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Around The Table: Kaiser Permanente and Vulcan

March 20th, 2017

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on the new Roundtable companies, Kaiser Permanente and Vulcan. Kaiser Permanente Now Providing Care Across Washington We are happy to welcome Susan Mullany, president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington, to the Washington Roundtable board. One of the nation’s leading health care providers and… Read more

Around The Table: Seattle Genetics, Virginia Mason, Group Health, CenturyLink, and Boeing

March 3rd, 2017

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on Seattle Genetics, Virginia Mason, Group Health, CenturyLink, and Boeing. Seattle Genetics, Virginia Mason, and Group Health Named Finalists for Health Care Award Seattle Business has announced finalists for its 2017 Leaders in Health Care Awards. Chosen by a panel of judges, the finalists… Read more

Around The Table: Alaska Airlines, Boeing, and Microsoft

February 24th, 2017

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on Alaska Airlines, Boeing, and Microsoft. Universities of Washington and British Columbia Establish Urban Data Center to Advance Social Good The University of Washington and University of British Columbia announced creation of the Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative this week. The collaborative will bring faculty, students, and community stakeholders… Read more

New Ready Washington Video Features Career Pathways at McKinstry

February 22nd, 2017

The Ready Washington coalition released a new video highlighting the many career paths available to Washington kids upon graduation from high school. The video, “Career Ready: Job Pathways at McKinstry,” features Washington Roundtable member Dean Allen, CEO of McKinstry, a design, build, operate, and maintain firm in South Seattle. Over the next five years, Washington companies, like McKinstry, anticipate 740,000 job openings, the majority of… Read more

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Washington Roundtable @waroundtable1 day agoWA employers continue to create jobs – From 11/2021 to 11/2022, employers added more than 130,000 jobs – and they want to fill those positions with skilled WA workers. The problem: enrollment in post-HS education & training continues to fall. https://t.co/2X48yPJUEq #WAleg #WAedu https://t.co/Ug8uhN9CC8
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 days agoRT @WA4Equity: Want to see equitable hiring practices in action? Learn how @LEWISbuilds integrated hiring goals into its business plan and…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 days agoRT @DiscoveryEd: ✈️ On 2/7, go behind-the-scenes at three @Boeing manufacturing centers to meet #STEM professionals using groundbreaking te…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable3 days agoFind out how WA Roundtable Member @Microsoft empowers students to learn about technology and develop the skills to help solve some of society’s biggest challenges. https://t.co/qjdIFcdMge https://t.co/XQlwkqcTrt
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable4 days agoNew in @SeaTimesOpinion: Lower achievement and declining postsecondary enrollment cannot be the new post-pandemic normal. https://t.co/2X48yPJUEq #CredentialEssential #WAleg #WAedu @waOSPI @WA_SBE