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Interested in working for an organization committed to growing from the inside out?  West Coast Careers is hiring for multiple positions and you might just be the perfect fit for our organization.

Are you fanatical about customer service?  Enjoy developing business relationships?  We want to hear from you.  We are seeking devoted, client-centered individuals for an Office Manager and Recruiter opening in our Lynnwood office.

#Recruiter – #”West Coast Careers” – Come Join the Leaders!

The $100 billion #staffing industry continues to provide exceptional income opportunities for sales professionals who demand high levels of performance from themselves, and have the skills and work ethic to work at high levels, for sustained periods of time.  Approximately 90% of all companies in the US use some sort of staffing services.  The industry estimates overall revenues in the $70B-$100B range.

West Coast Careers is a local, boutique #”sales staffing firm” that places sales professional with leading national, regional and local employers.  We are currently seeking to expand its staff due to increased demand and growth targets.  We represent outstanding employer clients!  Our client list reads like a who’s who of the best of the best.  The staffing industry is an extremely lucrative, fast-paced industry for those who enjoy a challenge and like working with people.  As a “full desk” recruiter, you will play a pivotal role in pioneering long lasting employer client relationships, aiding candidates with their job search and assisting employers our existing employer clients with their staffing needs.


The success at West Coast Careers is a direct reflection of the quality and skill of the people we hire, paired with the extensive training we provide.  Our structured initial, and ongoing training program is well-suited for very driven, hardworking, financially motivated, bright, outgoing individuals with a strong work ethic and who are interested in developing a lucrative and long-term career.  You will receive extensive one-on-one training during your first six months on all topics related to building your recruiting practice.  Work side by side with leading recruiters who have 30+ years of recruiting experience combined here in the Seattle market; you can’t put a price on experience and the knowledge you gain here is invaluable.  You learn about: Recruiting, Account Generation, Negotiations, Compensation structures as well as High Level Sales skills.  At West Coast Careers we make a strong commitment to provide all the tools necessary to ensure the success of every Recruiter.  We leverage technology to make your job efficient and productive.

Excelling at West Coast Careers means more than just financial rewards, management opportunities are also available.  Come join a team where 1st year Recruiter’s can earn up to $70,000, where 2nd year Recruiters will have the opportunity to earn in excess of $100,000.  In addition to these financial gains, you will enjoy an enormous amount of company wide recognition, and the opportunity to grow into a leadership position.  This is a fast-paced, fun-company that offers you the ability to work for a privately held, locally owned firm where results are recognized, and performance dictates your pay.  Our plans for growth are laid out, now is time to execute!  Are you in?  We are hiring tomorrow’s leaders, today!



  • Proven track record of success in a sales environment where new client acquisition was required
  • Zero call reluctance
  • Professional communicators
  • Financially driven sales people willing to work hard to build their practice
  • Independent decision makers
  • Industry experience nice, but not required
  • Team players, not clock watchers
  • Slackers need not apply


CALL (425) 672-4200 or (206) 624-JOBS to set up your interview.  Ask for Ed Beaulieu or Chris Shablak. Please be prepared to provide 3 professional references prior to your first in person interview.


To apply online email your Microsoft Word resume to us at or

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You put in countless late nights in the library, long hours in the lab and spent a lot of money on books you barely used.  What kind of ROI can you expect from your undergrad degree.  Below you will find a breakdown of the highest valued undergrad major programs – some may surprise you, but many will not.

According to our neighbors at PayScale, the Top 10 undergraduate majors with the highest salaries are as follows:

Degrees Degrees
Annual pay for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees. Typical starting graduates have 2 years of experience; mid-career have 15 years. See full methodology for more.

On the flip side, the following majors were associated with the lower end of the spectrum were predominantly in the liberal arts realm, such as:

Spanish: $35,600 starting median & $52,600 mid-career median salary

Music: $34,000 @ start & $52,000 mid-career

Theology: $34,800 & $51,500, respectively

Elementary education: $33,000 & $42,400, respectively

Social work: $33,400 & $41,600, respectively

View the complete list.

#Account Executive for Leading #CDN w/ $100K Earning Potential

Our client is a growing web service and solution provider, known throughout the industry for its ability to manage, deliver, distribute and optimize business’ applications and content.  The Company’s products and services are currently utilized by over 3500 customers, from Fortune 1000 to the relatively unknown start-up; each organization relies on our client for its award-winning content management and delivery capabilities.

Internet use grows each day, increasing the demand for our client’s services.  The Company’s continued success has created many new employment opportunities in the Seattle market.  Currently, we are seeking a proven performer to help lead the Company’s sales team.  We are looking for an Account Executive with a strong background in business-to-business telecom sales.


  • 4 year degree required
  • 7+ years of direct sales in relevant market space
  • Successful background in business-to-business sales calling on C-Level DM’s in the telecommunications, data or internet industry
  • Exceptional organizational, written and interpersonal communication skills


  • Base salary in the mid $80K’s w/ strong commission structure
  • 1st year income potential exceeds $100K
  • Full healthcare benefits package- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401(K) plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Our client is looking to hire ASAP!

CALL (425) 672-4200 or (206) 624-JOBS to set up an interview today!


To apply online email your Microsoft Word resume to us @

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Careers” on #Facebook

To date, West Coast Careers has helped over 15,000 candidates navigate the #Seattle job market.  From #résumé help, assistance with #interviewing, confidential searches all the way to resignation assistance – West Coast Careers assists our candidates with the entire #”job search” life-cycle.

If you have helped grow West Coast Careers into one of Seattle’s Favorite Temp/Recruiting Agencies two years in a row, please CLICK HERE and become a fan of West Coast Careers on Facebook.

#Hiring an #”Office Manager” for Growing #Staffing Firm

West Coast Careers has an immediate opening for a professional, energetic and detail-oriented Office Manager for our Lynnwood office.  Our office is conveniently located near Alderwood Mall off of Hwy. 405 and I-5.  Enjoy a full view of the Olympic Mountains from our class “A” office building along with all of the perks you would expect from a professional setting.  We also provide free, underground parking for our Office Manager, breakfast’s on Friday’s as well as other benefits.  West Coast Careers offers a fast-paced and fun environment; you will truly enjoy your time here!

West Coast Careers was chosen by voters as a finalist for Seattle’s Favorite Temp/Recruiting Firm two years in a row and Favorite Snohomish County Company in 2008!

The Office Manager role will involve typical accounting and support duties, as well as other marketing oriented activities.  The ideal candidate for this role is highly motivated and has exceptional computer and customer service capabilities.  As you become more familiar with our company and client base, you will grow into new challenges and responsibilities.  West Coast Careers offers competitive wages, an excellent team-oriented environment, free parking and health benefits.

Job Description:

  • A/R, A/P and Payroll using QuickBooks Pro
  • Handle phone support; must be comfortable engaging with clients and professional job seekers alike
  • Write, post, and maintain open job advertisements on West Coast Careers’ website and other online job boards, such as Monster, CareerBuilder and others
  • Conduct Internet research
  • Maintain online Social Media presence
  • Maintain appropriate inventory of office supplies
  • Generate monthly and annual reports using Excel and QuickBooks
  • Type and proof correspondence and reports
  • Event planning for corporate events
  • Health Benefits administration


  • West Coast Careers is a non-smoking office, smokers need not apply
  • Experienced with QuickBooks with ability to perform bank reconciliations
  • Outgoing, upbeat, social team-oriented attitude
  • Professional image
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to juggle multiple, often competing, projects
  • Excellent technical aptitude including experience using Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator
  • Must live within reasonable location for commuting purposes


  • Competitive base salary $36K plus bonuses, depending on experience
  • 100% Company paid health benefits and vacation
  • Fun company sponsored social events!

Please provide three (3) professional references along with your résumé & cover letter.

CALL (425) 672-4200 or (206) 624-JOBS to set up an interview today!


To apply online email your Microsoft Word resume to us at

A little about us: West Coast Careers takes great pride in providing world class staffing services. With more than two decades of service in the staffing industry, we are committed to providing excellent service to those candidates seeking to make a job change.  From Entry Level to Senior Level – West Coast Careers is the provider of choice for our clients.


Outside Territory Sales Rep: Uniform Supply Sales –$55K Possible

Our client is a Top 5 branded-identity apparel organization, serving over 150,000 customers from growing local businesses up to Fortune 100 national accounts. The Company’s business apparel and facility services programs provide clients with rental, lease or purchase options for a wide range of apparel markets.

We are currently seeking talented sales professionals for an Outside Sales role for the Company’s Bellevue area territory.  As an Outside Territory Sales Rep. you will assist the Company in building a positive and consistent image throughout customers’ organizations by providing quality, value-added products and services.  This client has over 100 years of stable growth and is forecasted to triple in size in the next five years.

If you are interested in becoming a member of a rapidly growing organization, consistently voted one of the “50 Best Companies to Work For” with the best pay in the industry, contact West Coast Careers to schedule an interview.  This is an excellent opportunity and our client deserves a top performer! Don’t hold back, brag a little – include statistics, awards, promotions and rankings to demonstrate your history as a high achiever!

Job Duties:

  • Work with Sales Manager to establish sales strategy and tactics resulting in new business generation
  • Meet or exceed annual sales targets and avg. weekly revenue quotas
  • Ensure successful installation and transition of accounts to service team
  • Analyze and meet customer and prospect needs through proposals, negotiations and business contacts
  • Continually grow and develop professional abilities


  • 3+ years of B2B outside sales experience, industry related a plus
  • Demonstrable history of success in sales
  • Driven and enthusiastic
  • Solid prospecting foundation with excellent relationship building skills


  • Excellent base salary plus commissions put 1st year on-target earnings from $55K
  • 401(k) plan w/ Company Match
  • Comprehensive benefits package; includes Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Car Allowance
  • Expense account
  • Company paid training program
  • Laptop
  • Cell phone


Outside Sales Executive – Top Ranked Technology & Services Company $60K

Exceptional opportunity with a key division of the world’s leading document management and services enterprise.  Our client has the rare combination of a small business atmosphere paired with global brand recognition.  With over 1200% growth in just 8 years, this client boasts the highest customer retention rate of any publicly traded company!

This Company offers a comprehensive range of document management systems and services, including document work flow and storage software, fleet and facility management services.  This is an excellent opportunity working for a global leader in the growing enterprise technology and service segment.  Currently, our client is adding to staff and is seeking an experienced Sales Executive to help lead the attack on the Seattle marketplace.  We are seeking candidates with demonstrated success in sales to help propel this award-winning sales team to new heights.

This is your chance to contribute your skills to a world-class organization with offers all of the benefits and reputation of a Fortune 500 organization with the atmosphere of a small business.  Sales Executives are supplied with a list of designated and target accounts; your main focus is on client retention, account expansion and increasing market share within your account base.

Job Duties:

  • Foster revenue growth through the presentation and sale of the Company’s technology and service capabilities
  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding monthly sales quota and adherence to Company’s sales objectives
  • Enter daily sales activity into Company’s CRM
  • Continuously nurture and grow sales pipeline through cold-calling, networking, referrals and prospecting.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, though not required
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Driven and competitive with exceptional work ethic, must be self-motivated and comfortable working with little direction
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Prior experience in an outside, B2B metrics driven role strongly preferred
  • Must have a valid Washington state driver’s license and clean driving record


  • Base salary plus uncapped commission plan
  • Industry leading training program
  • Conservative 1st year earnings targeted @ $60K
  • Auto allowance
  • Comprehensive benefits plan includes Medical, Dental, Vision and 401(k)


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