Changes coming to Healthy Incentives 

Last summer, we asked you for your input on our health and well-being program. With the support of our labor partners, we heard from more than 2,400 employees throughout the County.   Thank you for sharing your candid feedback. Getting your input is an important part of our commitment to Investing in You and essential to continuous improvement.…

Recruiting new employees from King County’s “Communities of Opportunity” 

Crossposted from Inside Transportation  As part of the ongoing work to dismantle racial injustice that can persist in our policies and systems, KCDOT recently partnered with staff from the County’s Communities of Opportunity initiative and WorkSource to recruit new employees for entry-level and journey-level job openings.  More than 170 jobseekers received valuable information about jobs and tips for applying…

KC eLearning improvements launched 

If you haven’t checked out KC eLearning lately, it’s a great time to log on. With thousands of courses, books, and videos, there’s bound to be something to spark your learning, build your knowledge, and increase your skills. As part of our commitment to you, we’ve been listening and improving the portal to make it easier and…

We will pay to train you 

Crossposted from Clean Water Stories  Our business is unconventional – and that works for a lot of our employees.  We get it. Any of us who work here at King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) have been asked what we do for a living – and we’ve seen the smirks and heard the giggles when…

Twenty-two employees celebrated at Bridge Fellowship ceremony 

The 22 graduates from the 2017-2018 Bridge Fellowship Program were recognized at a ceremony attended by more than 100 colleagues, family, friends, and senior leaders last week at the King Street Center in Seattle.  The Bridge Fellowship is an intensive leadership development program designed to enhance participants’ leadership skills and knowledge of County systems and operations, and…

All Are Welcome Here 

Crossposted from Metro Matters As King County Metro grows and changes in our role as the regional mobility provider, there’s something we’ll never leave behind: our commitment to keeping Metro safe and welcoming for everyone who uses our services or works here. The recent terrible events in Texas, New York City and elsewhere are grim…

2017 Annual Giving Drive: Youth

Crossposted from KC Employee Giving Many of us have heard the old adage, ‘it takes a village to raise a child,’ but how many of us have reflected on helping a child during the Employee Giving Program’s 2017 Annual Giving Drive? With three week to go, you can still do your part to create a…