Category: Moving to Seattle


Finding a job out of state can be tricky. A great resource in the job search is connecting with a staffing company to find out about temporary or direct to hire roles. Here are the best tips for applying for a job out of state.   Read More


Are you feeling the winter slump? Miss being out and connecting to nature? Summer is still months away and many are feeling the effects of the Seattle gloom. We’ve collected seven hikes under six miles that are perfect winter getaways and all within driving distance of Seattle! Read More


The Alaskan Way Viaduct closed on January 11th at 10 p.m., leaving many wondering on what the best ways are to avoid the traffic from the aptly named “Seattle Squeeze.” Before you break out your bike make sure you check your route for any changes from the Viaduct closure. We have gathered some helpful info you will need to hit the road! Read More


The Alaskan Way Viaduct is closing on January 11th at 10 p.m. Many Seattle commuters are dreading their new commute during the at least 3-week shutdown while the Seattle Tunnel is constructed that has been dubbed the “Viadoom.” With over 90,000 commuters being pushed to side streets and 30,000 bus commuters facing crowded and delayed buses, many are considering working remotely. If working from home is possibility, we have gathered some useful tips and tricks to make working remote a breeze!   Read More


The SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct will officially close on January 11th, 2019 at 10 p.m for at least three weeks. Over 30,000 commuters who use public transit will be affected. We have compiled the essential info you will need to know to help make sure you beat the Seattle Squeeze. Read More


In the coming weeks, we're giving you the run down on everything you need to know about Seattle’s Public Transportation, keeping you prepared when the time comes to commute to your new job in the city. We start today with the ORCA Card. Read More


Washington State Ferry Reservations: How to Guide If you are moving to Seattle you will definitely want to plan a visit to the San Juan Islands in Washington. When planning your trip to one of the islands you will need to utilize the WSDOT Ferries System. To complete your trip plan, you will need to […] Read More


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? Read More


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)! Read More


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. Read More