Tag: Portland oregon

The Mac’s List Book: Doing the Work to Get the Work

Our friends at Mac’s List have a new book about finding a job in Portlandia. We’ve read every single word of it and we’re ready to share our takeaways. We’ll highlight Chapters 3 and 4 today. Chapters 1 and 2 were featured here. The Mac’s List Book: Doing the Work to Get the Work By: Chris McKee LinkedIn and Twitter … Continued

ICMA Assistants’ Exchange Program

During ICMA President Svrcek’s visit to Portland last week she plugged a program that she describes as a “diamond in ICMA’s repertoire of offerings”.  This program is the Assistants’ Exchange Program which takes place on the Friday before the annual ICMA conference begins.  It is your opportunity to learn from other cities and discuss the issues and … Continued

Kittelson’s Corner: Vizify – Synchronized Social Media

I Vizify Myself So after hearing about the Portland based start-up company Vizify, I set out to do some investigating in order to inform our ELGL readers about this new social media option and digital resume platform.  First, a little explanation about Vizify.  Vizify stands for Visualizing, Realizing, and Clarifying.  The goal of the organization is to … Continued

03.07.13 Your Morning Buzz

The Best Quotes From Rand Paul’s Filibuster of John Brennan’s Nomination Vote [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IFxkt9rctg&w=560&h=315] Welcome Newest Members Evan Fransted, University of Colorado Denver, MPA Student Bradley Olin, California State University – Office of the Chancellor, System Budget Analyst Upcoming Forums March 7: Tiffany Couch, Financial Investigation and Forensic Accounting  April 11: Greg Baker, Damascus City Manager April 17: K.L. Wombacher, … Continued

10.02.12 Your Morning Buzz

 [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BxSn9c2P9k&w=420&h=315]  Trending No One Knows How Much Money India’s Cities Are Spending – Municipalities in India don’t release a budget. And that’s a problem, because they can’t get the investments they desperately need. Forest Grove Police Chief Janie Schutz becomes first woman to head department – Schutz, 54, who came to the city from Wadesboro, N.C., is the … Continued

09.03.12 Your Morning Buzz (Labor Day Edition)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHtIXnBgTQ8&w=420&h=315] Backspin UNC MPA Program Job Postings Job Posting: Financial Analyst – Wake County, NC Job Posting: Budget Assistant to the Governor Job Posting: Westside Economic Alliance Introducing PSU Public Service Innovation Lab 09.2.12 Your Sunday Sermon Participate ELGL Forum with Charlie Hales, Portland Mayoral Candidate – Please join us on Thursday, September 13 at noon for an ELGL forum with Charlie Hales, … Continued

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