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Hire Purpose

Hire Purpose

Intense employee vetting and healthy conflict rocket StrataCore to the pinnacle of the 100 Best Companies list

On the surface, Aaron Loehr has a pretty straightforward management philosophy: Hire exceptional people and “let them do their thing.” In reality, it’s nowhere near that simple. Loehr, the founder and chief executive officer of Seattle tech company StrataCore Inc., relies on an in-depth battery of cognitive and behavioral testing to assess the strengths and…

Statshot: The numbers behind Washington state's charitable giving

Statshot: The numbers behind Washington state’s charitable giving

The charitable sector in Washington state creates hope for those in need, a personal sense of satisfaction for those in a position to give and also provides a sizable boost to the state economy. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at the state’s nonprofit community. 32,084: Nonprofit organizations in Washington state 22,343: Public charities 1,515: Private foundations…

On Reflection: Who will be  Our Pecora?

On Reflection: Who will be Our Pecora?

Lessons from the depression resonate today.

Eight years on, it seems were still trying to make sense of the financial meltdown, with films like Margin Call, The Big Short and Money Monster grappling with the facts, fixations and fury of that upheaval. A small Seattle theater company called The Repertory Collective joined the fray in March, noting how we confronted this…

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