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Ep. 039: How to Start Over in a New City, with Terry St. Marie

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Have you ever thought about putting everything you own into a moving van and taking a new job in a new city? The typical American moves 11.7 times in a lifetime. From across town to across the country, you’ll face common challenges with job hunting and settling in a new city. This week on Find […]

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BONUS EPISODE: Let’s Have Coffee… Online, with Joshua Waldman

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  Networking and coffee often go hand-in-hand; inviting a professional contact out for coffee is one of the easiest ways to score an informational interview or stay in touch with your network. Chances are, before anyone accepts your coffee invite they are going to check out you out on social media. So it is vital […]

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PODCAST BONUS: How to Pick the Right Interview Outfit

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  When it comes to interviewing, your wardrobe matters. You want to pick the perfect outfit for your interview — one that is professional, but which also honors the existing office culture that you hope to join. Doing so creates a good first impression with the hiring manager and signals that you are a good […]

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Three Overlooked Career Resources for New College Grads

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Congratulations college graduate… you did it! After years of hard work (and probably a couple of all-nighters) you finally got your degree!   Now it’s time to put that education to good use by finding a great job. (Gulp!) Landing your first job out of college can feel pretty daunting. Fortunately there are several amazing […]

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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Ep. 033: How to Work a Room, with Susan RoAne

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Maybe you’re looking for your next job. Or perhaps you want to stay on top of your career. Whatever your goal, you know you need to go to professional events.  It’s one of the best ways to meet others in your field. But does the idea of walking into a room of strangers and striking […]

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Ep. 015: How To Get a Nonprofit Job

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How do you get a nonprofit job? This is a big question that we hear from all kinds of job seekers: recent college graduates, corporate employees who want to switch careers, and government workers who want to continue to serve the public. Like the question, the nonprofit sector is big. Almost 11 million Americans work for […]

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Ep. 014: The Millennials’ Guide to Finding a Job

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Millennials, the 54 million Americans born after 1980, now account for more than a third of the workforce in the United States. Perhaps more than any generation, millennials stand out for wanting meaningful, purpose-driven careers. And they have brought new ideas about decision-making, management style, and work-life balance into the workforce. Millennials face challenges, too. […]

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Organizations Connecting Women in Portland

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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 […]

Cecilia Bianco
Former Community Manager at Mac's List
Cecilia, former Community Manager at Mac's List, is a strategic communications professional with deep knowledge of the local job market and how to launch your career in Portland. She has a passion for web-writing, wine, and the Pacific NW.
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How to Network When You Don’t Know Anyone in the Room

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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, […]

Cecilia Bianco
Former Community Manager at Mac's List
Cecilia, former Community Manager at Mac's List, is a strategic communications professional with deep knowledge of the local job market and how to launch your career in Portland. She has a passion for web-writing, wine, and the Pacific NW.
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The 10 Best Nonprofit Networking Events in Portland

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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 […]

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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