Posts Tagged: employment agencies in Portland

Strategies for Impressing Your Boss and Advancing Your Career

Do you want a raise? Do you want to advance in your career? Good! Now get ready for some real work. Yes, impressing the boss — the right way — does take work on your part. Impressing your supervisor with empty flattery or agreeing with everything he or she says does little to impress and… Read More »

How to Deal with Rising Workers’ Comp Costs

It’s no secret that workers’ compensation costs are a major headache for companies struggling to keep the lid on spiraling expenses. It becomes even more troubling when the same medical procedures often cost more under workers’ compensation than under other forms of coverage. Understandably companies are actively seeking ways to trim excesses in workers’ compensation… Read More »

Temp-to-Hire Staffing: What, When and Why You Should Consider It

Have you ever hired someone who interviewed well, had glowing references and then, for some inexplicable reason, just didn’t work out? What a waste of yours and your mis-hire’s time. What a waste of your money. You can avoid this type of scenario with a temp-to-hire agreement with a staffing service. Temp-to-hire allows you “try… Read More »

Creating a New Year’s Resolution for Your Career — and Following Through

It’s the last week of January. Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions? Whether you did or didn’t, why not make some resolutions for your career? Here are some suggestions: Why not make career planning a top priority? Yes, your family, making and keeping friends, eating right and exercising properly all are important. But your… Read More »

Five Tips for Setting Yearly Goals for Your Team

It’s well known that those who set goals — deciding upon them and then writing them down — have a great chance of achieving them. If you’d like to put together some goals for your team at work, here are some suggestions on how to do so. The best kind of goals to set are… Read More »