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NW Staffing named 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon

We are proud to announce that NW Staffing Resources has once again been named one of Oregon’s 100 Best Green Workplaces by Oregon Business Magazine. For the past nine years, Oregon Business Magazine has been conducting employee surveys and research to find and recognize local employers who pay attention to their impact on the environment …

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Clark County Green Business Certification

  Congratulations to NW Staffing Resource’s Vancouver office for being certified as a Clark County Green Business.  This certification was awarded after an in-depth assessment of their offices’ business practices as it relates to their environmental impact.  The entire staff of NW Staffing Resources work diligently to create a work atmosphere that promotes saving energy while …

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NW Staffing Resources Wins INAVERO’S 2017 BEST OF STAFFING® CLIENT AWARD

 

We are excited to announce we have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client Award for providing superior service to our clients. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing Client winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based completely on the ratings given to them by their clients. On average, clients …

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Join NW Staffing Resources in supporting the MDA Muscle Walk of Puget Sound

On September 17, 2016, team captain Olivia Maisel (Northwest Staffing Resource’s Everett Branch Manager) will be leading her team in the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Muscle Walk of Puget Sound.

NW Staffing Resources has teamed up with MDA to lead the fight to free individuals and the families who love them from the harmful effects of …

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Couch your weaknesses! – Interview strategy for the “what’s wrong with you” questions

Webster’s defines couching as “to say or express (something) in a particular way”. When delivering bad news in a job interview (about a weakness, the reason your last job didn’t work out, a difficult boss, etc.) it’s good interview strategy to couch your responses by putting two positives around the negative.

During one employment transition in …

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Join us in celebrating 30 years in business!

This year, we celebrate 30 years in business! As we look back on our success, the dedication of our staff in providing the highest level of customer service is truly amazing and we would not be where we are today without our loyal base of customers and the talented employees who support them.

Thank you to …

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How to be likable

When it comes to deciding who to hire or who to trust, the choice often comes down to likability. We want to hang out with, professionally and socially, people that appeal to us. It’s human nature. Most, up to 85% according to some sources, of your success in both areas comes from your ability to …

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Minimize Work History Gaps on Your Resume with Temporary Assignments

While you are looking for your dream job, temporary work in your industry/occupation can keep your employment history current, especially if you have worked for a staffing company in the past.

Let’s say you are an administrative assistant and you are looking for a long-term admin role at a firm downtown, but you took a year …

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Well hello, Aunt Agnes, how have you been?

Oh holidays! That wonderful time of year when relatives you haven’t spoken with in months are invited to dinner and they sit down right next you. What on earth do you say to Aunt Agnes, besides please pass the dinner rolls? Small talk can be a challenge for many people, you want to be friendly …

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Ready for more responsibility at work?

Do you want to show your boss that you’re ready for more responsibility at work? Here are some ways to indicate you’re ready for more:

Follow through
When you tell your boss that you will do something, do it! Your supervisor will notice when the email you agreed to send doesn’t land in her inbox, and that …

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