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Drive with Lyft: Be Your Own Boss. Set Your Own Hours. Earn $1,500/week.

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

Lyft is hiring Portland Drivers! Lyft is a driving service that offers a welcoming, affordable, and memorable ride and operates via a mobile app. Portlanders can now simply download the mobile app and request a ride from Lyft! If you’re looking for a side job to supplement your income, apply to be a Lyft Driver […]

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Cecilia Bianco
Cecilia is an Account Executive at Prichard Communications, publisher of Mac’s List. Cecilia blogs weekly about jobs and employers new to Mac’s List and information relevant to jobseekers in Oregon. Please contact Cecilia at cecilia@prichardcommunications.com.
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How Long Does it Take to Find a Job in Portland, Oregon?

Posted on by Jessica Williams

Finding a job in any city can take some time. Finding your dream job can take years. So, how long does it take to just find a job in Portland?

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Jessica Williams
Jessica Williams is an Account Director at Prichard Communications, publisher of "Mac's List." As a professional in Portland, she writes a weekly post offering up tips and ideas relevant to local jobseekers. You can also visit her at http://www.jessicajconsulting.com
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The Career Wheel: A Great Tool to Assess Your Career Satisfaction

Posted on by Marsha Warner

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

Marsha Warner
Marsha Warner, SPHR, MS, at Career Factors, is a local career coach and full-cycle recruiter who collaborates with people to design a career that brings reward, meaning, and delight to life. Her clients range from college students to mid-level and senior level executives. Marsha is certified by the Rockport Institute to present the Pathways Career testing program; comprehensive assessments and tests which help her clients identify careers that fit their gifts. With that information, she collaborates with clients to write a career map that charts a clear course to success. She also works with clients to craft custom-written resumes that get results. Her work is: practical, personal, authentic, effective. She can be contacted at: 503-697-1505, careerfactors@comcast.net or on the web at http://www.careerfactors.com
“Design a career that brings reward, meaning and delight to life.”
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Inspiration for the Lost Job Seeker

Posted on by Jessica Williams

When searching for a job or taking the next step in your career, it’s only natural to feel lost from time to time. Sometimes you just feel down on your luck or stuck in your search. Other times you might feel incredibly uncomfortable with the uncertainty and fear of job

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Jessica Williams
Jessica Williams is an Account Director at Prichard Communications, publisher of "Mac's List." As a professional in Portland, she writes a weekly post offering up tips and ideas relevant to local jobseekers. You can also visit her at http://www.jessicajconsulting.com
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The Balancing Act: Learn How to Find Success as a Working Parent at Our Fall Event

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

If you’re a working parent or a parent who’s looking to re-enter the workforce, our fall Mac’s List Meets event is what you need. Join us and hear from a panel of successful, high-level professionals who have had thriving careers while managing a family! We have heard from many of our readers that they would […]

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Cecilia Bianco
Cecilia is an Account Executive at Prichard Communications, publisher of Mac’s List. Cecilia blogs weekly about jobs and employers new to Mac’s List and information relevant to jobseekers in Oregon. Please contact Cecilia at cecilia@prichardcommunications.com.
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Entry-Level or Exit-Level: Social Venture Partners Programs in Portland You Need to Know About

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

Whether you’re just starting your career or considering a transition into retirement, these Social Venture Partners programs might be just what you need! Social Venture Partners (SVP) engages the community in venture philanthropy and amplifies impact by connecting philanthropists, strengthening nonprofits, and investing in collaborative solutions. SVP encourages professionals to donate their time and talents […]

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Cecilia is an Account Executive at Prichard Communications, publisher of Mac’s List. Cecilia blogs weekly about jobs and employers new to Mac’s List and information relevant to jobseekers in Oregon. Please contact Cecilia at cecilia@prichardcommunications.com.
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Do What You Love No Matter What You Do For a Living

Posted on by Abigail Diskin

“I don’t know what direction my life is heading. I feel like I’m failing,” I said, bewildered and teary-eyed to my friend sitting in the passenger seat of my parked car. I had just returned from the most daring adventure of my life to date: three and a half

Abigail Diskin
Abigail writes and manages content at Flowerpot Media. When she's not at the office, she's out adventuring, hiking and blogging about quirky, meaningful moments. Shortly after moving to Portland, she spread 26 hand-written love letters around the city on her 26th birthday. She continues to fall in love with the city and enjoys showing fellow travelers around when they come to visit. Abigail holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon.
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3 Advantages to a Career in Nursing

Posted on by Emily Green

The field of nursing has expanded rapidly in recent years, with 19.4 percent employment growth and 526,800 brand new jobs expected by 2022. If you’re looking for a career that’s excelling in a weak economy, consider these three advantages of becoming a nurse!

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Emily is a writer from Tampa, Florida who enjoys the beach and running with her dog, Marley.
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5 Myths About Working in the Nonprofit Sector

Posted on by Lisa Faust

Has this ever happened to you? You see a great job posting, you meet all the requirements, you love the duties and responsibilities, then you realize the posting is for a nonprofit, and you think: “How could

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Lisa Faust is vice president and nonprofit relationship banking officer for Pacific Continental Bank. She is based in Portland.
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Why Creativity is Important to Creating Meaning in Your Work

Posted on by Jessica Williams

For the past six months, I’ve been working with a coach to identify ways to grow in my career as Account Director at Prichard Communications.  I’ve landed on key areas I want to excel in—public speaking, writing, and strategic communications. Last week, something pivotal happened in our conversations:

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Jessica Williams
Jessica Williams is an Account Director at Prichard Communications, publisher of "Mac's List." As a professional in Portland, she writes a weekly post offering up tips and ideas relevant to local jobseekers. You can also visit her at http://www.jessicajconsulting.com
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