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By Rex Huppke / Chicago Tribune Suppose I'm a business -- and what a handsome business I'd be! -- that's interviewing people for a job opening. There are two finalists, one 27 years old, the other 52. They have similar
By Rex Huppke / Chicago Tribune One of the best experiences of my life was watching Jamie Smith, a young man with autism, leave his routine in Chicago, travel to the Special Olympics World Games in the chaotic Chinese city
The GSBA Women on Top quarterly cocktail hour is for professional LBTA women in business, nonprofits, academia or government to meet and mingle atop beautiful GSBA member venues.
NSHMBA Seattle, a group dedicated to increasing Hispanic leadership in the Pacific Northwest, is hosting a career and networking event. For registration, instructions and more information, visit Eventbrite.
When people are convicted of a crime and have paid their debt by serving jail time, there is a reasonable expectation that they can re-enter society and rebuild their lives once they are released. The reality for many ex-convicts, however,
City Career Fairs presents the Diversity Employment Day career fair. Free to job-seekers, who are encouraged to have a positive attitude, dress in business attire, bring plenty of resumes and preview the employers that are recruiting.
Ask any recruiter or hiring manager about what elements of a job seeker's profile they don't want to touch with a 10-foot pole and their likely answer is anything covered under the purview of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Elected leaders failed working women and families yesterday. A proposed bill to help equalize women's pay to that of their male counterparts was struck down by Republicans in the U.S. Senate Tuesday, failing to proceed to debate after a 52-47
MBA Women International (formerly NAWMBA) - Seattle Professional Chapter invites you to celebrate our name change and the organization's expanded international focus. This happy hour is a great opportunity to connect with professional women (and men) of Seattle and strengthen
Jobtini is a career networking event organized by Colors NW Careers. Meet with recruiters from Community Health Plan of Washington, Microsoft, State Farm, Spring Creek Group, Projectline Services, Acorn of Washington, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center and more.
City Career Fair presents this career fair with a focus on candidates from multicultural and diverse communities. The theme is "Getting America Back to Work in 2012."
The Seattle Urban League Young Professionals group supports emerging local leaders by providing opportunities for personal and professional development, networking, volunteering and leadership. Join SULYP at the monthly general body meeting on the third Thursday of the month.
Harassment is back in the news thanks to this year's presidential campaign. Not that the problem ever went away. Over the years, a number of women (and a couple of men) have told me their all-too-familiar tales of workplace
By Lora Shinn Special to NWjobs A traditional Japanese dragon tattoo wraps around the back of Sandra Magallanes. Characters from the book “Where the Wild Things Are” dance across her bicep. But to score an accounting position in a property-management
By Jean Parietti Special to NWjobs King County is a cultural goldmine for interpreters. The U.S. English Foundation tallies 118 languages spoken here, making it the nation’s second-most linguistically diverse county after Los Angeles. As one of 47 staff interpreters
Between President Obama's recent pit stop at Top Pot Doughnuts, the bevy of hot-button initiatives on the November 2 ballot, and the incessant churn of Beltway gossip this election season (paging Ginni Thomas), it's becoming increasingly difficult to not talk
By Mai Ling Slaughter Special to NWjobs Richard Velazquez doesn’t just organize diversity job fairs at Microsoft — he has first-hand knowledge how such a fair can propel a career. “Most of my major jobs [I got] were through diversity
In the past two-plus years, I've mentioned a handful of local small business conferences on this blog. It's rare, however, that I see an announcement for a multicultural-minded conference aimed at our region's small business community. That's why I was
With Father's Day fresh in mind, the Elliott Bay Book Company hosts a 2 p.m. book reading today at its new Capitol Hill location with Donald Unger, author of Men Can: The Changing Image and Reality of Fatherhood in
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