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WA-Bothell, Seattle Genetics Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment …

For decent pay and job growth, consider optometry, elevator repair

If 2016 is looking like a good year to start a new career, may we suggest ... optometry?<p>The Bureau of Labor Statistics this month published its biannual Occupational Outlook Handbook, which ranks occupations by salary, required education and expected job growth between 2014 and 2024.<p>Optometrists …

With strong dollar, e-commerce, even weather, retailers can't catch a break

The Grinch didn't exactly steal Christmas from retailers.<p>But he threw a chill into it by making stores contend with 60-degree temperatures when managers wanted you to be thinking of a white Christmas and spending lavishly on sweaters and boots along with toys and electronics. Now, as retailers plan …

A raw deal: the female chefs challenging sushi sexism in Japan

Country’s sole sushi restaurant with women-only team throws down the gauntlet to traditionalists, one expertly sliced piece of tuna at a time<p>As Japan tries to revive its faltering campaign to close the gender gap in the workplace, one sector of the country’s food industry is proving staunchly …

Japan

6 factors that will shape the global economy in 2016

2016 will be a challenging and difficult year for the global economy.<p>Global growth is picking up somewhat after a number of weak years. A global GDP growth rate of 3.5%, the latest IMF forecast, is lower than the 4.5% average that preceded the decade before the great recession, but it is better …

Economics

Can Big Food Win Friends By Revealing Its Secrets?

The special holiday version of Hershey's Kisses, now on sale nationwide, is an icon of the food industry's past, and perhaps also a harbinger of its future.<p>Back when Milton Hershey started making this product, more than a century ago, it was a simpler time. He ran the factory and the sales …

Agriculture

Lower, longer and worse: Markets, commodities brace for a new year

Next year is going to be a biggie for the world's economies and markets.<p>The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries is in disarray and could lose all control of oil pricing in 2016. Britain will likely decide whether to wave goodbye to the European Union or stay put, and the Bank of England …

Europe

A man who spent $650,000 to have lunch with Warren Buffett says it changed his life in 2 big ways

The highest bidder gets to bring up to seven people to dine with the steak-loving business magnate at Smith & Wollensky steakhouse in Manhattan.<p>In 2007, Mohnish Pabrai, managing partner of Pabrai Investments, and Guy Spier, author of "The Education of a Value Investor" and manager of Aquamarine …

Self-improvement

Germans pessimistic about economic upside of refugee influx

A new survey has revealed that most Germans believe the influx of refugees will not provide an economic boost. So far in 2015, Germany has taken in …

North Africa

Inflation will be the biggest economic story in 2016

The year 2016 will be all about inflation.<p>When the Federal Reserve raised interest rates on December 16 it did so with inflation running below its 2% target.<p>The latest "core" personal-consumption-expenditures reading, which excludes the more volatile costs of food and gas and is the Fed's preferred …

Economics

How This Small Company Uses Big Data to Succeed

<i>This company was included in our Entrepreneur360™ Performance Index coverage.</i><p>Creative firms don’t typically embrace literal names. But in the case of Oakland, Calif.’s Enlisted Design, an agency that specializes in planning and birthing new products, the name says it all.<p>The agency handles …

Employment

The U.S. Is Still No.1 at Selling Arms to the World

The United States remains the world’s preeminent exporter of arms, with more than 50 percent of the global weaponry market controlled by the United …

North Korea