But lately we've had some high profile examples of local government having trouble filing some administrative psoitions.
The latest example is Deschutes County starting a third search for a county administrator.
Roger Lee with Economic Development for Central Oregon says there's a lot of competition for good talent right now. He says sometimes it's a matter of a candidate's spouse not being able to find work here that might cause them to turn down a job offer.
Lee says despite the economic downturn, they're busier than ever attracting new business to come here.