Tags Archives: Oregon jobs

Oregon job vacancies hit seven-year high.

OREGON — According to a recent survey by the State of Oregon Employment Department, Oregon had 53,300 unfilled jobs in the second quarter of 2015. That number was the highest recorded by the Employment Department’s survey since 2008. Seventy-six p ...

Oregon ranks among top five green job states.

Oregon has taken the No. 3 spot on a new Environmental Entrepreneurs list of the top 10 states with the most green jobs. The list is based on third-quarter analysis of green job trends and shows that during the previous three months, over 10,800 jobs in t ...

Corner Bakery plans major Portland expansion.

Dallas-based Corner Bakery continues its national push, announcing plans to expand into the Portland area. The company plans to open 11 restaurants in Portland, bringing its national presence to 140 locations, with plans to open 18 locations in the Twin C ...

Portland ranks No. 5 on list of Best Cities.

Bloomberg has released its annual list of “America’s 50 Best Cities“, and Portland  has placed 5th. The ranking looked at 100 of the largest cities in the country, and evaluated them based on number of restaurants, libraries, museums, s ...

Esco Aquires Ulterra, Adds 400 Jobs.

Portland-based Esco Corp. recently acquired Ulterra Drilling Technologies for $325 million.  Esco manufactures metal wear parts that are used in the mining industry, among others.  The acquisition of Ulterra, which makes polycrystalline diamond drill bi ...

Good Eggs to expand to Portland.

Good Eggs, is expanding its service to Portland. The San Francisco-based startup is setting out to be the Etsy for local food after receiving rave reviews from local and national press. The move is part of the company’s planned expansion to Detroit, ...

Health Care demand hits new highs for Portland.

According to a new report from San Francisco-based HWS Enterprises LLC, the nationwide composite index of health care worker demand rose to 53.1 this quarter, a nine percent increase from the previous quarter, and the highest the index has been in 2 years ...