June 16, 2022
Bremerton & Silverdale
Chamber Weekly Survey
Would a foot ferry between Bremerton and Bainbridge Island help your business?
(Please choose one answer)
Yes, to attract more staff
Yes, to attract more customers
Yes, to attract both staff and customers
Only a little
No, it would not
Not as much as more ferries to Seattle
Results from Our Recent Survey

How many more employees does your
business need to be able to serve
your current customer demand?
*Survey questions are run for 2 consecutive weeks to capture all of our readers.
The Silverdale and Bremerton Chambers are committed to learning how best
to serve our business membership and community. Your participation
in poll questions like these help us to work better for you! 
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Finding Workers to Sustain Economic Recovery
Published by the Association of Washington Business, June 1, 2022

As the economy reopens after a two-year pandemic slump, Washington employers face a new challenge: Too many jobs chasing too few workers.

“Labor shortage,” a catchall term, refers to the familiar post-pandemic phenomenon of a state with more job opportunities than workers willing to fill them. The short but severe pandemic recession disrupted business as usual, sending many workers to the online unemployment lines. Some will be back. Many won’t. Employers are meeting the challenge by increasing compensation, adding flexibility, automating, and upskilling their workforce.


Chamber Membership: Getting Out What You Put In
There’s a saying in chamber circles that a chamber membership is like a gym membership. You get out what you put in. You can’t join a gym, never go, and expect to have abs like Ryan Gosling. But is a chamber membership really like going to the gym? That depends on whether you like going to the gym or not.


WA Hospitality Association: What You Need to Know

Last Chance to Register: June 21st Membership Luncheon
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