Having just celebrated Labor Day weekend, I thought it would be interesting to review how labor laws have shaped our current work environment. Most of us tend to think of Labor Day as the last holiday of the summer and look forward to the three-day...

Technology is changing the way we manage our health. It’s no surprise that the wearables market is growing at a rapid pace and is expected to exceed $51 billion by 2022.  The growth of the medical device market is driven by the aging population who...

What do you think are the jobs of the future? Here is a list of professions that may not be around much longer… Artificial intelligence, robotics and smartphone applications are changing the labor market.  As technology continues to evolve, these types of jobs are likely...

Consider hiring a U.S. veteran for your next open position. Veterans are disciplined team-oriented players that can add value to any employer's business. Here are some reasons why veterans make great employees: Trained Leaders The military trains people to be leaders. Veterans understand how to manage, motivate,...

Whether you're a business owner, a manager, or a co-worker, you've most likely felt the stress and anxiety that come from facing the need to initiate a crucial (and possibly uncomfortable) conversation. A crucial conversation is any conversation where the stakes are high, emotions run...

We make many decisions throughout the course of a day.  Some are small and inconsequential while others are large and can affect peoples’ lives and wellbeing. At some point in our careers, we have all made decisions that just did not work out the way...

The average professional spends 31 hours a month in meetings.  Many of us find that meetings can be full of talk, with little focus and no outcomes. If you’ve ever sat through one of those meetings, feeling like it’s a waste of time and a...

CIO’s are focused on meeting the upcoming deadline for the EU’s new stringent data privacy laws. The compliance requirements are onerous. They not only cover in-house processing and storage, but extend the same requirements to cloud vendors and third-party partners. What is GDPR? Global Data Protection Regulation...

As 2018 begins, business leaders will continue to be challenged to keep pace and adapt to the rapidly changing technology landscape. New technologies are requiring companies to evaluate employee skillsets and offer new training to staff with legacy skills, hire subject matter experts and contract...

The employees at DCS are compassionate about donating their time, energy, and money to help make the holidays brighter for those in need. Each year, DCS teams up with a variety of charity organizations in both Seattle and Austin.  “Throughout the year our team is...