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City of Tigard > News > Summer Creek Park Property Master Plan Meeting – Tigard is embarking on a master planning process for the Summer Creek park property. The public is invited to share their ideas for the park on March 28, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Tigard Public Works Building.



Networking Tips From The Ultimate Networker –  LinkedIn co-founder and chairman Reid Hoffman shares his secrets for career advancement — namely, managing a career as though it’s a startup business — in his new book, The Start-up of You.

Non-execs ‘feeling undervalued’ – Nearly half of non-executive directors of FTSE 350 companies believe they are undervalued at the board table, according to a survey by Tomorrow’s Good Governance Forum, Korn Ferry and KPMG.

Hot to Turn Your Worst Employee into a Top Asset – You can’t save your weakest staffers. But you can use them as an way to upgrade your whole team’s performance.

Don’t Confuse Passion with Competence – The most successful innovators are consistently portrayed as possessing a passion that borders on dogmatism. They work tirelessly to bend reality to achieve their vision, with Steve Jobs and his “reality distortion field” serving as the prototypical example.

10 Ridiculous Job Interview Questions Asked In The Past Three Months – Although there are no “correct” answers, wacky interview questions will make you think on your feet.

Inside the UGB


Portland police, neighborhood leaders work to improve quality of life along N. Killingsworth Street

Lawsuit questions city Superfund spending

Occupy Portland will be back at it again today in downtown Portland

Outside the UGB


State: All-night liquor is possible

City seeks way to allow street activity

Port of Coos Bay wants to flip from importing to exporting liquefied natural gas

Controversial former Portland police officer runs for Wheeler County Sheriff

County election money flowing

Marion County Fire District 1 wants to raise levy