Archive: May 2007
T. Brandon Gillespie Now: Restaurant owner Then: Supermarket employee Current position: Proprietor, Be... Food & Wine in West Seattle...
Information U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: http://stats.bls.gov/oco Flight attendant Pay: The average pay of a flight attendant in the...
Pay: The average salary of a firefighter in the Seattle area is $59,507, with most making from $48,500 to $70,000, according to PayScale, a Seattle company that tracks compensation and benefits.
While he's researched and written his fair share of scientific papers, conservationist Bret Sellers realized early in his career that he'd have more impact on the biological community—and the endangered animal species he so revered—by working at a zoo.
Current position: Co-founder and principal of Chameleon Technologies in Kirkland, a technical-staffing and professional-services company.
The region's unemployment hasn't been this low in at least 24 years, so it's no wonder Steve Singh is straining to fill openings at Concur Technologies, his Redmond-based software company.
Renee Smiley Now: Tire-store assistant manager Then: Tire-store greeter Current position: Assistant manager, Les Schwab Tire Centers. The job includes assessing...
Pay: The average annual salary of a fashion designer in the Seattle area is $54,347, with most making from $36,375 to $65,650 a year, according to PayScale, a Seattle company that tracks compensation and benefits. Demand: Low turnover and few...
Job hunters who are in the market for a sales position may want to put down their personal electronic devices and start polishing up their...
Although Deborah Jacobs loved to read as a child, she took a page from her mother, who told her, "Get your head out of that book and go ride your bike outside." Jacobs knew at an early age that she wanted to serve her local community.
Current position: President of Sleep Country USA. First job: Bartender
Pay: The average pay of a construction laborer in the Seattle area is about $15 an hour, with most making from about $11 to $17 an hour, according to PayScale, a Seattle company that tracks compensation and benefits. Demand:...
Caring, compassion and teamwork are a must, but in these units it's also essential that you act swiftly and decisively in situations that can change rapidly.
The pros and cons of using e-mail in your professional and personal life. E-mail is now used both formally and informally, with no clear rules – and that can cost you your job.
Dust off your résumé right now. Because after you read this story, you're going to want a new job.
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