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Category Archives: Freelancing

Ep. 005: Finding Work Through Recruiters and Recruiting Agencies

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Finding a job can take a lot of work. But what if you could get in front of a recruiter–someone who is paid to find great employees? Like a fairy godmother, couldn’t a recruiter make your wish for a dream job come true? And by doing so, save you a lot of time and effort? […]

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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.
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Ep. 003: Remote Work, Telecommuting, and Digital Nomads

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Being a professional no longer necessitates going to an office every day. People are increasingly able to work remotely, using telecommunications technologies to stay connected with their companies and colleagues. This trend is happening in nearly every industry sector–even fields like healthcare and education. According to one estimate, the number of jobs that allow for […]

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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.
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What You Can Learn from Millennial Workers

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Much has been written–and many hands have been wrung–over the influx of millennials into the American workforce. A common (and totally unfair) narrative about this group is that they are overprivileged narcissists who expect too much from their employers. The not-too-subtle inference is that Generation Y is simply out of touch with reality.

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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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Negotiate Your Salary Like a Pro with These 3 Tips

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Whether you’re in the process of being hired or preparing for your annual review and raise, you have to know how to conduct a salary negotiation. Here are three tactics you can use to get what you feel you deserve: 1. Separate the People From the Problem  Salary is a very personal matter so emotions […]

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Jessica is a former account director for Mac's List and Prichard. In her spare time, Jessica can be caught hiking with her dog Zoey, traveling to foreign lands or practicing yoga.
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Q & A Column: Portland Freelance Rates and Out-of-State Job Hunting

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Every week I answer questions from “Mac’s List” readers about looking for work in Oregon. In order to help as many people as possible, I’ll share excerpts from those conversations here on the blog. The text below has been edited for clarity and brevity. What do Public Relations Freelancers Earn in Portland? Q. I recently […]

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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.
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