DePaul's Exports, Juniper Naturals Brand Featured on KGW News

Sep 23, 2015 | Packaging, News

Did you know that exports to China are supporting jobs for people with disabilities at DePaul Industries’ Portland food packaging facility? DePaul and our brand of snack foods and infant formula, Juniper Naturals, were featured in a story on KGW News Sept. 22 highlighting the importance of trade…

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Where to Find DePaul this Fall

Sep 2, 2015 | Events

Summer has flown by, and we can’t believe that fall is nearly here. We’re looking forward to a number of events in the next few months that will be taking various members of our team around the country – and the world! Here’s where you’ll find us over the next few months: Social Enterprise…

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Utilizing Temporary Staffing This Summer? Read Our Tips

Jul 20, 2015 | Staffing

Summer is by the far the busiest season for temporary staffing companies. Many staffing customers, in industries like agriculture, manufacturing and transportation, are in peak season and must bring on temporary staff to help manage considerable upticks in business. Read on for tips to help you…

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Heat Safety at Work a Priority During West Coast Heat Wave

Jun 25, 2015 | Staffing

Cities around the west are bracing for a heat wave, with many expected to reach temperatures in the triple digits this weekend. Our locations in Portland, Salem, Eugene and Hermiston, Oregon, and Boise, Idaho, will likely see record highs just a few days after the first official day of summer.…

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New Survey: Americans with Disabilities Striving to Work

Jun 16, 2015 | Employment of People with Disabilities

The Kessler Foundation‘s recently-released 2015 National Employment & Disability Survey confirms that most people with disabilities want to work, and are overcoming barriers to succeed in the workplace. The survey of more than 3,000 American adults with disabilities was conducted by the…

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DePaul Packaging Receives New Exporter Award

May 27, 2015 | Packaging, News

The Oregon Consular Corps presented DePaul Packaging with the New Exporter Award at the Celebrate Trade Gala May 18 in Portland. The event, part of World Trade Week, was also hosted by Business Oregon, the City of Portland, Greater Portland Inc., Oregon Department of Agriculture, Pacific NW…

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DePaul Packaging Wins New Exporter Award

May 22, 2015 | Packaging, News

We are honored that DePaul Packaging was recognized for its international trade leadership with the New Exporter award, presented by the Oregon Consular Corps and others at the Celebrate Trade Gala in Portland May 18. According to the Oregon Consular Corps:The New Exporter award recognizes a…

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Hiring This Spring? You're Not Alone

Apr 15, 2015 | Staffing

The overall outlook for the job market in the second quarter can be summed up in one word: hiring. March’s employment report was a letdown, with just 126,000 jobs created, the weakest month for job creation in over a year. Economists were concerned about this setback after sustained growth in the…

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3 Industries Staffing Up This Spring

Mar 31, 2015 | Staffing

Spring is officially here. Whether snow is still falling in your area of the country or the daffodils are in full bloom, a seasonal pick-up in business has started for many industries. We’re seeing lots of hiring activity in manufacturing, construction and agriculture. If you’re in one of these…

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REDF Jobs Study Quantifies Impact of Employment Social Enterprises

Mar 23, 2015 | Social Enterprise

One of the major challenges faced by employment social enterprises like DePaul Industries is quantifying impact. While we often use figures like wages paid and permanent positions gained, the overall and long-term impact can be difficult to express. That’s one of the reasons why we were so pleased …

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