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Our client needed a former contractor to come back and fix an urgent problem and could not afford more than 10 hours of work but the contractor estimated 40 hours of work. We found a new contractor to get a 2nd estimate for our client. The new contractor was a very nice guy and said… Read more »

James Sturgeon, Account Manager After 15 years in the staffing industry this question has come up throughout the years.  Companies have ramped up their internal human resources department along with recruiting to try to do searches for technical talent on their own.  This is done based on the premise that it will save both time… Read more »

Bellevue, WA—October 19, 2017—Protingent® (, is excited to announce the company has relocated its corporate headquarters to Lincoln Plaza, Building A, 11235 SE 6th Street, Suite 220, Bellevue WA 98004. The new location is centralized to our client base. All email addresses and phone numbers remain the same. Please direct all correspondence and shipments to… Read more »

Cray is known for selling massive machines to government agencies, but its Urika-GX system is made to help companies — and one baseball team — understand their big data. Seattle-based Cray announced a new supercomputer Tuesday that appeals to commercial customers, a booming market for Cray. The company, long known for selling massive supercomputers to… Read more »

Engineers In High Demand At Top-Paying Companies Beef up your engineering skills if you want to land a job at one of America’s top-paying technology companies, as engineers are the most in-demand position at 15 of the 20 highest-paying tech companies. Online employment company Glassdoor compiled a list of the 25 highest-paying companies in the… Read more »

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Technology hubs dominate the job site’s ranking, with San Jose, Calif., and San Francisco on top. By Matt Day Seattle Times technology reporter Seattle’s technology-fueled job market is the third best in the country for job seekers this year, according to a report from salary data and recruiting website Glassdoor. But as with many of the… Read more »

NASA has funded eight advanced-technology concepts that agency officials believe could help transform space science and exploration. The high-risk, high-reward ideas — which received grants under Phase 2 of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program — include a possible way to induce a hibernation-like state in Mars-bound astronauts and a proposal to blast tiny spacecraft… Read more »

Many people misunderstand what job interviews really are. The interviewer is not just listening to your answers. They are examining behaviors and comparing them to their vision of the “ideal candidate.” From your handshake to your closing comments to your follow-up — all of it matters. They are watching to see if the skills you… Read more »