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EWU sets application deadline for Aug. 1

With a record number of entering freshmen expected this fall, Eastern Washington University will close the application for admission to new freshmen on Aug. 1. ...

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 one bit of bad news away....

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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, and job-placement components when it comes on line beginning next month, says Judith Gilmore, a Fulcrum spokeswoman....

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...

Rising Stars: Katherine Morgan

Age: 31 Title: President and CEO, Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce Education: MBA, Gonzaga University...

Rising Stars: Jason Beasley

Age: 38 Job title/company: COO and CFO, Magnuson Hotels Worldwide (MHW) Education: HLP - Harvard Business School; MBA - Eastern Washington University; BA in Finance -Gonzaga University...

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