Oregon’s Employment Market Continues to Strengthen – What does this mean for you?

For years, Oregon has been touted as one of the best places to live in the United States. Blessed with abundant natural beauty and a moderate climate, low crime and a welcoming culture, the Beaver State - typified by its…

Why You Should Consider Hiring a Candidate Who Has Faced Failure

When hiring, many hiring managers look for successes. They’re often easier to spot in a candidate’s application materials than failures because candidates like to talk about what they’ve accomplished, not where they’ve struggled. Some hiring managers are so dedicated to…

5 Keys to Getting The Truth on Your Next Reference Check

The need for reference checks isn’t exactly news for most hiring managers.  Nearly all HR professionals know that they should use reference checks and that such checks can uncover valuable information that may not appear in the candidate’s resume or…