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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.

Seattle’s New Paid Leave Law


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


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.

This Blog Has Moved! Please Note The New URL


Personally Speaking career coach career consultant job search coach Seattle career coach Seattle job search coach . . After nine years with Typepad, I''ve moved the life@work blog to the Dream Big Coaching website. It is now simply the Dream Big Coaching blog. You can find it at [link]. Head on over there now, bookmark it and subscribe to new posts via email or RSS. A New Look for Dreaming Big. Dream Big Coaching has a fresh, new look and the blog is up again with new posts.

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.

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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.”

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.

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.

Will Amazon Go Kill Jobs? Oh, Probably


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.

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. --.

Paid Sick Days Bill Gains Momentum


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.

How to Be Happier in the Next 30 Minutes


» 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!)

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.

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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The CEO Who Raised the Minimum Salary to 70K Is Alleged to Have Waterboarded His Wife, Among Other Things.

HR Capitalist

Here's a quick reset from my post back in August : 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.

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.

4 Big Ideas to Look Smart: The $15 Minimum Wage

HR Capitalist

The recent moves at Gravity Payments in Seattle make for a nice case study in the unintended consequences of raising the wage floor beyond what the market truly bears. .

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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.

We need to talk more about Melinda Gates

Penelope Trunk

And I could tell you I take at least one kid on every business trip I have, and they are sick of it, so I tried to make Seattle fun by adding Lady Gaga. Should I tell you I went to Seattle and saw Lady Gaga with my son? I took my son to a Lady Gaga concert. I could tell you that.

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.

Looking for a New Job? Check out the App Market

Resume Bear

TechNet found that app jobs are most popular in the San Francisco Bay area, New York and Seattle. Do you use any mobile apps throughout the day?

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

HR Capitalist

Reply all? It sucks, right? But does it really cost your company anything?

Amazon's Getting Ready to Crush Another Industry Near You (aka Call Center Services Killer)

HR Capitalist

It’s a market that features many players such as Seattle-based Spoken , as well as other companies like Cisco Systems , Avaya and Genesys. When you think about how the business world is changing and how those changes affect the workforce and talent issues, a good place to look first is Amazon.

The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

Seattle, WA ( Seattle, WA ( Once upon a time, before the days of Facebook, was a series of computer network systems called USENET.

Rudest city in America: congrats, you won?

Resume Bear

I’m sorry to say my own Seattle ranked 16 of the top 20 “rudest” cities ranked. I don’t know how that stands recently, but I’m lobbying for Seattle to work a bit harder on its manners so WE can turn that “impolite” ranking around.

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.

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.

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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?

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 Job Search career advice career expert career question CAREEREALISM job search

HR Metrics of Note: Revenue Per Employee VS. Profit Per Employee

HR Capitalist

billion for part of its headquarters compound in Seattle - or desperate efforts to keep the revenue gains coming and thus keep the stock aloft. Ok kids. I've talked in the past about the wisdom of Revenue Per Employee being a pretty damn good metric for HR leaders.

Heat Up Your Job Search This Summer

Careers Done Write

In five days, I called again and Rich replied that he would be visiting friends in Seattle for a several days and probably would not have a chance to work on this. Three weeks ago I met with a new client, Rich. He expressed urgency because he has been out of work for eight months.

3 Steps to Finding a Promising Career in High-Tech or Any Growth Industry

Career Key

My husband works for a software company (not Microsoft) here in Seattle as a senior developer. Seattle’s lunchtime streets are crowded with very well-dressed (mostly) men and women, from 20 somethings to 50+ year olds, who work in the software and technology industries. In choosing a career or changing careers , consider all the career options and choices in a growing, promising industry. Don’t assume you know all an industry’s possible careers.

Careers In Data Science

Career Realism

Sometimes referred to as “predictive policing,” it’s making a difference in cities like Seattle, where property crimes have dropped by as much as 19 percent in the past year. It’s the “sexiest job of the 21st century,” according to the Harvard Business Review.

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

HR Capitalist

For example, I recently wrote about a recent suicide attempt at Amazon in Seattle over at Fistful of Talent. Glassdoor - you have to hand it to them - they know how to market their solution. Just announced at Glassdoor - a " Pledge to Thrive " badge.

Ep 50 – Creative Company Perks That Retain Employees


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. 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. The job market is hot, hot, hot and retention is a top concern for companies, but it’s not just compensation that can keep employees at your company.

Sacred Space: How Your Work Environment Impacts Productivity

Ms. Career Girl

There are great options in many cities ( Chicago , New York , Seattle , and D.C. The post Sacred Space: How Your Work Environment Impacts Productivity appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. When I left my job this past Thanksgiving I started working from home.

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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.

Be Memorable When Creating Your Employer Brand


He was looking to relocate due to his spouse’s job and was exploring companies and cultures in Seattle, WA. Join us next week as we discuss employer branding analytics with Glassdoor! The fun starts at 1p EST and is avaliable for HRCI credit. Register here. .

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Finance Tips for the Self-Employed

Penelope Trunk

Once I was giving a speech at a human resource convention in Seattle. This is probably what you think self-employed looks like: I'm at an amusement park with my kids, in the middle of the week, and I'm on a conference call while I watch my son try to get on a ride.

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45 Free Spots for Author Book Events for Change Anything

David Zinger

Seattle May 10. 45 Free Spots for Change Anything Book Events.