Hundreds flock to Amazon jobs fair in Kent

Susmita Diyali from Tukwila answers questions in a tent, waiting with others to go inside Amazon’s fulfillment center in Kent to apply for a job Wednesday. (Ellen M. Banner/The Seattle Times) By Ángel González Seattle Times business reporter Amazon.com is looking to hire some 50,000 good women and men to pick, stow and pack itemsContinue reading “Hundreds flock to Amazon jobs fair in Kent”

Starbucks in White Center aims to be launchpad for youth job skills

Starbucks manager Tim Webb, back to camera, watches as employee Loni Stubblefield operates an espresso machine at the White Center Starbucks, opening on Friday. (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times) By Janet I. Tu The coffeeshop Starbucks is opening Friday in White Center looks in many ways like any other Starbucks store. But to one side ofContinue reading “Starbucks in White Center aims to be launchpad for youth job skills”

Women entrepreneurs find Amazon Marketplace profitable, perplexing

Some 300 women gathered Tuesday at Amazon’s Seattle headquarters — the company’s first conference geared to women entrepreneurs who sell on Amazon’s website. Read more FULL ARTICLE