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Passionate about the great outdoors? Western Rivers Conservancy is hiring a Database & Office Manager

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Western Rivers Conservancy, a nonprofit leader in the effort to protect our region’s waterways, is hiring a Database & Office Manager to support the organization’s growing operations. This is an opportunity to be an integral part of a passionate and effective environmental organization. The salary range for this multi-faceted position is $40,000-$48,000 annually.

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Join NWABA’s Team as the Director of Development

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Northwest Association for Blind Athletes’ is seeking a Director of Development, who will be responsible for all aspects of the development program including major gifts, planned gifts, corporate sponsorship, special events, foundation relations, donor database, budgeting and supervising development staff. This position is coming at a pivotal time in the NWABA’s growth and will support […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Become the Leader of the Pack as 2 Brothers Moving & Delivery’s Crew Lead Apprentice

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2 Brothers Moving & Delivery currently has an opportunity for a full-time Crew Lead Apprentice. This is a nine-month apprenticeship program, where you’ll learn the ins and outs of the moving trade within an active atmosphere assisting households in the relocation process. After apprenticeship completion, you’ll have the opportunity to be trained and mentored in a […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Get Fired Up About Finding Your Passion

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There are few things in the world that I get really, really excited about. (I’m talking kid-in-a candy-shop excited.) They are: craft beer, serving the homeless, and my dog, Bullet. Although I know it’s hard to believe, I’m also super passionate about my job. I’m fascinated by how technology changes consumer behavior. I love using […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Mac’s List | Oregon Resource Guide

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Mac’s List provides a wide range of products and services to help professionals find meaningful work. But, we don’t do everything… We want to make sure you have all the resources you need to build the career you want in Portland (and beyond). To complement our own offerings, we’ve partnered with a select group of […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Get Personal to Build Your Network

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Going to Mac’s List events, I constantly get asked “Who should I reach out to in order to get a job?”  My response is always the same, “your personal network.”  Who do you do life with? Your family, friends, roommates, neighbors, volunteer groups, alumni associations, the lady who rides the bus at the same time […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Fast-Growing Startup Seeks Ambitious Senior Developer

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Billy, a Portland-based startup that provides cloud-based accounting software for small businesses, is looking to hire one full-time senior developer (back-end) and two full-time junior developers (front-end) immediately. This will be the first developer role in the U.S. with a lot of responsibility, very active in the decision-making processes and the team leader as Billy […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Career Opportunities in Change Communications

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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What Comes First: The Move or the Job?

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It’s no secret that people move around the country (and, increasingly, around the world) to find better work and advance their careers. In fact, the US Census bureau estimates that nearly seven million people relocate each year in search of employment. Almost half of those people move more than 500 miles to find a new […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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How to Find Jobs at Nike, Adidas, Columbia, or Intel

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Have you ever wondered why we don’t have more jobs on Mac’s List for corporations like Nike, Adidas, Columbia or Intel? These are some of largest employers in the Pacific Northwest, and jobs at these corporations are highly sought after from applicants around the world. Recruiters for these companies typically don’t post job openings on […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Five Networking Event Tips for Newbies

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Anyone else get nervous walking into a room filled with strangers?  On the Mac’s List blog we’ve talked about what to do BEFORE attending networking event. But what about during?  Here are five tips for newbies to make attending a networking event a success:

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Ep. 044: How to Cope with a Job Loss, with Marsha Warner

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A job loss due to layoffs or conflicting interests can be a shock to our system. A person may feel thrilled to be apart from their previous employer at first but a flood of emotions generally follows shortly after. This week’s guest, career coach Marsha Warner, shares tips and techniques to transform your first days of […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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The Best Graduation Present I Ever Got

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Graduation season is taking over my Facebook feed as my friend’s younger siblings are graduating from college, younger family friends are graduating from high school and some of my nearest and dearest college buddies are getting their Master’s degrees!   This brings up a huge problem for me: what do you get graduates these days […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Career Advice I Wish I Knew When I was 22

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  Graduating college is exhausting!  Senior projects, finals, documents, and presentations.  Then there is the ceremony with family and friends and for me – packing up four years of college life into on Volvo V70 for a cross country road trip to Portland. When I graduated college, my professors, family and friends shared many words […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Top Five Career Books for New College Graduates

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When I graduated from college, I got three copies of “Oh,The Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Seuss as graduation gifts.  Not that I don’t love Dr. Suess, but I’d mastered reading his books by the age of eight; and by college graduation, I was ready for something more practical and career-focused to help me as […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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About Jenna Forstrom

Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.