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Category Archives: Employment

Hiring Older Employees is Smart Decision: Top 3 Reasons

Andrew Simon Simon Associate Management ConsultantsAndrew Simon Shows Employers How They Are Missing The Boat on Hiring

In the 2015 movie The Intern, Robert DeNiro starred as a 70-year-old widower who returns to the workforce as an under-appreciated and seemingly out-of-step intern working for a young boss played by Anne Hathaway.

Initially, Hathaway’s character can’t quite relate to this baby boomer who ditched retirement out of boredom, but by the film’s finale she comes to appreciate his skills and experience. 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

Is Bellevue Really All About the Artsy Intellectual?

A visitor to our great City of Bellevue writes that he’s loving Bellevue and wants to move out here. He prefers the best side of the lake to the west side of the lake and says that Bellevue is all about the artsy intellectual …. I’m not sure about that, but it would be cool… Continue Reading