- RSVP: The First 90 Days Discussion Forum
- 04.13.12 Knope of the Week
- Inaugural Meeting of ELGL-Eugene
- Ask the Manager – The First 90 Days
- Job Posting – City of Fortuna, CA
- Job Posting: City of Tigard
- ICMA Annual Conference Scholarships
- A Message from the Center for Public Service
- How two state tax systems have (and haven’t) shaped metro Portland
- 04.18.12 The Afternoon Delight
The Social Network
5 Ways to Use Pinterest for Recruiting – Pinterest also presents an opportunity to reach talent first, since headhunters have yet to make the complete transition onto this platform in the same way they have with other social networks like LinkedIn, Facebook, andTwitter. Here are some tips on how you can use Pinterest to find your next hire.
How Social Media Is Taking Over the News Industry – More than ever, people are using Twitter, Facebook and other social media sources to learn about what’s happening in the world as traditional news outlets become increasingly less relevant to the digital generation.
Stay connected by following these feeds.
Want to volunteer and give back to the Earth this weekend? SOLV in Oregon has a whole list of opportunities. Check them out and register: http://www.solv.org/programs/solv_it.asp.
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].
ELGL – Central Oregon – 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.
Management Tip: Practice Being a Leader
Why Relaxing More Could Make You a Genius – Facebook. YouTube. The iPad. The Prius. The Internet itself. The innovations that change society always start with a spark of creativity that leads somebody to see something a different way.
Women and the Workplace: Four career profiles – Emer Timmons is president of BT Global Services UK. Dina Medland asked her: How has being a woman made a difference to your career?
Five Lessons About Women in Business – Carrie Hindmarsh, CEO of M&C Saatchi Group’s advertising agency, gives five lessons about women in business from her 21 years in the advertising industry and her journey to the boardroom.
Learning To Flex Your Leadership Muscles – Before I left salesforce.com to start Okta, CEO Marc Benioff gave me some advice. He said, “Todd, to be a great CEO, you’ll need to learn how to be a great leader, not just a great manager.”
Reports: Shortage of industrial land hurting region’s economy – Two studies say area needs many more large, ready-to-develop sites.
For women, history shows winning office in Portland is no easy task – In more than 160 years, the city has elected or appointed just seven women as mayor or city commissioner.
Eugene targets libraries for cuts – The city’s budget committee on Wednesday night endorsed City Manager Jon Ruiz’s recommendations to save money by dramatically cutting hours at the Sheldon and Bethel branch libraries starting July 1.
Salem city budget: Time to suck it up – Salem City Manager Linda Norris put forth a lousy city budget for next year, one that eliminates 18 police and fire jobs. But if you read only that first paragraph, you’d miss the point of this column — just like some folks who’ve criticized the budget as dangerous to public safety. It’s a lousy budget because of a lousy economy, not because of Norris. She’s done a darn good job of trying to make the cuts as painless as possible for city residents.
Inside the UGB
- City hits snag with Luscher Farm proposal
- City snuffs out smoking in parks
- Metro audit faults land management
- Mayor candidates spar over environmental issues
- Election officials reject complaint against Charlie Hales, Portland mayoral candidate
- Portland new urban renewal district would kick in $50 million for PSU projects
- How Would Portland Fare In An Earthquake?
Outside the UGB
- Shape up now or get broken up, Gregoire tells troubled agency
- Some are wary of cuts to Salem fund for tourism
- Federal Way council debates cuts to social services