For fifth consecutive year, Washington’s high-tech industry adds jobs
TechAmerica Foundation recently released its 13th annual Cyberstates report detailing national and state trends in high-tech employment, wages, and other key economic factors. For the fifth year in a row, Washington’s high-tech industry added jobs.
Hiring jumps, while job openings edge up slightly
New hiring rose in March to its highest level in more than a year while job openings moved up slightly, signs the job market is slowly improving.
Seattle tourism took a hit but should rebound this year
The local tourism industry took a hit in 2009, but is already experiencing a rebound this year. According to officials at the King County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the impact to Seattle tourism from the global economic recession was less severe here than around the country.
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