Hiring, Training, and Certifications

Websites & Online Resources

OSHA Training E-Tools

OSHA’s eTools and the eMatrix are “stand-alone,” interactive, Web-based training tools on occupational safety and health topics. They are highly illustrated and utilize graphical menus. Some also use expert system modules, which enable the user to answer questions and receive reliable advice on how OSHA regulations apply to their work site

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Rising Tides – Free Business Symposium on Employee Retention

Attention HR Professionals! Attend an insightful Business Symposium, sponsored by Valley Immediate Care, focused on employee retention. Gain valuable strategies and best practices from local thought leaders to foster a loyal and engaged workforce. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enhance your HR expertise, and network with other industry folks!

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National Safety Council – Implications of Drug Use for Employers

The typical worker misses three work weeks (15 days) annually for illness, injury, or reasons other than vacation and holidays. However, workers with substance use disorders miss two more weeks annually than their peers, averaging nearly five weeks (24.6 days) a year.  The National Safety Council offers resources for employers to reduce stigma, increase worker retention, and create caring workplaces.

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OSHA Workplace Stress Website

Workplace stress and poor mental health can negatively affect workers through1:

Job performance
Work engagement and communication
Physical capability and daily functioning

The OSHA Workplace Stress Website provides assistance for employers to initiate and plan stress assistance programs for their workers.

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T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined

T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined is an executive-level training series intended to give ambitious small business leaders a challenging opportunity to accelerate their growth through targeted training led by motivating leaders in small business development. T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined revolutionizes the rich history of executive-level training for small businesses poised for growth.

This training is not for start-ups or people who are thinking about starting a business. T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined advanced training series is open to small business owners and executives that:

Have annual revenues of at least $250,000
Have been in business for at least three years
Have at least one employee, other than self

The training is free through the SBA.

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Establish a Professional Domain, Website, & Email for Your Business

If you’re curious about bringing your existing business online, or you’re just starting a business and want to know where to begin, it all starts with a domain: your online address and home on the web. In this special Grow with Google workshop for International Small Business Week, they will discuss the benefits of owning a domain, helpful web terms to know, and how to get the most out of your domain with free or low-cost tools like email forwarding, search reports, and more. Plus, attendees will get a special offer for Google Domains.

The workshop will be available for viewing after the presentation date. June 28, 2022, 10 am – 11 pm PST

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Inclusion Guidance, Recruitment Support and Disability Awareness Training For Oregon Businesses

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and the Oregon Commission for the Blind (OCB) partner together to provide inclusion guidance, recruitment support and disability awareness training for Oregon businesses.  This training is relevant to human resource professionals, managers and staff of any business, educational institute or government agency. In addition, OCB can provide training on topics including assistive technology and accommodations used for existing and future employees with vision loss.

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Rogue Business Connections

The Rogue Business Connections community on LinkedIn allows business and nonprofit leaders in the Rogue Valley to connect and share questions, resources and solutions to the challenges that many businesses face in our region.

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