Jackson County payroll employment increased by 1,200 jobs in September. Start of school year increases in local government education totaling 1,360 accounted for much of the month’s gain. Retail trade continued to gain jobs in advance of the holiday season, up by 280 jobs. Private educational and health service employment rose by 190 over the… Read More.
Recent News from SOREDI
Our first LAUNCH Ashland PubTalk, held at the Standing Stone Brewing Company on Tuesday, October 18, gathered a crowd of over 55 members of Ashland’s entrepreneurial community. Start-ups, potential investors and other interested parties gathered to hear local Angel Investors give their thoughts and answer questions about what they are looking for when they consider… Read More.
Oregon added 2,400 nonfarm payroll jobs in September, continuing a trend of strong job growth. September gains were largest in government, which added 3,300 jobs, with gains concentrated in local government education as the school year started. Professional and business services continued to expand rapidly, adding 1,200 jobs, while wholesale trade added 1,000 jobs. Three industries cut… Read More.
Medford OR – SOREDI’s Business Recruitment and Retention (BRR) Committee is proud to announce Kathy Peckham, Banner Bank’s Vice President/Commercial Relationship Manager, as the new committee chair. Peckham has worked in the banking industry for over 39 years, with a concentration in Commercial Lending for the last 35. Peckham provides a combination of skilled and… Read More.
Medford OR – SOREDI’s Executive Director, Colleen Padilla and Community Development Manager, Rob Merriman are attending the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Los Angeles, October 5-7, 2016. SOREDI has a long history of attending tradeshows to learn industry trends and serve as Southern Oregon’s ambassador. “We literally walk every aisle making outreach to companies… Read More.