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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Watch a TED Talk of course! No seriously, I mean it. This recently released 2015 TEDxMtHood talk from our friend and Portlander, Anton Cobb, is the perfect inspiration for anyone looking for work in Portland.
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?
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
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
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 […]
“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
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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