Career Development

Career development resources for aspiring professionals.

Career Change Center

Career change guides, tutorials and resources for professionals in transition.

Job Search Resources

Job search resources, websites, guides and directories for job seekers.

Oregon Jobs and Job Search Resources

Searching for job opportunities by state is one of the most effective ways to find top career opportunities. This page provides a directory of Oregon job resources, state employment agencies and local government employment resources.

General Job Resources

Portland Job Resources

  • Barrett Business Services, Inc. – Human resource management company offering staffing, training, site management, and PEO services.
  • Enpria – Offers jobs in Portland and Seattle in mid to senior level software and computer related technical talent for consulting and direct placement.
  • PCC Workforce Network – Resource center for workers, jobseekers and employers to assist with career training and placement in Portland.
  • Jobdango – Employment search engine dedicated to the Northwest. Includes job ads, resume post and related resources.
  • UpholsteryShop Oregon, Inc. – Offers training in the furniture upholstery trade in Portland, Oregon.

  • Willamette Week’s Employment Classifieds – Local newspaper job classifieds. Features weekly updates.
  • EdgeLink – Technology recruiting and staffing firm providing direct, contract, and contract-to-hire placements of mid-to-executive-level technology professionals.
  • Oregon Employment Department Job Listings – The Oregon Employment Department lists thousands of jobs in a quick, easy-to-use database. Jobs high-lighted in yellow are self-referral; for the other jobs, you need to register with the employment department before you can apply.
  • Portland (OR) Jobs Compendium – An omnibus with links to major high-tech and civil service employers in the Portland Metropolitan area. Nifty 2-frame layout makes it easy to move between employers’ sites.
  • – A slick site for Oregon computer professionals. Find IT jobs online with major Portland area corporations – and get inside information about corporate culture and technology.
  • Net-Temps – Job posting resource specializing in the employment marketplace, advertising diversified jobs; posting employment ads, searching the resume bank; free posting of resumes: searchable database of job postings, immediate access to available candidates.
  • Preferred Personnel & Legal Staffing – Staffing service specializes in office administration and legal support.
  • Southeast Works – SE Works is a community based organization committed to quality workforce development for southeast area residents to assist them to obtain and retain living wage jobs.

Beaverton Job Resources

  • Employment Trends – Employment services specializing in office employees, light industrial and information technology professionals.
  • SFI Staff Finders, Inc. – Professional staffing firm specializing in information technology positions.
  • AppleOne – Internet employment resource center representing direct hire and temporary employees.
  • Creative Data Corporation – IS technology recruiter serving the wood products, manufacturing, insurance, finance, retail, and various service industries.
  • Personnel Recruiting And Placement – Job openings for information technology professionals, corporate management and corporate finance and accounting positions.