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How to Make a Career Change When Workers Are In Demand

With only three months left in 2018, the Portland economy is looking strong. Unemployment is hovering around 3.8%. Talented, qualified candidates are in demand as employers struggle to find enough candidates for the increasing amount of open positions. Now’s the time to take advantage of the strong economy, and reach for a new Your holiday

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Intern’s Corner: Beneficial State Bank Intern Lunch

A number of recent events have truly opened my eyes to the value of new connections and ideas. I recently represented Boly:Welch at a lunch hosted by Beneficial State Bank for summer interns from Ecotrust, Fully, Mercy Corps NW, New Seasons Market and Street Roots. The event gave me an opportunity to cultivate my network

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Women on the Water (WOW): Three Lessons from #bossladies on the Salmon River

“Powerful men have long bonded during excursions of one sort or another, but such opportunities for women are rare. We have seen first-hand how important friendships and alliances forged through shared experiences can be, especially when those experiences are shared far away on beautiful and wild rivers.” – From the March 2018 invitation letter received

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The Virtual Impression You Need to Make

Job hunting can be painful. It’s a frustrating feeling when you’re putting yourself out there and not hearing back. Experiencing that feeling of rejection over and over again can be pretty defeating. How many resumes have you sent out in the past month and not heard back? 5? 10? 20? More? It hurts. What you

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Intern’s Corner: My Summer at Boly:Welch

Just over a month has gone by since I started my operations and marketing internship with Boly:Welch, and it’s allowed me some time to reflect on receiving this opportunity and how networking really made all the difference. As a third-year marketing and advertising student at Portland State University, I knew internship season was rapidly approaching,

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