04.16.12 The Morning Buzz

Posted on April 16, 2012

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RSVP: The First 90 Days Discussion Forum – We are excited for the upcoming discussion forum with city managers from Tigard, Hillsboro, and Wilsonville. The focus of this luncheon will be the first 90 days of their tenure. We will be meeting at 11:45am on April 26, 2012 at Cafe Allegro in Tigard. Space will be limited to about 40 people so please RSVP at your earliest convenience to [email protected].

Oregon Emerging Local Government Leaders Network – Central Oregon Schedule of Events: Roundtable on Innovation – May 11, noon- 1 p.m., location tbd. Participate in a facilitated roundtable to discuss ideas to encourage innovation in the public sector.  Bring your ideas and be prepared to join the conversation! Coordinated by Justin Cutler, Colleen Miller, and Robyn Christie.


Recruiters spend an average of 6 seconds on individual resumes. Make yours stand out.

Failing to Success – Doug Rauch, former president of Trader Joe’s, explains that delighting customers in new ways only happens when you take risks.

Management Tip: Regain Your Focus

Bad Management Helped Sink Titanic – The secrets that went down with the Titanic, it seems, are more watertight than the ship was herself.

Are You Overdue for a Big Payout? Now that the economy is picking up and companies are starting to hire again, employees might be able to finally cash in on their years of recessionary sweat and sacrifice.


Judge rules government cannot require employers to display posters explaining union rights – A federal judge ruled Friday that the National Labor Relations Board cannot require millions of private employers to put up posters informing workers of their right to form a union.

The final four — Council gets another crack at replacing Zais – It’s round two for the city manager search in Yakima, which hasn’t had a permanent manager since longtime boss Dick Zais retired last summer after more than 30 years at the helm.

What they make: Mid-Columbia salaries – The Herald surveyed salaries for elected officials and top-level public servants, plus a sampling of entry-level salaries for jobs such as police officers, firefighters and clerical workers from numerous government agencies in the region.

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