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.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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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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 →
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 →
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 →
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!
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