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1 Oregon tribes expand their economies
2 The road to somewhere
3 Readers support both Measures 37 and 49
4 Reinvestment in education is vital
5 Workforce shortage also affects health-care IT
6 It’s time to make the tough water decisions
7 Deal Watch: VCs invest 15 million in Jive Software
8 Marine reserves rankle ports, fishermen
9 Timber woes continue in east
10 Mighty mite breeder sets up shop in Klamath Falls
11 Q&A with founder of Pacific Natural Foods, Chuck Eggert
12 Barley’s brews of Baker City beat out beer’s big boys
13 Another resort on tap for Central Oregon
14 Cove Springs: After all these years, the water’s still fine
15 Oregon industries brace for loss of aging workforce
16 The highest-paid CEOs in Oregon
17 Testing out your dream job while on vacation
18 How to satisfy the Generation Y worker
19 Next: Oregon Center for Aging and Technology
20 Ditching a tech job for the fun of flour
21 July '07 employment and business filing indicators
22 July '07 transportation indicators
23 July '07 real estate and construction indicators
24 July '07 farming, natural resources and energy
25 Wholesale trade delivers high-paying jobs
26 More business filers choose LLCs
27 Easy ways to tighten travel costs
28 Lithia Motors chief and his five fave cars
29 The path to excellence
30 Top CEO pay 2007
 

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How to handle the unexpected

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The next mysterious (or disastrous) event could be one that you or your team might suddenly need to respond to, probably under intense scrutiny.


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The 2014 List: The Top 34 Medium Companies to Work, For in Oregon

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100best14logoWebOur 100 Best Companies project turned 21 this year, so pop open the Champagne. Our latest survey gives us plenty to cheer.

 


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Small business sales go big

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

BY BRANDON SAWYER

Sales of small businesses surged in 2013 according to the biggest Internet marketplace of such transactions, BizBuySell, increasing to 7,056 reported sales, a 24% increase over 2012, when they dropped 7%. Portland Metro sales tracked by the site grew 9% to 73, capping three years of solid growth. On top of that, Portland’s median sale price jumped 67% to $250K, versus just 13% to $180K nationally. Portland was one of just six metros tracked where the median sale price matched the median asking price, with sellers getting, on average, 92% of what they asked.

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Leader's bookshelf

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Five books that will make you a better leader.


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Fuel's gold

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The coastal town of Coos Bay appears poised to land every economic development director’s dream: a single employer that will bring hundreds of family-wage jobs and millions in tax revenue. 


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