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?
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.
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.
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!
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.
If you have no work experience, how can you create a resume? It’s a common question, especially for those just starting their career. Our recruiting team shares a few ways to beef up your resume if you have little to no formal work experience.
You may know Archbright through their former name, Washington Employers, and recently Tracy Sigmon, Archbright’s Director of Consulting Operations, joined us for a brief interview to discuss what Archbright does, her role, and advice for those interested in business consulting.
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?
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.
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.