The integral next step: how onboarding can help cement a company's commitment to DEI 18 January 2021, 6:30 pm
An onboarding process that shows your organization’s commitment to seeking out and listening to all employees’ opinions and thought processes is a key to reducing voluntary turnover and creating meaningful employee engagement.
Bellevue insiders share strategies for growth and what's next for the city 16 January 2021, 2:09 am
Downtown Bellevue is quieter these days than before the pandemic — just 10% of people who work in Bellevue live in the city, Mayor Lynne Robinson said. But it is bouncing back.
Opinion: We can advance real social equality in Washington 18 January 2021, 10:46 pm
2020 was the most challenging year we’ve faced as business leaders, family members and friends. The fallout from recent events will ripple through personal lives and society for generations to come. At an unprecedented velocity, it’s forced
State widens Covid vaccine eligibility, announces public-private partnership to boost distribution 19 January 2021, 12:04 am
Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday a public-private partnership to move the state's Covid-19 vaccination efforts forward, effective immediately. The state has moved to the next phase of its rollout, Phase 1B. The first tier of Phase 1B will
Affordable housing initiatives by Amazon, Microsoft put spotlight on Bellevue officials 18 January 2021, 11:25 pm
Bellevue Chamber of Commerce CEO Joe Fain said recent investments from Amazon and Microsoft in local affordable housing initiatives have renewed pressure on city officials to address the problem. The investments, Fain said, “put pressure
Patti Payne: James Donaldson shares his journey in new book to give others hope 17 January 2021, 5:00 pm
James Donaldson has been through the wringer, but his journey through what seemed like insurmountable challenges, one after another, is inspiring.
Seattle architect is helping the fast-growing field of indoor ag take root 16 January 2021, 1:37 am
The fast-growing field of controlled-environment agriculture hasn't taken root in the Puget Sound region. Melanie Corey-Ferrini is among those who are trying to change that.
Seattle-area native returns to design Climate Pledge Arena interiors 16 January 2021, 2:00 am
Inside a professional sports arena, the vibe fans get in the clubs, restaurants, bars and other public spaces of the building is almost as important as the game itself. So when Seattle’s newly renovated Climate Pledge Arena opens later this year
Opinion: What you need to know about the 'JumpStart Seattle' tax 18 January 2021, 9:22 am
The Seattle City Council calls it their “JumpStart Seattle” tax. The Seattle Times has dubbed it the “boss tax.” Whatever you call it, Seattle has joined the growing ranks of cities such as San Francisco and Denver that have found cre
Seattle has 4th highest bidding-war rate in US, report says 18 January 2021, 4:38 pm
More than 65% of Redfin offers in the Seattle area faced a bidding war in December, the fourth-highest rate in the U.S. according to the real estate firm. The area trailed only Salt Lake City, San Diego and San Francisco/San Jose. The bidding-war