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
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
As the world buzzes about company-wide layoffs, lagging user growth, and a possible acquisition, Twitter has invested in their Boulder team in the form of a 30,000-square-foot office in the heart of downtown Boulder. Photo by Haley Gray
On a sunny Monday afternoon, a cluster of software engineers and marketing professionals gather around four taps: two for kombucha, two for local beer. Cold, carbonated beverages in hand, they migrate to the patio to admire the human-dwarfing mountains from their office’s two-story suite. This is...
October 6 2016, 10:12 AM
—Photo by Lucy Beaugard
As Colorado’s recreational marijuana market moves away from its start-up phase, it’s experiencing some of the struggles you’d expect from any evolving industry.
More than two years into non-medical legalization, we’re witnessing some concerning developments that show how much work is left to do...
July 8 2016, 10:40 AM
—Courtesy of Fancy Tiger Crafts
Fancy Tiger Crafts was supposed to be a South Broadway coffeehouse.
Jaime Jennings was searching for a lease with then-partner Matthew Brown, planning for aromatic pour-overs in the emerging Baker neighborhood. But Jennings had a side-room project in mind: an alcove of colorful yarn fibers and a...
June 16 2016, 3:30 PM