Your Recruiting Brand Could Use Some Oregon Funk.

HR Capitalist

I HATED the Oregon University football uniforms when they first started going funky. The football team at Oregon is sponsored by Nike, who provides a distinctly unique uniform for each game that Oregon plays in. See the many uniforms this season of the Oregon Ducks by clicking here. I caught an Oregon hoops highlight for the first time this morning and for a moment thought I was having a bad trip produced by funky waffles and too much coffee. I'll admit it.

Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

Louis, MO Detroit, Michigan Miami, Florida Las Vegas, Nevada Riverside, California Los Angeles, California Sacramento, California Portland, Oregon Memphis, Tennessee Providence, Rhode Island Top 10 Cities for Job Seekers to Find a Job: Washington, D.C. Joan: I have a friend who is an employment counselor (yo.

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Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers | Resumebear Online Resume

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Louis, MO Detroit, Michigan Miami, Florida Las Vegas, Nevada Riverside, California Los Angeles, California Sacramento, California Portland, Oregon Memphis, Tennessee Providence, Rhode Island Top 10 Cities for Job Seekers to Find a Job: Washington, D.C. Joan: I have a friend who is an employment counselor (yo.

Should Your Credit Score Be Fair Game for Potential Employers?

Ms. Career Girl

I’ve had to get my credit checked as a stimpluation of employment during a job interveiw process. Since being laid-off/self-employed I can see how one’s credit score could tank during times of uncertain cash flow. Much to the surprise of many Americans, your credit score can play a role in an employer’s decision on whether or not to hire you. First off, know that not every potential employer is going to ask for such information. A note from Nicole.

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Are Credit Checks an Effective Pre-Employment Screening Technique?

Workology

Credit checks by employers are up 6% over last year to 21% according to a 2011 report by EmployeeScreenIQ. Most employers are looking for reliable candidates that won’t lie, cheat, or steal from the company, but a weak credit score doesn’t necessarily reflect the candidate. One of the most notable reasons employers require credit checks in employment screenings is to protect the company front future embezzlement or to heed of any criminal activity.

2012 131

“How to request ‘ownership interests’ from Private Equity employers.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Corvallis, Oregon . The first “rule” of workplace negotiation is to create or enhance in the mind of the employer a strong perception of your value to the employer. Skill, enthusiasm and vision in an employee are incredibly powerful motivators for employers, indeed, they are almost irresistible. We offer a 152-Point Master Checklist of Employment Negotiation Items to help you “remember everything and not forget anything else.”

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“If my company is sold, can I collect unemployment insurance.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Do I have to take my job with the new company, or can I leave and collect unemployment benefits until I find a new job? Kellie Salem, Oregon Answer: Unemployment benefits are not paid to employees based on who owns the company they work for; a sale, merger or other change in ownership is not a reason to collect. Employment Info and Insight B. Inspiration, Encouragement, Motivation Building the Employment Relation E.

“Can I retire and also continue working for my employer?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Portland, Oregon. While I must admit I have never before been asked the question that you pose, and thus have never reviewed a retirement plan with your question in mind, I believe most retirement plans require the employee to leave employment in order to collect retirement benefits. You can get a copy of your employer’s retirement plan by asking for a copy from Human Resources, in particular your employer’s Benefits Department, or equivalent. .

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exactly where to report employers for violating shelter-in-place orders, by state

Ask a Manager

When I wrote on Wednesday about what to do if your employer is violating shelter-in-place orders , commenters were a wealth of information for individual states. Here’s crowd-sourced info on where to report non-compliant employers, by state.

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EMPLOYMENT BRANDING MBA: Why Nobody Cares Whether YOU Like Your Alma Mater's Football Uniforms.

HR Capitalist

Listening alternately to the pregame shows on the Georgia and the LSU networks while leaving Auburn, there was much attention devoted to the uniforms Georgia and Oregon were wearing, as well as Boise's shoes. The University of Oregon started this trend with the help of Nike. More on the strategic plan of ugly uniforms at Oregon from Grantland : "But back in Beaverton, the Nike designers did their part, using the Ducks program as part laboratory, part showroom.

New Feedback

Sklover Working Wisdom

They develop experience and are backed-up and supported by highly-compensated expert employment attorneys. Lake Oswego, Oregon. Lately we have received a lot of wonderful feedback. We hope you don’t mind our sharing one recent and heart-warming example with you.

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Great Place to Work Announces 2012 Best Small and Medium Workplaces List

Resume Bear

” “We have long been creating a unique and rewarding workplace culture that deserves recognition,” said Jill Nelson, Founder and CEO of Portland, Oregon-based Ruby Receptionists. ”We all come to work each day with a real passion and purpose for the work we do—and, more importantly, for the people we work with.” Top Employers 2012 Best Places to Work Top Rated EmployersNinth annual list recognizes 50 best small and medium workplaces in the U.S.

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7 Amazing Offices To Work In

Resume Bear

Parliament Design‘s office in Portland, Oregon is simply gorgeous, with elegant wood and custom furniture throughout the office. Top Employers Workplace amazing workspaces fun places to work slide at work Workplaces Google Zurich. Google’s Office in Zurich has a slide in their building. Yes, a slide! A shiny big metal slide that the employees can slide down to get to the cafeteria.

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Summertime at The Career Key

Career Key

skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. The Career Keys mission is to help people make the best career, college major, and self-employed choices. Jones Our Websites Career Key Career Key Canada Self-Employment Key Blog Archive ▼ 2010 (41) ► December (1) Choosing a College Major Based on Your Personality.

2010 113

10 Big Businesses That Let Employees Nap on the Job

Resume Bear

With studies finding that a simple 26-minute nap can boost performance by as much as 34% and alertness by 54%, many employers have decided they’d rather have well-rested employees on the job and have added designated napping areas to their facilities (there’s still some napping under a desk George Costanza-style, however). The Oregon offices of this athletic apparel giant are home to some pretty great perks for employees.

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Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

More and more states are making it illegal for employers to make hiring decisions based on a job applicant’s credit history. Several states, including Hawaii, Illinois, Washington and Oregon, have banned the practice or severely limited it. About half of all large private employers reportedly use credit histories in making hiring decisions. Other states are considering similar laws.

2011 131

Women CAN Excel in Traditionally Male-Dominated Roles

Ms. Career Girl

Sometimes a potential employer will even pay for your training and licensing, sweetening the deal even further. Many employers offer very flexible schedules, and you can make an excellent salary with unlimited earning potential. Martin contacted the Oregon Tradeswomen Inc. College is getting astronomically expensive and, after graduation, millennials are struggling under a mountain of school debt averaging $37,000 per person.

2018 163

Gen X-ers Will Have the Best Careers of Anyone

Water Cooler Wisdom

Anna Garvey at Social Media Week called Gen X the " Oregon Trail generation," referencing the 1980s adventure game that had millions of kids glued to their schools’ desktop computers. The idea was to get your wagon to Oregon before you lost all your oxen or died of disease. Oregon Trail and games like it showed us how to tinker with this new and strange technology and become masters of the machine.

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Just Do It – How To Turn Your Passion Into Innovation At Nike

Career Realism

While Nike is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, many can find their next job at Nike in other parts of the world. Nike doesn’t just offer full-time employment, it also has one of the most comprehensive internship programs in the world. Employment Branding Job Search career advice how to turn passion into innovation at nike internships job search jobs at nike just do it nike jobsJust Do It – How To Turn Your Passion Into Innovation At Nike. Work It Daily.

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Is a Portfolio Career a Good Choice for You with Mac Pritchard

Competitive Resumes

Mac’s List has a job board, career advice blog, podcast (in Apple Podcasts), books, and hosts local job events for local Portland Oregon job seekers. You reach the interview because of data, and stories connect you to the employer. In the mind of an employer, they are wondering what makes you stand out – good storytelling does. You reach the interview because of data, and stories connect you to the employer. *

2017 116

Attracting and Retaining High-Performance Gen Y Workers

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Attracting and Retaining High-Performance Gen Y Workers December 17, 2008 · 1 comment Many employers are seeing a new generation of scholarship seekers who value no strings attached (with no bond period) arrangements. As such, scholarships can be heavy investments with no assurance of returns for employers. As such, scholarships can be heavy investments with no assurance of returns for employers.

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Attracting and Retaining High-Performance Gen Y Workers

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Attracting and Retaining High-Performance Gen Y Workers December 17, 2008 · 1 comment Many employers are seeing a new generation of scholarship seekers who value no strings attached (with no bond period) arrangements. As such, scholarships can be heavy investments with no assurance of returns for employers. As such, scholarships can be heavy investments with no assurance of returns for employers.

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getting a friend fired, employer is controlling workers’ LinkedIn accounts, and more

Ask a Manager

Employer set up LinkedIn accounts for everyone and won’t release control of them. A few years ago, my husband’s employer set every one of their employees up on LinkedIn. I can get references from my current employer, but the culture in my profession is to have references from your current and previous job.). I’m a salaried, exempt worker at a company based in Oregon. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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Can My Credit History Impact My Job Search?

Resume Bear

While it might seem unfair, more employers are looking at their prospective employees’ credit history. Late payments and non-payment ends up on credit reports which in turn can be viewed by these employers. If the credit check is taken into account as a requirement for employment then these job seekers find themselves stuck in a vicious cycle. No employers hiring due to bed credit causes that credit score to never rise. Are you looking for a new job?

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Bad Credit No Longer a Problem in Job Hunts

Resume Bear

For years employers have been pulling credit reports as part of the background check of potential job applicants. “In the past only bank and financial institutions used credit checks,” said Amber Yoo with Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, “But over the years it has evolved so that more and more employers are using it to predict character judgments on people.” California joins Connecticut, Illinois, Hawaii, Oregon, Maryland and Washington that have similar laws.

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State

Workology

Workers compensation is defined as a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue his or her employer for the tort of negligence. Information and services are also provided to claimants, employers, insurance companies, attorneys, judges, legislators, labor and management groups, government agencies and other parties.

10 Simply Awesome College & University Career Service Blogs

Workology

It is an exciting, confusing, complicated and scary place to be and that goes for employers too. Chances are as employers, you are adding some new young and ambitious faces to your workplace. University of Oregon Career Services. The University of Oregon has killer resources for job seekers, employers and alumni. Check out our awesome free & on-demand webinar on College Recruiting Best Practices worth 1.0 General HRCI recertification credit.

“Fired for false accusation. What can I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Cottage Grove, Oregon . If you have any intention of working again, you have to have some concern for what your former employer is going to say if he or she is asked “Is this employee eligible to return?” While most employers have strict policies against giving out references – either positive or negative – vindictive managers can easily skirt themselves around those policies. It is entitled “Model Letter for Expressing Concern for Bad-Mouthing by Your Former Employer.”

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Key Benefits To Keep In Mind When Looking For Work Out Of State

Corn on the Job

Around 70 percent of those already in employment are also seeking another job, and around 10 percent of job seekers choose to relocate for work. When it comes to employee insurance, employers in most states are required to provide healthcare, disability and workers compensation coverage.

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With Offices In 49 Countries, People All Over The World Can Work For Nike

Career Realism

Whether you're in Oregon, Argentina, Korea, Mexico or Australia, Nike offices around the world are looking for people who want to help them create the future of sport. Nike global Working for nike across the world Nike jobs across the world Nike offices Working for nike Job search Employer brand Nike offices in 49 countries Working for nike in another country People all over the world can work for nike

2019 46

The Difference Between Nirvana and Pearl Jam Was The Teams They Hired To Support Them.

The HR Capitalist

We took advantage of some work travel I had and took 6 days to drive from Napa to Seattle, moving from the Russian River valley in NoCal up Highway 1 in California, to the mountains of Oregon before finishing the trip in Seattle. The same interviews suggest that Nirvana generally employed the most deplorable people, the ones who were it it for themselves (at all levels including roadies) above all else.

2016 121

How To Find Out If Your Company Is About To Lay You Off

Resume Bear

Magazine , but also for letting me know about an AWESOME resource that I know will be of interest to employed workers everywhere. Here is some legalese around that: The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988 (WARN Act) is a United States labor law which protects employees, their families, and communities by requiring most employers with 100 or more employees to provide sixty- (60) calendar-day advance notification of plant closings and mass layoffs of employees.

2010 175

A Comprehensive List of Work Roles White People Should Never Be Selected For.

The HR Capitalist

From the school of "you can't make this up", the Washington Post reports there's a movement afoot in Portland, Oregon to stop white people from stealing culinary ideas from other culture s, which is called appropriation by those seeking to stop white folks from starting any type of restaurant that's not a Irish potato bar. The dirty little secret is that the owners of these businesses, white or otherwise, will likely employ an employer base that's majority non-white. .

2017 98

Single Most Important Career Question to Ask Yourself

Career Realism

What may seem vague and somewhat insignificant to you usually is one of the first things that an employer looks for when evaluating candidates. Employers are evaluating résumés and looking to see what you’ve done to keep yourself up-to-date, and many are on a talent shopping spree. Apply the following questions to your résumé to better see what employers are thinking when they read this document: Have I attained any industry-specific certifications?

2010 88

Search thousands of job postings instantly

Career Brander

If you are an expert at “making donuts” in Maryland, the Fortune 500 tire manufacturer in Oregon is not a good target for your job search. The most obvious place to start identifying best-fit companies is by focusing on the direct and indirect competitors of your last employer. Career Brander Blog About Career Brander « March Madness-The road to your next job Outplacement: Measuring value for job seekers?

2010 104

Eat Like A Local: The Five Greatest Not-So-Famous Local Cuisine

Ms. Career Girl

Portland, Oregon, has the best craft beer in the country, period. A great deal of Boston’s immigrants come from the Southwestern China province of Sichuan, whose dishes typically employ dried chilies, chili oil, and Sichuan peppercorn. Any traveller knows that the most important – and most conflicting – part of visiting any new city is savoring the local cuisine. Sometimes you’ll ask about a certain food and the locals’ eyebrows rise, having detected a tourist in their midst.

2014 150

7 Internship Search Tips for College Athletes

Workology

They may even have short term opportunities with local employers, often called externships or winternships , that can be available during winter break. Interns work at their Oregon headquarters or in the Netherlands. Many of these programs are either on campus or connected to employers that are conveniently located near your campus. Athletes often have a challenging time fitting in an internship along with college classes and daily sports practices.

“I fear workplace violence; what should I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Eugene, Oregon. Answer: Dear Bill: Workplace violence is a very, very serious subject, and one that all employees and employers, and all others, really need to treat in a serious fashion. If you would like a list of experienced employment attorneys in Portland, Oregon, you can obtain one by simply [ clicking here. ]. federal workplace safety laws, employers are responsible for ensuring a safe working environment for their employees.

2012 109

“Recording Conversations with Your Boss or HR” What You Need to Know

Sklover Working Wisdom

Whether recording a conversation with an employer is viewed as wrong or right may depend on (a) your underlying intentions and (b) the attendant circumstances. In these circumstances it is more likely that employers could strongly object to recordings, and Courts would more likely not permit recordings to be presented into evidence during litigation. . Employment is a kind of relation between two parties: employer and employee.

2014 162

Poor Credit Can Stop Your Career Dead In Its Tracks

Corn on the Job

Your credit score does factor into your employability and a poor credit score can stop your career dead in its tracks. Why Employers Care About Your Credit. Failure to consistently pay your bills on time indicates to an employer that you’re irresponsible or disorganized. From the employer’s view, if you can’t do something as simple as paying your bills, how can you handle job responsibilities that are much more complex.

2015 71

Toast, Inc. Strives To Be The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Career Realism

Toasters work hard in a fast-paced environment, so having a company with a strong culture is one way to show appreciation for those efforts, according to Employer Brand Manager Natalie Audelo. Toast has doubled in size in the last year and currently employs between 2,400 people. Audelo says Toast's growth shows no signs of slowing and could employ just under 5,000 people by the end of 2020.

2019 51

How To Find a Job Before The Job Description is Written

Resume Bear

600 Jobs pending in Ohio When fully staffed, the Clayton Distribution Center could employ up to 600 people, depending on market demand. 350 Jobs pending in Oregon Solar-module manufacturer SolarWorld has announced that it is adding about 350 jobs at its factory buildings in Hillsboro, Ore. Sep, 2010 at 4:23 am The articles in the Resume Bear Blog are one of the reasons Resume Bear will become the #1 employment service in the world.

2010 205

Exploring Other Career Development Theories in addition to.

Career Key

skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. The Career Keys mission is to help people make the best career, college major, and self-employed choices. Jones Our Websites Career Key Career Key Canada Self-Employment Key Blog Archive ▼ 2010 (41) ► December (1) Choosing a College Major Based on Your Personality.

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