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It’s no secret that women face many unique challenges in the workplace. In my career, I’ve found that connecting with other female professionals like myself can be key to overcoming these challenges. Finding a group of women to support you and your professional growth can go a long way towards boosting your career satisfaction. If […]
Editor’s Note: This post was reprinted with permission from Mathys+Postestio. See the original post here. As the young professionals branch of the Austin Ad Fed, theAD2ATX team is out and about every month meeting new folks in advertising, marketing and similar industries. Our members have vastly different career goals, despite their closeness in age. Some are freelancers, […]
Did you know that nonprofits (as a sector) were one of the biggest employers in the Portland metro area, responsible for over 14.5% of all jobs in Multnomah County in 2013? With numbers like this, it’s no wonder why Portland has such a large and robust community of nonprofit professionals. If you’re looking to advance […]
It’s a fact: employers hire candidates that they know and those who are recommended to them by people that they trust. That’s why networking is so important: it gets you face-time with fellow professionals and kickstarts relationships that get you known in the community. When you’re looking for a job, one of the best things […]
Are you new to Portland? Have you been here awhile and are looking for change? Navigating the Portland job market can be daunting and arduous. There are a finite number of jobs out there and a lot of active job seekers. One useful way to improve your odds is to start networking via cold call […]
The single most effective element to successful career management can be summed up in one word: network! This is particularly true in the business community, where personal relationships are the foundation for nearly every transaction. Whether you are looking to find a new job, meet your peers, or generate sales leads, regular networking is vital […]
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 […]
Portland’s creative and innovative women are convening at Hub Dot Portland: Connecting Through Creativity, July 16 at Jonathan Adler. Join us and experience an evening of stories, surrounding artistic projects and creativity in its many guises.
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 […]
Every Friday, in addition to the latest Oregon employment news, we share the best and most important articles we think will help you in your job search. We hope these stories will inspire you, improve your job search, and help you understand what employers are looking for in job candidates. Enjoy!
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