According to Catalyze Seattle, the Emerald City is a hotbed for tech companies. Yet just 17 percent of all tech companies in Seattle are led by women. While organizations like TechStars Seattle are trying to fix this imbalance, there are women who are leading by example. And there’s no better time than Women’s History Month to celebrate how the city’s tech women are defying all odds.
Jul 19, 2017 10:32:21 AMLearn more
There are lots of amazing things about being the boss, but it does occasionally come with some downsides and, for me, these include having to have tough conversations with my employees. Normally I’m pretty informal and like to think that I get on with my team really well, which makes it even harder when I have to put on my ‘boss’ hat and have an official conversation with someone.
Jul 6, 2017 11:47:13 AMLearn more
During the hiring process, recruiters or hiring managers come across all kinds of résumés: the good, the bad and the ugly, as we discovered when decoding résumé jargon . While you hope that there will be more in the good section than the others, the rise of common clichés appearing on résumés often puts paid to that. It seems that in a bid to stand out from the crowd, many job-hunters use language and clichés that don’t translate as well to prospective employees as they’d hope, instead making them stand out for less appealing reasons.
Jun 28, 2017 3:14:37 PMLearn more
Instagram is a global phenomenon that can be surprisingly great for small businesses. Here’s how to make it work for you.
Jun 1, 2017 11:14:02 AMLearn more
Team building activities are a great way to bring employees together, boost morale and potentially learn new skills. In order to retain employees’ interests, it’s important to keep these events new and fresh, allowing individuals to try something different and in some cases, somewhere different.
May 30, 2017 11:19:09 AMLearn more
Healthy, sustainable working practices are big news for big business, especially with Silicon Valley leading the way. But what about smaller businesses?
Apr 27, 2017 2:03:20 PMLearn more