Hiring 250

Posted by Steve Leader on March 19, 2015
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EUGENE, Ore. – Firstsource Solutions is hiring 250 people for its new customer contact center in Eugene.  The work involves handling customer care, for a telecom firm, through live chat.

The center’s site director, Chris Autry, says these are full-time jobs with health benefits.  To learn more, click here.


Read Your E.O.B.

Posted by Steve Leader on March 18, 2015
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The explanation of benefits (E.O.B.) form that comes with medical insurance claims can be boring and hard to read.  But checking the document can help prevent medical identity thieves from taken you for a long, expensive, ride.

Premera Blue Cross is offering its members 2 years of free credit monitoring after announcing Wednesday a cyberattack that may have …

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Mild Oregon Winter Contributes to Sunny Jobs Numbers

Posted by Associated Press on March 3, 2015
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SALEM, Ore. — A state report says Oregon employers are adding jobs at a robust pace, and the unemployment rate has dropped to 6.3 percent.

The mild winter has contributed to the sunny economic news, as construction companies kept crews on the job in January.

The state Employment Department reported Tuesday that the January unemployment rate was down from 6.7 percent in December …

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“60 Minutes” and Lumber Liquidators

Posted by Mike Turner on March 2, 2015
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Lumber Liquidators is defending itself against allegations that the retailer’s laminated flooring fails safety tests.

The specialty flooring retailer is in the crosshairs of a report by CBS News’ “60 Minutes”, which aired a special on Sunday that alleged the company sold laminated flooring that contained too much formaldehyde according to tough California standards.

The news has badly bruised Lumber Liquidators’ stock since last week when media …

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Diversity Employment

Posted by Mike Turner on February 25, 2015
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Job recruiters invite job seekers to the Diversity Employment Day Career Fair Wednesday.

Organizers say the diverse, veterans, the disabled, women, the mature and LGBT also needed some experience and specific skill sets that many employers are now looking for in potential employees.