16 May

Software Developer Top Job In Seattle

Software developer is now the most common job in Seattle, replacing retail salesperson. More than 60,000 software developers work in the city. The job is dominated by men who claim more than 83% of the roles with no signs of shifting to women despite the industry’s efforts.  

7 May

David Marriott 1943-2018

  You have probably heard of Dave Marriott. Even if you don’t know his name you know his work. He’s the guy who worked on the high profile crisis management cases in Seattle for 40 years: Alaska Airlines flight 261, Amanda Knox, Nordstrom union busting and maybe 100 others. Dave died last week and we […]

1 May

Seattle’s Transformation Myth

The Seattle Times published another hand-wringer recently about the death of old Seattle. About 1,000 people move to Seattle every week, pushing out the lumberjacks. The loss of Seattle is topic number one in cloud town. Traffic and homelessness are the leading concerns but there are plenty of gripes underneath those two. The argument misses the larger trend […]