Cracking the Code to Talent Retention

Developing a plan to retain your best talent is one of the most productive things you can do for your company. It reduces the cost of hiring, eliminates talent gaps and improves morale. And all you have to do is…

Shine a Spotlight On Alishia Smith–She's a Star!

Congratulations to Alishia Smith, TERRA’s Corporate Support Services Assistant for earning TERRA’s “Spotlight On” award. This is Alishia’s second time winning this award. The “Spotlight On” award is a way of recognizing the many TERRA team members who play vital…

TERRA Proudly Announces Grand Opening of NE Portland Branch

We are excited to announce that we have extended our Oregon TERRA-tory and have officially opened the doors to our NE Portland office! Branch Manager, Josh Byrnes, and his team are eager and ready to help both job seekers and hiring managers in the NE…

TERRA Staffing Group Adds Professional Staffing Division Focused on Engineering, IT

TERRA Staffing Group is pleased to announce the addition of Professional Staffing services to the suite of staffing and recruiting services they offer to employers throughout the Pacific Northwest area. "The decision to expand into Professional Staffing was really based…

Job Offer Letters: Six Things to Avoid!

When you've chosen your top candidate, it's time to make a job offer.  In some states, the job offer letter is more than just a notification that an offer is on the table and a summary of its terms.  If…

Effective Jan 1 2014: Portland Paid Sick Leave Ordinance. What Does It Mean To You?

Starting with the New Year, employers in Portland will be expected to follow new rules regarding sick leave for employees.   The ordinance, passed in March 2013 by the City Council, has been supplemented with regulations drafted by the City Attorney’s…

How to Discover Those "Hidden Candidates"

When you post a job opening or search for a candidate, you’ll often look at "active" job seekers - those who are out there proactively seeking a position to match their skills and experience. While active job seekers are a…