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|Friday, March 01, 2013|
PORTLAND, OR– The 20th annual 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon list was announced Thursday night at an awards dinner at the Oregon Convention Center. There were 273 companies participating in this year’s 100 Best survey, which analyzes Oregon companies’ best practices toward creating great places to work. This year, almost 14,000 Oregon employees completed the survey.
The 100 Best list recognizes large, medium and small companies for excellence in work environment, management and communications, decision-making and trust, career development and learning, and benefits and compensation. The winners and their rankings were revealed at the 100 Best awards dinner and are published in the March 2013 issue of Oregon Business and online at OregonBusiness.com.
“Being a great place to work is even more important during rough economic times,” says Oregon Business Editor Linda Baker. “The magazine is proud to showcase those companies that do it well.”
THE TOP 3 LARGE COMPANIES:
THE TOP 3 MEDIUM COMPANIES:
THE TOP 4 SMALL COMPANIES:
There was no cost to enter the survey, which was comprised of an anonymous employee survey and an employer benefits survey administered by Oregon Business research editor, Brandon Sawyer and research partner DHM Research.
For more information on the 100 Best projects, go to Oregon100Best.com.
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