I was recently asked, how much do people lie to their bosses, and what can be done about it? Lying to the boss happens constantly across organizations. The one universal constant about lying: people do it to ‘manage’ or manipulate the boss’ reactions.
Oregon's Secretary of State weighs in on “a pile of small business bills,” the advantages of helming an administerial rather than enforcement agency and that old Oregon chestnut: the state's business-friendly ranking.
Today, we have the best chance in over a decade to enact improvements that will strengthen border security, clarify employable status, and provide the kind of process Oregon farm families need to legally employ the capable people they depend on.
It’s better to be consistent than to be fair. Especially if “fair” means some agonizing custom decision that’s decided at laboriously and at great length from first principles every time.
Unemployment is down but so is the labor force as discouraged workers desert, baby boomers retire and the economy sputters along. In the year ending in April, Portland's labor force fell 1.7% and statewide it dropped 1.9%. Has Portlandia's "Dream of the '90s" evaporated?
When it comes to cars, it’s a man’s world, and it has been for more than a century. But when it comes to household purchases, modern women hold the purse strings. Heels and Wheels, an annual women's automotive conference held in Bend this past week, spotlights industry trends for female consumers.
A new green practices survey examines the impact of a sustainable workplace on a company's bottom line.
Over the years, smart investments made in regional infrastructure — rivers, rails, runways and roads — have provided Oregon businesses with efficient and cost effective access to foreign markets. This fall the Portland City Council will make a decision that has statewide, if not national, implications for Oregon’s continued trade strength — the annexation of West Hayden Island.
Weyerhaeuser Co. will acquire Longview Timber and its 645,000 timberland acres in Oregon and Washington for $2.65 billion.
Oregon farmers are working to develop disease-resistant hop varieties with a pot-in-pot system.
The Hillsboro Hops hope to bring a business boom to Hillsboro.
A federal judge threw out the ruling that awarded two Port of Portland jobs to union electricians instead of longshoremen.
Oregon startups are beginning to mature, a new survey shows.
Debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami will continue to bring invasive species onto U.S. shores for years to come, an OSU ocean researcher says.
Orchard Supply Hardware Stores filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The chain opened locations in Beaverton and Tigard this year.
Intel's CEO Brian Krzanich is encouraging the company to bring products to market quickly and then update them.
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Lane Powell is proud to announce the formal launch of their Privacy and Data Security Practice Group, which was organized to better serve their clients in this increasingly popular area — an area their attorneys have been working in for years.
From Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute: OTRADI today announced its plans to open and operate a 13,000 square-foot multi-tenant bioscience complex in the Willamette Wharf building at 4640 SW Macadam Avenue. Slated to be complete in spring 2013, the OTRADI Bioscience Incubator (OBI) will house up to six companies.
MEDIAmerica, publisher of Oregon Business and Oregon Home magazines, announces a new retail website: HalfOffOregon.com. The website offers lodging, dining, recreation and many other items at half off their regular cost.
As you probably know by now, The Vernon Company is a national leader in the promotional products industry with annual sales of over $60 million. We are a family owned business, led by the fourth generation of the Vernon family.