Tag: careers

Workin’ 9 to 5 (…and celebrating 5 years!)

While I’ve spoken about my 5 years in business to clients, I actually forgot to write my annual blog post celebrating my anniversary this year! So, belated happy birthday to me running Imprint PDX! It’s amazing to think that I have not worked in a regular office environment for FIVE years now, and equally amazing to be at a point…

Workin’ 9 to 5 (…and 5 ways for job-seekers to be more easily found by recruiters)

It’s a busy time in recruiter-land for me, managing both sales and engineering recruitments for a local startup, so whenever I kick off a new project, I go deep into sourcing for candidates. Beyond passive job advertisements on sites like Indeed and LinkedIn, I’m reaching out directly to potential applicants via LinkedIn Recruiter, usergroups, and into my network. As LinkedIn…

Workin’ 9 to 5 (…and why it’s OK to just get a “job”)

I absolutely loved this CNN article my husband shared with me recently with Mike Rowe, the guy who hosts the show Dirty Jobs. Here’s an excerpt that was particularly spot-on from The Big Lesson Mike Rowe Learned Several Hundred Times: “Stop looking for the “right” career, and start looking for a job. Any job. Forget about what you like. Focus…