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Career Advice I Wish I Knew When I was 22

Posted on by Jenna Forstrom

  Graduating college is exhausting!  Senior projects, finals, documents, and presentations.  Then there is the ceremony with family and friends and for me – packing up four years of college life into on Volvo V70 for a cross country road trip to Portland. When I graduated college, my professors, family and friends shared many words […]

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Jenna Forstrom
Community Manager at Mac's List
Jenna Forstrom is the Community Manager of Mac’s List, and is responsible for audience outreach and public communications. Jenna has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s nonprofit community. Contact Jenna at jenna@macslist.org.
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PODCAST BONUS: Portland’s Threads–and Yours

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! We hope you all had a festive holiday season and that you’re starting 2016 re-energized to build the career of your dreams! To kick off the new calendar year, the Mac’s List team is sharing a bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job, featuring one of our most popular guests, Aubrie De Clerck of Portland-based Coaching […]

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Ep. 002: Managing Your Career by Improving Your Marketability

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Fifty years ago, it was common for workers to have the same job (or stay with the same company) from graduation until retirement. Today, the average American will have seven to ten different jobs in their lifetime. This volatility in employment has created more uncertainty–but also more opportunity–for career-minded professionals. The secret to thriving in […]

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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 […]

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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Is Your Brain Working Against You? Job Seeker Roundup

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

Every other Friday, in addition to the latest Oregon employment news, we share the best and most important articles to help job seekers like 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! Are you ready for curveball […]

Cecilia Bianco
Former Community Manager at Mac's List
Cecilia, former Community Manager at Mac's List, is a strategic communications professional with deep knowledge of the local job market and how to launch your career in Portland. She has a passion for web-writing, wine, and the Pacific NW.
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Disputing Portland’s Status as a Mecca for Lazy, Young People; Oregon Employment Report

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

At Mac’s List, we know how difficult it can be to stay informed on the latest employment news and trends. We want to keep you up to date, so look forward to The Oregon Employment Report on the blog every Friday with the top articles of the week regarding employment in our lovely state. December […]

Cecilia Bianco
Former Community Manager at Mac's List
Cecilia, former Community Manager at Mac's List, is a strategic communications professional with deep knowledge of the local job market and how to launch your career in Portland. She has a passion for web-writing, wine, and the Pacific NW.
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How to Land Your Dream Job in Portland (and Beyond)

Posted on by Mac Prichard

Today, I’m excited to announce something that I think you’re going to love! For the past year, Mac’s List has been working behind the scenes to write an e-book called, “Land Your Dream Job in Portland (and Beyond): The Complete Mac’s List Guide.”

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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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 […]

Cecilia Bianco
Former Community Manager at Mac's List
Cecilia, former Community Manager at Mac's List, is a strategic communications professional with deep knowledge of the local job market and how to launch your career in Portland. She has a passion for web-writing, wine, and the Pacific NW.
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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!

Emily Green
Emily is a writer from Tampa, Florida who enjoys the beach and running with her dog, Marley.
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Four Communications and Marketing Groups in Portland To 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 […]

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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