Archive: March 2007
Eric Knudson Now: Marketing executive Then: Tennis teacher Current position: Principal of Basecamp Communications, a strategic marketing...
The average salary of a biologist (with a bachelor's or master's degree) in the Seattle area is $60,100 a year, according to PayScale, a Seattle company that tracks compensation and benefits.
Worried about getting aced out of summer jobs, Shorecrest High School tennis buddies Marco Dehmel and Doug Jambor devised their own doubles plan: a tennis racquet-stringing business they call "D-Jam."
Guyer makes a living making vacant Seattle homes more inviting to potential buyers by adding furniture and decorative flourishes she finds on the sale racks.
Current position: Insurance-company owner. First job: Salesperson/cashier.
The average pay for a chief executive officer (CEO) in Seattle is $149,000.
Current position: President of Bellevue-based The Hacker Group, a direct advertising agency. First job: grocery bagger.
The average pay for a certified public accountant in Seattle is $63,200 a year, with most making from $55,600 to $71,000 a year, according to PayScale, a Seattle company that tracks compensation and benefits.
College graduates often joke that they can always serve up lattes if they can't get a job in their field. But that's probably not an issue this year. Nationwide, employers are showing more interest in hiring those with fresh diplomas than in years past, particularly in hot fields like high-tech, nursing or accounting.
My last day at work coincided with my husband's company party, where two very fit and hip stay-at-home moms talked about their recent marathons.
Therese Littleton, director of curatorial affairs, Science Fiction Museum A unique background and a lifelong love for science fiction landed Therese Littleton one of the most coveted museum jobs available.
My First Job: Annie Jacobsen, owner/founder of Assisted Transitions, a Seattle move-management company that streamlines the moving process.
Annie Jacobsen, Owner/founder of Assisted Transitions, a Seattle move-management company that streamlines the moving process.
The average pay for a cashier in Seattle is $9.72 an hour, with most making from about $8.50 to about $11 an hour.
A bill to give workers up to five weeks of paid family leave — which would be one of the most generous benefits in the nation — was approved on March 5 by the Senate budget committee.
Sit down with your partner and kids to lay out the benefits of a working mom, as well as the need for new responsibilities. Ask kids for input and suggestions. Set boundaries, such as, "I do wash this day. If it's not in the laundry pile, you're on your own."
After eight years as a stay-at-home mom, Catherine Springman jumped back into the paid workforce but not without a lot of planning, help and challenges
Current position: Executive director, Built Green of King and Snohomish Counties, a nonprofit organization that promotes environmentally friendly homebuilding practices.
The average hourly pay for a carpenter in Seattle is $22.25 an hour, with most making from about $19 to about $25 an hour, according to PayScale, a Seattle company that tracks compensation and benefits.
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