West Sound Workforce is a professional placement and staffing service established in 1998 by Julie Tappero, and currently owned and operated by Monica Blackwood.West Sound Workforce is a woman-owned small business and certified by Washington State as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE).We have offices in Gig Harbor and Poulsbo, which began serving Pierce County and Kitsap County, and has grown to serve Mason, Jefferson, and King Counties as well.West Sound Workforce specializes in placing local residents with local businesses. We believe that promoting local employment is hugely beneficial to employers and employees alike, as well as our communities themselves.