December 2009

A new model

picture-025When Rob Boydstun’s autocarrier manufacturing company near the Port of Portland was going the way of the rest of the auto industry, he decided to ditch it and re-create his business.

The right stuff

ETHICS02Two years ago, Lake Oswego-based EthicsPoint, which provides hotline and web-based ethics reporting systems, built itself a new world headquarters — in the online, virtual world known as Second Life.

Counterpoint

Letters from readers

Good news for a change

THE COVER STORY this month is the natural culmination of Jobs Watch, a web column that managing editor Ben Jacklet has been writing for the better part of the year at OregonBusiness.com. Each week, he chronicles the ups and downs of the employment landscape.