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It’s the Nature of the Job Search, Not You

Posted on by Russell Bither-Terry

If you’ve spent any time reading about the job search, you’ve probably heard about informational interviewing and how important it is to finding the right job. I’ve been looking for a job in Portland since moving here in December of last year, and I’ve used informational interviews as one of my main job search tactics.

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The Heart of Portland Isn’t “Portlandia” at All

Posted on by Jessica Williams

Synchronicity is defined as “the simultaneous occurrence of events that appear significantly related but have no discernible causal connection.” I believe in synchronicity, so I couldn’t help but notice when it played out yesterday…

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“Mac’s List” Announces Final Panelist: Liz Forkin Bohannon, Founder of Sseko Designs

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

We are excited to announce that our fourth and final panelist for the Mac’s List June event, “How to Find a Job in Social Change,” is Liz Forkin Bohannon! Our goal for this panel is to provide an open discussion on social change in Portland and how to start your career in the field. So, who better to speak to you all than Liz Forkin Bohannon, social entrepreneur and founder of Sseko Designs? Sseko Designs … Read more »

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Local Social Change Organizations You Should Know About

Posted on by Jessica Williams

In anticipation of our upcoming networking event on June 19 about how to find a job in social change, we at “Mac’s List” have been thinking a lot about this topic! Prichard Communications, publisher of “Mac’s List,” serves nonprofits and foundations in health and human services, so everyone on the team is also excited about this quarter’s theme.

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Announcing our June Panelists! Meet These Social Change Experts at the Mac’s List Event

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

Our next event, How to Find a Job in Social Change, is coming up on June 19, and we can’t wait to introduce our expert panelists on social change in Portland! Look forward to learning from AND mingling with the following social change experts: Mark Holloway, Executive Director at Social Venture Partners Mark has served as SVP Portland’s Executive Director since March 2007. Prior to this, Mark recruited more than 60 international corporations to join … Read more »

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Network with Social Media Experts and Innovators at the 6th Annual SoMe Awards

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

Our featured listing this week is the 6th Annual SoMe Awards coming up on May 22! Hosted by the Social Media Club of Portland and Thoroughly Modern Marketing, the SoME Awards honor the best social media campaigns by marketing agencies, in-house teams and freelancers from across the nation. Here are three reasons you’ll want to attend the 2014 SoMe Awards! 1.    Learn from the Experts  Look forward to hearing from experts about the newest innovations … Read more »

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Looking for Meaningful Work in Portland? Join the Conversation with “Mac’s List” to Create a Better World

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

Social change means different things to different people. Here at “Mac’s List,” when we think “social change,” we think innovation, inspiration and collaboration—all towards a better future. We also think: meaningful, engaging work! 

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4 Lessons Learned from the Mac’s List Expert Panelists

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

Last Thursday’s event, How to Find a Nonprofit Job in Oregon – An Insider’s Guide, was a success—which we can confirm due to the positive feedback we received in our post-event survey! Don’t feel bad if you missed it, though, as I will share the top lessons learned from our expert panelists Jesse Beason, Melanie McKenna, Charles Lewis, and David Austin. Here are four key tips our insiders shared with us on how to get … Read more »

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The Number One Networking Mistake to Avoid

Posted on by Emily Utter

I built my first business through networking alone—no website, no marketing, no social media, and ugly business cards. Now, as someone who teaches networking, I find that I’m both self-conscious (am I practicing what I preach?) and highly observant (I can’t believe he just tried to sell his services like that!) when I go out networking. As I’ve refined both my own process and what I teach, I’ve learned that one of the most important … Read more »

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Meet the Expert Panelists for the Mac’s List Event on March 20

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

We are excited to announce the names of our four panelists for the next Mac’s List networking event on March 20,“How to Find a Nonprofit Job in Oregon – An Insider’s Guide.” Jesse Beason, Director of Public Affairs at Northwest Health Foundation Jesse has worked in the nonprofit sector since 2004 and now leads the Foundation’s work in communications, government relations and partnership development. Jesse is a graduate of Neighborhood Partnerships’ Future Leaders Initiative, a Marshall Memorial … Read more »

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