A local chef — now retired — once commented that a perfect restaurant would have “no customers and no employees.” A cynical view, perhaps. But it elegantly captures the challenges of running a restaurant. Culinary entrepreneurs have to be so much more than good cooks. 


The Seattle-based clinic makes the list of WA's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2017.

Steve Vissotzky, managing director of Hyatt Olive 8 and Grand Hyatt Seattle, says the hospitality leader is open around the clock. And not just for guests.

Although health care is serious business, Accolade — a health care concierge for employers, health systems and health plans — doesn’t take itself too seriously.

An online marketplace for entrepreneurs, Bonanza offers a benefits package that’s comparable to other technology companies that tend to be a lot bigger. Employees don’t pay monthly premiums for health care.

Sustainable Interiors is a small business, but its benefits package includes a SIMPLE IRA in which the company matches employees’ contributions dollar for dollar up to 3 percent of their salary.

Axon’s discretionary paid time off is built around a simple concept, says VP of People Operations Gretchen Mastellon. “We hire adults and we want to treat them like adults.

Committed to contributing to humanity through high-impact artificial intelligence research and engineering, the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, or AI2, often finds itself competing for talent with companies such as Google and Amazon.

Where do sports teams go to celebrate victories? Disneyland, of course. So it makes sense that this past February, Pushpay flew its 200 employees down to the “happiest place on earth” to celebrate the company’s hitting its goals.

When it comes to benefits, Stacey Klimek, VP of people at PayScale, doesn’t think the company’s unlimited personal time off is that unusual.