Sustainability at Home

sustainability from home

Improving sustainability at home is even more important as the pandemic continues to keep many people out of the workplace. Here are ideas to reduce and focus your spending to improve your impact on the planet.

Getting the Most Out of LinkedIn

Getting the most out of LinkedIn

Amplify your LinkedIn results: learn how to connect strategically, improve your profile, increase visibility, and tap into your network!

What’s the Deal With Thank You Notes?

career woman writing a thank you note after an interview

One piece of advice we almost always give candidates after an interview is to send a thank you note. We don’t give this advice casually – we think it’s a powerful step in the job process and does actually help candidates get offers.

3 Ways to Job Search During a Downturn

If you’re searching and feeling overwhelmed, you’re definitely not alone. Try focusing your search in these three places to get the results you want.

So You Want to Go Virtual: A How-To Guide for Videoconferencing

guide for videoconferencing

We chatted with a few of our employer clients about issues they’ve faced in setting up video chat and videoconference services, and put together a guide for videoconferencing that includes actionable tips on choosing platforms, making a good impression on camera, video chat best practices, and more!

Working Remotely: 6 Tips to Boost Your Productivity

Making a transition to remote work can be challenging under normal circumstances, but it can prove especially difficult during a global crisis. Whether you’re already in the swing of working remotely or brand-new to the experience, these tips will help you maintain productivity and overcome remote work challenges.

Boly:Welch’s Unofficial, Unauthorized Guide for Moving to Portland

Portland Oregon metro glows with light at dusk while Mount Hood watches over

For our unofficial, unauthorized hot take: Portland is a great place to live. And lots of people agree with us! We added almost 20,000 new residents from 2018 to 2019, most of whom moved here from other states. That’s almost 54 new neighbors per day.  In the last decade, 400,000 people have set down roots […]

An Introvert’s Guide to Surviving an Open Office

You’re no doubt sitting in an open office right now, listening to coworkers diligently tapping away on keyboards and speaking loudly into phone receivers, while trying to avoid being pulled into an intense conversation two seats down. These are just a few of the complexities of the modern workplace, where walls are coming down and […]

Human Job Search – Counteroffers

“Cory, counteroffers: good or bad?” We’re guilty of constantly using dating analogies in the job search. The interview is like a first date, the offer is a proposal to define the relationship, and working is a long-term relationship. The counteroffer is that last-ditch attempt to save a failing relationship. It’s not inherently a bad thing, […]