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Adapt or Die – Neurodiversity In The Workplace

There’s a scene in Moneyball when Billy Beane says to his head baseball scout: “Adapt or die!” A key to workplace survival, right? If you want to be a great employee, you have to deal with change, learn new techniques, adapt to ever-changing co-workers, supervisors and processes. As employers, we have the expectation that our

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Local Insights: What’s Happening in Portland’s Job Market in 2018?

Whether you live in Portland, aspire to move here, or just watch the national news once in a while, this shouldn’t come as a surprise to you: Portland has one of the hottest job markets in the United States. Call it tight, call it competitive, or call it overblown, but everything I’m seeing in Portland

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Portland Hiring How-To: A Sunny Day Hiring 101 Event with Mac’s List

We enjoyed co-hosting with the Mac’s List team the Hiring 101 session, for clients and friends on the newly completed roof-top patio of the Power & Light Building, Boly:Welch’s headquarters. The questions and debate generated in this intimate setting were proof that we all need help navigating the hiring process! Our big takeaways from the

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Earth Day, Every Day

Happy Earth Day! The Boly:Welch team celebrated early this year with an Earth Day salad bar luncheon and guest speakers from Imperfect Produce and Metro. It was (almost) too pretty to eat. We learned about food waste reduction and reviewed the current Portland city guidelines for recycling and composting. Not just on Earth Day, but

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How to Interpret a Job Description

Job search advice often suggests that you apply for a role even when you’re not 100% qualified. It’s good advice, but let’s be honest: no amount of positive thinking is going to get an employer to consider you for an accounting role if you don’t have accounting experience. So, how can you tell if you’re

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