The Easy Way to Find a Job in Portland, Oregon

By Jezabel Southard

Posted on March 16, 2018

How to find a job in Portland, ORInterested in moving to Portland, OR?

We don’t blame you. With its thousands of acres of parks, gorgeous mountain views, and breathtaking coast, Oregon is bound to entice.

Or maybe it’s the foodie culture, the hipsters, the bookstores, or the quirkiness that draws you to the friendly, green city of Portland.

Regardless of the reason why, the fact remains that Portland, Oregon’s largest city, is a city-on-the-rise. It is quickly becoming a booming business area with lots of exciting career opportunities.

It’s Hard Finding a Job on Your Own

Finding a job in a new city can be a challenge.

If you’ve ever applied for jobs online, you might agree that it feels like you’re throwing your resume into a black hole. The truth is that, more often than not, people never hear back after applying online.

How do you find a job in Portland?

Do you just take a leap of faith and move, praying a job opportunity lands in your lap?

We have another solution for you: contact TERRA Staffing Group.

How TERRA Can Help You Find a Job in Portland

With offices in Portland, Beaverton and Clackamas, TERRA is well-connected to many companies across a variety of industries. We can help match you with fantastic job opportunities in the Portland-Metro area.

Every year we help create thousands of success stories, and many of those success stories are of people who make the choice to move somewhere new.

Whether you are looking to continue your career, or are seeking a foot-in-the-door of the industry of your dreams, we can help.

Don’t just take our word for it. Take a peek at some of our Portland success stories.

Dahlia Pillias

Dahlia was living in Guam and had an established, successful career there. When her daughter decided to move to Oregon for college, Dahlia decided to move, too. Without having a job lined up.

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TERRA’s Portland team did all of the work and made the job search process incredibly easy for Dahlia. They were able to find a job in Portland that was a great fit for her. Check out Dahlia’s story.

Here’s what Dahlia said about working with TERRA:

“Temp agencies will do the leg work. You get to pick the job that works for you. They will look for the kind of work you want. I recommend working with TERRA…”

Kelli Dillion, who made the move to Oregon and found a great career, thanks to TERRA.Kelli Dillion

Kelli was a recent college grad with a passion for (and degree in) architecture. She moved to Oregon hoping to kick off a career with an architecture/design-build firm.

She was not having much success finding a job on her own.

Not long after partnering with TERRA, she was able to land a great  job opportunity that lets her use – and grow – her skill set. She has had tremendous success in her role and has already been promoted! Read more of Kelli’s story. 

Kelli had this to say about her experience with TERRA:

“TERRA fit me with what I was looking for, and made the process a smooth one. Partnering with them took out the hassle. The stress was really not there. TERRA did all of the work for me.”

Getting Started with TERRA

Getting started with us is easy! Just check out our current job openings.

We have offices in the Seattle-Puget Sound, Portland-Metro, and Phoenix-Metro areas. Our expert recruiters are waiting to speak with you.

Don’t wait. Reach out to the TERRA office nearest you today.

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