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Prichard, Publisher of “Mac’s List,” Launches New Brand

Posted on by Jennie Day-Burget

Editor’s Note: Mac’s List is a service of Prichard. Today’s guest post is cross-posted from the Prichard blog with permission. The well-known and beloved publisher of Mac’s List, Prichard, has launched its new brand! Jennie Day-Burget shares the details of Prichard’s brand re-launch below:

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2014 Survey Shows “Mac’s List” Readers are Your Next Best Hire

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

Thank you to the 2,116 people who took our 2014 Reader Survey to help guide the future of “Mac’s List!” We greatly appreciate your feedback and your time. The “Mac’s List” community has grown to more than 65,000 monthly users, and the

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“Mac’s List” Website Updates to Take Advantage Of

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

As promised in our last update on our mobile responsiveness, we have made some exciting new changes to the “Mac’s List” website! These changes are minor but will make it easier and quicker to search for the jobs you want. In order to better serve our job seekers and employers, we have updated our industry categories, added a job type category, a search by city category, and a Resources page. Might not seem like much, … Read more »

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Prichard Communications Introduces Cecilia Bianco as the Account Coordinator for “Mac’s List”

Posted on by Jessica Williams

Dear “Mac’s List” Readers, I’m happy to announce that Prichard Communications has hired Cecilia Bianco as a full-time Account Coordinator for “Mac’s List.” Cecilia started with us last fall as an intern from the Portland Senior Experience, a position that grew into a temporary part-time job for Cecilia. For the last six months, she has been publishing our weekly newsletter, our social media posts, and writing on the “Mac’s List” blog. Prior to working with … Read more »

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“Mac’s List” Shares the Love

Posted on by Ashley Heinonen

Here at “Mac’s List,” we love Valentine’s Day and taking the time to appreciate that special someone in your life. But who says it has to be limited to your significant other? This February, we’re shaking things up and spreading the love to all our readers and the people that have helped you professionally. Is there someone in your professional life that deserves a little love? Whether it’s a coworker you can’t imagine getting through … Read more »

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The 2013 “Mac’s List” Readers’ Choice Awards: The Best Jobs, Advice, and Employers in Portland

Posted on by Jessica Williams

2013 was a busy year for “Mac’s List!” Our readership grew by 36 percent overall, and we advertised well over 1,400 jobs this year from thousands of Oregon employers! Much like the Golden Globe Awards, we thought you might enjoy a recap of this year’s most popular jobs, advice, and employers.   (Award winners were chosen using Google Analytics)  Portland’s Most Popular Job of 2013  According to Google Analytics, it’s no surprise that the Nike … Read more »

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Why I’m Grateful to Work in Portland, Oregon

Posted on by Jessica Williams

On behalf of everyone here at Prichard Communications, I want to wish you a happy Thanksgiving. As the account director for “Mac’s List,” I am grateful to work with such a vibrant, talented, and friendly community. You, our readers, make my job fun.  I’m also thankful to work in a city that I love. Here’s why: The Job Market is Hard  When I moved here in 2009, jobs were very hard to come by. Since … Read more »

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7 Reasons You Want to Attend the “Mac’s List” Meetup, Sponsored by Prichard Communications

Posted on by Jessica Williams

Prichard Communications, our humble and quirky public relations agency that works with top-tier nonprofits and foundations across the United States focused on health and human services, is thrilled to be the official sponsor of the next “Mac’s List” Meetup, Nonprofit Job Searching in Portland!   The event is on Dec. 10 from 5:30-7:30pm at Widmer Brothers Brewery Banquet Hall. Register today!  There’s a lot going on that night in Portland, so here are seven reasons the “Mac’s List” … Read more »

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“Mac’s List” Goes Responsive for Easier Mobile Access

Posted on by Jessica Williams

This week “Mac’s List” got a facelift. You might have noticed the new navigation bar and social media icons. Why did we make this change? In 2013, about 20 percent of our readers accessed our website via smart phone or tablet device. If analysts are correct, by 2014 this number will increase to 50 percent. Responsive Design to Meet Your Needs To keep up with the needs of our growing readership, we created a responsive … Read more »

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It Takes More Than a Great Resume to Land Your Next Job

Posted on by Mac Prichard

We’re hiring a junior account executive at Prichard Communications, the public relations agency I run. Our position announcement includes the typical requirements you see in most job ads: education, technical skills and years of professional experience. Meeting the minimum requirements, however, won’t get you the job here or at most organizations. Every employer thinks about other factors besides professional qualifications when considering a candidate’s application. Here are four qualities that matter to the Prichard Communications … Read more »

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