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IBM brings 600 new jobs

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High Five
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

IBM says it will create 600 jobs in Oregon, mostly in Beaverton, and invest $350,000 toward workforce training for these positions.

IBM will expand to produce new mortgage software, related to a recent purchase of Beaverton-based Wilshire Credit Corp..

State officials since January had been working behind the scenes with IBM representatives about the job creation-and-retention effort. IBM also considered bringing the jobs to Charlotte, N.C., or Tulsa, Okla., said Jill Miles, the state's national recruitment officer.

"We were very pleased," Miles said Monday. "When you get something like this, everything else goes by the wayside and this is your focus, because the return to the state is so great."

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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