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6 Tips For Tackling the Transition from College to Career

Posted on by Ben Forstag

6 Tips for Tackling the Transitioning from College to Career

A select few students jump straight from college into their dream job. Sure… every school has the programming wiz who gets an offer from Google in his sophomore year, or the business savant who immediately gets a six-figure job with an investment bank. But for most of us, the transition from college to career is a marathon, not a sprint.

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Ben Forstag
Managing Director at Mac's List
Ben Forstag is Managing Director of Mac’s List, where he is responsible for the organization's editorial and business operations. Ben has an extensive background in communications and marketing, primarily in the nonprofit and healthcare sector.
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Growing Event & Marketing Agency Seeks Creative Problem Solvers

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

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Opus Agency is hiring a Sales Coordinator! Opus Agency is a fast paced, growing event and marketing agency that works hard and plays hard, too! Continue reading →

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Cecilia Bianco
Community Manager at Mac's List
Cecilia is the Community Manager of Mac’s List. Cecilia manages the online communications for Mac’s List, as well as all customer service needs. She blogs weekly about the Oregon job market, unique work opportunities, career development, and how to find the perfect job. Please contact Cecilia at cecilia@macslist.org.
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Kick Your Job Search Into High Gear | Job Seeker Roundup

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

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Every other Friday, in addition to the latest Oregon employment news, we share the best and most important articles to help you in your job search. We hope these stories inspire you, improve your job search and help you understand what employers are looking for in job candidates. Enjoy! Continue reading →

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Cecilia Bianco
Community Manager at Mac's List
Cecilia is the Community Manager of Mac’s List. Cecilia manages the online communications for Mac’s List, as well as all customer service needs. She blogs weekly about the Oregon job market, unique work opportunities, career development, and how to find the perfect job. Please contact Cecilia at cecilia@macslist.org.
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The Secret Sauce to a Kick-Butt Resume

Posted on by Ben Forstag

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Your resume is often the first impression you make with a prospective employer; it is an at-a-glance professional snapshot that shows you’ve got the skills for the job. However, among human resources professionals it is commonly held that at least 85 percent of all resumes “suck.” That’s right… 85 percent of resumes are liabilities that don’t present the job seeker as a skilled or qualified candidate. Continue reading →

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Ben Forstag
Managing Director at Mac's List
Ben Forstag is Managing Director of Mac’s List, where he is responsible for the organization's editorial and business operations. Ben has an extensive background in communications and marketing, primarily in the nonprofit and healthcare sector.
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Local Portland Theatre Seeking Community Ambassador to Launch Marketing & Sales of “Cuba Libre”

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

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Artists Repertory Theatre is hiring a Community Engagement Specialist! Artists Repertory Theatre is Portland’s longest-running professional theatre company and “feeds our community’s artistic soul with world, regional and local premieres, re-imagined classics, new play development, and play-specific education and outreach!” Continue reading →

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Cecilia Bianco
Community Manager at Mac's List
Cecilia is the Community Manager of Mac’s List. Cecilia manages the online communications for Mac’s List, as well as all customer service needs. She blogs weekly about the Oregon job market, unique work opportunities, career development, and how to find the perfect job. Please contact Cecilia at cecilia@macslist.org.
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Ben Forstag Takes Helm as Mac’s List Managing Director

Posted on by Mac Prichard

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I’m excited to announce that Ben Forstag has joined Mac’s List as Managing Director. He brings to the job a passion for community service and more than a decade of experience in nonprofit communications and marketing, primarily in the nonprofit and healthcare sectors. Continue reading →

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Mac Prichard publishes Mac's List and owns and operates Prichard Communications, a public relations agency that serves non-profits, public agencies, and foundations across the United States. He also blogs regularly about job-hunting in Portland.
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Relocate to Portland With Gusto and Panache, Like These Folks

Posted on by Nick Mendez

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Editor’s Note: This post was reprinted with permission from Mathys+Postestio. See the original post here

 

Portland’s a small city. Word gets around, and you know what they say–first impressions last a lifetime. If you’re planning to move here, you want to hit the ground with your best foot forward. We asked four creative professionals what they learned from the relocating process, and they offered up the sort of wisdom that, taken to heart, could make you the talk of the town. Continue reading →

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Nick Mendez is a writer and photographer who has reported from Egypt for the Boston Globe and CNN, and developed local content for AOL. He serves as community manager at Mathys+Potestio, and tweets too much @nickmendez.
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The Universal Language of Networking in Portland

Posted on by Jessica J Williams

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Portland, Oregon is considered by many to have some of the world’s best coffee, so you will often see many Portlanders networking over a good cup of joe.

According to social media job search master, Joshua Waldman, in Land Your Dream Job in Portland (and Beyond): The Complete Mac’s List Guide, “Asking someone for coffee is the universal language of networking, particularly in Portland where the local coffee is absolutely incredible. So why not have your online presence reflect the quality of the coffee you are about to share with a professional contact?” Continue reading →

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Jessica Williams served as Mac’s List editor from 2012 to 2015, and is a contributor to “Land Your Dream Job in Portland (and Beyond)." See http://bit.ly/landyoudreamjob. She is dedicated to serving smart, savvy women in career and business. Check out her career coaching programs at http://www.jessicajconsulting.com/.
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Help Oregon Families as the Property Director for a Salem Nonprofit

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

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Catholic Community Services is hiring a Property Director! Catholic Community Services (CCS) is a nonprofit, faith-based organization that helps children, youth, adults and families with special needs in the Mid-Willamette Valley and Central Oregon Coast.

Founded in Salem in 1938, CCS serves more than 1,200 people annually with the mission to champion positive development of children and adults, to strengthen families, and to build community. Continue reading →

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Cecilia Bianco
Community Manager at Mac's List
Cecilia is the Community Manager of Mac’s List. Cecilia manages the online communications for Mac’s List, as well as all customer service needs. She blogs weekly about the Oregon job market, unique work opportunities, career development, and how to find the perfect job. Please contact Cecilia at cecilia@macslist.org.
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Why Money Won’t Solve Your Job Search Problems | Jobseeker Roundup

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

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Every Friday, in addition to the latest Oregon employment news, we share the best and most important articles we think will help you in your job search. We hope these stories will inspire you, improve your job search and help you understand what employers are looking for in job candidates. Enjoy!

 

No Brand? No Stories? No Luck
Liz Ryan, contributor at Forbes, nails it in this article for job seekers: If you’re lost or struggling in your job Continue reading →

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Cecilia Bianco
Community Manager at Mac's List
Cecilia is the Community Manager of Mac’s List. Cecilia manages the online communications for Mac’s List, as well as all customer service needs. She blogs weekly about the Oregon job market, unique work opportunities, career development, and how to find the perfect job. Please contact Cecilia at cecilia@macslist.org.
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