Next ELGL Forums
ELGL-Portland Presents Bill Wyatt, Port of Portland Executive Director, January 15, 2013 (note the date change), 7200 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97218, 11:45 am – Forum; 1:00 pm – Tour of Port of Portland Headquarters, RSVP to Megan Messmer, ELGL Project Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ELGL-Willamette Valley Presents Triple Bottom Line Decision Making – Come learn about the decision making framework Eugene staff is using to help reach sustainability and human rights goals. Thursday, January 17 at noon.
‘Oakland Is the Newark of the West Coast’ – It takes some real imagination to recall this today, but there was a time, starting about a century ago during the Gilded Age, when Detroit was known with a straight face as “The Paris of the Midwest.” Really boastful natives even left off the Mid- and called it simply “The Paris of the West.”
Regardless How They’re Counted, Incentives Do Nothing for Economic Development – A follow-up on our analysis of The New York Times series on state and local incentives to business.
A new city manager, and now it’s a matter of seeing how things ‘fit’ – Then the “getting-to-know-you-better” process mutates quickly into getting things done. That’s what lies ahead for the city of Klamath Falls and Nathan Cherpeski, who has accepted the position of Klamath Falls city manager, pending approval of an employment contract.
Peace in a pod: How tiny apartments could reshape the big city – A few weeks ago, a series of mishaps hit Molly, 24, all at once: a roach-infested apartment, a sudden breakup, and she found herself sleeping in a friend’s basement, searching desperately for an affordable place she could move into with little notice. Easier said than done, as she lives in Seattle.
The Fiscal Cliff
- The fiscal cliff hits home in Yakima
- Talks include keeping Port of Tacoma’s fire station, restoring cuts
- Yakima aims to spark economy by assuming airport from county
- Wonkbook: Another week of uncertainty on the fiscal cliff
- Who’s afraid of the fiscal cliff?
- JPACT picks five projects for transportation money from ‘Opportunity fund’
- Metro, City of Portland protect Columbia Slough wetland as new natural area
- Nike Legislation Would Exclude Intel
- Kitzhaber asks law
- ‘I support the Lake Oswego-Tigard project’
- Metro should delay natural areas levy vote until tax impact is known
- Sherwood’s cannery building declared ‘dangerous,’ officials recommend demolition
- Is Nike looking at Portland?
- How one man is dismantling the City of Pacific
- Merit pay: Good use of taxpayer dollars?
- City to buy nearly 15 acres along Burnt Bridge trail
- Port executive calls for regional cooperation
- PERS unfunded liability data added to state transparency website
- New city manager ready for challenge
- Longview council inching toward medical marijuana garden rules
- 10 candidates for Longview council vacancy as deadline passes
- Lakewood trying to annex Camp Murray
The Career Center
How To Land A New Job In 2013 – According to a new survey by Right Management, 86% of employees polled said they plan to actively look for a new job in 2013—an increase of 26 percentage points since 2009.
How To Hire Someone You Won’t Regret In A Month – Success hinges on finding great people, but killer candidates can be nightmare employees, and duds can morph into your biggest stars. Here are the 3 biggest hiring mistakes to avoid.
What If You Don’t Want to Be a Manager? Imagine that you’ve invested years of blood, sweat and tears at work, and have successfully climbed the corporate ladder, only to wake up one day and realize that you sort of hate what you’re doing.
Clackamas County offers help for people in need of mental health services – If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call the Clackamas County Crisis Line at 503-655-8585.
Opt in now. Weigh in for the future. Follow the link below to add your voice to the Opt In panel. You’ll be entered into drawings to win gift cards, event tickets and more.
ODOT is hosting an Open House as an opportunity for you to learn more about the Oregon Passenger Rail project, and give your thoughts on what the future of rail should look like between Eugene and Portland!
The Social Network
5 Ways Social Media Will Change The Way You Work in 2013 – It looks like many of the big (and sometimes overhyped) promises that have surrounded social media – better insight into customer behavior, improved office productivity with internal networks and, of course, signficant, measurable ROI – will finally begin to bear fruit.
College Students To Tweet Even More In Class As Social Media Becomes A Major – How soon until they can minor in texting?
The most shared events on social media in 2012 – When it comes to sharing content, 2012 was certainly fascinating. Between the rapid rise of Pinterest, Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram, and Twitter … being Twitter, there’s no shortage of fodder or ways to disseminate information.
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