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.
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!
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.
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.