How have your employees been coping with the Seattle commute? Are you finding it difficult to get people to work for you due to your location?
You are not alone. While housing prices in our region continue to rise and turn your workers into full-time commuters, we’ve seen our region’s highway congestion turn into some of the worst in the nation. Though you may have a great opportunity for an administrative assistant, some may wince at the thought of commuting daily into overwhelmingly high-traffic areas like Downtown Seattle and Bellevue.
There are a plethora of ways to attack this problem. Some of our clients have even utilized a number of strategies to tackle these commuting issues. To insure that they will have enough people to get the job done, some our clients have tried the following:
If your employees are struggling with the Seattle commute, consider doing trial runs of any of the options above – or maybe even talk to your current employees to come up with solutions customized for and catered to them (even utilizing technology like Virtual Reality Headsets, perhaps?). It’s important to do something – not nothing – as the Puget Sound region continues to grow in population (and sadly, traffic).