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One of our favorite things to do is share our story – who we are, what we do, what makes us different.

Yes, we’ve been nationally recognized for our exceptional service.  Yes, we’re local and woman owned.  But there is much more to our 40+ year history that actually started with our founding.  We hope you will take a moment to learn more about who we are and if you like what you learn, you will share it with others!

What Can We Do For You Today?


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Built to LAST!

  • PACE’s story began in 1975 when we became one of the first placement agencies in our local market to require  the employer, not the job seeker, to pay the fee for our services.  Our  founders, two young female  entrepreneurs, had a vision for how an employer paid recruiting and placement service could “make a difference”-  and we did!
  • We started doing temporary staffing in 1985 and once again lead the way by offering the new (at the time) “temp to hire” way of staffing.  Our clients were the techy bigs – Microsoft, Adobe, and T Mobile.  These high growth companies needed a fast, efficient way to put the right employees to work without the hassle of hiring direct.   The temp to hire staffing model was the perfect solution.
  • In 2003 PACE initiated another innovation – a NETWORK of  local and national staffing agencies who worked together to provide employers with something they needed – a ONE STOP way to access a wide range of niched staffing providers.  Our NETWORK quickly became the service platform dujour for other “bigs” like Intermec Technologies (now Honeywell),  Group Health (now Kaiser Permanente), Children’s Hospital and more.

The MISSION we set for ourselves in 1975 – “to make a difference” – continues to inspire the PACE team today.  When we help our client’s achieve a business goal or solve a staffing challenge, we know we’ve made a difference!

Today PACE is busy transitioning into a new generation of “make a difference” leadership.  We’re looking forward to continuing our story!


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What Makes Us Different?

We learned early that to “make a difference” we had to BE DIFFERENT – to do things other recruiting solutions don’t.

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We’re a Northwest Company with a Northwest Style….

  • Our legacy in the Northwest business community is one of those things that sets us apart from nationally based staffing companies whose headquarters are located elsewhere. PACE is owned by a Northwest native. Our employees live in Northwest communities. Everything we do is about the Northwest.
  • And our service model is virtual, connecting  employers and job seekers in all areas of Washington – from Bellingham to Tacoma, Seattle to Spokane. We are where you are. We go where you go.
  • Our approach in each city or community we serve is distinctly local!
Here’s just a few of the local communities PACE serves…


In Today’s World, It Takes a Village to be Exceptional….

….and PACE has created that village.  Our connections to the community and our industry span over 4 decades.

We Care About Causes Important to the Pacific Northwest…

…probably the same things you do – our environment, our kids, organizations that have helped the Pacific Northwest become one of the best places to live on the globe!    

PACE donates time and money to community organizations who we know are making a difference.      Each quarter we show case one of these organization in campaigns designed to raise awareness of their work and donations on their behalf.      

Insert a carasol  of community events we’ve been involved with and by clicking on the picture it opens a blog that describes what we did.

  • Hope Link Food Drive ( I can send images)
  • Washington Women in Need (
  • Coltan’s Army (
  • PACE supports working moms

– with a donation to Bellevue Boys and Girls club

We stay connected to an industry which represents over 3 million workers each day!

We partner with the leaders of the staffing industry to deliver world class staffing solutions…

(Can we do a matrix of logos for our industry partners)…..or some kind of rolling presentation of these partners?

American Staffing Association     

Affiliated Staffing Group



Key Benefits Solutions

Career Builder

Linked In


Zip Recruiter



PACE on the MOVE!