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Body Language That Will Get You Hired

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

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We often focus too heavily on what we want to say to a potential employer instead of practicing how we say it. Coming up with a script or word-for-word answers to likely questions is a good way to prepare but don’t forget to practice your body language, too! Continue reading →

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The Women’s Plaza: Empowering Working Moms in Portland

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

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Attention working mothers in Portland! The Women’s Plaza needs your help to achieve its vision of a world where working mothers are fully and equally supported, recognized and compensated as indispensable, active members of our society.

The Women’s Plaza is a community that offers families, women and children the Continue reading →

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Oregon $15 Minimum Wage Drive Picks Up Steam; Oregon Employment Report

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

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At Mac’s List, we know how difficult it can be to stay informed on the latest employment news and trends. We want to keep you up to date, so look forward to The Oregon Employment Report on the blog every Friday with the top articles of the week regarding employment in our lovely state.

October 17 – October 24

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Is It a Job You Want or a Quest You Need?

Posted on by Jessica Williams

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I’m reading “The Happiness of Pursuit” by Chris Guillebeau, Portland’s resident traveller, author, speaker and startup expert. As I read his book, which brings together stories from all over the world to help you “find the quest that will bring purpose to your life,” I can’t help but think, that while many of you might be searching for a job, what you really need is a quest. Continue reading →

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Communicators with a Passion for the Outdoors: Apply to be Opal Creek’s Development & Communications Manager

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

featjob10.21Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center is hiring a Development and Communications Manager in Portland! Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center is a nonprofit with a mission to inspire understanding of ancient forest ecosystems through education and interpretation, and to work with others in stewardship of the natural, historical and cultural values of the Opal Creek Wilderness and Scenic Recreation Area.

Opal Creek is a 35,000-acre ancient forest on the western slopes of the Cascade Range in Oregon that achieved federal protection from logging after a very long and nationwide struggle. The culmination of this struggle occurred in 1996 when the Opal Creek Wilderness and Scenic Recreation Area were established. Opal Creek Ancient Forest Continue reading →

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How to Get Promoted: From Intern to Account Executive

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

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Since I started at Prichard last fall through the University of Oregon Portland Experience internship program, I have learned a great deal about myself and what I have to offer as an employee. As per my supervisor and mentor Jessica Williams’ suggestion, I kept track of what my coworkers complimented me on—or suggested I improve—and made a study of what helped me advance from an intern to an Account Executive in just seven months.

Here are my top lessons learned that you can apply in your own work to get hired or promoted: Continue reading →

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Announcing The First Annual Center for Women’s Leadership Summit

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

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The Center for Women’s Leadership (CWL) is hosting the first annual Girls: Oregon, Action Leadership, Service Summit on Oct. 24 in the Smith Ballroom at Portland State University! Continue reading →

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The Career Wheel: A Great Tool to Assess Your Career Satisfaction

Posted on by Marsha Warner

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Do you ever feel dissatisfied with your career but aren’t sure where to start improving it? If yes, try using the Career Wheel above to assess your current level of satisfaction so that you can discover where it is that you need help.

How to Use The Career Wheel

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Nike Hires 2,000 in Oregon in Past 2 Years; Oregon Employment Report

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

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At Mac’s List, we know how difficult it can be to stay informed on the latest employment news and trends. We want to keep you up to date, so look forward to The Oregon Employment Report on the blog every Friday with the top articles of the week regarding employment in our lovely state. Continue reading →

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Jobseekers & Career Changers, Take it From Us, Don’t Miss Our Winter Event

Posted on by Jessica Williams

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At Prichard, one of our greatest strengths is connecting others. It’s a value we hold dear – to be of service to our community.

Mac’s List was born out of this belief – serving others – when over a decade ago Mac Prichard launched it as a simple email connecting friends and colleagues to interesting and rewarding job opportunities. Today, Mac’s List is a thriving online community and, wow, how it’s grown!   Continue reading →

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