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The 2012 list: top 33 small companies to work for in Oregon

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Our annual ranking of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon turns 19 this year with more than 14,000 employees participating. The small size category is comprised of the top 33  highest-scoring companies with 15-34 Oregon employees.

 

 

The 2012 100 Best Companies by the numbers

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0312_100BestNumbers_Graph01See how the 100 Best Companies to Work For compare in these graphs.
 

2012 100 Best Companies best practices

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0312_100BestFeature_01For 19 years, Oregon Business has been surveying employers statewide to find out just what it takes to be a great place to work. While it’s always a mix of factors that make some companies more attractive to employees than others, the tendency is often to highlight the more singular, tangible benefits such as massages and paid sabbaticals, lavish soirées and bring-your-pet-to-work days.

 

Did the recession kill the arts?

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0312_Data_MusicHardly. Arts-related jobs have grown faster than overall employment.

 

Mapping peaks and valleys

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0312_Dispatches_Mapmakers_01Mapmakers generally toil in obscurity, tending to the small details that help put landscapes in context. But public acclaim sometimes comes to the cartographer, bringing a reminder that people still love to look at beautiful maps.

 

DePaul plans aggressive growth

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0312_GamePlan_Depaul_02The two lynchpins of DePaul Industries’ aggressive five-year strategic plan hoping to grow revenues to $86.5 million and create nearly 3,500 jobs are customer satisfaction and getting the right jobs to the right people.

 

Sibling non-rivalry

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0312_Profile_LeeAndLynnMedoffIt’s not every day that you find two siblings operating separate businesses on the same street. Rarer still are neighboring siblings who are pioneers in their own fields.

 
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