Thank you to you, our employee audience

Our top stories and videos for 2020

Throughout 2020, the Department of Human Resources Employee Communications Team highlighted the professional accomplishments and successes of our employees, resources to help them navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, learning and advancement opportunities, and important events. These were shared in our twice weekly Employee News newsletter, the KC Employee News blog, and the King County Employees YouTube channel. Additionally, these same stories were also shared on the KCEmployees Twitter account and the King County, WA LinkedIn account.

Thank you to all our readers for engaging with our content, sharing it with others, and continuing to show us how we can provide you the information you need to succeed in your career, live a healthy life, and do great work for our residents and our community in what has been tremendously challenging year. If you have any story ideas, suggestions, or recommendations, please email us

The 10 most-clicked Employee News newsletter stories for 2020 were:

10. Unemployment fraud is escalating. Learn how to protect yourself – 853 clicks

9. Support setting up remote workspaces – 854 clicks

8. Administration Building to close in early 2021 – 897 clicks

7. New telecommuting resources site – 917 clicks

6. Get a flu shot this fall – 954 clicks

5. Guidance on cloth face masks – 1,037 clicks

4. Black Lives Matter silent march and general strike Friday, June 12 – 1,076 clicks

3. Governor Inslee COVID-19 press conference today at 2:30 p.m. – 1,174 clicks

2. Get to know the Voluntary Separation Program – 1,219 clicks

1. Emergency Deployment Program now available to support COVID-19 efforts – 1,248 clicks

The five most-watched videos were:

5. King County Affinity Groups – 557 views

4. Budget Update III: Dwight Dively – 582

3. Budget Update II: Dwight Dively – 705

2. Values: We lead the way – 1,084 views

1. Dwight Dively 2021-2022 Budget Update – 1,460 views