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The Future of Professional Success: Career Leadership

Posted on by Jill Banks

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 […]

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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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Secrets from a Nonprofit Job Recruiter in Portland

Posted on by Ben Forstag

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 […]

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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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6 Tips For Tackling the Transition from College to Career

Posted on by Ben Forstag

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 […]

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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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What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do in Portland

Posted on by Jessica Williams

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.

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Jessica Williams
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)." 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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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 served as Mac’s List editor from 2012 to 2015, and is a contributor to “Land Your Dream Job in Portland (and Beyond)." 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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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

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Marsha Warner
Founder of Portland-based Career Factors, Marsha Warner, SPHR, is an executive recruiter and career coach, who teaches groups and works individually with clients in career transition. She also speaks at local job-search groups and has published on the topics of career management, recruiting, and career renewal.
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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 served as Mac’s List editor from 2012 to 2015, and is a contributor to “Land Your Dream Job in Portland (and Beyond)." 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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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 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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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

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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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