Home Back Issues March 2011 The 100 Best by the numbers

The 100 Best by the numbers

| Print |  Email
Articles - March 2011
Tuesday, March 01, 2011
Article Index
The 100 Best by the numbers
Page 2
Page 3
Page 4
Private companies continue to hold sway among this year’s 100 Best, while construction, finance and staffing are the top three industries. Crunching health benefit numbers, we see slight declines in premium coverage versus 2010, but increases in vision, mental health, alternative care and wellness coverage, demonstrating how vital health options are to making Best Companies. In the employee realm: more than 40% are non-supervisory; 26 to 35 is the biggest age group yet 60% are older than 35; less than a quarter are recent hires; and those with a bachelor’s degree or higher jumped from 42% in 2010 to 46% this year.
By BRANDON SAWYER

0311_ByTheNumbers_01

0311_ByTheNumbers_02


 

More Articles

Updated: Disrupting innovation

News
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
070814 thumb disputive-innovationBY LINDA BAKER  | OB EDITOR

The New Yorker recently published a sharply worded critique of “disruptive innovation,” one of the most widely cited theories in the business world today. The article raises questions about the descriptive value of disruption and innovation  — whether the terms are mere buzzwords or actually explain today's extraordinarily complex and fast changing business environment. 

Update: We caught up with Portland's Thomas Thurston, who shared his data driven take on the disruption controversy.


Read more...

Charged ride

June 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014
0614launchBY JESSICA RIDGWAY

Brad Baker, CEO and co-founder of Works Electric, is a good husband. His wife, an OHSU employee, sought a more efficient way to commute up Marquam “Pill” Hill, so she asked Baker to build a transportation solution.


Read more...

OB Video: Oregon MESA

News
Thursday, June 26, 2014

ThumbOregon Business hosts an informal roundtable discussion about the Oregon MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) program.


Read more...

Salvage operation

June 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY JONATHAN FROCHTZWAJG

For Far West Fibers, one of Oregon's largest and oldest mixed-recycling companies, garbage alchemy has long been big business.


Read more...

Hipsters gone wild

June 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY JON BELL

A new generation of outdoor apparel companies targets the young and the urban.


Read more...

100 Best Green Companies Keynote Speech

News
Friday, May 30, 2014

green2014-069Watch the 2014 100 Best Green Companies keynote speech by Eric Friedenwald-Fishman.


Read more...

Oversight? Or gaming the system?

News
Monday, July 14, 2014
AmazonBY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER

Some people think Amazon’s winking eye logo is starting to look like a hoodwink.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS