BeginRight Employment Services Named 2020 SBA Oregon Family-Owned Small Business of the Year

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2020 Oregon Family-Owned Small Business of the Year is BeginRight Employment Services founded by Owner/CEO Joanne Bell.


BeginRight Services for Employers & Job Seekers

We understand what it takes to help people get a great job and for employers to find great talent.

We specialize in job placement for Clerical, Light Industrial and the Trades services. As a staffing agency we offer the ability to respond at the speed of your business. We want you to spend less time on recruiting and more time on your business strategy.

Direct Hire

What started as a direct hire placement agency in 1986 has grown into one of the leading direct hire and temporary staffing agencies in the Northwest.

Temporary Hire

As a Begin Right candidate, we’ll provide you the very best preparation with which to seek your ideal job, be it a temporary assignment or a direct hire position.

Seasonal Hire

Every industry has their peak seasons throughout the year. These opportunities include full-time, part-time positions and those flexible shifts work well for those between jobs or employees looking to try something new and learn new skills.


We Create Job Solutions

Sure, there are a lot of staffing agencies out there. They come in all shapes and sizes…and most of them come from a different city altogether. That’s why at BeginRight, we’re proud to be your local staffing service. We’re headquartered in Portland, so we know the unique needs of this market and the strengths of its work force. In fact, we’ve worked hard at it, because the more we know, the better we can help you.

We provide a knowledgeable team of experienced staffing professionals to guide you through the hiring process for both Employers & Job Seekers.

Job Seekers


BeginRight Beginnings

At BeginRight we’ve built our entire company around serving your needs quickly and efficiently. We’ve invested in computer technology that impacts every facet of our business: From testing, scoring and evaluating applicants to searching, scheduling and placing candidates.

Since 1986 we have been proud to serve the Pacific Northwest and help both Job Seekers and Employers. Contact us and find out more about the opportunities we have for you or your company. "Let's Go To Work."

  • "I have worked with BeginRight for the past 7 years with complete satisfaction. BeginRight recently helped us staff for a new customer. They did an excellent job helping us gear up and meet the needs of this very sensitive customer. BR supplies our warehouse with Order Pickers and Customer Service Reps!"

    "BeginRight was recently selected as one of our critical vendors which is an important classification within our company."
    John, Director of Warehousing
  • "Thank you for the wonderful job you do at BeginRight. It is very refreshing to call your office when we need a qualified candidate on short notice. Your staff has consistently provided us with well qualified individuals in a timely fashion. I realize there are at least a million temp agencies in the pdx area (it seems they all call me on a weekly basis) but I am loyal to BeginRight because of your ability to meet our staffing needs and friendly personnel to work with."
    "Thank you for helping me look good in my job"
    Sherri, Human Resource Mgr
    Parts Mfg Company
  • "My experience with BeginRight has been nothing but a pleasure. I have yet to be disappointed with their service, promptness and staff. I currently have 5 BR Employees of my 20 employees. I have had some horrific luck with other employment agencies in the past and I strongly recommend using BeginRight for all staffing needs. Save time and use what works."
    Jerry, Plant Manager
    Light Industrial Division
  • "BeginRight has proven to be a priceless asset to our company and our continued success. When we first arrived in Portland area, we were concerned about being able to recruit skilled, experienced candidates, but with the endless support and help from BeginRight our staffing concerns were solved immediately."

    "I think that any company that chooses to use BeginRight will be utterly amazed by their promptness and professionalism. I can proudly say that I will use them again and again to locate superb warehouse or clerical employees."
    Ely, Human Resource Manager
    Distribution Center



Corporate Office


Michelle de Belloy - Branch Manager


Ryan Klitz - Branch Manager


Amy Inskeep – Branch Manager


Cindy Wilkerson - Branch Manager