The Office of Economic Development’s Daily Digest is a daily resource for business people. Here are three of our most clicked through stories for the week of August 4.
WHOSE BUSINESS CENTER WILL MILLENNIALS CHOOSE?
SEATTLE’S TEN BEST FOOD/DRINK NEIGHBORHOODS, RANKED
Seattle has many fine neighborhoods when it comes to eating and drinking, plus a constant string of new restaurants opening. Each neighborhood features unique and delicious eateries that host something for everyone. The research team at Thrillist has put together a list of the ten most scrumptious neighborhoods to dine in. Among the list are: Fremont; hosting favorites such as Revel and Bourbon & Bones. Georgtown/SoDo; featuring one of the country’s best cheesesteaks.
HOW TO FIND A JOB WITHOUT LOOKING FOR A JOB
There is a new matchmaker in town with a method of making employee-employer matches that may well change the way people engage with the often dreaded and largely outdated process of searching for a job. The cofounder of Seattle-based startup Poachable, Tom Leung, identified two major problems with online recruiting today and sought to solve them. “If you are a recruiter, it’s really hard to identify and engage with candidates who are not actively looking, but might be open to opportunities,” said Leung. Having launched in July, Poachable already has about 50 official companies on board, five of which are Fortune 100 companies.
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