Archive: March 2006
Current position: CEO, McKinstry Co., a locally owned, 45-year-old mechanical and electrical contractor with about 1,000 employees in the Pacific Northwest. McKinstry was co-founded by his father, George L. Allen.
The average pay for urban and regional planners in the Seattle area is $54,200 a year, with most making from about $40,000 to $62,400 a year.
Current position: Clinical director and owner of Medifit Health Clinic in Seattle, providing chiropractic kinesiology, massage therapy and personal body retraining and conditioning.
Miserable at work? Take a number. Just half of all Americans are happy with their jobs, according to a significant study on work-force trends last year.
Think you're ready for that big lunch interview? Then go on with your bad self. Just don't stick your knife in the communal mustard jar, slather your bread and then lick both sides of the knife before putting it back in.
Current position: Managing principal at Riddell Williams, representing businesses in labor and employment matters.
YouthForce's small downtown Seattle office is about the last place you'd expect to find Donald Trump. Sure enough, though, there the billionaire business mogul stands, perched atop a ledge and surrounded by electric hues of paint that would make Martha Stewart cower behind a peck of pressed pansies.
Surveyors in the Seattle area make an average of $52,400 a year, with most making from about $45,000 to $66,000.
David G. Bradley, the owner of the Atlantic Monthly, recently named James Bennet, 39, to be the new editor of the august magazine. Bradley said he chose Bennet because he had "lived life near the headlines" in his job as a reporter, had excelled at long-form narrative and had a "selfless nature."
Current position: Director of Marketing/Sales at Process Heating; also president of the Sodo Business Association.
The first time Paul Rossman worked as a ski instructor, he was a ninth-grader teaching people how get through icy moguls on a hill with a 200-foot vertical drop and four rope tows in Michigan.
Median hourly earnings of musicians and singers were $17.85 in 2004, the latest figures available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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