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American Staffing Association

2018 National Staffing All-Star

Congratulations to Jessica Dorny, one of ASA’s 2018 National Staffing All-Stars!

The American Staffing Association today announced that Omeros Corporation Executive Assistant, Jessica Dorny, is the 2018 National Staffing Employee All-Star for the Office-Clerical and Administrative Sector. Jessica was one of five individuals selected nationwide to represent their industry for the honor.

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Moving to Seattle? Consider Living in Greenwood!

Some call it a small town within the big city of Seattle. Others will call it a haven for Mom & Pop shops. Our Recruiting Manager, Kelli Whitecar, calls it “home.” In the fourth installment of our “Where Parker People Live” series, Kelli takes us into the heart of Greenwood to some of her favorite spots.

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Why Seasonal Hiring Should be on Your Mind Now

Zoe Stamolis is our go-to expert on seasonal hiring, with many seasons managing our on-site program at Nintendo of America under her belt. When asked about her seasonal hiring plans for 2017, Zoe already has her ducks in a row. If your ducks aren’t even in the pond yet, let alone in a whole row, don’t panic. You can beef up your peak time hiring strategy with these tips from the master herself.

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A Temp Summer Job Between Semesters: A Q&A with Wayana Dolan

Wayana Dolan recently completed her temporary receptionist assignment through Parker; however, right before she left Seattle to begin graduate school, she allowed us to interview her about her experience.

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Parker Marks a Milestone: 5 Consecutive Years as One of Washington’s Best Workplaces

On Thursday, August 3rd the Parker team flocked to Safeco Field to take part in the Puget Sound Business Journal’s (PSBJ) Washington’s Best Workplaces celebration. This was our 5th consecutive year making the list.

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The Best Ways to Explain Employment Gaps on Resumes

Typically, a resume makes or breaks your chances at taking part in the interview process... So, what if you have one or two sizable employment gaps in your work history? How can you most effectively explain a gap in your resume, anyway? We have some suggestions from our recruiting team.

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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 One of Washington’s 100 Best Companies, 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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