Category Archives: Employees

Pay Equity: The Rising Tide that will Lift All Ships

It was a man with a giant frame and enormous personality who brought me to Boly:Welch’s door in 1998, almost 20 years ago today. And, it was my mother who delivered me to that man. A ferocious feminist whose daily hustle was focused on escaping generational poverty, my mom was a self-help guru’s dream and

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Can’t We All Just Get Along?

As our workplaces become more collaborative and diverse, we all benefit from unique perspectives on our teams. However, differences in areas like communication preference and values can also create conflict if we don’t take the time to understand them in the context of the work environment. To be effective working together, we need to understand

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Hiring Horror Stories: True tales of scary interviews told by employers

Let’s face it: the hiring process can be scary for everyone involved. The whole thing is a bubbling cauldron of terror. Job seekers have a lot to fear, from ghosting employers to a lifetime of filling out online application forms. But employers have terrors of their own to confront, and I thought now would be

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Why are we working more and more?

In the 1930s, economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that by the end of the century technology would have progressed to the point where the average person would quite easily have lived on a 15-hour work week. The other time could be dedicated to personal projects and betterment. Yet in the past couple decades, Americans on

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Intern’s Corner: My Moment

As I prepare to return to school for my final year at Portland State University, I feel grateful for my summer internship at Boly:Welch. This summer, I have learned about the importance of networking and company values. In addition to these important lessons, my takeaways from this summer are: 1. Work life balance is important:

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