September 15, 2010

Check Out the Commercial Fishermen’s Festival This Weekend

If you’re interested in a commercial fishing job, the Pacific Northwest is that place to be, and this weekend you can learn all about this industry at the Commercial Fishermen’s Festival in Oregon. Located in Astoria, this event features some of the biggest names in the fishing world, including the celebrity captains from Deadliest Catch. […]

April 7, 2009

In the News: Southeast Alaska Tourism Taking a Hit

The reverberations of our nation’s economic recession are being felt around the country — including the northernmost state of Alaska. Alaska’s biggest tourist season is the summer, which typically sees droves of visitors coming for cruises, train tours and adventure vacations. This summer, however, early numbers are down — and travel experts aren’t optimistic that […]

September 2, 2008

Jobs in the Alaskan Fishing Industry

As promised yesterday, we’re kicking off our first full week at the new blog with an overview of all the industry information you can glean from the JobMonkey site. What better way to start our rundown then with a look at the fishing industry in Republican VP-nominee Sarah Palin’s state of Alaska? Do you love […]

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