Clever Gift Ideas for Administrative Professionals Day

For this Administrative Professionals’ Day, April 25th, go beyond the Amazon gift card and find something that will truly show your appreciation. We have some suggestions that may jog your brain for ideas.

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All Aboard! Get to Know Seattle’s Transit and Light Rail

Continuing our series discussing Seattle Transit options, we introduce the Link light rail. Operated by Sound Transit, the Link light rail currently travels between Angle Lake in Tukwila, thorugh Sea-Tac Airport, and up to University of Washington (UW) Station, with 16 stops along the way. But what is ST3 & how will it affect the light rail?

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Washington State Minimum Wage: A State & City-Specific Summary

Minimum wage – It may seem like a straight-forward concept, here in Washington State, it’s anything but. There are three cities – SeaTac, Seattle, and Tacoma – that each have their own minimum wage ordinances/standards that are higher than the Washington State minimum wage. Here’s a snapshot of all the minimum wage laws within Washington State.

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Here’s Why The OneBusAway App is a Seattle Commuter’s Best Friend

Though there are plenty of bus lanes in and around Seattle to keep transit on schedule, busses can still get caught in traffic, too! The free app, OneBusAway, is designed to provide Seattle transit riders real-time information regarding arrival times of busses (and more)!

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  • 2/16/18

Happy Presidents’ Day! Here’s 8 Motivational Quotes from Former Presidents

Many of us are celebrating Presidents Day by kicking back and enjoying the day off, and it’s all thanks to George Washington. To honor our original fearless leader, and the forty-plus men who have followed him ever since, we’ve compiled eight of our favorite motivating presidential quotes for you.

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Jackson Healthcare Family Values: What it Means to Put Others First

Others First joins the other two values of our family-owned organization: Wisdom and Growth. With our three main concepts, we’re able to incorporate the usual suspects like respect and integrity while also folding in what make the Jackson Healthcare and Parker cultures unique.

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We’re Celebrating Another CSP Certification at Parker – Congratulations Camille Capers!

We’ve kicked off the new year with some exciting news – our Staff Accountant & Benefits Administrator, Camille Capers, is now a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP)!

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Tax Season 2018: 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 2017, your W2 will be sent out by January 31st, 2018.

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Seattle Transplant, Allison Fecher, Has Two Talents: Music & Recruiting!

Allison Fecher moved to the Seattle area all the way from Indianapolis, Indiana. After facing a recent layoff, Allison discovered Parker Staffing Services, and our Senior Recruiter, Gayle immediately recognized her skill set. Ultimately, her skills and personality were a welcome fit on Swedish Medical’s Talent Acquisition Team, where she is now on assignment as a Talent Acquisition Coordinator.

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Are You a Good Candidate for Inside Sales Jobs?

If you’re an outgoing person, you’ve probably thought about starting a career in sales at least once in your life. Inside Sales is a different kind of hustle; however, as we see Inside Sales jobs on the rise, we also see key qualities and experiences that the most successful Inside Sales professionals share.

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