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Staffing 101 for Employers: When and Why to Choose a Staffing Agency

At NW Staffing, we believe that staffing agencies are meant to be a resource for our clients and partners. If we are not making part of your job easier, then we aren’t doing our job right. Whether you need a staffing partner to help provide coverage for your sick receptionist, or you are looking for …

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Summer Spotlight: Events Happening in and around Portland

At NW Staffing we value being a part of the communities that we work in. Since summer is in full swing- we thought we’d take a moment to share some of our favorite things that are happening in and around our cities!

Portland: The Rose Festival and twilight parade. Portland is known as the City of …

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Charity Spotlight: NW Staffing and Sherwood Drive for MS

This year NW Staffing Resources is proudly partnering with causes and charities to support research and the fight against Multiple Sclerosis. This is a cause that is near to our hearts as many of our employees have family members that are currently battling this disease. We have partnered with the Sherwood Drive for MS, a …

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Top Tips for being a Stand-Out Candidate with Working with a Staffing Agency

When you work with a staffing agency, you are still engaging in an interview with potential employers. Likely, you will be asked to provide a resume, and sometimes a cover letter when you apply. You will walk through an application process, phone screen and in person interview with a recruiter who will help to understand …

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New Grads: Why work with a Staffing Agency

Congratulations!
You did it. You’ve completed your undergraduate degree with the assistance of lots of coffee, all-night cramming sessions and hopefully a care package or two. Now that you’ve been thrust into the “real world” you may feel at a loss of where to start your job search. If you are unsure of what career …

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5 useful interview questions to ensure your next hire is the right fit

We interview numerous candidates whose experience ranges from fresh out of college to seasoned professionals every day at NW Staffing Resources. Even with our thorough interview and screening process, we encourage our clients to conduct interviews when placing a long-term candidate. Here are a few of our favorite questions to ask that go above and …

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NW Staffing Company Values

Having a united vision as a company can serve as a beacon through the ebbs and flows of everyday business. Here at NW Staffing Resources, we believe that our values shape us as individuals as well as a united company. Over the past year, our team has selected and defined our core values that keeps …

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NW Staffing Resources WINS CLEARLYRATED’S 2019 BEST OF STAFFING® CLIENT AND TALENT AWARDS

Earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada

 

Portland, Oregon – March 21st, 2019 – NW Staffing Resources, a leading employment agency in the staffing industry announced today that they have won ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards  for providing superior service to their clients …

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NW Staffing is Named #4 in Oregon’s 100 Best!

You may heard that we were named in the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon for 2019. But, what you might not know is that we were voted #4 in the Small Business Category!
We are so proud to have staff that believe in our mission and vision and we strive to create a …

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Four Ways to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Your resume is likely the first impression potential employers will see as you go through the job-hunting process. Just like your interview outfit, your resume can speak volumes before you even get a word in. Did you wash and iron that shirt for your interview? Or, did you wake up late and throw on the …

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