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Why All Jobseekers Need to be on Pinterest

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

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There’s more to Pinterest than fashion, fitness, and wedding inspiration—this growing social platform has also become a key resource for job search and career tips. 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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Experience in TV or Radio Broadcast? Dream Opportunity Available with KOIN 6

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

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KOIN 6 TV is hiring an Executive Producer for AM News! KOIN 6, Portland’s CBS affiliate, is the local source for breaking news, weather, sports and traffic for Oregon and SW Washington.

Why work for KOIN 6? 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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Avoid These Common Cover Letter Catastrophes | 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!

Avoid these common cover letter catastrophes. 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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What it Takes to Create a Great Cover Letter

Posted on by Ben Forstag

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One of the biggest mistakes a job hunter can make is to undervalue the importance of a quality cover letter. Cover letters aren’t meaningless etiquette–mere gift wrapping on your resume or the cover on a TPS report; rather, they are a crucial tool for showcasing your skills, competency, writing ability, and dedication to the prospective job. Most importantly, the cover letter is a vehicle for grabbing the employer’s attention and prompting them to explore your application in greater detail. 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. Contact Ben at ben@macslist.org.
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The Future of Professional Success: Career Leadership

Posted on by Jill Banks

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Editor’s Note: A version of this post originally appeared on the Carpenter Smith Consulting Blog. It is being re-published on Mac’s List with permission from the author. 

In my work as a career consultant, executive coach and ally, one of the most common dynamics I see in my clients is a belief that the only time they need to think about their career is when they are unemployed or looking for their next job. Many of them have a sense of where they want to go but don’t feel equipped to move successfully toward their goal. It’s as if their career is leading them to some pre-destined fate, rather than that they are steering their career towards their desired goal. Continue reading →

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Jill Banks
Director of Career Services at Carpenter Smith Consulting
Jill Banks is an impactful and passionate consultant and coach in her Director of Career Services role at Carpenter Smith Consulting. She supports individuals in discovering and claiming their unique gifts, and to make changes they never believed possible. She is also certified by the American Council on Exercise as a fitness instructor and is committed to supporting people in bringing the whole of themselves to their success – intellectual, physical, psychological and spiritual.

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Excel in Employee-Focused Culture as Project Administrator

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

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GeoDesign, Inc. is hiring a Project Administrator at its Portland office! GeoDesign, Inc. is a geotechnical engineering, environmental, geological, mining, and pavement consulting firm with locations in Oregon, Washington and California.

Why you want to work at GeoDesign, Inc. 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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Secrets from a Nonprofit Recruiter in Portland

Posted on by Ben Forstag

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Among the most frequent questions we hear at Mac’s List come from people looking to transition from the private sector into a nonprofit career. In The Complete Mac’s List Guide: Land Your Dream Job in Portland (and Beyond), Agnes Zach, Executive Director of Willamette Valley Development Officers (WVDO) and top nonprofit executive recruiter, shares her insights on how job seekers can break into Portland’s competitive nonprofit sector. Here are three major suggestions, gleaned from the video interview with Agnes. 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. Contact Ben at ben@macslist.org.
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Must Love Dogs & Design: DoveLewis Is Hiring a Graphic Designer

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

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At DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital, the mission is to provide the best emergency and critical care for companion animals, and to support veterinary professionals and the animal-loving community. DoveLewis has been recognized by the Portland Business Journal for the eighth time as one of Oregon’s Top 10 Most Admired Nonprofits and recently achieved the Gold Certification for Sustainability at Work from the City of Portland. 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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Is Your Brain Working Against You? 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!

Are you ready for curveball interview questions?
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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5 Positive Economic Signs for Oregon Job Seekers

Posted on by Ben Forstag

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We all know that the job market in Oregon can be rough. Since the last recession, hiring has lagged behind other growth indicators and there is fierce competition for the most desired career opportunities. But things might be getting a bit easier for Oregonians looking for a new job. 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. Contact Ben at ben@macslist.org.
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