Private companies continue to hold sway among this year’s 100 Best, while construction, finance and staffing are the top three industries.
What is it that makes for a great workplace? For every company on this year’s 100 best list, it’s a combination of solid, tangible benefits like health insurance, retirement plans and flexible schedules mixed with other, more colorful and less obvious elements.
Would Oregon benefit from a state-owned bank? As small businesses struggle, the idea is debated on Main Street, in Salem and by the banking community.
In 2010, power sold by PGE dipped for the second year in a row, down 1.4% to the same level as 2005.
A new food initiative by Multnomah County hopes to bring young farmers into an industry that is starved for youth.
Retail outlet centers in the state continue to grow after strong sales numbers during the recession caught the attention of regional and national retailers.
- Jobs bill gets little support in Salem
- Biomass fits and starts
- State ramps up Israeli connections
- Higher ed costs double—or more
- Dealwatch- March 2011
- Roasters cope with rising coffee costs
- Oregon commodities rebound in 2010
- Erickson looks to China to save IPO
- Film industry moves into Southern Oregon
- Young developers build a mobile app for the bar scene
- Collins steers Blount into a promising future
- Workplaces fall short of expectations
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