Category Archives: Oregon

Chick-fil-A checking into the Portland area.

PORTLAND, Ore. – Chick-fil-A is opening its first two Portland area locations in Hillsboro and Clackamas. Each restaurant is creating about 80 full- and part-time jobs. Construction has begun on both locations and the franchises are expected to open i ...

GuideSpark animating more jobs in Portland.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Human resources-focused video platform developer GuideSpark is opening a new office in Portland. The company, which is based in Menlo Park, California, will create 230 jobs by 2018. GuideSpark aims to replace emails, brochures and sem ...

SheerID identifying job opportunities in Eugene.

EUGENE, Ore. — Thanks to $5.3 million in new investment, identity management software platform developer SheerID is expanding its operations in Eugene. The company will use part of the new funding to create up to 23 jobs in the next year. SheerID’ ...

Ross Dress For Less expanding in Springfield.

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Ross Dress For Less is opening a new store next month in Springfield. The new store is part of the retailer’s plan to open 70 new locations in 2015. While no specific job numbers were given, a company official noted that, on ...

Dollar General stores creating jobs in Oregon.

GREEN, Ore. — Discount retailer Dollar General is opening new stores in Green and Sutherlin. Each store will create eight new jobs. The Oregon locations are part of the company’s plan to open 730 new stores in 2015 and to remodel or relocate an ...

Simple growth is simply good news in Portland.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Personal banking and finance website Simple has added about 200 employees in the last 18 months. And the good news is the company is on track to create 600 more jobs. Founded in 2009, Simple combines innovative technology, impeccabl ...

Sapa Extrusions expanding employment in The Dalles.

THE DALLES, Ore. — Norway-based aluminum solutions company Sapa Extrusions has purchased Northwest Aluminum Specialties in The Dalles. The transaction will retain 59 at the Northwest Aluminum plant while creating 15 new positions in 2016. “This a ...

Oregon job growth hits 10-year high.

PORTLAND, Ore. — New data from the Oregon Employment Department shows that Oregon employers added 4,400 jobs in August. In addition, Oregon job growth hit its highest level since 2005 as its employment payroll expanded by 60,400 jobs or 3.5 percent. ...

Investment helping Poler gear up new jobs.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Outdoor gear and apparel startup Poler is expanding, thanks to $4.5 million in new investment. The company will use some of the funds the funds to create 15 jobs by 2017. In addition to the job creation, Poler also plans to expand it ...

Plenty of holiday jobs will be under the tree in Eugene.

EUGENE, Ore. — According to WorkSource Oregon, there should be plenty of seasonal jobs in Eugene and Lane County during the coming holiday season. The department is expecting between 500 and 1,000 retail jobs to open up in the region for the holidays. ...

UPS is hiring for the holidays in Tualatin and Portland.

OREGON — United Parcel Service (UPS) is now hiring seasonal workers to help out during the busy holiday season. To help fill the holiday jobs for delivery drivers and full- and part-time package handlers, UPS is hosting job fairs in Tualatin and Portla ...

Lunar Logic landing new jobs in Eugene.

EUGENE, Ore. — Digital marketing firm Lunar Logic is expanding its operations in Eugene. The company plans to expand its headquarters in Eugene as well as its workforce with the addition of 110 employees. Lunar Logic, which helps clients market their b ...

Hill Meat packing on jobs in Pendelton.

PENDLETON, Ore. — Hill Meat Co. is expanding its operations in Pendleton. The company is building a 20,000-square-foot addition to its pork processing plant while creating up to 30 jobs. Established in 1947, Hill Meat is investing in the expansion to e ...