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    September 15, 2014

    Cannabis Calendar for the Week of September 15

    Cannabis activists and industry workers have a busy day ahead of them today and tomorrow, between the CannaSearch job fair and Colorado Board of Health rulemaking hearing, both of which are scheduled to start early tomorrow morning. And there's a lot more here for your dank datebooks, too. See also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    All aboard for the Crawford Hotel job fair

    Want to work in a piece of history? The Crawford Hotel -- the independent luxury hotel that will soon debut in the renovated Union Station -- will be hiring more than fifty employees before its July 12 opening. And from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 30 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, it will be ... More >>

  • News

    April 10, 2014
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    March 14, 2014

    Photos: Inside CannaSearch, Colorado's first-ever pot-industry job fair

    People from around the country took part in CannaSearch, Colorado's first cannabis job fair, at which twelve marijuana-based companies set up tables offering job opportunities. O.Pen Vape presented the event, and it was open for anyone ages 21 and older. Jobs included photojournalism, marketing, sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2014

    Teriyaki Madness opening in March in the University Hills Shopping Center

    "Our food is addictive, and our concept is fresh!" exclaims the website of Teriyaki Madness, a Las Vegas-based, fast-casual chain that focuses on scratch-made teriyaki sauces lobbed on proteins like chicken, pork, beef and tofu. "Teriyaki Madness is the frenzy experienced by our raving fans who desi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Photos: Ten best places to find a job in Colorado

    What are the best places in Colorado to find a job? The folks at the Nerd Wallet website have just released a list that attempts to answer that question, and surprisingly enough, several cities that almost always wind up on such rosters -- including Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs -- are nowher ... More >>

  • News

    October 24, 2013
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    June 6, 2013
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    March 20, 2013

    Izakaya Den holding job fair Monday

    Construction is moving quickly on South Pearl Street, with Izakaya Den slated to move into its new home next tosibling restaurant Sushi Den in late May. In the meantime, Izakaya is holding a job fair at its current location at 1518 South Pearl Street on Monday, March 25. See also: - Izakaya Den's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Photos: Project Homeless Connect draws thousands against backdrop of camping ban

    Thousands of homeless individuals in Denver came out to the Colorado Convention Center this week seeking services as part of an event called Project Homeless Connect. It's an effort by the city to actively reach out to those in need -- and one that comes after a summer of intense criticism tied to a ... More >>

  • Music

    July 5, 2012

    Kid Vegas

    The Resume

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Get a job! With Charlie Palmer's new Denver restaurants

    Charlie Palmer in the kitchen -- but not of 1631 Wazee Street.Bill Milne​Charlie Palmer will be opening two restaurants in the spot at 1631 Wazee Street that most recently had been home to Big Game (and Il Fornaio before that). District Meats will be taking over about two-thirds of the space, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Dress for Success, Fantastic Sam's open mini salon in Denver, helping unemployed get a job

    Rhonda Speers.​Rhonda Speers's story should be familiar those who've gone through hard times. After being let go from her temp job, she was involved in a car wreck. That led to surgery and slow recovery in the shadow of a crumbling economy. As such, she's been out of a job more than a year. B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    15 coolest résumés list includes Kendra Wiig's LEGO fish, despite not getting NetDevil job

    ​Getting rejected by a potential employer is disappointing. But getting rejected after building the company's logo out of LEGO pieces and submitting it as your résumé is even worse. Thus was the case with Kendra Wiig, who applied for the job of community manager last September for LEGO Unive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    DIA adds a few Colorado-centric carts and kiosks...and they're hiring

    Hammond's July candy cane​We've carped plenty about the lack of Colorado-created items at Denver International Airport, and a new program will not only introduce a few state-specific retail outlets, but will also be hiring some Coloradans to work at them at a job fair today. Over the next two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Who could possibly replace Oprah?

    ​Oprah is returning to her home planet this week. Or she's leaving daytime television. Or something like that. Everybody loves Oprah. Even if they've never seen her television program, they know Oprah is "truth." She's solid, she's the bridge between different cultures and the essence of what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Parole re-entry guide helps freed former convicts face mean streets, lean job prospects

    ​There's nothing quite like the transition from doing hard time to looking for a job in hard times. Every year, Colorado's prison system sends about 10,000 felons back to society -- and roughly two-thirds of them end up back in prison within three years. In most cases, their return is not due ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    One chapter book reviews: Work of Heart, chapter six

    ​Cindi Myers used to be a newspaper reporter, and in many ways, that's apparent in Work of Heart (how about that title, amiright?), her latest. For one thing, it's a "reality-based romance," which apparently means that the couple in the story is based on a real-life couple; more importantly, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Marijuana jobs: is an employment board for those who'll work for weed

    ​With all the medical marijuana centers and related businesses around, ganjapreneurs need access to a sizable workforce -- but where are they going to find those weed workers? is aiming to provide the answer through its new, online database of marijuana-related job postings. Think ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    The Yard House sets opening date in time for Christmas, continues hiring

    ​The Yard House, which started interviewing job candidates last week, is tentatively hoping to open for business on December 18, just a week before Christmas.

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Job creation is the goal of the State Fair Job Fair: Kenny Be's Worst-Case Scenario

    Slight changes to the scheduled attractions at the annual Colorado State Fair in Pueblo could transform the dated farm show into a much needed economy-boosting job fair...​ Big experience, extreme references and speed résumé would be the three main events at the State Fair Job Fair Olympics ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    SmartCo Foods job fair Tuesday

    The first SmartCo opened last week on South Parker Road.​SmartCo Foods -- the new grocery store concept started by California-based Smart & Final, and being tested out in Colorado -- is holding a job fair Tuesday to staff a hundred positions at locations opening soon in Centennial and Littleto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Andrew Romanoff job offers focus of House inquiry resolution

    ​It's getting to be a full-time job tracing the fall-out from the job offers dangled by the White House for Andrew Romanoff. According to Roll Call, House Republicans issued a resolution of inquiry last night demanding documents from the Justice Department on the White House's role in making ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Andrew Romanoff can't win primary, says Dick Wadhams, and Michael Bennet needs to fess up

    Dick Wadhams, scorching Dem earth.​According to Colorado GOP boss Dick Wadhams, there's a very simple reason why Republicans like Jane Norton have concentrated more on Michael Bennet and less on Andrew Romanoff in relation to the White House job offer scandal. Wadhams sees no scenario in whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Andrew Romanoff: "A great deal of misinformation was filling the void"

    Andrew Romanoff feels he's getting attention for the wrong things.​Andrew Romanoff's confirmation that the White House floated three jobs past him after he announced his intention to challenge Senator Michael Bennet in the 2010 Democratic primary isn't his favorite subject, and he admits that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    SmartCo Foods is hiring hundreds for its new Colorado stores

    A Flickr photo​After more than a hundred years of supplying restaurants in the West with discount groceries, California-based Smart & Final has started SmartCo Foods, and is opening its first five stores in various Colorado locations. Smart & Final already owns the Henry's, SunHarvest and Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Bad-mannered recession-era employers: Shmucks of the Week

    They're not outsourcing the layoffs à la "Up in the Air"... but they're not being much classier.​The state's job losses were more gruesome than previously thought, the Post reported yesterday, as updated stats showed an additional 17,000 lost jobs last year. So that's depressing -- especially ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Report: Computer geeks sitting pretty -- or at least not that ugly -- in the Colorado job market

    "I know my way around these babies. I'll be fine." Good news for at least some job seekers: The Denver Business Journal reported today that a recent survey by ConsultNet, an IT and engineering staffing agency, shows that 25 percent of surveyed companies expect to hire more IT and engineering staff ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Twitter Tuesday: Need a date, a job or the news?

    Back again with three more great Twits to follow for your burgeoning Twitter feed. And as always, follow us at @denverwestword, @cafewestword and @casciato. @TheDatingDr: If you're plagued by questions like, "Why can't I find that special someone?" and "Why do my dates always make excuses for hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    For Chrissakes, someone give Steve Perfors a job!

    White collar day laborers on Speer? At 6 a.m., Steve Perfors hit the streets of Denver looking for a job. Literally. As commuters were making their way into downtown this morning, they were treated to the unusual sight of Perfors, dressed as if attending a job interview, standing on the side of Sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Tony's Market seeking serious foodies

    Those of us who hang out within the walls (and behind the alleys) of Westword are peeing our pants right now -- and not because every news channel in Denver is scaring the shit out of viewers with their panic warnings to stay the hell off the streets.No, we're having bladder control issues because T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Unemployment project shows Rocky Mountain News is still slugging

    The decision by E.W. Scripps to put the Rocky Mountain News up for sale this past December was interpreted by most observers, including this one, as a the equivalent of a fatal diagnosis. But instead of slipping away peacefully, the Rocky is raging against the dying of the light. Today, the paper p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Rush Limbaugh, Peter Boyles see ideology behind Rocky Mountain News' troubles

    In his nationally syndicated December 5 broadcast, robust yapper Rush Limbaugh made mention of the Rocky Mountain News being put up for sale. "Did you see where Scripps Howard may have to close down the Rocky Mountain News?" he asked. "Propaganda organs are just falling by the wayside. The Obama ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    Wake-Up Call: Looking for work is hard work

    Today is officially Keep Colorado Working day – but where, exactly, are people supposed to be working? Yesterday, Intrawest Corporation– which runs Winter Park and owns Steamboat and Copper Mountain – announced companywide cuts. (Happy opening day, Winter Park!) And here in town, longtime b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2008

    Colfax Marathon Seeks New CEO

    The Post-News Colorado Colfax Marathon has gone through a lot of changes in its three short years, from course alterations to leadership swaps, and it looks like the organization that runs it is changing again. Earlier this week, the Colfax Marathon Partnership, Inc. posted a want ad for a new presi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2007

    Job Search

    The paranoia at the Denver Post is running high these days. The paper wants to cut 37 positions via buyout offers, but if not enough employees age 50 or older take the deal, executives have already said they'll achieve their goal through layoffs. As a result, younger staff members, who'll be disappe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2007

    Coming Home

    Casey Holden was sixteen years old when he got locked up on juvenile drug and theft charges. A series of problems while serving his time, including two assaults and cutting off his ankle bracelet when he was almost done, has kept him behind bars most of the last decade. For the past four years, he's ... More >>

  • Sports & Recreation

    March 25, 2004

    Best Sack of a Bronco

    Shanny's Adios to Daryl Gardener

  • Goods & Services

    March 25, 2004

    Best Place to Dress for Success

    Men at Work Suits Closet

  • News

    August 28, 2003

    The Message

    Take Two

  • News

    May 22, 2003

    The Long Road Home

    Why so many parolees go back to prison, and how a new approach could help turn them around.

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Get a Job

    Finding work is hard work.

  • Calendar

    June 6, 2002

    Layoff Payoff

    The Layoff Lounge concept helps job seekers get in the groove with potential contacts.

  • Goods & Services

    April 4, 2002

    Best Recipe for Success

    Work Options for Women

  • Goods & Services

    March 29, 2001
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    March 29, 2001
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    March 29, 2001
  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000

    Best job applications

    Denver Gov Online Job Application and Resume Management System

  • News

    November 4, 1999

    Follow That Story

    Halfway to Nowhere.

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    October 15, 1998
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