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|Articles - November/December 2013|
|Monday, October 28, 2013|
Stacy James, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood, Columbia Willamette, shares what she's been reading.
This past June, James became the sixth president and CEO in PPCW’s 50-year history. The job requires plenty of travel, locally and nationally, and James uses that time on the road to read. Humor and murder mysteries are two of her favorite genres, and she often mines books for lessons that might apply to her professional life. Both The Power of One and Football for Dummies (described at right) focus on the importance of having a strategy and plan for the future. Says James: “As a CEO for a nonprofit, I think it’s important to provide and promote a vision with employees, donors, volunteers and for our patients that talks about hope for our future and the importance of caring for each other and treating each other with kindness and respect.”
|Friday, February 28, 2014|
The 21st annual 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon list was announced Thursday night at an awards dinner at the Oregon Convention Center.
|Thursday, January 23, 2014|
A conversation about MBAs with B-school deans from Marylhurst University and Oregon State University and a list of the top MBA programs in Oregon.
|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.
|Friday, January 24, 2014|
BY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER
January needn’t be a time to make well intentioned promises to yourself that you soon break.
|Tuesday, February 25, 2014|
BY JOE ROJAS-BURKE | OB BLOGGER
The medical research enterprise wastes tens of billions of dollars a year on irrelevant studies. It’s time to fix it.
|Tuesday, December 10, 2013|
Our ranking of Oregon's top commercial real estate firms ranked by number of licensed commercial agents in Oregon and SW Washington
|Tuesday, January 07, 2014|
BY MICHAEL BECK | OB BLOGGER
Many organizations recognize the importance of improved engagement, but the result of their efforts to improve engagement are generally poor because they are misguided.
|The more they change, the more they stay the same|
|The 2014 List: The Top 33 Large Companies to Work, For in Oregon|
|The 2014 List: The Top 34 Medium Companies to Work, For in Oregon|
|The 2014 List: The Top 33 Small Companies to Work, For in Oregon|
|The future of money|
|Rival banana firms to merge|
|Blood test predicts Alzheimer's disease|
|Cerberus Capital to buy Safeway|
|U.S. adds 175,000 jobs|
|Bitcoin creator revealed|
|Staples closing 225 stores|
|EU to offer aid package to Ukraine|
Living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest means enjoying our wonderful surroundings, while remaining aware of the multiple types of natural disaster threats that we face: winter storms, windstorms, floods, landslides, earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis.“
Oregon State University's hospitality degree program invests in next-generation leaders.
Allowing individuals to access their own healthcare options has created more difficulty instead of making things easier. There are so many examples that illustrate why agents are more important than ever in helping businesses and individuals determine the healthcare coverage that best fits their need.
The 2014 World Trademark Review 1000 (“WTR”) recently named Lane Powell as one of the top trademark law firms in Oregon and Washington, and Lane Powell attorneys Kenneth R. Davis II, Parna A. Mehrbani, Frances M. Jagla and Paul D. Swanson as top individuals in the practice.
Capital Pacific Bank, a Portland-based community bank serving businesses, professionals and nonprofit organizations, today announced that it has earned recognition as a Certified B Corporation by B Lab, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a community of socially responsible businesses. The bank is one of six financial institutions across the country to achieve B Corp status.
On Thursday, April 3, from 8 a.m. to noon (registration begins at 7:30 a.m.), Lane Powell will team with Oregon Business magazine for a half-day seminar titled “Best Practices For Best Employers™: How to Become One of ‘Oregon’s Best Workplaces’ Starting Today!”