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Rightsizing WorkSource in an improving economy

Unemployment rate and total employment are two of WorkSource Spokane’s common gauges of economic health, but another number also is telling: 43....

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Gonzaga graduates find good fit with menswear startup

Three Gonzaga University alumni who earned business degrees at the Jesuit school here five years ago...

EWU sets application deadline for Aug. 1

With a record number of entering freshmen expected this fall, Eastern Washington University will clo...

Networking is more essential part of job hunting

Even in the best of times, millions of Americans are unemployed. And tens of millions more are just...

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Fulcrum Institute ramps up new training center

Fulcrum Institute of Spokane is working on a project that will have workforce-training, education, a...

Walmart’s shift pickup program lets some go FT

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. employees in Spokane and North Idaho are signing up for additional work hours through a corporate program called Open Shifts, which enables many to move from part-time to full-time employment, the Bentonville, Ark.-based company says....

Breaking female conflict stereotypes at work

Age-old stereotypes influence people’s everyday thinking whether they realize it or not, and this is often the case when it comes to interpreting female behavior in the workplace. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, women currently make up 46 per...

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Young restaurateurs cook up a fresh dining scene

With six years of college, four different majors, and no degree earned, Matt Goodwin still had no idea what he wanted to do for a living as he started bartending at Fast Eddie’s Bar & Grill in 2000....

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United Way cultivates emerging leaders

A Spokane County United Way-affiliated group of young leaders is helping to groom the next generation of philanthropists here....

Rising Stars: Brian Bean

Age: 32 Job title/company:  Ecova – corporate counsel; Craft & Co. Real Estate – owner/designated broker Education:  Gonzaga University, BA 2005; Gonzaga Law, 2010...

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