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SeatGeek is passionate about providing ridiculously good customer service, and their Event Expert folks are some of the best and brightest in the industry. So if you love helping people, are smart, humorous, creative, and can work well under pressure, SeatGeek’s Event Expert position might be your next dream job. As a member of the […]
Be part of the team, to help inspire the next generation of Oregon’s youth to feel smarter, make friends and gain pride in their accomplishments. Chess for Success, one of Oregon’s most innovative youth development programs, is seeking a new Development Director to help expand their outreach and impact. Salary for this role is $55,000-$65,000 […]
Portland is a great place to live, but a tough place to find work. The local job market has simply not kept pace with rapid growth of the population. Whether you’re a native Oregonian, a transplant or an aspirational Portlander, finding meaningful and well-paying work can be a challenge. Here at Mac’s List we get asked […]
Last December, Mac’s List surveyed the 1,789 companies, nonprofits, and government agencies that posted openings on our job board in 2015. We wanted to learn more about these organizations and their plans for 2016; specifically, whether they planned on hiring in the year ahead, the kind of jobs they would hiring for, and the skills they most needed in new […]
Everyone’s job search story is different, but each individual story can inspire and empower others who are on their own unique path. We love to hear how our readers have found rewarding careers in Portland, and we want to share these stories with you to inspire you in your job search and to help us […]
Working with a recruiting agency can be an appealing and productive way to find a new job. Recruiters often have inside access to highly coveted positions–including many that are never listed publicly. But partnering with a recruiter isn’t an instant panacea to your career woes; success requires patience, dedication and hard work–both by the recruiter […]
There’s more to Pinterest than fashion, fitness, and wedding inspiration—this growing social platform has also become a key resource for job search and career tips.
Among the most frequent questions we hear at Mac’s List come from people looking to transition from the private sector into a nonprofit career. In The Complete Mac’s List Guide: Land Your Dream Job in Portland (and Beyond), Agnes Zach, Executive Director of Willamette Valley Development Officers (WVDO) and top nonprofit executive recruiter, shares her […]
We all know that the job market in Oregon can be rough. Since the last recession, hiring has lagged behind other growth indicators and there is fierce competition for the most desired career opportunities. But things might be getting a bit easier for Oregonians who are looking for a new job.
A select few students jump straight from college into their dream job. Sure… every school has the programming wiz who gets an offer from Google in his sophomore year, or the business savant who immediately gets a six-figure job with an investment bank. But for most of us, the transition from college to career is […]
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