investing in the United States at the upcoming SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, DC. They will join the Washington… Continue Reading

4 Ways to Get Passive Job Candidates to Come to You

By Keith Johnstone, Head of Marketing at Peak Sales Recruiting  In LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2017 report nearly 85% of talent leaders said that finding top talent is their number one priority. However, with five-percent unemployment, shrinking talent pools, and 95% of executives admitting to making bad hires every year, getting strategic hires right is only getting harder. With arguably… Continue Reading

Dave’s Killer Bread Foundation to Hold Second Chance Summit in Seattle

Job Fair, Film Screening and Summit Planned to Inspire Employment for People with Criminal Backgrounds in Puget Sound  WHAT:           The Dave’s Killer Bread Foundation (DKB Foundation) will host two days of events to demonstrate the benefits for businesses, individuals and society when people with criminal backgrounds are given employment opportunities. With the support of Northwest… Continue Reading

4 Questions to Overcome ‘FOMO’: Fear of Millennials in the Office

By Eliot Burdett, CEO of Peak Sales Recruiting  Just when we figured out what SMH and ROTF meant, we heard the phrase FOMO and were back to square one. Thanks to Google, we could find out that it meant the ‘fear of missing out.’ Ah, you must hand it to Millennials, they are a clever bunch. In… Continue Reading

Washington State Makes Questionable Finding on Rail Impact of MBT

Recently, after five years of study and review, the Washington Department of Ecology (DOE) released a final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Millennium Bulk Terminal project in Longview that contains an allegation that the maximum 16 potential train trips (8 trains entering and leaving the facility) providing service to the facility would increase the… Continue Reading

Transgender in the Workplace: Beyond the Bathroom

How to Work with Transgender People in a Respectful Way In our current political conversations about transgender rights, bathrooms and locker rooms are getting all of the attention but in the workplace, the respectful inclusion of transgender employees goes well beyond the bathroom. Working with employers who have had experiences with openly transgender employees in… Continue Reading