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The software publishing industry has been steadily carving out a niche in Oregon over the last few decades.
Employment Situation Press Conference
May 14, 2013
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Analysis of the employment and unemployment data for March 2013.
Oregon job prospects for computer software applications engineers are promising.
Increases in productivity and new options in the printing marketplace are two ways technology has reduced employment in printing.
Business Employment Dynamics data show net job gains along with a slight drop in the number of businesses in mid-2012.
Unemployment skyrocketed in the Great Recession, but what did that mean for trends under the surface?
Benton County is one of the few areas in Oregon where employment has grown enough to return its pre-recession employment level.
Oregon's private employers had approximately 22,900 job vacancies during winter 2013, according to a recently completed Job Vacancy Survey by the Oregon Employment Department.