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Boly:Welch 101 – Job Search Resources in Portland and Beyond

One of the worst parts of job searching is feeling like you have little control over the process. You check a job board, send out a resume, hit ‘refresh’, and repeat. Eventually, you hope something sticks, but then you remember what Einstein said about the definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over

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Boly:Welch 101 – A Nitty Gritty Guide to Resumes

A resume is like small talk. It isn’t going to land you the sale, find you the mentor, or gain you access to a project. However, if you do it well, it can move you past the initial barrier to a place where you can get that thing you want – in this case, an

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Updates to Oregon Minimum Wage and Equal Pay

July is proving to be a busy month for employers. With the passing of the Oregon Equal Pay Act and increase in the state’s minimum wage this month we wanted to highlight key issues for employers. Oregon Minimum Wage Effective July 1, 2017 Oregon’s minimum wage will rise to $11.25 in the Portland Metro area

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Boly:Welch 101 – The Great Cover Letter Debate

Cover letters are one of those places in the job search where the old school way of doing things has been slow to give way, and very few people receive any benefit (or additional interview invites) from spending the time to create one. In previous blogs, Boly:Welch has advocated for eschewing the use of cover

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Boly:Welch 101 – Five Crucial Steps to Figuring Out Your Dream Job

As people who love what they do, Boly:Welch recruiters are passionate about helping each candidate discover their dream job and strategies to help them get that job, too. However, there is no magic one-size-fits-all answer to the job search. The key to finding your dream job is on the front end – taking time to

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