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AT&T to Invest Approximately US$3 Billion in Mexico to Extend Mobile Internet to 100 Million Consumers & Businesses by Year-End 2018

In a meeting today with Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto, AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson announced that AT&T plans to invest approximately US$3 billion to extend its high-speed, mobile Internet service to Mexico, covering 100 million people in Mexico by year-end 2018. This is in addition to the US$4.4 billion AT&T invested earlier this year to acquire Iusacell… Continue Reading

‘Six Degrees of Innovation’; the Six Business Model Features Companies Need To Innovate

Research supported by AT&T reveals predictive model for innovation June 25, 2015 — AT&T commissioned a study to help companies innovate and make the most of technology. The results show that innovation happens where companies have one or more of six business model traits – “Six Degrees of Innovation”. The University of Cambridge Judge Business School carried out the research.… Continue Reading

IKEA SECURES CONTRACTORS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF NEW, UPDATED STORE AT SWEDISH RETAILER’S CURRENT LOCATION IN RENTON

IKEA Hires Deacon Corp as General Contractor for New Renton Store IKEA announced today that they have finally hired contractors for constructing a new, updated store in Renton. The new Ikea store will be built to replace its current store as the Swedish retailer’s Seattle-area presence.  The new IKEA store will be built in part of… Continue Reading

The Lions Den Seattle and Tom Douglas Launch Round Two for Start Up Submissions

The Lions Den Seattle by Tom Douglas and Jeri Andrews Announces 2nd Round The Lions Den Seattle is a lot like the City of Seattle.  The Lions Den Seattle and the City of Seattle have always been at the precipice of innovation. A brainchild of Tom Douglas, of Tom Douglas Restaurants, and Jeri Andrews, entrepreneur and… Continue Reading

Fair Work Center launches to help workers navigate Seattle’s new labor laws

Fair Work Center Nonprofit will partner with new law clinic at University of Washington SEATTLE—With new wage laws now in effect in Seattle, the nonprofit Fair Work Center has launched to help workers better understand their rights and the city’s labor standards. “Seattle is fortunate to have a suite of newly adopted labor laws, including… Continue Reading

Motion Picture and TV Industry is Responsible for more than 37,600 Jobs in Washington

Motion Picture and TV Industry Directly Employs More than 8,500 Local Workers and Paying $348.5 Million in Wages Supporting TPA and Strong Trade Agreements Will Boost Washington’s Film and TV Economic Sector  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, as Congress continues to consider Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation, the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) is… Continue Reading

NFL HALL OF FAMERS GET ALL-STAR TECH DEMO IN “STARTUP NATION”

New England Patriot’s Owner Robert Kraft Brings Delegation of 19 NFL Hall of Famers to Meet with Ten Leading Startups in Jerusalem with Mayor Nir Barkat OurCrowd, equity crowdfunding platform and investor in Israeli startups, together with Jnext – the Jerusalem Development Authority program supporting and promoting tech-entrepreneurship in the city, hosted 19 members of… Continue Reading

Five Steps to Integrating Coaching into your Talent Management Strategy

by Renée Robertson Coaching means many things to many people. Many times a certain technique that is referred to as “coaching,” isn’t really coaching at all; it’s actually counseling or feedback. For example, you may have heard or had this happen to you – a manager will say, “Let me give you some coaching around… Continue Reading

First Choice Human Resources HR Firm Announces Rebrand and Relaunch

First Choice Human Resources, formerly Human Resource Works, relaunched May 2015. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS (June 18, 2015) – First Choice Human Resources, formerly Human Resource Works, recently announced its rebranding and relaunch. The rebrand is part of the firm’s organization-wide restructure, designed to bring more efficiency and affordability to its clients. “We evaluated the problem… Continue Reading

National “Small Business Revolution” documentary project features Seattle craft beer maker Reuben’s Brews

Reuben’s Brews Owner Adam Robbings among 100 business builders featured in yearlong campaign celebrating the crucial role of small businesses in our communities Seattle – June 9, 2015 – When the craft-brewing bug bites, it’s sometimes hard to think of anything else. With new recipes, beers and methods always developing, it’s no surprise that the… Continue Reading