What an amazing five years it’s been – and we’re just getting started! We want to celebrate with you as we commemorate our 5-year anniversary! After a challenging and rewarding year, we are launching our birthday celebration with “Throwback Thursdays” over the next several weeks by looking back on some local and national highlights. Our… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Employment Agencies Bend Oregon
Tax Season Preparation: Materials You Need from Your Employer
Just when you start to get excited about spring, you remember that annoying chore that comes around every April 15: Tax Day. It’s the time of year when you must round up all your paperwork and crunch your income numbers. To some extent, you need your employer to be a partner in this process. They… Read more »
What It Means When You Didn’t Get the Raise
Getting a raise is a binary prospect. Either you get it, or you don’t. The bosses say “yes,” or they say “no.” That makes the situation seem pretty simple. And while “yes” remains an uncomplicated answer, there are many ranges of “no.” The short-term implications of getting turned down for a raise don’t get more… Read more »
Is a Two-Page Resume Right For You? Let’s Weigh the Pros and Cons.
Back in the day, one-page resumes represented a practical necessity. In those dark, olden times, back when phones had cords and TV episodes aired one at a time, resumes were actually printed and mailed. Long documents created logistical problems. Now that everything takes place in a digital realm, these concerns have dissipated. Still, attention spans… Read more »
7 Red Flags Your Employee Might Put In Their Two Weeks
Replacing employees is a drag, especially long-time veterans you respected and liked. It’s like having to start dating again after leaving a long-term relationship. Employee departures (and breakups for that matter) are worse when they come by surprise. Not only do you have to conduct the expensive process of recruitment and training, but the unexpected… Read more »
Take Your Job Search to the Fast Lane
Unemployment can represent one of the most stressful times a person can face. Mounting bills, dwindling savings, family and financial responsibilities weighing down on you. Keeping that period of time as short as possible becomes crucial to maintaining your mental health (and a healthy financial situation). Unfortunately, the length of time between jobs isn’t completely… Read more »
8 Ways To Relax After Tax Season… Phew!
Months of grinding – long hours, bad food, little exercise and a dangerous lack of sleep, human contact and natural light – have come to an end. Tax season is over. Your free time is your own again (at least relatively speaking). What are you going to do with it? Here are eight suggestions to… Read more »
5 Intangible Skills That’ll Get You Hired
Any resume comes with a long list of measurable accomplishments. Bullet points detailing the degrees received. A list enumerating professional certifications. A litany detailing skill proficiencies and technological competencies. But those skills usually aren’t enough to secure a position. Every candidate probably has the basic skills to adequately fill the available position. To get the… Read more »
Does Your Accounting Department Offer Paid Internships?
Internships represent an excellent way to augment your recruitment strategy. It also provides you with relatively cheap access to talented people. You can get some grunt work done, meet smart people and maybe develop some promising future prospects. The project comes with a cost, of course. The interns are raw, prone to mistakes and never… Read more »
Job Description Best Practices to Ensure Your Jobs Get Clicked On
Rewind from the moment when you hire that perfect employee. Move back through their impressive interview, through reading their stellar resume, all the way to the point when the process started. What kicked everything off? What’s the event that led to you getting the opportunity to hire such a first-rate candidate? The answer: the applicant… Read more »