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NWS Associate Success Story: Jonah

Finding a new job in a new city, in a new state, and in the middle of a global pandemic is a daunting task (to say the least). But that was the situation facing former NWS associate Jonah when he arrived to Portland after an exhausting cross-country move, at the end of December last year.

In …

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Hiring in 2021? Partner with a Staffing Agency if…

Hiring right now is hard. The talent pool is historically tight and fast-moving. Even those companies that are making hires are experiencing higher-than-normal turnover, as new hires find opportunities better aligned with pay, benefits, and scheduling needs. We’re hopeful that the talent pool will grow come fall as more folks return to work. However, the …

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Minimize Work History Gaps on Your Resume with Temporary Assignments

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

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

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4 Tips for Building Your Best LinkedIn Profile

Do you have a LinkedIn profile? These days, it’s hard to find someone without a profile and network on LinkedIn. Many college business classes now require students to create their own LinkedIn profile to showcase their achievements and begin to grow their professional network.

Whether you are looking for a new job …

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NW Staffing Resources Named 2021 4th Best Small Company to Work for in Oregon

We are thrilled to announce today that NW Staffing Resources has been named the 2021 4th best small company to work for in Oregon! This is our 18th consecutive year making the Oregon 100 Best list, and we could not be more proud. We owe this honor to our incredible staff, who every day …

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Why Employers Should Support Post-Pandemic Remote Work

Nearly one year after mandatory stay-at-home orders went into effect and employers nationwide quickly transitioned to remote work – the verdict is in: remote work is here to stay.

A recent PwC remote work survey, conducted across a variety of industries and positions, found that, from the perspectives of both employers and employees, remote work has …

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Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Update

One of the major events of 2020 was the long-overdue societal recognition of deep racial injustice in our country. Eyes were opened to the urgent, immediate need to do better as individuals and as communities to actively work for the well-being of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) individuals. If we are to be …

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5 Ways to Learn New Skills Online (for FREE!)

“Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

It’s never too late to learn new skills. And, in the fast-paced world that we live in, there is always more to learn. Whether it’s for your current job, a new career path, or for personal development, learning …

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NW Staffing Resources Wins ClearlyRated’s 2021 Best of Staffing Client and Talent Awards for Service Excellence

Fewer than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada earn the Best of Staffing designation.

PORTLAND, OR. – FEBRUARY 2nd, 2021 – NW Staffing Resources, a leading staffing agency, announced today that they have won the Best of Staffing Client Diamond Award and Best of Staffing Talent Award for providing superior service …

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Staffing 101 for Employers: Partnering with a Staffing Agency

At NW Staffing Resources, we believe that staffing agencies are meant to be a resource and business partner for their clients. If we’re not making your job easier, then we’re not doing our job.

Businesses typically partner with a staffing agency because doing so provides access to a precision recruitment team and an existing talent network …

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