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!

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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.

Flipside Crypto’s Balter Talks Uber, #MeToo, Cryptocurrencies

Imarticus Learning

The past year was a turbulent one for the tech industry. There was a new controversy seemingly every week, whether it was Uber’s myriad scandals ; more personal data breaches ; Russia’s use of social media and other online platforms to try and influence U.S.

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.

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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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.

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

HR Capitalist

Seattle - $75,283. Also, if you ruled out the west coast as a professional living in Nashvegas, you might want to look again, because your standard of living is similar to those who live in San Diego, Seattle and yes, Los Angeles.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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. --.

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.

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!)

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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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?

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.

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?

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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?

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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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.

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.

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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12 Best & Most Ridiculous Employer Brand & Recruiting Videos


When it comes to recruiting, their videos help articulate the fun and development focused atmosphere that they offer interns in Seattle. Learn more great video recruiting and employer branding tips for employers by clicking here. .

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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.