SMPS Oregon Blog

2017-2018 Call for Committee Members

Professional Development Committee Contact: Stacey Ho, CPSM | WSB  Professional Development Committee CPSM Roundtable Facilitator – This person will coordinate 6 sessions to review CPSM study materials to help participants in studying or the CPSM Exam. Meetings will likely be held every 2-4 weeks and could include finding local chapter leaders to head each session and/or leading […]

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Changing Expectations in the A/E/C Workplace: Recruiting Talent in the 21st Century

By: Christina Blaser, VLMK Engineering + Design SMPS Oregon wrapped up their final Programs event of the 2016-2017 season, Changing Expectations in the A/E/C Workplace, where we were lucky to have three amazing speakers discuss openly about their challenges finding and retaining talent in a tight labor market. Additionally, as a marketing organization, we peppered […]

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SMPS HQ New Member Challenge

Welcome new SMPS Members! How to take full advantage of all SMPS has to offer and make the most of your membership. Get involved, get engaged, earn $50! This CHALLENGE will introduce you to SMPS and to the many benefits of membership. Within the first six months of your membership, we CHALLENGE you to make […]

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SMPS Member Survey

Hello SMPS Members, As the incoming President of the SMPS Oregon Chapter, I want to make sure that SMPS is serving our members as well as we can be. Below is a link to a 14 question survey where you can provide us with the necessary information to make this next year’s programming beneficial for […]

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Recap of Interviewing to Win With Susan Murphy

By McKenzie Richardson, PAE. “Make it personal” and “validate the client” were two of my key takeaways from the SMPS Education event, “Interviewing to Win.” Make it Personal During the interview, making a personal connection to your audience is crucial to landing a project. How your team connects to the project can be creative and simple, from […]

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