The 2012 100 Best Companies are announced

The 2012 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon list were announced March 1.

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Mar. 2, 2012
Contact: Robin Doussard
Editor, Oregon Business
Phone: 503-445-8829
Portland, OR – The 19th annual 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon list was announced March 1 at an awards dinner at the Oregon Convention Center. There were 263 companies participating in this year’s 100 Best survey, which analyzes Oregon companies’ best practices toward creating great places to work. This year, over 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 2012 issue of Oregon Business and online at
“Being a great place to work is even more important during rough economic times,” says Oregon Business Editor Robin Doussard. “The magazine is proud to showcase those companies that do it well.”
A new Hall of Fame award was announced, honoring those companies that have been on the 100 Best list 10 times or more. Those companies were:
Employment Trends: 15 years
Pacific Continental Bank: 13 years
Vernier Software & Technology: 13 years
Umpqua Bank: 13 years
Cascade Employers Assoc.: 12 years
Tec Laboratories: 12 years
David Evans and Assoc.: 11 years
The Randall Group: 11 years
Pacific Benefit Consultants: 11 years
Walsh Construction Co.: 10 years
Oregon Business is the only magazine covering statewide business issues in Oregon.  Founded in 1981, Oregon Business is a nationally award-winning publication that focuses on the key issues facing companies of all sizes and sectors throughout the state.