New Olympia nonprofit to help job seekers in IT

Puget Sound’s already bustling IT industry continues to grow, and a new Olympia-based nonprofit aims to help local job seekers get a leg up in the field.

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New CEO front and center at Goodwill Ready to Work luncheon

Goodwill of the Olympics & Rainier Region held its annual Ready to Work Luncheon today, with new president and CEO Lori Forte Harnick front and center as the Tacoma-based nonprofit announced a...

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MultiCare, mental health provider Navos announce affiliation

MultiCare Health System has formalized an affiliation with Seattle-based mental health provider Navos.

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Small biz optimism maintains in latest U.S. Bank survey

According to the newest U.S. Bank Small Business Annual Survey, entrepreneurs across the country are encouraged, sensing growth opportunities and preparing for capital investments.

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Small Businesses gathering, learning

Small business owners often learn company lessons by listening to each other. Such is the case this week during a "Summit" being held in Tacoma.

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Business tools added to City of Tacoma websites

The City of Tacoma has added two new business intelligence tools on its Community and Economic Development Department webpages.

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VIBE business plan competition finalists announced

Five teams have advanced to the final round of the inaugural VIBE Business Plan Competition.

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TrueBlue posts first quarter decrease in revenue

TrueBlue has announced its 2017 Q1 results, with the loss of business from Amazon continuing to impact the company's revenues.

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Longshore workers to vote on extending PMA contract

Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union — which includes more than 14,200 workers at West Coast ports — will have the chance to vote to extend their current contract with...

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Newest Spaceworks venture is Tacoma elopement chapel

Spaceworks’ newest backed company is a Tacoma entrepreneur’s small-scale wedding chapel — a venture she hopes will give couples the courage to marry who and how they wish.

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