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.

BOOM: Amazon Announces Intent to Build Second HQ in a City Outside of Seattle.

HR Capitalist

I'll leave you with this - if you have any doubt of the economic impact of the Amazon HQ2, take a look at the numbers in the chart below related to their presence in Seattle. . Damn!

Seattle’s New Paid Leave Law

HireCentrix

All employers who employ at least five full-time employees (in any city or state) and have at least one employee who performs work within the City of Seattle must soon comply with Seattle’s Sick/Safe Leave law.

Uber, Lyft, & Sidecar Drivers Vote to Form Union in Seattle

Blogging4jobs

Drivers in Seattle vote to form App-Based Drivers’ Association. Seattle based drivers for transportation companies who use apps to schedule passenger pick-up have voted to form an association which will assist in them in work related discussions with companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar. The Seattle Times is reporting that about 200 drivers with assistance from the Teamsters union have voted to form an association called the App Based Driver Association.

How to Be Happier in the Next 30 Minutes

Life@work

» How to Be Happier in the Next 30 Minutes I have a cold, little motivation for doing much of anything productive, and my kids' school district canceled classes today because it's supposed to (not that it has yet) snow two inches this morning (only in Seattle!)

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Back from a Successful Cannexus Conference

Career Key

Because I live in Seattle, the grey weather did not scare me. skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. Welcome to our career blog.

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Bad Work Days in Perspective

Career Key

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 Bad Work Days in Perspective Sitting on a Seattle (see the Space Needle in the distance) beach with my family this weekend, I had the pleasure of watching lots of people soaking up the sun and BBQing in the park.

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We appreciate your trust in us

Sklover Working Wisdom

Seattle, WA. Lately we have received a lot of wonderful feedback. hope you don’t mind our sharing one of them with you: “Hi, Al, I cannot thank you enough for helping me escape my bully boss. The last nine months of my life have been a living nightmare.

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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.

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Will Amazon Go Kill Jobs? Oh, Probably

Blogging4jobs

Amazon Go, currently being tested in one Seattle area grocery store and only available to Amazon employees, works like this: shoppers tap their […] Source. Recently Amazon announced that it would test a new product meant to allow shoppers to skip long lines in stores and pay on their phones without going through a complicated online transaction.

UW Study On $15 Minimum Wage Bad News For Liberals.

HR Capitalist

There’s bad news from Seattle for advocates of a $15-an-hour minimum wage law. The Seattle study met a furious counterattack from proponents of a $15 minimum.

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Realistic meets Artistic beautifully.

Career Key

I couldn't resist posting this photo I took of this beautiful park bathroom in Lincoln Park in Seattle. The Realistic personality type (architect, engineer) meets the Artistic personality type in true WPA Project (1930s) fashion. Unusual personality combinations like this can work out well.

2008 130

A Little Perspective on Survival of the Fittest

Career Key

Walking on Seattle’s Alki Beach this morning, I came across several markers commemorating the first white settlers landing in Seattle during a November storm in 1851. And then think about Seattle in November.

2008 130

5 Hot Cities for Recent College Graduates Entering the Workforce

Career Alley

Seattle. The social atmosphere in Seattle is different than really anywhere else in the country; it’s very young with the highest population of 18 to 24 year-olds, has the second highest bar per capita rating and is environmentally conscious. and Seattle, except with better weather.

DREAM JOB(?): You Can Be The HR Pro That Pulls the Company With a 70K Minimum Salary Out of the Crapper.

HR Capitalist

This is the job posting for the HR Manager job for Gravity Payments in Seattle. If you're a HR Manager in the Seattle area, this job is available. My readers are smart. From Steve: "Is there an HR Pro in the house?" Uh, no: HR Manager [link]. Steve. --.

12 Things No One Told Me Before I Tossed My Cap

Ms. Career Girl

She lives in Seattle with the guy who told her he loved her at graduation years ago. It’s Graduation Season, when mortarboards soar and new professionals take wing into the workforce.

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Let's Break Down the Korean Gate Agent Claim Vs. Delta Airlines.

HR Capitalist

In case you missed it last week, four former Seattle-based Delta Air Lines employees filed a lawsuit against the company, saying they were fired for speaking Korean.

Relocating for a Spouse

Careers Done Write

You can include a very simple one-line statement for your last position, such as: “Resigned position due to a family relocation from Seattle to Phoenix.” Dear Deb: I am leaving a job and relocating to a new state because my husband has a new job.

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The Latest Resource For Supercharging Your Resume

Ms. Career Girl

No, quantities aren’t limited, but you’ll want to get moving so that you can be among the first to benefit from some of their stated goals of helping you: Land a job in hot markets like New York, San Francisco, and Seattle.

2016 186

Let's Break Down the Korean Gate Agent Claim Vs. Delta Airlines.

HR Capitalist

In case you missed it last week, four former Seattle-based Delta Air Lines employees filed a lawsuit against the company, saying they were fired for speaking Korean.

Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Ms. Career Girl

The cities of New York, San Francisco, and Seattle have plans to stop work-related travel to Indiana. The post Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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

Careers Done Write

Seattle, WA. 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. I have no intention of hiding who I am.

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Why You Should Become A Tradesperson

Corn on the Job

Then, despite the lack of a need for a bachelor’s degree, salaries are typically very good, paying anywhere from $42,000 for builders providing building services in Philadelphia to $50,000 for ironworkers in Seattle. You may be aware of the skilled tradesperson shortage in the USA.

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Giving Women The Courage to Negotiate Salary

Competitive Resumes

Aubrey mentioned the Seattle company Textio CEO Kieran Synder , who put statistical data around “aggressive” on a woman’s performance review would lead to more negative readings compared to men.

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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.

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Tattoos and Body Piercing in Corporate America

Resume to Referral

Judging by this thread in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the debate concerning body piercings and tattoos in corporate America is a touchy subject with jobseekers. One comment from a gal working in the legal industry indicated that the 30+ tattoos she sports don’t affect her ability to do her job, nor deter from her professionalism. She stated,

Why Maps (and related promising careers) Still Matter

Career Key

Then this morning I heard this fascinating public radio program (KUOW Seattle): " The History and Adventures with Maps with Ken Jennings. " (The podcast is free) It really made me think about maps' roles in history and where we are going now with Google Maps and technology.

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Top 10 Cities For New Grads

Resume Bear

Seattle, WA – Seattle offers a reasonable median rent ($942) with a good media income ($33,372). As for jobs, Seattle has space for clean technology and life sciences, and is the hub for Amazon, which posted over 1,900 job ads.

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A Chilling Trend Job Seekers Absolutely Need to Know

Career Realism

The past weekend, I attended a gathering of career thought leaders in Seattle, WA, and found this to be an incredibly insightful experience. Usually, résumé writers and career coaches are so busy with clients that we don’t often have the opportunity to sit down and discuss observations, as well as. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Job Search career advice career expert career question CAREEREALISM job search

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Zillow Just Swallowed a 130M Settlement For Hiring Two Execs From a Competitor.

HR Capitalist

More from The Seattle Times : "Zillow, the Seattle online real-estate information company, will pay $130 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that two executives it hired from rival Move Inc. Yes, that Zillow. You love the app. You love cutting out the middleman of real estate.

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New Year's Resolutions for Your Career Choice

Career Key

At left is a photo yesterday morning from where we live in Seattle of the Olympic Mountains to the west towards the Pacific Ocean. When we have clear winter days like this in Seattle (rarely), it makes you feel fresh and new - and able to contemplate your new year's resolutions.

2008 130

NCDA Conference July 2007

Career Key

At the July '07 NCDA (National Career Development Association) Conference in Seattle, our Caribbean Career Key publisher, Ms.

2007 130

Make Liberal Arts A Successful College Major Choice

Career Key

You might also find helpful: Download this PDF to see popular myths about liberal arts majors debunked , courtesy of Seattle Pacific University’s Career Center. Forget the war on liberal arts ! Liberal arts majors can make successful college majors.

Money Mindfulness and Your Career - life@work

Life@work

A trusted colleague of mine, Debbie Lacy , of The Inspired Life , has put together a two-part workshop on money mindfulness that is happening this spring in Seattle and is all about how to create a more positive relationship with money.

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How To Use Twitter As A Job Search Tool

Career Realism

For example, if you search #Seattle and #jobs, you will find tweets for openings in Seattle. When I suggest using Twitter as a job search tool , I often get blank stares and responses such as, “Twitter, really? I’m not into the whole tweeting thing.”

Future of Work

Sklover Working Wisdom

a web-based designer and retailer of clothing for moms, babies and kids, headquartered in Seattle, Washington. — Anyone want a raise EVERY MONTH? —. What would motivate you more: A raise once every three years, or a raise once every three months? Did I really need to ask you that question?

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Paid Sick Days Bill Gains Momentum

Jobacle

Steam is picking up for paid sick days in Philadelphia, Seattle, Denver and Georgia. The U.S. government is finally coming around to a simple concept: no employee should have to choose between their health and their income.

Top 5 Ways to Use Your Public Library as a Career Exploration Tool

Career Key

I feel like an expert on this topic, raised by a librarian and living as I do in the newly annointed book reading capital of America: Seattle, at least according to this New York Times article.

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The Best and Worst Markets For HR Managers.

HR Capitalist

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA . Had a client at Kinetix ask me last week where in the US I would build out a presence if my goal was to hire capable software developers with limited competition. Made me think that would be an interesting question for HR positions as well. With that in mind, here's the best and worst markets to be an HR Manager in America, with data pulled from Wanted Analytics.