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04.06.12 The Morning Buzz

Posted on April 6, 2012


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City of Hillsboro is currently seeking candidates who reside or work in Hillsboro to serve on the Multimodal Transportation Advisory Committee (MMTAC). MMTAC will advise the Transportation Committee and will serve as a platform for the public on transportation issues across different modes (walking, cycling, auto, transit, freight). Deadline April 9.

Columbian.com – Live chat with Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt set for Friday.

City of Oregon City, Oregon – Two open seats in 2012 on the City Commission.

TriMet – Friday 4/6 is your last chance to weigh in on proposed changes to fares and service (our revised budget proposal). We want your feedback!


Career 

7 Critical Steps to Find the Right Grad School – Do your research so you can make an informed decision, a former graduate school admissions dean says.

HBR.org: Position Yourself for that Promotion

Job Descriptions and the “Experience-Needed” Syndrome

In the palm of your hand – A successful project might very well lead to having your customers, your vendors or your employees eating out of the palm of your hand–aware of your wishes and eager to to do what you ask.

Sheryl Sandberg Leaves Work at 5:30 Every Day — And You Should Too

The 5 Things That Remarkable Bosses Never Do – What you don’t do can sometimes make a bigger impact than what you do. 

Rethinking the Value of Business Majors – More than 20% of U.S. undergraduates are business majors, but now faculty members, school administrators and corporate recruiters are questioning the value of a business degree at the undergraduate level.

Spotlight

America’s romance with sprawl may be over – Three years after the recession officially ended, Census county population estimates show Americans are staying put or moving to cities.

Strategies for Curtailing Frivolous Lawsuits – State and local governments can be targets for individuals who file “do-it-yourself” lawsuits and represent themselves in court.

Hidden Cost of U.S. Postal Service Cutbacks – Unions and some lawmakers say they would be driven away by closed post offices and processing plants, which would mean less mail volume.

Clatsop County residents to vote on whether to allow circuses that display elephants, other exotic animals.

Emptying city hall – Municipal offices are completing moves from a central headquarters to scattered sites around town

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