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Culture Fit, Communication Challenges, and Navigating Workplace Interpersonal Interactions

by Sara Bennett | November 11, 2019

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There is a lot that can go wrong at work outside of the work itself. From ensuring the correct culture fit, establishing effective communication methods and navigating the proper interpersonal interactions, here are our best tips for workplace communication! … Read More »

Suffering From The “Disease to Please”?

by Sara Bennett | November 5, 2019

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We’ve all been there, we can't resist the urge to give a quick ‘yes’ to too many tasks all too often and end up overwhelmed and unsure of how to turn down new tasks asked of us. Here are some responses you will want to keep in your back pocket when asked to take on yet another project! … Read More »

6 Deal-Breaking Resume Mistakes You Need to Fix Right Now

by Sara Bennett | November 1, 2019

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With large job application sites taking over the internet and the recruiting space, candidates are consistently worried about getting lost in large candidate pools and among other resumes of candidates with similar skills. Here is our list of potential resume mistakes you could be making! … Read More »

Your Pre Recruit Checklist

by Sara Bennett | October 31, 2019

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Check out our checklist of "things to do" before you even start your recruit! … Read More »

The New Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave Goes Into Effect January 1…

by Sara Bennett | October 23, 2019

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Starting Jan,2020, the State of Washington pays employees for up to 12 weeks of "leave" following the birth of a child (Mom or Dad) and/or a serious injury or illness. You will be impacted. Plan ahead to use more temporary staffing! … Read More »

Red Flags. Pink Flags. Which Flags Matter?

by Sara Bennett | October 14, 2019

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Paying attention to the red flags you uncover during the hiring process can help you minimize your chances of making a hiring mistake. … Read More »

New Federal OVERTIME RULES May Change Who You Pay What!

by Sara Bennett | September 26, 2019

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Our CEO, Jeanne Knutzen, has assembled the latest news surrounding the Department of Labor's announcement of new policies regarding overtime and the salary level threshold for tax exempt workers and what this will mean for employers … Read More »

Tips to Interview like a STAR

by Astrid Parrish | September 18, 2019

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The STAR method is a great way to answer interview questions thoroughly and convey your value using professional examples! … Read More »

How to Add Quantifiable Data to Your Resume

by Sara Bennett | September 10, 2019

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Providing quantifiable, objective data in your candidate profile (resume, cover letter and interview answers) will expedite your candidacy process and skyrocket the amount of professional opportunities that come your way! … Read More »

Washington State’s New Ban on Salary History Rules Brings CHANGE to Washington Employers!

by Sara Bennett | September 9, 2019

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On July 28, 2019, Washington State joined 17 other states in enacting the Ban on Salary History rule. Washington employers and hiring managers may need to change their interview processes. … Read More »

How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Presence for Recruiting (5 Easy Steps)

by Sara Bennett | September 4, 2019

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Engaging your network to promote your digital outreach in hiring and recruiting is extremely important in today's tight candidate market! Here are our 5 easy steps to recruit on LinkedIn... … Read More »

How the Northwest is Making ‘Bring your dog to work day’ Everyday

by Sara Bennett | August 28, 2019

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In an economy built of knowledge-based industries and dog friendly workplaces like Amazon, Rover, and Trupanion, the Greater Seattle-area is leading the charge for making ‘Bring your dog to work day’ every day! … Read More »

6 Easy Ways to Skyrocket Your LinkedIn Performance TODAY!

by Sara Bennett | August 28, 2019

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Looking to expand your digital network or find new professional opportunities? Here are our 6 best tips to skyrocket your LinkedIn performance! … Read More »

What to Wear to an Interview, Seattle Style

by Sara Bennett | July 25, 2019

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In a city known for its grunge roots and casual culture, what is a job seeker to wear to an important interview? We have assembled the latest trends and insights into the Northwest's professional wardrobe! … Read More »

5 Ways to Create Your “Best Boss Ever”

by Sara Bennett | July 24, 2019

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Yes...we think you can actually have an impact on how your boss interacts with you and your team. Check out these ideas! … Read More »

Want to be a Champion? Eat FEEDBACK for breakfast!

by Sara Bennett | July 24, 2019

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Feedback is one of the most important ways you can grow your professional skills and talent. Here are some ideas to make sure you get the feedback you need! … Read More »

Professional Job/Candidate “Fit” Assessments!

by Sara Bennett | July 2, 2019

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A comprehensive menu of professionally crafted skill and aptitude assessments, reference and background checks, and structured interview reports to make sure the candidate's you hire are the "right fit". … Read More »