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Hot demand creates staff opportunities at Seattle candle bar

Nicholas Guiang Mar 9, 2023
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Candle maker Colina Bruce of Noir Lux is thinking of "divvying out" some of her responsibilities to her team. Ed Jones/AFP via Getty Images

Hot demand creates staff opportunities at Seattle candle bar

Nicholas Guiang Mar 9, 2023
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Candle maker Colina Bruce of Noir Lux is thinking of "divvying out" some of her responsibilities to her team. Ed Jones/AFP via Getty Images
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In January, job openings declined slightly across the country. But for Colina Bruce at Noir Lux Candle Bar, demand has been stronger than expected, and extra staff could be a real help. But as Bruce looks to expand her team, she’d also like to give staff more room to grow.

“It’s always a challenge to figure out what are the things that I can kind of outsource or divvy out to take off of my plate,” Bruce said. “And we’re at the point of really looking at folks who have been a part of our staff a little bit longer and trying to find ways to present them with leadership opportunities.”

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