Career Path Services Honored by Seattle Business 100 Best Companies To Work For 2012 Award

SEATTLE – (June 15, 2012) – Career Path Services won 2nd place in the Non Profit category at Seattle Business’ 100 Best Companies to Work For 2012 awards dinner June 14, 2012, held at The Westin, Seattle.

“The companies on our 100 Best Companies To Work For list have created better workplaces by addressing such issues as communications, leadership and culture,” said Leslie Helm, editor of Seattle Business. ”As the economy recovers and competition for talent intensifies, these companies will have an edge.”

Top Non-profit Companies

  • 1st Place – Holy Names Academy – Seattle, WA
  • 2nd Place – Career Path Services – Spokane, WA
  • 3rd Place – SightLife – Seattle, WA

“Any team that plans to win year after year, whether it’s the Seattle Seahawks or one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, has to have a philosophy and communicate it to the members of the team,” said Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, the keynote speaker. “If people don’t know your philosophy, your vision, how are they going to know what you want them to do,” he said, speaking before an audience of more than 800. Carroll is author of Win Forever: Live, Work, and Play like a Champion.

Thousands of employees of nominated companies filled out surveys administered by Seattle-based Gilmore Research Group. From the calculated research, a distinguished panel of judges chose the top companies. Winning companies were recognized for setting the standards for leadership, benefits, work environment, innovative training programs, happiest employees and more.

A full list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For 2012 can be seen on

About Career Path Services

Career Path Services is a private non-profit incorporated in the State of Washington with a mission to help individuals and organizations meet their employment goals. Funded by federal, state and other grants, Career Path Services provides services at no cost, although eligibility requirements may apply.

In business since 1971, the organization annually helps thousands of individuals find their career and employers find the employee(s) they are searching for. Career Path Services provides resources for businesses and job seekers in 16 locations in Washington State:

• Corporate Headquarters, WorkSource and WorkFirst Spokane, serving Spokane and Lincoln Counties
• Colville, serving Stevens , Ferry and Pend Oreille Counties
• Omak, serving Okanogan, Chelan and Douglas Counties
• Tri-Cities, WorkSource Columbia Basin, serving Benton and Franklin counties
• Kent, White Center, Auburn, Renton, Rainier, and Federal Way serving King County
• Lakewood and Puyallup serving Pierce County


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