The 2012 list: top 34 medium companies to work for in Oregon

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Articles - March 2012
Friday, March 02, 2012

 

MEDIUM COMPANIES — 35-99 OREGON EMPLOYEES
RANK '12 '11 COMPANY CITY / HEADQUARTERS OREGON SENIOR EXECUTIVE / TITLE EMPLOYEES OR/TOTAL DESCRIPTION SCORE EMPLOYEE/ EMPLOYER TOTAL SCORE
3 2 Ruby Receptionists Portland Jill Nelson
CEO
53
53
Virtual receptionist company 467.6
69.9
537.53

No. 3 Medium Company: Ruby Receptionists

Employees gush about this virtual receptionist company. One calls it “not just an employer, but a life support for our clients as well as our employees.” Another seems absolutely infatuated: “We are all so happy,” she says, “so well cared for, so stimulated and so head over heals in love with the place that we work that we're this big circle of love and happiness.” The praise doesn’t come without substance. Ruby is known for its supportive and creative atmosphere, its stellar customer service, and encouraging employees in their interests outside of the workplace, whether that be singing in a band or tending to a family.

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