Amazon Flexes Muscles, Eliminates Occupational Tax in Seattle in One Month.

HR Capitalist

Less than a month after unanimously passing a contentious tax on big business, Seattle’s city council has voted to repeal the so-called “head tax.” Put another way, the city council of Seattle forgot who is really in charge in Seattle.

International Relations Careers In Seattle-Portland

Career Realism

Portland and Seattle, two of the most culturally and economically-diverse cities in the world, offer fantastic opportunities for professionals interested in the field of International Relations. We can’t stress enough how strong the local economies are in Portland and Seattle.

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The Best Cities for Millennials to Settle Down

Ms. Career Girl

It’s time to look to other cities around the United States for the total package: exciting culture and entertainment, reasonable housing costs, favorable climate and job growth for the future. Seattle, WA. The post The Best Cities for Millennials to Settle Down appeared first on Ms.

2015 130

Hard Work And Ambition Are Rewarded At Drift

Career Realism

Drift is the fastest-growing technology company in Boston, but it remains committed to fostering a company culture of openness and teamwork. But, when you hire the right people, the culture often follows suit, according to Dena Upton, vice president of people at Drift.

2019 73

Apple Pie, Chevrolet and Glassdoor's "Pledge To Thrive" Badge.

HR Capitalist

In 2017, Glassdoor and Thrive Global will release a co-branded Thrive Index based on employees’ assessments of how their employer incorporates meaningful “thrive” practices into their workplaces and culture. But abusive culture? Branding in HR Culture Wellness Workplace

2016 91

5 Hot Cities for Recent College Graduates Entering the Workforce

Career Alley

Thanks to this economic pitfall, it’s now more important than ever to get the most out of moving, and that means looking at salary, cost of living, age demographics and social attractions like nightlife and culture exhibits. Seattle. and Seattle, except with better weather.

MATH: How Much Would Banning "Reply All" Save Your Company?

HR Capitalist

Communications Culture Employee RelationsReply all? It sucks, right? But does it really cost your company anything?

2012 82

The Difference Between Nirvana and Pearl Jam Was The Teams They Hired To Support Them.

HR Capitalist

We took advantage of some work travel I had and took 6 days to drive from Napa to Seattle, moving from the Russian River valley in NoCal up Highway 1 in California, to the mountains of Oregon before finishing the trip in Seattle.

2016 93

How to Begin Your Career as an Independent Author

Ms. Career Girl

Thus, my books delve into topical, social themes such as homelessness, racism, gender identity, the legalization of marijuana as a medical alternative, cultural diversity, and the value of interpersonal relationships. How do I begin a career as an independent author?

2019 217

What can I do in my job search to find a company that is a match for me?

Careers Done Write

Seattle, WA. However, if the company culture is not a match, an employee will not be happy. You can add to that “Seattle” to the search bar and find resources for your region. Dear Deb: I am gay and it is really important for me to work for a company that accepts me.

2012 161

Book Review: A Vigorous Mind, by Ingrid E. Cummings - life@work

Life@work

This truth operates as a confession because I know I live in a culture that educates, values, and demands specialists. This truth operates as a confession because I know I live in a culture that educates, values, and demands specialists.

2009 139

Top 10 Cities For New Grads

Resume Bear

New York City, NY – The city that never sleeps is high energy and culturally diverse. Seattle, WA – Seattle offers a reasonable median rent ($942) with a good media income ($33,372). For those ready to graduate this spring, have you decided where you’re going to live?

2012 247

Networking Strategies for the Career Changer

Life@work

Megan has joined two professional associations here in Seattle that relate to her field of interest. Megan has given a lot of thought to what strengths and skills she'd like to leverage, what kind of an organizational culture attracts her and what kind of people she'd like to work with.

How To Use Twitter As A Job Search Tool

Career Realism

The information you will receive will be valuable in helping you research the culture and mission of an organization. For example, if you search #Seattle and #jobs, you will find tweets for openings in Seattle.

NASHVILLE - What Happens When An Employment Market Becomes Too Cool For School.

HR Capitalist

Since I travel a lot for work, I tend to measure how hot a market is for business, employment and cultural gravity by the general availability/price of hotels in the market. Seattle - $75,283.

Getting the best career information: Meet new people

Career Key

For example, Seattle has an excellent web portal for finding networks in different careers, called the Seattle Networking Guide. If I was interested in graphic design, under the “ Arts and Culture ” section I would find a link there to the Seattle Graphic Artists Guild, which holds monthly networking lunches. For example, try “seattle networking groups” Narrow your search to the career you are targeting for research (e.g.

2008 100

Be Memorable When Creating Your Employer Brand

Workology

Like big name companies, smart HR leaders who have built strong employer brands don’t just understand these three statements, they incorporate them into building their organizations social footprint and unique cultural brand every day.

2015 147

12 Best & Most Ridiculous Employer Brand & Recruiting Videos

Workology

It’s true video is a great way to be able to relate, engage, and tell a story about a company culture and environment going beyond your standard careers page. Kixeye’s employer and culture video left me momentarily speechless before I laughed.

2013 171

Minimalist Dreams: Taking Inspiration from Totokaelo

Ms. Career Girl

A local institution of Seattle’s art scene, CEO Jill Wenger puts the spotlight on the best of the best independent local artists and designers into an elegant and beautiful avenue both online or offline. The post Minimalist Dreams: Taking Inspiration from Totokaelo appeared first on Ms.

2015 130

Ep 50 – Creative Company Perks That Retain Employees

Workology

She talks with us about her trip this year to Seattle, how she used her paid time for the trip and what she spent her $1,500 budget on traveling. Their company blog is also a great testament to their organizational culture. She talks with us about her trip this year to Seattle, how she used her paid time for the trip and what she spent her $1,500 budget on traveling. Their company blog is also a great testament to their organizational culture.

2015 108

8 Tips for Success as a Virtual Employee

Workology

Create Opportunities to Build Company Culture – Sometimes, it can be very lonely to work virtually or remotely. I love my new friends in Seattle, Jersey, Pennsylvania, Montreal, North Carolina, Houston, and D.C,

2014 168

How to Ace the Marathon Interview Process

Life@work

Ask people what they like about their jobs, how they describe senior management and other questions that will give you clues about the culture. Ask people what they like about their jobs, how they describe senior management and other questions that will give you clues about the culture.

2010 196

Forcing Managers to Interview Minority Candidates - Necessary or Pure Bureaucracy?

HR Capitalist

If you follow sports, you're probably aware that Pete Carroll, head football coach at the University of Southern California (USC), is leaving USC to become the head coach of the NFL's Seattle Seahawks.

2018 75

The New Amazon HQ - Is the Key to Your City Winning The Competition Eliminating Non-Competes?

HR Capitalist

The workers Amazon plans to hire in its HQ2 will not arrive by trains from Seattle to their new city. In case you missed it, Amazon announced in early September that it is planning to open another headquarters called Amazon HQ2 in US city TBD.

2017 69

The Time The CEO Raised the Minimum Salary to 70K and Found Out This People Thing is Kind of Complex.

HR Capitalist

More from the New York Times : "Three months ago, Mr. Price, 31, announced he was setting a new minimum salary of $70,000 at his Seattle credit card processing firm, Gravity Payments , and slashing his own million-dollar pay package to do it. This post is about unintended consequences.

2015 95

Working Less Actually Works

Life@work

Is it an expectation woven into the culture of your workplace? Is it an expectation woven into the culture of your workplace? Press Room Dream Big Coaching Services selected "top career coach" by Seattle Metropolitan magazine!

2009 138

The Career Happiness Manifesto

Life@work

I was just talking to a friend about this yesterday - that our culture encourages and supports a lot of bitching and moaning in general. I was just talking to a friend about this yesterday - that our culture encourages and supports a lot of bitching and moaning in general.

2007 130

What To Do When You're the Newbie

Life@work

You get insights into the culture, discover how communication works, and show that youre interested in learning from your colleagues. You get insights into the culture, discover how communication works, and show that youre interested in learning from your colleagues.

2008 130

What Season of Transition Are You In?

Life@work

According to Joseph Campbell , the hero's journey is undertaken by people of all cultures and across many periods of history. According to Joseph Campbell , the hero's journey is undertaken by people of all cultures and across many periods of history.

2009 148

Drop the Mainstream and Follow the Unstream

Life@work

When you key into the mainstream, you're following a template for your life that has already been designed by others (society, culture, your family). Press Room Dream Big Coaching Services selected "top career coach" by Seattle Metropolitan magazine!

2008 139

What to Do When You're Overwhelmed by Too Many Career Ideas - life.

Life@work

We live in a time and culture that overwhelms us with options. We live in a time and culture that overwhelms us with options. Press Room Dream Big Coaching Services selected "top career coach" by Seattle Metropolitan magazine!

2009 130

How to Network for Senior Job | Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People

For example in Seattle, there is a startup directory (www.seattle20.com) and mailing lists with like-minded people. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

2009 130

Why Your Recruiter Can’t Find Good Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

There are however a few like Scott Ruthfield who do seem to get it, "Any success we've had recruiting in Seattle has come from building long-term relationships with candidates and companies, doing deep technical and culture-fit dives, and listening closely, not just talking."

2011 98

Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES” : For over 14 years, Janine enjoyed her work at a Seattle children’s museum as Curator of its antique toy collection. I must admit it: at a recent dinner with a group of friends from a different country, whose culture is different from my own, and whose first language is not English, I used the term “you people,” and could see alienation reflected in the eyes of the person sitting next to me. “Discrimination is a disease.” . . Roger Staubach.

10 Powerful Ways to Optimize LinkedIn Groups

Career Realism

Most metropolitan areas have regional super groups like Linked:Seattle that connect regional groups of people. Every region has it’s own cultural attractions like football games, museums and gardening clubs. One of the most powerful aspects of LinkedIn is Groups.

2012 113

Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES” : For over 14 years, Janine enjoyed her work at a Seattle children’s museum as Curator of its antique toy collection. I must admit it: at a recent dinner with a group of friends from a different country, whose culture is different from my own, and whose first language is not English, I used the term “you people,” and could see alienation reflected in the eyes of the person sitting next to me. “Discrimination is a disease.” . . Roger Staubach.

A Snapshot Of The College Class Of 2013 [Infographic]

Career Realism

Seattle and Minneapolis are all in the top 10 when it comes to the best cities for new grads and the cities that recent college grads find most attractive. This summer, hundreds of thousands of college grads are entering the increasingly competitive U.S. job market. In fact, an estimated 1.8

2013 113

15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you fancy trotting around geothermal pools in New Zealand on your way to surfing waves on the Gold Coast of Australia or soak up the culture at the Batu Cave in Kuala Lumpur! Here’s a Real World Example: We wanted to fly from Seattle to Dallas-Fort Worth.

2016 186

posting about a new job on Facebook, my coworker is a harlot, and more

Ask A Manager

Would mentioning these successes and saying I admire their company culture make up for no formal experience? I am living/working in Seattle, but my fiancee lives 1000 miles away (central coast of California). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I wait to post about a new job on Facebook? I recently accepted an offer for a new job – yay! I waited until I got it in writing, then notified my boss and coworkers, etc.

2014 66

coworker asks me the same questions over and over, hiding burlesque work at a new job, and more

Ask A Manager

The reasons are many, but the fact that my new job is extremely stressful and the culture is toxic is high on the list (I’ve read your entire archives trying to figure out how to make it easier for myself—and learned so much, including that this is one of those jobs that you just have to leave). Or “Seattle’s a great city, but moving here showed me that I’m a Marylander through and through.” It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2017 57

How To Handle Bullying: An Important 6,600+ Word Guide

Personal Excellence Blog

The key objectives of my trip would be to: (a) experience the different states in US (b) immerse in the American culture (c) make new friends and connections – just like what I had been doing in Europe prior to my US visit.

2011 108

My miscarriage — on CNN, ABC and AOL | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

specialised clinics are usually provided in areas where 1) there is a significant population that is not or under-insured, and 2) where the culture doesn't necessarily find doctors willing to provide the procedure in hospital settings. Posted by Caitlin on October 11, 2009 at 5:29 pm | permalink | You looked damn hot in this one, Penelope. :) Posted by John Feier on October 1, 2009 at 10:28 am | permalink | Reply We live in a culture of embarrassment and shame.

2009 87

do I have to be perfect to get a job?

Ask A Manager

A friend with an MS in Marine Biology was lucky to get a job driving a bus in Seattle — he is doing well as a top manager now. About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager do I have to be perfect to get a job?

2011 81