Seattle-based tech giant Amazon announced plans for new fulfillment center in Aurora, where employees will pick, pack, and ship larger customer items. Photo courtesy of William Warby / Flickr via Creative Commons
One thousand full-time jobs will be coming to Aurora this holiday season, when the first Amazon fulfillment center will open for business. Employees will be paid 30 percent more than "traditional retail jobs and receive comprehensive benefits starting on day one," Amazon’s vice president...
January 24 2017, 3:25 PM
Set in Denver, two local novelists are bringing the detective genre to a higher elevation. Illustration by Lindsey Spinks.
Ever since the first trouble-seeking dame stepped onto the pages of Raymond Chandler’s novels in the 1930s and ’40s, Los Angeles has been the epicenter of noir. But two local novelists recently took on the task of weaving Denver into their ever-twisting plot lines. JoAnn Chaney’s first book, ...
Watch skis being made inside Meier Skis' new Denver factory; Photograph by Chris Kalback
The folks at Mountain Khakis think pretty highly of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The outdoor-apparel company’s founders came up with the idea for Mountain Khakis at the Shady Lady Saloon there, and a marketing video gushes about the town’s transformative effects (“where the wind shapes character...”)....
One-time Coloradans Andrea and Seth Hughes have become digital nomads, living and working full-time from their 25-foot Airstream trailer.
—Photo by Seth K. Hughes
Andrea Hughes wakes to the chime of her cell phone’s alarm clock. She rolls out of bed and walks to the kitchen to grind some coffee. After pulling back a curtain to watch the sun rise, she sits down in front of her laptop, cup of joe in hand, ready for an 8 a.m. conference call with her employer,...
This is still an option. Courtesy of Flickr
On Friday, the Colorado chapter of Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), a national nonpartisan group focused on environmentally sound business policies around energy, released a report showing that the clean energy sector in our state is alive and well.
The report, "Clean Jobs Colorado,"...
January 6 2017, 12:45 PM
Job seekers meet prospective employers at Vangst's job fair. The next one is January 19, 2017 at City Hall nightclub. Courtesy of Vangst
With the marijuana industry booming in Colorado and elsewhere, the sector is squarely in its, uh, growth phase. The question for employers now becomes how best to, well, weed out the best applicants.
That’s where Karson Humiston comes in. The 24-year-old recently landed in Denver from upstate...
November 23 2016, 10:50 AM
Work doesn't quite feel like work here in Colorado. Courtesy of Unsplash
Outside Magazine has confirmed what longtime Coloradans have known and celebrated for years: If you want a work-life balance, come to the Centennial State.
The venerable outdoor lifestyle publication has released its annual list of the 100 Best Places to Work, and Colorado is home to a stunning...
November 17 2016, 10:30 AM
Image courtesy of Civitas
As a resident of Denver for more than 30 years, Mark Johnson has seen some changes. The president of Civitas, a local urban design and landscape architecture firm, has had a hand in developing (or redeveloping) Commons Park, City of Cuernavaca Park, Larimer Square, Stapleton, Belmar, and many other...
October 13 2016, 2:20 PM