jobs

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 …

Oregon construction employment at record highs

MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon’s construction industry reached a record high number of jobs in recent months. Oregon’s construction industry employed nearly 110,000 workers according to the Oregon Employment Department.  That is up from 70,000 after the recession in 2008. “We have shortages …

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 …

U.S. Forest Service now hiring

PORTLAND, Ore. – If you want to work for the U.S. Forest Service this summer, they’re hiring right now. Between November 14 and 20, the USFS is accepting seasonal job applications at http://www.usajobs.gov. The agency just announced they’re looking to fill over …

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 …

Need for nurses in southern Oregon

Medford, Ore. — There’s a big need for nurses in the valley. According to the Oregon Employment Department the health care industry is not only the largest industry in the area, but it’s the fastest growing. And experts say it shows no signs of …