WorkingInOregon.org - Supporting business and promoting employment in Oregon
WorkingInOregon.org is the Oregon Employment Department's online resource for job seekers, unemployed workers and businesses. WorkingInOregon.org provides a host of services that fulfill the department's vision of supporting business and promoting employment in Oregon:
- Employment and job posting boards on WorkingInOregon.org
- Unemployment benefit claims system on WorkingInOregon.org
- Information on childcare
- Economic and job market information
WorkingInOregon.org and WorkSourceOregon.org: A family of services
The URL WorkingInOregon.org automatically directs web searchers to the official website for the State of Oregon Employment Department. For a broader range of services, including workforce assessment and training programs offered by private and public partners, see WorkSourceOregon.org.
WorkingInOregon.org - Serving workers, employers, childcare seekers and providers
With unemployment in Oregon currently at record levels -- about 12 percent -- most visitors to WorkingInOregon.org are looking for unemployment benefits, information on filing an unemployment claim or access to iMatchSkills.org.
iMatchSkills is the Employment Department's award-winning interactive recruitment tool that pairs job seekers with prospective employers.
WorkingInOregon.org: Resource for business
WorkingInOregon.org is also an important resource for Oregon business owners. They use WorkingInOregon.org to research economic and workforce trends, post jobs, find qualified workers and learn about employer incentive programs such as the Work Opportunity Tax Credit.
Get childcare information at WorkingInOregon.org
WorkingInOregon.org also provides childcare information and support for workers and providers. Childcare is an important factor in fulfilling the department's mission of developing and maintaining a diverse, multi-skilled workforce.
Unemployment benefit claims online at WorkingInOregon.org
WorkingInOregon.org receives more than 1.2 million visits per month. While the majority of visitors used to be job seekers, today most WorkingInOregon.org visitors are using the online unemployment benefit claims system. The Oregon Employment Department currently pays out $200 million per month in unemployment benefits.
The department has handled the surge in benefit claimants by adding to its staff of 1,500 employees. For the annual winter increase in claimants, the department anticipates adding 206 new workers. Staff will work on improving WorkingInOregon.org's interactive services and the telephone filing system.
Benefit claimants can access benefits information and file claims online at WorkingInOregon.org, or via the department's telephone filing system. The online system is the fastest way to file.
WorkingInOregon.org - Preparing for the rebound: iMatchSkills and QualityInfo.org
While upgrading and maintaining the online unemployment benefit claims system, the Oregon Employment Department's web development team is also improving services for job seekers and employers at WorkingInOregon.org.
- iMatchSkills.org is the Oregon Employment Department's interactive tool that matches job seekers and prospective employers. Business owners use iMatchSkills to post jobs, and job seekers post professional information, including an online resume. iMatchSkills also provides skills assessment and skill-building tools for job seekers.
- QualityInfo.org presents up-to-date research on:
- Local job markets
- Employment trends
- Salary and wages
- Hiring trends across Oregon
- ...and more.
"When the job market bounces back, we will be there to meet it." Todd Brown, public information specialist, Oregon Employment Department
Contact Info for WorkingInOregon.org
- Contact WorkingInOregon.org through email:
- Phone: +1 800 237 3710, Fax: +1 503 947 1304
Address for WorkingInOregon.org
- 875 Union St. NE
- Salem, Oregon 97311
Languages for WorkingInOregon.org
WorkingInOregon.org is available in English and Spanish.