Study seeks college-educated immigrants from Seattle
by Venice Buhain
Are you an immigrant with a degree from abroad who can’t find a position in the field you studied? Then the nonprofit World Education Services is looking for your input on a study on “underutilized” college-educated immigrant workers. The group is conducting a Knight Foundation-funded study on college-educated immigrant workers, and seeks respondents from the Seattle area. World Education Services is […]
Dec 16, 2014
Getting our priorities straight on local jobs
by Anna Goren
Seattle’s unprecedented construction boom isn’t actually creating many local jobs. Here's a plan to fix that.
Dec 1, 2014
Report finds youth left behind in new Northwest economy
by Anna Goren
Grassroots environmental group Got Green released a startling survey citing barriers to economic employment for immigrant youth and people of color.
Dec 2, 2013
Immigrant drivers switch sides in the taxi vs ride-share debate
by Jillian Stampher
Has the explosion of new ride-share services in Seattle hurt immigrant taxi operators? It depends on who they’re driving for.
Oct 30, 2013
Bringing manufacturing jobs back to the US, one water bottle at a time
by Sarah Stuteville
It was the middle of that dark week before the New Year. Christmas cookies were growing stale in tins on the counter and emails had begun to pile up again. But the news of a plea for help from a forced labor camp in China cut through my holiday hangover. The Oregonian reported that a Portland […]
Jan 4, 2013