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More and more, LinkedIn profiles (and profiles on other specialized social media outlets) are becoming the public faces of our careers. When we’re looking for a job, they obviously serve as the best place to introduce ourselves to prospective employers. But even when we have a steady position, they become the first stop for co-workers,… Read more »

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When traveling to a foreign country for the first time, the initial impression you get about the place likely comes from the airport. You land, step off the plane and instantly form an opinion. Is the place bustling or quiet? Are the people pushy or polite? Is the customs area efficient or a bureaucratic nightmare?… Read more »

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They say all good things come to an end. But do they have to? You have been contracted for a short-term project. You knew the position came had an end date, but over time you’ve developed a strong feeling for the company. The work is rewarding, the people are great, the culture is a perfect… Read more »

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You spend a lot of time and money on recruitment. So why does it seem like such a hit-or-miss proposition? After weeks of sifting through resumes, conducting interviews and gathering opinions from various departments, you still end up with someone ill-suited to your corporate goals. Now, you have a tough decision: Settle for a less-than-perfect… Read more »

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Getting ready for a salary negotiation can be nerve-wracking. Unless you’ve got the Wolf of Wall Streetgene, which will allow you to walk instantly into any situation ready to sell, the whole concept of negotiation might strike you as completely foreign. Our whole lives, we’re taught to stay humble, don’t talk about money and avoid… Read more »

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A riddle: what’s the one thing you can lose in business that’s worse than losing money? Answer: good employees. First, you’ve lost a trusted and reliable employee. Second, you’ve lost all the effort that went into that employee – the training and mentorship – which is now going to help some other business grow. Finally,… Read more »

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The sheer number of certifications available to accounting and finance professionals can be dizzying. After a while, it may seem like alphabet soup, just with too many c’s. However, choosing the wrong path can have consequences. Obtaining each certification requires a massive investment of time and effort. Picking the wrong one won’t necessarily hurt you,… Read more »

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It’s no secret you need specialists for some parts of your business. When you need to get your taxes done, you hire an accountant. When you need to get a contract written, you hire a lawyer. Yet, you’re still doing all your company’s hiring yourself. That’s a shame. There are several benefits to partnering with… Read more »

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Matt Ertle, Owner and Strategic-Partner of PrideStaff’s Bend office, is proud to announce that his office is one of only three in the nation to receive the 5 Star Award for performance in 2016 from PrideStaff, Inc., a national, franchised staffing organization. This distinguished award, presented at the PrideStaff Annual Conference in Tampa, FL recognizes… Read more »

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PrideStaff, a national staffing organization, is pleased to announce the opening of a new staffing and employment agency in Bend, OR.  The new office will offer a full range of staffing and employment services in a variety of professional and light industrial disciplines serving Bend and Central Oregon. “Our regional business community is very exciting,”… Read more »