Conversations about transportation usually generate yawns from audiences but not in Seattle. Last week citizens filled an entire room at Seattle Public Library’s Central Branch for SDOT’s first “Where Are We Going” speaker series event. With transportation systems around the world being reimagined, Scott Kubly, SDOT’s new director thought it would be an excellent time to pause and reflect on larger trends emerging in how cities…
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Start talking transportation with people at a cocktail party or social gathering and you’ll likely see their eyes glaze over. As far as topics go, it’s one of the least sexy things you can bring up. While not the first topic on everyone’s mind, it’s a very important aspect of economic development and daily life. Last week I sat in on the Seattle Chapter of Young…
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While the Great Recession is quickly becoming a distant memory, a number of people are still caught up in its wake. Many still struggle to find balance and get back on their feet. Optimism is on the rebound however with new opportunities beginning to sprout up daily. To help improve my own job hunting skills and get a better understanding of the market’s conditions, I recently attended “What Are…
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Despite being a rather standard document in the job hunting process, resumes come in a variety of different formats. To shed light on the subtle differences I’ve researched a few of the common types and provided a brief summary of each below. Chronological Resume Often thought of as the default style, the chronological resume lists your most recent experiences followed by the next most recent. This…
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