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No. 2 Small Company: Boly:Welch Consulting | Recruiting
This company offers some pretty nice perks: spring break massages, an ice cream tab, and a Hood to Coast relay team. But what employees seem to really appreciate about this recruiting and consulting firm are the flexible schedules, family-friendly atmosphere and attention to work-life balance. “Not a day goes by that positions and processes aren’t considered to create a more equitable and positive environment in which to do our jobs and enjoy our lives,” says one employee. “Recruiting, historically, can be ruthless,” comments another employee. “But that is the farthest from the truth in this office. We laugh, we act as a giant team and we pay compliments forward.” Employees also like the fact that staff opinions count. “This is a very entrepreneurial environment,” says one worker. “The partners support initiatives that are raised as ideas from the team members.” Caring and supportive owners are another plus. “When we face a problem, they move heaven and earth to help fix it,” observes one employee. “There’s really no place like it.”
Those sentiments and benefits have helped land this company on the 100 Best list 9 times. It has been on the top 10 list three times.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Health care and vacations rule. That’s the consensus from our reader poll on workplace benefits that help retain and recruit employees.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
BY SOPHIA BENNETT
The coastal town of Coos Bay appears poised to land every economic development director’s dream: a single employer that will bring hundreds of family-wage jobs and millions in tax revenue.
Thursday, April 03, 2014
BY OB STAFF
Learn how to green your workplace and lower your environmental footprint at the office. Oregon Business presents a two-hour "Greening Your Workplace" seminar on May 28th, 2014 at the Nines Hotel in Portland.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY | OB WEB EDITOR
SEMpdx hosted a workshop this week for entrepreneurs, website developers and others interested in search engine optimization (SEO). Here are a few tips and tricks aimed at bumping up your search engine rankings.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
BY CLIFF HOCKLEY | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR
Proposed regulations protect Portland’s strict zoning codes and hotel operators, but they may have an adverse effect on Airbnb’s business.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | GUEST BLOGGER
I don’t think anyone can (or should) remember what it was like to get things done without the internet. This milestone in technology has certainly benefited brick-and-mortar companies and subsequently launched a new era of businesses.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
BY ERIC FRUITS
Because they have little chance of working for someone else, today’s teens need to be entrepreneurs. But, first, we must teach our teens that entrepreneurship starts small.
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