Guest Blog Contributed by Chamber Member Edge One Media
If you are passionate about a certain cause, consider connecting your business to it! Edge One Media is passionate about making an impact against cancer and has been heavily involved with organizing its local Relay for Life for 5 years! While doing our best to benefit the fight against cancer, inversely, being involved with Relay for Life has benefitted Edge One. We’re sure that we can all agree that supporting a good cause while growing your business is a pretty good deal!
Our main goal as businesses is to reach those who need our services while distinguishing ourselves from our competitors. In this ever-evolving business environment, consumers already expect great service, now they are weighing how you are making the world a better place as well.… Read the rest
Find The Talented New Employees You Need
Grow & Retain Your Existing Talent
This is a FREE EVENT
Thursday, April 5th 11:30-1:00 pm
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Clackamas County small, medium and large-sized businesses seeking solutions about workforce-related challenges
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING!
Meet County, State and Non-Profit organization that offer free and/or low-cost services to help you with your workforce challenges. Find new employees and grow existing talent.
Find education and training resources to support your organization’s workforce development initiatives such as apprenticeship training, professional development, employee career progression, and leadership training
Clackamas Community College in Gregory Forum, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City, OR 97045
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Guest Blog Contributed by Chamber Member Brad Kleiner of Sandler Training in Wilsonville.
5 Ways to Evaluate the Success of Your Team
Improving your efficiency or effectiveness is only as good as your method of determining and evaluating success. It’s easy to earn a win here or there, but repeated success over a long period of time can only be done through hard work, analysis, and reinforcement. Below, we have outlined five ways to gauge the success of your team, how you got there, and what to do to keep it up.
- Establish a clear baseline.
First, you must establish a bottom line. This should be the level that you expect your team to operate at, if nothing changes. This is very much like a control group in a scientific experiment – an unadulterated sample for you to track along with actual performance.… Read the rest
Travel to China with the Wilsonville Area Chamber!
October 13, 2018 – October 22, 2018
April 23, 2018 5:30-7:00 pm
This all-inclusive, 10-day China adventure you will visit historic locations including Tiananmen Square, the Ming Tombs, and the Forbidden City. Learn about China’s extensive dynastic history while exploring the ultra-modern cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, and Hangzhou. Spend time at the stunning Great Wall of China, walk along the Bund and bask in the natural beauty of Yu Garden.
Thanks to our partners, we are able to offer this top-quality travel opportunity at an unbeatable price! When traveling with the Chamber, you will receive a first class experience starting right here at home.… Read the rest
6 Critical HR “To Do” Items for 2018
Guest Blog Contributed by Chamber Member Darcey McAllister of HRT Northwest
Ensure harassment prevention practices are up-to-date. Harassment claims continue to dominate the news with a focus moving from the harasser to the organizations who allowed the long-term activity to happen. The best protection is proactive intervention. Review your harassment policy ensuring it contains clear provisions on how to report concerns, train employees on that policy and train managers on how to respond to complaints or concerns. This is the time of year for making resolutions of what we want to fix/change/improve in the upcoming year. I’m sure you already have a list of plans and challenges but adding (and completing) these tactical and strategic “to do” items for your human resources function will assist with compliance and relieve long-term pain.… Read the rest