Be Part of the Growth

There’s a reason why people love living in Portland. A charming city surrounded by mountains, lakes, forests and rivers, the city is quickly becoming a globally renowned tech and business hub. From enterprise businesses to startups, the Portland Metro area is home to a variety of companies seeking talented candidates to fill their growing teams.

What draws people to this city? The City of Roses is home to a vibrant food and drink culture, hiking trails within city limits, world-class public transit, and a wealth of offerings for art lovers. Bridgetown has a reputation as one of the quirkiest cities in the country. Keep an eye out for food carts, pedicabs, and neighborhood street festivals supporting local craftsmanship. Portland is just an hour away from the beach and slopes so it’s easy to enjoy living here.


Ready accelerate your career? Established and startup companies alike are competing for technical, accounting & finance and engineering talent.


Tech employment is rapidly growing in the Silicon Forest and opportunities are abundant. Tap into this exciting market and build your career here.


Portlanders are known for appreciating a healthy work life balance and for embracing a family friendly, environmentally conscious way of living.

Find a Job in Portland

The VanderHouwen team has been in Portland for several decades and has contributed to helping grow employment in the Pacific Northwest’s technology and professional spaces. We are well connected within the Technology, Engineering and Accounting & Finance markets, as well as experienced in helping candidates relocate to, and succeed in, Portland.

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Networking in Portland

Making connections in Portland is vital, but it’s also easy to do with the ample amount of professional organizations and networking groups that meet regularly. Make sure to check out:

Get Started in Portland

Get the Portland Relocation Guide. It’s free and 224 pages full of everything you need to know about moving to, and living in, Portland.

TriMet is the official public transportation organization for the Greater Portland Metro Area, which includes Beaverton, Hillsdale and Gresham. Get more information here.

Portland is made up of five distinct sections and 95 neighborhoods, each with its very own personality. Get an idea of which neighborhood might suit you.

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Fun Facts About Portland

Want to bike to work? Portland is one of the most bike friendly cities in the U.S. Find a bike route to your new office.

Portland’s name was decided based on a coin toss. The other option? Boston.

With 84 breweries in the metro area, Portland is often considered the Beer Capital of the world.

Ready to find your dream job in Portland?