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The Other Boeing: New CEO of Boeing Defense, Space, and Security Speaks Out about the Future

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by: Stephanie Pure, Northeastern University – Seattle, Senior Director of Business and Community Relations We in Washington are deeply familiar with the larger of Boeing’s two divisions, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. However, this week we got to hear from its other division known as Defense, Space and Security (BDS). Seven months ago, Chris Chadwick took the helm as CEO of BDS, ... Read More »

Volunteer to Fulfill Your Weekend and Yourself

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Have you ever had to weed for hours, clean windows, sweep steps, organize closets, scrub sinks, and pick up cigarette butts? We all have, at different points, done one or more of these but, how about doing all of the above so that a couple have the wedding of their dreams at a neighborhood arts & community center? Now that’s something ... Read More »

Closing the Skills Gap: Collaboration and Innovation Leading to Change

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Finding the job you want in the Seattle region — what’s in the toolbox for finding and getting that job.  How does your company find the employees it needs to prosper? Multiple articles and studies in recent months have highlighted two key facts: 1) there are a lot of unfilled jobs in this region; and 2) many people are trying to land ... Read More »

How I Overcame the Seattle Freeze and Made Girlfriends…and You Can Too

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Before moving from Southern California to Seattle, I started many an undecided morning with a Google search. As soon as I typed “Should I move”, Google knew Seattle was my potential destination. (Google’s other guesses were that I was thinking of moving to Canada or moving in with a girlfriend or boyfriend). Google could never make my decision for me, ... Read More »

Breed- Bullying: It’s the Pits

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What does Seattle think of America’s Most Misunderstood Breed of Dog? Seattle is truly a city that has gone to the dogs.  Seattle is home to 45 dog-friendly hotels, 150 dog-friendly restaurants and Kenmore Air even allows canine passengers to sit next to their owners. Seattle-based companies such as Amazon and Jones Soda allow their employees to bring their dogs ... Read More »