Category Archives: Industry

Rural tech startups see success across the US.

TECH CRUNCH —  While tech startups have become synonymous with urban areas that offer improved access to talent, resources and infrastructure, the reality is that rural areas are also home to startups. This may come as a surprise to those who have ...

Amazon looks to the sky for expansion.

SEATTLE — According to The Seattle Times, online retailer Amazon is in talks with Washington-based Boeing to lease 20 of the company’s 767 jets to provide its own delivery service. Amazon declined to comment on the matter. The article cited cargo- ...

UPS packs on holiday jobs in Washington.

WASHINGTON — With the busy holiday season approaching, UPS is hiring in Washington. The delivery service is hiring for about 2,400 people in the state and offering retention bonuses for some jobs at its Redmond and Seattle facilities for seasonal empl ...

USPS has big holiday hiring plans in Seattle.

WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service (USPS) is hiring for the holidays in Seattle. The mail carrier is seeking to hire 790 people for a variety of seasonal jobs in the Seattle area. To keep up with holiday demand, USPS is offering a number ...

F5 Networks connecting new jobs in Seattle.

SEATTLE — Seattle application delivery networking technology company F5 Networks hired 135 people last quarter, and the good news is, the company is still hiring. F5 plans fill about 100 more jobs before the end of the year. Citing increased demand, co ...

CSA Group puts a new Seattle location to the test.

SEATTLE — Testing, certification and standard development provider CSA Group has opened a new, state-of-the-art laboratory in Seattle. The 17,600-square-foot facility will offer testing and product development services for commercial and residential lig ...

Salesforce expanding its workforce in Bellevue.

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Cloud computing company Salesforce is opening a new, larger office and engineering hub in Bellevue. Though no hiring numbers were given, company officials said the firm would be doubling its workforce in the Seattle area. “Th ...