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Digital Summit is Coming to Portland!

Digital Summit is the marketing event of the season! Best explained in their introductory page on their website, “Over the years, Digital Summit has become the go-to resource for those seeking to further their knowledge and skill set in the ever-evolving digital ecosystem. Digital Summit produces over 1,200+ sessions, workshops, and seminars annually covering digital […]

The Great Resignation

According to Yahoo News, “In April 2020, the U.S. unemployment rate increased by 10.3 percentage points to 14.7%, the highest rate and largest month-to-month increase in the history of this data since the Bureau of Labor Statistics first recorded it in January 1948. A year later, in April 2021, 3.8 million workers quit their jobs, […]

5 Benefits to Negotiate Other Than Salary

When you receive an offer letter for a new job, excitement sets in – as it should. Congrats! Take a breath and give yourself at least 24 hours before responding, to get yourself in the right mindset for negotiation. Yes, you have to negotiate the job offer. When you receive a new job offer, it’s […]

How to Find Your Ideal Career in 2021

Sometimes it feels impossible to find your dream job. After trying so long, many of us get discouraged and just find the position offering enough that we can pay our bills. We settle for jobs that don’t align with our interests or values, or utilize the best of our skillset. But you don’t have to […]

How to Nurture Inclusion in the Workplace

We’re in a time of great social change, and with that comes brand responsibility. More businesses are stressing the importance of inclusion in their public-facing materials, particularly in their online job listings. Employers are beginning to realize that inclusion is essential for employee retention and loyalty, and the key to business success. Companies thrive from […]

Post-Covid Interview Questions & How to Answer Them

As we all get fully vaccinated and slowly return to the new normal post-pandemic, the job market is starting to open up and many are throwing themselves back into the job search. Just like with any job search, you’ll have to prepare yourself for the interview and the questions your prospective employer will ask. However, […]

How to Properly Give Notice at Work

You’re ready to move on. You’ve learned a lot from your current position, you’ve grown your career, and you’ve made so many lasting connections on your team. But, it’s time to move forward. As you twiddle your thumbs, considering how you’ll tell your employer, you’re probably struggling with finding the right way to essentially “break […]

How to Communicate Better at Work

How to Communicate Better at Work Analysis of the DISC Personality Types   The office is a thriving collection of several different personalities, all navigating their own communication styles and methods to complete their tasks. Though there are many different personality types (Myers Briggs, 16 Personalities, and so many more), we boiled them all down […]

How to Become a Better Listener at Work

Career growth, and personal growth, depends on both hard and soft skills. One particular soft skill every professional should learn or improve upon is listening. A good listener benefits the team and a company’s customer service. Unfortunately, becoming a better listener is easier said than done! How do you become a better listener at work? […]