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Join the Higher Education Revolution in Oregon

Posted on by Jessica Williams

Higher education is getting a makeover and Oregonians can now join the revolution. With schools like Draper University in Silicon Valley and Naropa University in Boulder, it’s about time for the Wayfinding Academy to launch in Oregon. Michelle Jones, who you might know from The World Domination Summit and TEDxMtHood, spearheads the Wayfinding Academy.

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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)." See http://bit.ly/landyoudreamjob.
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Should You Consider an AACSB-Accredited MBA Program?

Posted on by Hanna Herrin

Grad-school fairs, in-person visits and combing through university websites can only give you a glimpse into the merits (and disadvantages) of an MBA program. Most universities tout flexible scheduling, diversity of class offerings and top-notch professors, but what about those few schools that offer AACSB-Accreditation? AACSB…what?

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Hanna Herrin
Hanna Herrin is a senior at the University of Portland, major in Marketing and minoring in Communications. She plans on pursuing a career in public relations after graduation and has previously interned at Outerwall Inc., Davis Elen Advertising and the Pamplin School of Business. You can reach her at herrin15@up.edu.
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Announcing The First Annual Center for Women’s Leadership Summit

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

The Center for Women’s Leadership (CWL) is hosting the first annual Girls: Oregon, Action Leadership, Service Summit on Oct. 24 in the Smith Ballroom at Portland State University!

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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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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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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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3 Reasons You Should Apply to the Oregon Executive MBA Program

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

At “Mac’s List,” our readers often tell us that going back to school as an established professional is a hard decision to make. Of course, before you hop on the train to higher education, you want to be sure it’s the right path to take.  Programs like the University of Oregon’s Executive MBA (OEMBA) program […]

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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 Resolutions to Advance Your Career in 2014

Posted on by Ashley Heinonen

As we start the new year, one thing that is always discussed is creating resolutions to improve yourself, whether it’s related to your health, lifestyle, or mentality. At “Mac’s List,” we like to focus on resolutions that encourage professional growth and happiness in the workplace. Here are five resolutions we recommend to advance your career […]

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Ashley Heinonen
Ashley Heinonen is the Assistant Account Executive at Prichard Communications, publisher of Mac's List. Each week, Ashley offers tips and tricks to help local professionals grow their career skills and find that exciting new job opportunity.
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Applying to Graduate School in Oregon? Here’s Why It Was a Good Decision For Me

Posted on by Jessica Williams

It’s that time of year! If you’re looking at graduate schools in Oregon, many deadlines are approaching fast. Take your GRE books out, dust off your pencils, and get those applications going! It might be the best thing you do for your career — it was for me. When I applied to graduate school, I […]

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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)." See http://bit.ly/landyoudreamjob.
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Looking for a Job in Portland? The 10 Skills To Get Hired in 2013

Posted on by Jessica Williams

“Soft skills”, as Mac Prichard called them in his recent article on why soft skills matter, are important to every job-hunt. Potential employers pick up on soft skills through nonverbal cues, previous accomplishments, and references from people they know. In fact, many Oregon readers tell us that they found work from relationships that they cultivated […]

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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)." See http://bit.ly/landyoudreamjob.
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Four Communications and Marketing Groups in Portland That Can Help You Keep Your Job Skills Sharp

Posted on by Mac Prichard

A constant in today’s workplace is that we need to update our skills throughout our careers. If you’re looking for a new job or a promotion in Portland or elsewhere in Oregon keeping up with changes in your profession or learning new ideas gives you a significant advantage. I’ve found this to be true in […]

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Mac Prichard
Mac Prichard publishes Mac's List and owns and operates Prichard Communications, a public relations agency that serves non-profits, public agencies, and foundations across the United States. He also blogs regularly about job-hunting in Portland.
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