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Opportunistic Outsourcing

Business coach Peter Drucker was known for dispensing some sage advice that still rings true decades later: Do what you do best and outsource the rest. What comes to mind when you hear that mantra? An immediate list likely appears of all the tasks you know are not the greatest use of your efforts [...]

2019-12-09T17:26:45+00:00

The Dichotomy of Inertia

When it rains, it pours; most are familiar with this phrase.  It’s what we use to describe the inertia of negative circumstances building and snowballing. Can you think of the equivalent phrase used to describe the opposite? The experience of positive inertia? “Just look at the bright side”… “turn lemons into lemonade”… “there’s a [...]

2019-07-03T18:05:29+00:00

Seattle Growth Trends

The recent energetic construction activity in Seattle is likely to continue, reports the Seattle Times Seattle Construction Boom relying on a report recently released by the Downtown Seattle Association. There are 66 projects underway from SLU to SODO, of various kinds, but mostly apartments. Despite what some have called a "glut" of rental properties [...]

2019-02-21T18:28:43+00:00

Is a Slow Hiring Process Impacting Your Hiring Outcome?

There is a myth that companies should take their time when hiring candidates. That way, they can do their due diligence, weed out the poor performers, and find the very best. In reality, the opposite is true. The longer you take to fill a position, the less likely it is that you’ll land the [...]

2019-02-05T15:58:58+00:00

Construction Salary Data – Seattle Metro

As recruiters with a focus in the Seattle Metro Construction Industry, we have been busy! We at NW Recruiting Partners recently put together some simple salary data for one of our clients. Many people in the industry took new roles in 2017-2018. If you were one of them, perhaps this information will help you understand [...]

2018-09-19T04:12:44+00:00

Reference Checks

Most hiring processes require reference checks.  Not all of our employers require reference checks, but when they do, we offer the information below to help them.  We also provide complimentary reference checks for our clients! Request Professional References Only Candidates will typically provide you with close friends, however, it is best to have candidates [...]

2018-09-04T23:29:25+00:00