New CEO Selected to Lead

Edward Kelly has been named the new chief executive officer of The Corvallis Clinic. He started on Sept. 17. Kelly brings more than 25 years of experience as a healthcare executive, most recently as CEO at Regency Hospital in Minneapolis. He said that while quality of care is “paramount,” he also aims to focus on

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Five Tips for Professional Growth

Professional growth doesn’t happen through giant steps or grand leaps.  Rather, it is the daily small actions and repeated steps that facilitate growth day by day.  As the saying goes, “Most people over-estimate what they can do in one year and under estimate what they can do in five”.  Here are a few small steps to

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The Road to Success is Paved with….

Hard Work? Good Intentions? Speed bumps?  Pot Holes? Hope? Experience? I have the honor of talking to people all day, every day about their careers.  I hear why people are disenchanted with their current job, what they think they would like to do next.  I hear about dreams.  Dreams fulfilled, dreams lost, broken dreams and

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The Road to Success is Paved With-Part II

In part one we shared information related to interview etiquette. Today we will talk about the balance of power in the interview process, also known as “two way interviews”. Spoiler alert, there is no such thing as a “two way interview”. I am frequently told by those we represent to a position “interviewing is a

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Can Culture Be as Simple as Just 19 Words?

It’s well understood that culture can make or break a workplace. Understanding what “culture” means, however, is a whole other matter. As a working concept, culture can’t be easily defined or measured. Merriam-Webster offers six different definitions (and even named its Word of the Year in 2014 after it received the highest number of web

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