As of May 19, 294 University Place residents have been hired for some of the temporary security positions that will be required for the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay from June 15-21, 2015. [Read more…]
As families prepare to honor fallen service members this Memorial Day weekend, Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington reminds the public that scammers have their sights set on ripping off military personnel.
Con artists often use malicious tactics to steal the money and identities of deployed troops and military families. [Read more…]
“Steilacoom will soon have another restaurant. Expect a summer opening for De La Terre, from Blake Lord-Wittig and fiance Rajona Champatiray. The restaurant will open in the space vacated by La Creme Brulee.” Read the rest of Sue Kidd’s story at The News Tribune’s website.
Seven Washington employers will receive recognition from the state Employment Security Department for hiring veterans. Agency Commissioner Dale Peinecke announced the award recipients this week in conjunction with National Military Appreciation Month and the upcoming Memorial Day holiday. [Read more…]
DuPont, Wash. — As the Pacific Northwest hosts the second of the four major golf championships next month, Better Business Bureau wants to make sure fans stay on course when it comes to buying tickets and renting homes. The week-long championship will take place at Chambers Bay Golf Course, and 30,000 fans are expected to attend each day from June 15-21. [Read more…]
Washington’s unemployment rate for April dropped to 5.5 percent, on a preliminary, seasonally adjusted basis, according to estimates by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. At the same time, the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 5.4 percent. Unemployment in the Seattle/Bellevue/Everett area was 4.3 percent. [Read more…]
“JayRay, a Tacoma-based communications company, was recently recognized by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts’ Communicator Awards.” Read the rest of the story at the Business Examiner website.
In celebration of Armed Forces Week, Comcast NBCUniversal announced this week that the company is committed to hiring 10,000 reservists, veterans and their spouses or domestic partners between 2015 and 2017. The new employees will work in a variety of positions across all levels of the organization, including network engineering, technology, operations, theme parks and resorts, programming, customer service, marketing, human resources, and other careers. [Read more…]
Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington is still accepting entries and nominations for the 2015 Business of the Year Torch Awards—but only for a few more weeks.
Each year, one business in each of our three regions is selected to receive this prestigious award because of its dedication to excellence in the marketplace. [Read more…]
There’s a hunger among entrepreneurs to find financing to get their business off the ground or take the next big step in their expansion plan. Across the country, thousands of small businesses are searching for term loans, equipment financing, lines of credit, invoice financing and real estate loans to help them start, hire and expand. Too often, they spend time they don’t have, cold-calling and door-knocking their way to a lucky break, to find the money they need. [Read more…]