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Introducing Jenna Forstrom, Mac’s List’s new Community Manager

Posted on by Ben Forstag

I’m excited to announce a new addition to the Mac’s List team! This week we welcomed Jenna Forstrom as our new community manager. Jenna was previously a community manager for Adaptu, a financial management startup, and has worked extensively with Nike.  She brings to Mac’s List nearly a decade’s worth of experience in digital marketing, product management, and […]

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Ben Forstag
Managing Director at Mac's List
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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Get Ready to Land Your Dream Job

Posted on by Ben Forstag

The Mac’s List team is excited to announce the official publication of the 2016 edition of Land Your Dream Job in Portland (and Beyond). We’ve made the Complete Mac’s List Guide even better, by adding new content and making the book available in paperback and multiple digital formats. This is the ONLY published book specifically […]

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Ben Forstag
Managing Director at Mac's List
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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Ben Forstag Takes Helm as Mac’s List Managing Director

Posted on by Mac Prichard

  I’m excited to announce that Ben Forstag has joined Mac’s List as Managing Director. He brings to the job a passion for community service and more than a decade of experience in nonprofit communications and marketing, primarily in the nonprofit and healthcare sectors.

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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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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Decide What to Be and Go Be It

Posted on by Jessica Williams

Hey there friends, How’s the job search going? How’s that move to Portland coming? I think about you often. How you must feel looking for work, looking for your dream job, or looking to move to Portland.

Jessica Williams
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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Prichard Communications and Nonprofit Association of Oregon Team Up to Help Local Employers and Job Seekers

Posted on by Jessica Williams

Social change communications agency Prichard, which operates Mac’s List, is partnering with the Nonprofit Association of Oregon to help local employers and job seekers. Effective immediately, over 800 organizations who are members of the Nonprofit

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

Posted on by Mac Prichard

When we hire staff at Prichard Communications or Mac’s List, the job 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. […]

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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4 Simple Tips to Prepare for an Interview

Posted on by Brooke Baum

For me interviews have always been the most terrifying part of job searching. Sitting in the lobby mindlessly looking through your resume, watching the clock tick to your doom. Okay, a little dramatic but yikes interviews are scary! After taking a job search workshop at the University of Oregon, I have learned a few tricks […]

Brooke Baum
Brooke is a former Social and Digital Media Intern at Mac's List.
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Top 10 Portland Job-Search Questions from You (Our Readers)

Posted on by Jessica Williams

In every job search, we look for answers to questions so that we don’t make any mistakes that could jeopardize getting that new job. Here are the top 10 questions I’ve been asked during my time as the editor of “Mac’s List” and the answers I give: 1. Do Portland employers even consider out of […]

Jessica Williams
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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