employment

Summer jobs / career preparation for teens

Klamath Falls, Ore. – With schools closing for the summer, many teens will be looking for jobs. Much of their focus is shifting toward preparing for a career. Klamath County’s unemployment rate now stands at 6.9%, nearly half of what it was …

Harry & David unveils employment center

MEDFORD, Ore. – Harry and David’s renovated employment and resource center was unveiled Thursday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The company has helped create over 100,000 jobs over the past 20 years. Now, they are hoping it will continue to strengthen the economy …

Hellgate hiring for upcoming season

Grants Pass, Ore.  — Hellgate Jetboat Excursions is preparing for the summer season. Right now, it’s hiring positions and hoping for a smoke-free summer. The president of Hellgate said he can’t reveal a lot about the upcoming season. But, he can promise …

USFS hiring seasonal workers

PORTLAND, Ore. – Winter is coming, and that means it’s hiring season for the U.S. Forest Service. The agency just announced they’re looking to fill over 1,000 summer jobs in Oregon and Washington. Open positions are in multiple fields including firefighter, recreation, …

New York Times seeks world traveler

NEW YORK, N.Y. – If traveling the world and writing about your experiences appeals to you, you may want to apply for a new job listed by the New York Times. Each year, the NY Times publishes “52 places to go,” a …

Employment numbers down in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. – Employment numbers in Oregon have declined for the second time since rapid gains were seen earlier this year. The Oregon Employment Department (ODE) said nonfarm payroll employment dropped by 3,800 jobs this September. This follows a revised loss of …