REI, Perkins Coie among Seattle’s ‘best companies to work for’
Fortune magazine released its list of best companies to work for, and a handful of Seattle-area businesses made the list. REI, Starbucks, Microsoft, Nordstrom, Perkins Coie and The Everett Clinic were included in the top 100. Factors such as perks, pay rates and job openings were considered.
Four sites considered for farmers market
As the Wallingford community searches for a new farmers market location, OED provided assistance in narrowing the search and tackling logistical issues such as talking to nearby businesses. Currently, four different sites have been chosen for further consideration.
Top 10 reasons to run your own business
Inc. conducted a survey asking small business owners to sight some reasons on why they prefer to own their own business as opposed to working as an employee for a larger company. Their suggested reasons dives deeper into why nearly 600,000 new businesses are founded each year.
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