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Around The Table: Alaska Airlines, Comcast, Microsoft, PNNL

June 12th, 2018

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on Alaska Airlines, Comcast, Microsoft, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratories. Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden Discusses Company Plans in Exclusive Interview In an interview with the Puget Sound Business Journal, Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden used boxing gloves and a frayed old carpet to… Read more

NEW REPORT: The Path to 70% Credential Attainment

June 12th, 2018

Demand for workers with postsecondary credentials is higher than ever; 40% of Washington high school students earn a credential today. An estimated 40% of students from Washington’s high school class of 2015 will complete a postsecondary credential – such as a degree, apprenticeship, or certificate – by age 26, according to a new report from Washington Roundtable and Partnership for Learning. That number… Read more

Around The Table: Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Microsoft

May 30th, 2018

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, and Microsoft. Boeing Announces $54 Million in Grants and Sponsorships to Nonprofits Around the World Boeing is on track to surpass $200 million in total community giving in 2018. That is the news delivered by Boeing Chairman, President and CEO… Read more

Around The Table: Comcast, JP Morgan Chase, PNNL, Starbucks

March 23rd, 2018

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on Comcast, JP Morgan Chase, PNNL, and Starbucks. Three Roundtable Companies Make LinkedIn’s Top Companies of 2018 List The professional networking site LinkedIn released its Top Companies of 2018 list this week, and Washington Roundtable members are well represented. Comcast NBCUniversal (#7), JPMorgan Chase &… Read more

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Washington Roundtable @waroundtable4 days agoRT @OpportunityWA: Latest monthly state economic and revenue forecast report shows collections slightly ahead of projections, good job grow…
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