Tags Archives: Employment

Oregon job vacancies, pay rates on the rise.

OREGON — According to survey results from the Oregon Employment Department, job vacancies increased 20 percent in the state between the first quarters of 2014 and 2015. In addition, Oregon employers’ starting pay increased by 9 percent during th ...

Oregon economy continues upward climb.

Oregon‘s economy continued to improve in April and was up to 91.1%, according to the University of Oregon’s Index of Economic Indicators.  A measure of economic activity, the report is indexed to 100 based on economic conditions in 1997.  ...

Portland's SoloPower to hire 90 by end of year.

SoloPower, which manufactures thin solar panels, will hire 90 people to work in the new Portland manufacturing facility, and the company is looking for equipment engineers, chemical engineers, production and process engineers and front-end and maintenance ...