December 2014


Q&A: Xenium President Anne Donovan on Outsourcing

On November 12, Xenium President Anne Donovan spoke on a panel at the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network monthly PubTalk event to discuss the topic of outsourcing.

During the panel discussion, Anne discusses the potential benefits of outsourcing, when a business should consider outsourcing, which parts of the business to outsource, and the challenges of ousourcing.

Read the Q & A »

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Legal Update and Forecast for 2015
January 15, 2015 | 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Understanding & Leveraging Generations in the Workplace
January 15, 2015 | 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Intelligent Hiring
February 19, 2015 | 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Performance Planning & Management
February 19, 2015 | 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Constructive Feedback & Accountability: Guiding Others to Success
March 19, 2015 | 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Recognizing & Preventing Harassment
March 19, 2015 | 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Business Leaders Discuss 'Options & Impacts'
of the Affordable Care Act [Transcript]

When you consider the future of your business, what looms to the forefront? Over the past three years, the rapidly shifting regulatory environment has kept employers and business leaders scrambling to keep up. Preoccupation with new regulations such as the Affordable Care Act, Portland Paid Sick Leave and legalized marijuana leave employers overwhelmed, preoccupied with compliance and focused on everything but growing their business. 

Get the transcript from the "Options & Impacts" event that took place on October 7th where key Oregon business leaders discussed these issues.

The panel featured Ken Provencher, CEO of PacificSource Health Plans, Jeff Robertson, ERISA Attorney at Barran Liebman, and Anne Donovan, President of Xenium HR. Chuck Floberg of Brown & Brown Northwest served as the event's moderator.

Download the Transcript Here »

How to Create Guiding Principles for an Organization

Ever wonder what it is like to create a set of guiding principles for an organization—the type that all employees believe in and live every single day they are at work? Brandon Laws sits down with Joy McCormick and Lacey Halpern of Xenium HR to discuss the process of creating a set of guiding principles from their own experience.

Read more on the Xenium Blog »