It’s time to say hello and goodbye! After owning and running West Sound Workforce for 20 years, Julie Tappero is ready to retire. Rest assured that Julie has put a great deal of thought and energy into guaranteeing that your staffing … Continued
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In September, at the annual conference of the Staffing Association of Washington, Julie Tappero, President and CEO of West Sound Workforce and Sue Haugan, WSW’s Business Development Manager, were honored for their outstanding contributions to the staffing industry.
West Sound Workforce was recently honored at the YesVets Recognition Ceremony for its commitment to hiring veterans & military spouses. West Sound Wofkroce is the first company in Kitsap County to receive this honor!
Julie Tappero, President and CEO of West Sound Workforce, was honored as the 2016 Woman of Achievement for Business & Finance by the YWCA of Kitsap County at their annual event. Recognizing Tappero’s contributions to local job seekers, businesses, and … Continued
Nearly 80% of web users don’t actually read the webpages they visit The average webpage visit lasts under a minute. Finding the right person for a job starts with creating a great job ad, and these days, the internet is … Continued
With the holidays upon us, we often get questions from our clients about when, or if, they have to pay employees for working on holidays. When to pay employees for holidays, sick days or vacation days can sometimes be a … Continued
Over the last few years, there have been news stories about employees who have refused to perform aspects of their jobs that they felt conflicted with their moral beliefs. In New York, town clerks refused to sign marriage licenses for … Continued
We are proud to announce that West Sound Workforce has been certified as a Woman Owned Small Business/Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business by the National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC), the first national certifier of Women Business Enterprises! Over … Continued
Do you find employees texting or reading their emails during meetings? Is your office filled with the sounds of chirping, singing, and chimes as employee cell phones ring throughout the day? With over 90% of Americans owning cell phones, we’ve … Continued
The stores are filled with Back to School supplies. Summer is almost over, and before we know it, the kids will be hitting the books. Many high school students would like to have a job while they’re going to school. … Continued