03.29.12 The Morning Buzz

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ELGL Call for Resumes – In an effort to help current MPA students, recent graduates, and unemployed local government professionals in today’s challenging job market, ELGL has issued its first Call for Resumes. Submit your resume and local government focus to oregonelgl@gmail.com by Friday, March 29.


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Management Tip: Find Mentors Who Speed Up Your Learning – Many of the jobs that Baby Boomers will vacate over the next two decades will go to young upstarts. But how do you compete for jobs formerly held by people with decades more experience?

It’s Not a Job Search, It’s a Permanent Campaign – It’s the fact that everyone else — including regular professionals — is also now expected to perform round-the-clock personal brand maintenance, and most people don’t even realize it.

6 Tips for Making Better Decisions – Why do leaders fail? They make bad decisions. And in some cases they compound bad decision upon bad decision.

Do You Know Your SWOT? – The key to survival—whether it be in the “real” world or the business world—is to know your SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats).


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Plugging the public sector – ELGL caters to next generation of local government leaders.

Coffee clash – Despite strong efforts by staff and city, the new Starbucks on Boones Ferry is triggering some traffic-related angst.

$7 Billion Plan Aims to Transform Chicago – Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that instead of waiting on federal aid, Chicago would turn to private sources for help on infrastructure jobs. Above, a crew fixed a water main.

Outside the UGB

You realize that your parents get invited to more parties than you.

Oregon Sustainability Center’s funding and leadership fluctuates, putting project in doubt

Two to be interviewed for city council Ward 7 seat

CRC maps out project timeline

State Senate Candidates Square Off In Central Oregon Debate

Sunnyside City Council meeting dissolves into name-calling, member threatens to quit

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