HOW TO HIRE EXTRAORDINARY EMPLOYEES: 7 RULES
There is simply no management task more important than hiring the right people. You don’t just want people who can do the job–you want people who will excel, and whose contributions will help you and your company reach the highest levels of success. Listed within this article are essential tips on how to spot, define, and retain the employees that will have a positive impact on your business.
WASHINGTON FIGHTS TO KEEP TOURISM ALIVE
Without the help of a state tourism bureau, businesses and destinations in Washington are on their own to find new ways to attract tourists. A social media campaign is aimed at bringing people from Vancouver, B.C. and Portland to Washington. It’s organized by the Washington Tourism Alliance, a new non-profit trade group funded by volunteers, Port of Seattle, Boeing and others. Tourism is a $15 billion a year industry in Washington that generates $1 billion in tax revenues.
COMING: SEATTLE’S DENSEST RESIDENTIAL BLOCK
Seattle’s most densely populated neighborhood (that would be Belltown) is about to get even denser with a 298-unit, 27-story residential apartment tower at Third and Cedar Streets. The quarter-block parcel is occupied by a handsome one-story building that housed the Washington Lung Association. It will be separated from an existing 26-story condominum building by a narrow alley, creating the city’s densest single block.
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