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Did you know the most common way workers receive raises is not through a promotion or a yearly review, but by changing jobs?A change in jobs typically results in an increase in pay of 10%, vs a typical 3% yearly raise.

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Finding A Job Out Of State: A Quick Guide

Finding a job out of state can be tricky. A great resource in the job search is connecting with a staffing company to find out about temporary or direct to hire roles. Here are the best tips for applying for a job out of state.  

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Short Winter Hikes Near Seattle To Chase Away The Blues

Are you feeling the winter slump? Miss being out and connecting to nature? Summer is still months away and many are feeling the effects of the Seattle gloom. We’ve collected seven hikes under six miles that are perfect winter getaways and all within driving distance of Seattle!

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The Difference between On-Demand and Temporary Staffing

A quick search on Google for the term “temp agency” has traditionally brought up staffing agencies and job boards. However, recently a blog post titled “The Ultimate Guide to Temp Agencies” has been gaining some traction - let's take a look and clear up some misconceptions.

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Top Five Resume Mistakes Typically Seen by A Recruiting Company

Finding a new job is challenging at its best and anxiety inducing at it’s worse, but often the barriers to your new job are simple mistakes on your resume. As a recruiting company we review hundreds of resumes a day searching for the best candidates for our clients. We often see avoidable mistakes on candidates resumes. We are in the business of creating opportunity and have interviewed our recruiting team on what the most common mistakes on resumes are.

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Viaduct Closure: How will it change your bike ride to work?

The Alaskan Way Viaduct closed on January 11th at 10 p.m., leaving many wondering on what the best ways are to avoid the traffic from the aptly named “Seattle Squeeze.” Before you break out your bike make sure you check your route for any changes from the Viaduct closure. We have gathered some helpful info you will need to hit the road!

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  • 1/14/19

A Little Bit of Aloha to Ring in 2019!

At the end of 2017, the Parker Staffing executive team set an ambitious challenge to for our employees: if each department could pull together to become as efficient and profitable as they could be, we’d ring in Parker’s 40th year in 2019 with a trip to Hawaii. The results are in….and we are happy to say that for four days this March, our office will be relocating to Maui!

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Working remotely during Viadoom: Tips to make working remote a success!

The Alaskan Way Viaduct is closing on January 11th at 10 p.m. Many Seattle commuters are dreading their new commute during the at least 3-week shutdown while the Seattle Tunnel is constructed that has been dubbed the “Viadoom.” With over 90,000 commuters being pushed to side streets and 30,000 bus commuters facing crowded and delayed buses, many are considering working remotely. If working from home is possibility, we have gathered some useful tips and tricks to make working remote a breeze!  

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The SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct is Closing. How will it change your bus ride to work?

The SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct will officially close on January 11th, 2019 at 10 p.m for at least three weeks. Over 30,000 commuters who use public transit will be affected. We have compiled the essential info you will need to know to help make sure you beat the Seattle Squeeze.

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  • 12/20/18

Goodbye SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct, Hello Seattle Tunnel!  

On January 11th commuters in Seattle will be forced to change up their daily commute with the closure of the SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct.  We have collected the following essential information you need to know about the SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct closure.

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Baking with Gratitude

For the third year in a row, Parker Staffing employees gathered last Sunday at the home of our CEO to bring in the holiday season with a little football, a lot of laughter, and over 100 lbs of flour.

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