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Category Archives: Continuing Education

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?

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!

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 […]

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!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Continuing Education: Is Grad School Worth It?

Posted on by Jessica Williams

In September I’ll start my second and final year of graduate studies in the Strategic Communications Program at University of Oregon’s George S. Turnbull Center here in Portland. As a young professional, going back to school was not an easy decision but it was one of the best choices I’ve ever made. Here are three […]

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