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The summer is here, so how is hiring looking? A recent report by the national federation of independent business found differing results depending on the business. Larger businesses are faring better than smaller ones. Stephanie Miller with Express Employment Professionals in Bend says they've been seeing some encouraging signs. “Well, we definitely saw beginning of the month was slow, but now we've gotten busier with the weather being better. We’re seeing more positions turn into full time work; companies looking for temporary workers as a gateway into fulltime regular help. A recent national survey found a slightly larger share of companies planned to decrease rather than increase their workforce.

 

 

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Most organizations are asking for cash, rather than supplies, so they can route help to where it’s needed most more quickly. Here are some of the largest groups with campaigns underway:

 

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  • Intersection of NW Broadway Street and NW Delaware for waterline replacement project, road closures with detours clearly marked for thru traffic, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with roads opened nightly. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and use Bond Street and Wall Street.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.