Washington State Unemployment Rate is Steady at 4.5 Percent"The good economic news continues in Washington," Paul Turek, economist for the department, said in a statement. "Unemployment is at a record low and Washington businesses continue to add jobs."
Google To Invest $50 Million To Prepare Job Seekers For The 'Future Of Work'Google will invest $50 million "for the changing nature of work," starting with investments in the U.S. and Europe to train job seekers and improve working conditions for others, the company announced last week.
Washington Unemployment Rate Holds Steady At 4.5 PercentWashington state's unemployment rate held steady last month at 4.5 percent and the state gained 2,500 jobs.
Study: Seattle Minimum Wage Hasn't Cut Jobs Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has boosted pay for restaurant workers without costing jobs, a new study shows.
Amazon Plans To Hire 100,000 Over The Next 18 MonthsThe hiring surge comes as traditional retailers cut jobs and close stores. Many of the new jobs will be at fulfillment centers currently being built in a number of states, including California, Florida and Texas.
Northwest Cable News Set To Go Off Air Friday NightJim Rose, general manager of KING Broadcasting in Seattle, has said declining viewership and changing viewer habits were factors. KING, a division of TEGNA, oversees the regional network.
Washington State Unemployment Rate Down To 5.4 PercentThe unemployment rate in September was 5.7 percent.
Amazon Boosts Holiday Hiring, Signaling Shift In Retail JobsAmazon plans to hire 100,000 people for the holidays, a 25 percent jump from last year that reveals a shift in the way we shop.
Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For VeteransIn an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).
STEM Skills Are In Demand Across The Labor MarketIn a first-of-its-kind study, the Brookings Institute analyzed millions of advertisements for job vacancies and compared the length of time jobs requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and non-STEM related jobs remained open.
Tips To Get Your Website To The Top Of A Google SearchIncreasing the digital presence of your business may be easier than you think. A strong digital presence can increase revenue, even for businesses that rely on walk-in traffic.
Schwag: Top 5 Promotional Gift IdeasIf you are trying to get more recognition for your business, promotional items are an effective tool. But all schwag is not created equally.