Western on the Peninsulas Open House

WWU on the Peninsulas Open House , Tue, May 2, 2017 at 6:00 PM You are invited to join Western Washington University for an evening to learn about available programs, scholarship opportunities, students resources, and more! Hear about all the new opportunities happening in your community and have a chance to speak with program experts. Free food and refreshments will be provided. Please click here to […] Read more »

Employer Survey requests feedback on OC graduate readiness

Olympic College (OC) is conducting an “Employer Survey” during April, May and June.  The objective is to collect information regarding employer opinions and satisfaction with their employees who received their education at OC.  The College is particularly interested in your views regarding the OC graduate and certificate completers’ experience and training. This input is critical to ensuring our programs are relevant and meet your standards. […] Read more »

Grow your business in seven weeks

The Washington Women’s Business Center will teach you how to start and grow your business during this seven-session course. Register now to learn how to manage, market and finance your business. You will learn how to write your business plan and network with other business owners. The seven-week course will meet every Thursday in Lakewood, Washington beginning April 27. Below are the course sessions and […] Read more »

Marketing to the Government : What to Give Government Buyers & Primes

DATE CHANGE! Now scheduled for Tuesday, April 25th! Marketing: What to give to Government Buyers and Primes? How does Social Media work in government contracting? Marketing to the public sector is different than marketing to corporate America. This class will help you understand what government buyers and prime contractors want to see from you. Get the tools you need to be successful! The class is […] Read more »

News & Events for April 2017

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Governor’s Summit on Career Connected Learning to Include Bremerton Meeting

Bremerton is one of 27 regions to discuss strategies to help Washington youth gain needed work skills, prepare for high-demand jobs. Local representatives from business and industry, educators, and community leaders are invited to discuss next steps to help young people gain work readiness skills needed to fill high-demand jobs. The local event will run from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 31 at […] Read more »

NUWC Industry Day – Focus on Ship/Craft/Boat Repair Small Business Partnerships

The audience is for ship repair contractors (NAICS 336611) in an effort to get them to apply for a Master Agreement for Repair and Alteration of Vessels (MSRA)/ Agreement for Boat Repair (ABR) which will allow them to bid on government ship repair contracts. (Click here for additional information) Time and Location April 19, 2017 0900-1100 U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Museum, Mary Bonnin Room, 1 […] Read more »

Poulsbo cyber range is a first for Washington

Kitsap Daily News POULSBO — Think of it as a shooting range for cyber security personnel. By year’s end, the Western Washington University campus at Poulsbo will be home to the first public cyber range in Washington state. Western Washington University made the announcement at the March 15 meeting of the Poulsbo City Council. According to Poulsbo City Councilman Ed Stern, it will be one […] Read more »

April KBF presents: CREATE YOUR SOCIAL EDGE: Using Social Media To Achieve Business Goals

      April 11, 7:30-9am Best Western Silverdale Beach Hotel, Silverdale Social media marketing can impact your entire customer life cycle. Success is built on highly-focused strategies that elevate your customer base, your brand, and your bottom line. Find out how you can gain the social edge and achieve your business goals. In this informative and entertaining session, you will learn to leverage these […] Read more »

Timely Management Tip: The Importance of Storytelling to Employee Engagement

THE CHALLENGE: Companies spend significant monies on ways to engage and retain their employees. By some estimates, almost 33% of the US workforce reports NOT being engaged in their work. This equates to lost productivity, poor work quality, and potentially lackluster customer service. THE SOLUTION: One solution that doesn’t cost very much is storytelling. Sharing stories about a company’s history, specifically its key milestones or […] Read more »