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How Can Companies Outside of City Limits Compete with the Seattle Minimum Wage Ordinance?

As the years continue, eventually every employer in Seattle will be paying $15 / hour… but what does this mean for those companies just outside of Seattle that may be competing for the same talent? How can companies in places like Everett, Bellevue, and Issaquah, keep people employed in their respective cities instead of flocking to work within Seattle city limits?

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What is a Chronological Resume?

A chronological resume is the most popular, widely-used resume out there. In fact, it’s likely your current resume is chronological, especially if you’ve worked with Parker before. Chronological resumes are a sequential list (from most recent to oldest) of all your current/past roles. Educational information and certifications are typically housed in their own section(s), but are sorted the same way – most recent goes first.

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New to the Team: Welcome Clara Evans, On-Site Program Administrator

If you’ve been by our on-site office at Nintendo, you may have spotted a new face! Meet Clara Evans, your Program Administrator for our On-Site Program at Nintendo of America. Working hand-in-hand with our Vice President, Zoe Stamolis, Clara supports our Nintendo Associates everyday.

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  • 3/1/17

Parker Staffing continues to be listed as one of the Best Companies in Seattle!

Staffing Industry Analysts names Parker as one of the best staffing firms to work for.

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How to Cope with Being Fired

It happened: you got terminated from your job. Maybe you knew it was coming, maybe you didn’t. It could feel like a weight lifted off your shoulders, or it could feel like you got punched in the gut. Either way, it’s important to press pause for a moment and think about next steps.

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Ready for a Career Transition? Parker Contractor Eamonn Byrne is an Example of Success!

Eamonn found Parker in late 2016, but it didn’t take long for us to realize he was a total rockstar. Shortly after we interviewed him, we were able to align his current interests in data science with a stellar opportunity at Tableau Software in Fremont.

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Can I Have a Two-Page Resume?

So you're updating your resume and you watch as it spills onto a second page. Don't panic! Believe it or not, in the digital age, a one-page resume isn’t a hard and fast rule anymore... but here are a few tips to keep in mind.

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How to Write a LinkedIn Summary to get Yourself Noticed

We have answers to common questions that will help you write a LinkedIn Summary worthy of a second look from your network!

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Here’s How Parker Contractor & World Traveler, Korin W., Put Down Roots in Seattle

When the time came to look for a role in Seattle (after lots of travel around the globe), Korin found us at Parker Staffing, and we hooked her up with a receptionist role at a well-known software data company in the Fremont neighborhood. Recently, we were able to ask Korin a few questions about her travels, what she loves about her job, and her advice for those also feeling a bit of wanderlust.

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Tax Season 2017: Your W2 Will Be Sent Out on January 31st

It's that time of year - tax season! We've received a lot of questions already about W2s. If you worked for Parker as a contractor in 2016, your W2 will be sent out by January 31st, 2017.

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Let Seattle’s Best Staffing Agency Help You Find a New Job

Maybe your 2017 goals include tackling the Couch to 5K Program, learning French, or saving $1,000… or maybe your resolution involves a change of scenery – like moving to Seattle, or finding a new job. If a brand new job opportunity is what you’re looking for, consider Parker your key to conquering that New Year’s Resolution!

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Parker Contractor, William Jarrett Says Sharing Happiness is Key to Customer Service Success!

You can call Parker contractor, William “Willie” Jarrett, a Customer Service Wizard. In 2015, William started with Parker as a Consumer Service Representative at Nintendo of America. With his friendly, personable demeanor and his determination to always do better, Willie won over customers one phone call at a time.

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