Tourism and Rec

Don’t be scammed when planning that summer getaway

By Veronica Craker for TCAJOB Have you noticed the sun starting to set later in the day? Can you hear the chirping sounds of baby birds? If, like me, you’re counting down the days until spring, you’re probably already planning that summer getaway. Unfortunately, this is also the time when scammers are out trying to […]

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PNNL

Technology test drive: PNNL offers exploratory licenses

By Frances White for TCAJOB Signing a two-page agreement and paying just $1,000 can get U.S. companies an opportunity to test drive promising technologies through a new, user-friendly commercialization option being offered at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. PNNL is the only DOE lab to offer this option, called an exploratory license, […]

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Valedictorian finds niche in electrical engineering

By Maegan Murray for TCAJOB Lorenzo Luzi was 4 years old when he moved with his parents to the United States from Italy in search of better opportunities. But it wasn’t until he came to Washington State University Tri-Cities as a transfer student that he found his true calling in electrical engineering where his hard […]

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Saving for retirement

Living happier and healthier in retirement takes good planning

(StatePoint) — The conceptions and realities of retirement have changed a great deal over the past several decades, giving many seniors misgivings about the future. But your golden years can be happy, healthy and productive, say experts. “For many individuals, confusion, fear and an overwhelming sense of powerlessness accompany the prospect of growing old in […]

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Information and Tech

Protect your data by properly training your employees on cyber safety

By Paul Carlisle for TCAJOB Many large-scale manufacturers, construction, and fabrication companies integrate a safety program into their everyday operations — from morning safety meetings, ongoing worker training, to rewards systems for practicing safety measures. But many businesses, both large and small, fail to create even the most basic IT security program, even when the […]

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