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Preparing for an Interview? Here are Our Tips for Success

If you’re in the midst of preparing for an interview – and even if you aren’t at the interview stage of your job search quite yet - you’ve come to the right place. We’ve created this handy infographic with some fundamentals to remember to help you ace your next interview!

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7 Habits of Highly Successful Job Seekers

Here are some great tips to help you in your job hunt, as told by our recruiters here at Parker.

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What is a PHR Certification & Why does it Matter? A Q&A with Our Own PHR, Gayle Luchini!

Our very own Senior Recruiter, Gayle Luchini, recently earned her PHR after passing the exam in May. We sat down with her to go over her experience earning the PHR. She also discusses the benefits of working with recruiters that have PHRs and advice for those interested in earning their own!

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What Company Culture has to do with Seattle’s Best Workplaces

In recognition of our two most recent honors from two Seattle publications, I thought I would share just a little bit about how Parker's own journey led us to becoming a Best Workplace.

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Congratulations to our VP of Operations, Leslie Haines, on Wrapping Up 35 Years at Parker!

Today marks a day for the history books here at Parker! Our Vice President of Operations, Leslie Haines, is retiring after more than 35 years at Parker! So in honor of her last day, we present a very special Q&A with Leslie Haines.

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Parker Again Named One of Washington’s 100 Best Companies, Takes 2nd Place in “Small” Category

On June 22nd, Parker joined Seattle Business Magazine – and 99 other local organizations - at the Washington State Convention Center to celebrate making the list as one of Washington's 100 Best Companies to Work For. This year, we are proud to report we took 2nd Place in our category – up four spots from just one year ago!

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Just move to Seattle? Here are 5 Summer Events You Can’t Miss

If you’re new here, you’re in for a real treat. Summertime in Seattle is the best. If you’ve recently relocated to Seattle, allow us to share with you some of our favorite Seattle summertime events.

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How to Start a Long-Distance Job Search

Are you itching to move to Seattle? You’re not alone. Roughly 1,100 people move to the Seattle area each week, as reported by the US Census Bureau. For many, moving to a new location means finding a new job, but how does someone conduct a successful long-distance job search?

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Work Appropriate Attire for a Seattle Summer

Summer is fast approaching. Combine warmer temperatures with a city that is full of on-foot and public transit commuters, and everywhere you turn there’s a sea of shorts, sleeveless shirts, and flip flops. While these outfits are perfectly acceptable for a day exploring the city, they are not exactly work appropriate attire. We’ve got a few ideas on keeping cool during your typical Seattle Summer without breaking office dress code guidelines.

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Consulting Big Names in Tech: An Interview with Todd Orwig, Sr. Director of Ops at The Spur Group

The Spur Group has been a leader in consulting for Fortune 100 technology companies such as Google, Microsoft, and Dell. Since 2013, they’ve been assisting clients with their go-to-market efforts from their headquarters in Redmond, Washington. Recently, we had the opportunity to speak with Todd Orwig, The Spur Group’s Senior Director of Operations. In our interview, we discussed his role, the future of The Spur Group, and some advice for those just starting their career.

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Celebrating Administrative Professionals’ Day 2017 with One of the Best

Today is a day to celebrate our unsung heroes of the office. The people who can and do help everyone in a pinch. Yes, we’re talking about administrative assistants!

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Etiquette to Follow for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day (TODASTW Day) 2017 is Thursday, April 27th. TODASTW Day is a nationally-recognized holiday that “encourages girls and boys across the country to dream without gender limitations and to think imaginatively about their family, work and community lives." Here are some tips to consider if you're interested in participating this year.

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