3 Must-Have Skills for Clerical Staff

The clerical staff is the backbone of the office, making sure everything happens. Clerical staff is responsible for the basic functions around the office. They typically require these three skills:


You may have to compose emails or transfer phone calls. You will need to explain directions clearly and understand directions. Ask questions to understand your new …

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5 Signs It Is Time To Make a Career Move

Do you wake up in the morning and dread going to work? If you do, it’s probably time for an employment change; but, it’s not always that clear-cut. There are many warning signs that it’s time for a change. It’s all too common for an employee to stay in a role where they could be …

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ALS Walk

Last Sunday a team from NW Staffing, family and friends joined together to Walk for ALS.  We were able to raise over a $1000 for this great cause, and enjoyed beautiful weather on our walk along the waterfront in downtown Portland to raise awareness and funds to work to end this disease.  To find …

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Sustainability at Work Certification Awarded to NWS

Recently NW Staffing was awarded the Sustainability at Work Certification.  Sustainability at Work was formed in 2007 as a solution for businesses who want to improve their environmental practices. The program’s services have been informed by national and local research, input from hundreds of Portland businesses and by the technical expertise of their partners.  Since its …

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NW Staffing Walks for ALS

Over the years NW Staffing has supported many organizations as part of our connection to the community: Multiple Sclerosis bike marathons, Susan G Komen walks, CASA fundraisers, Dress for Success, food banks and local animal shelters. This fall we continue our support by participating in the Portland Metro Walk to Defeat ALS.


We were drawn …

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Do’s and Don’ts – An Interview Guide

Guide to a Successful Interview

Welcome to our Guide to a successful interview. In this article we will be discussing proper and improper etiquette when interviewing for a job broken down into what we are calling the “Do’s and Don’ts of a Successful Interview“. I hope that you find the information in this article beneficial to …

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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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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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