The 2013 list: top 33 large companies to work for in Oregon

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Articles - March 2013
Friday, March 01, 2013

 

LARGE COMPANIES — 100 OR MORE OREGON EMPLOYEES
RANK '13 '12 COMPANY CITY / HEADQUARTERS OREGON SENIOR EXECUTIVE / TITLE EMPLOYEES OR/TOTAL DESCRIPTION SCORE EMPLOYEE/ EMPLOYER TOTAL SCORE
1 8 U.S. Cellular Medford
Chicago
Joe Cabrera, Roberta Winger, Tim Brown
Directors
150
9,000
Wireless/cellular phone service provider 467.4
68.0
535.35

No. 1 Large Company: U.S. Cellular

Concern for both clients and employees has helped make this wireless network company a 9 time 100 Best winner. “Being part of an organization that values the opinion of their customers and associates makes me feel very proud and very lucky,” says one employee. “We are allowed, as associates of the company, to ask questions, push back on ideas/initiatives and given the freedom to act in the best interest of our company at all times.” People who work here also praise the pay and benefits structure for both part and full time workers, the collegial atmosphere and opportunities for advancement. Says one employee: “Laughter and easy going efficiency are the rule of the day around here, and I’m a perfect example of promoting from within.” Says another: “I look forward to waking up and coming into work everyday.” An employer can’t ask for much more than that.

This company has been the number one best large company four times.

 

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0 #1 GuestGuest 2013-08-30 19:37:17
Can I nominate my company or how are they chosen?
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0 #2 Brandon Sawyer, 100 Best project managerGuest 2013-09-03 22:54:17
Quoting Guest:
Can I nominate my company or how are they chosen?

Assuming your company leadership wants to participate in our free survey and it has at least 15 Oregon employees, you can sign up here: http://www.oregonbusiness.com/100bestcompanies/
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0 #3 Consumer CellularGuest 2014-03-25 00:27:31
Consumer Cellular said our phone would work with there svc and it did not and they would not admit there mistake and cost us a lot of money in charges to go back to Verizon. We cancelled our service within 45 days and were still charged.
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