The Steep Cost of Gender Bias

OBEducation

A study from Oregon State University College of Business suggests the best way to eliminate gender bias is to remove humans partially from the hiring process. 

OBLifestyle

Downtime with Mingus Mapps

The newly elected commissioner for the Portland City Council loves cycling and, when he has time, watching "pre-Trump era" TV shows.

OBTech

A Robot Will Connect With You Now

Artificial intelligence programs that consolidate data could change perceptions of automated assistance. 

OBReal Estate

Future of Work: Staying Connected In a Tough Real Estate Market

Jason deVries, managing principal of Cushman & Wakefield, balances remote work with the need to mentor young employees.

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Information About Each of our Report Packages

Here's a breakdown of what you'll find inside each of our 100 Best Companies to...

Politics

Labor, Business Groups Pursue Competing Election Agendas

Divergent solutions for businesses reopening and renewable energy are top of mind as advocacy groups battle for votes this election season.

Economy

Future of Work: ‘Talent Management Is Front and Center’

The CEO of Umpqua Bank predicts attracting and retaining employees will become more competitive.

Restaurants and Retail

Future of Work: Creating a Remote Culture That Fosters Innovation

Lithia Motors CFO rethinks how to measure productivity with a remote workforce.

Professional Services

The Future of Work: Embracing The Hybrid Workforce

The first in our series of interviews with business leaders on the future of work is with John Wix, managing director of Gensler's Portland office.

Tech

A Robot Will Connect With You Now

Artificial intelligence programs that consolidate data could change perceptions of automated assistance. 

Energy and Environment

Filling the Void

The growth of wind and solar industries brings a critical source of revenue and jobs to rural counties, and the occasional dustup over land use.