Archive | March, 2015

Getting Hired at Boeing

In selecting the third company to profile in my “getting hired at…” series, the choice seemed obvious.  While the headquarters office might have left our fair city a number of years back, Boeing is still a massive player in the local employment scene — and while it may not quite have the sex appeal of […]

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Getting Hired at Amazon

Okay, for the next installment in my “getting hired at…” series let’s turn our sights to another local giant, Amazon.com, and discuss some of the factors involved in landing employment at that company and what the realities might be in terms of working there. From what I’ve witnessed, Amazon wrested away the “smart, innovative company […]

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Getting Hired at Microsoft

One of the things I constantly stress to my job hunting clientele is the importance of looking beyond just the “household name” organizations in town and doing the research needed to uncover some great small-to-mid-size employers worth pursuing.  There are nearly 140,000 companies in the Greater Seattle area alone, after all, many of which are […]

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