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Fall Spotlight: Celebrate Autumn with NW Staffing’s Everett Branch

We had so much fun creating a fall to-do list for Autumn that included the communities of our Portland Metro Area Branches- you can read about it here– that we had to create one for our Everett Branch Community. We hope that you will embrace those gloomy, rainy, Pacific Northwest fall days and …

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Fall Spotlight: What to do on the weekends in and around Portland

Here at NW Staffing, we value working hard during the week just as much as we value being a part of our community in our downtime. Fall is officially here as of this past weekend and to celebrate, we’ve rounded up four things to celebrate Autumn in our beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Vancouver Farmers Market

Head to the …

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National Staffing Employee Week

This week, we are joining the American Staffing Association and celebrating our Temporary and Contract employees for National Staffing Employee Week!

We couldn’t do our job without our amazing employees who we are able to send to our various clients for short, long -term and direct hire positions. Did you know that nine out of …

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Unemployment Rates and Staffing Agencies

Low unemployment rates are prompting more and more companies to seek help when recruiting and staffing.

Luckily, agencies such as NW Staffing Resources-with it’s multiple locations through the Pacific Northwest-are able to help companies fill in the staffing gap with qualified candidates.

Las week, in an article from the Herald Net our own Everett Branch Manager, Olivia …

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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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