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Networking is your ticket to the hidden job market in Portland (or any city for that matter), so what is holding you back? If you don’t know where or how to start building a network to help your job search, I’ve created a step-by-step planning document to guide you on your way to professional networking that […]
I love podcasts because I can listen and learn on the go, while getting ready in the morning or cleaning the house. My latest podcast obsession has been The Broad Experience, a conversation about women, workplace and success hosted by Ashley Milne-Tyte, a British-born writer and public radio reporter based in New York. Each podcast […]
World-renowned marketing expert, Seth Godin, defines a tribe as “a group of people connected to one another, connected to a leader, and connected to an idea. For millions of years, human beings have been part of one tribe or another. A group needs only two things to be a tribe: a shared interest and a […]
Jobs that aren’t posted online in places like Mac’s List are commonly referred to as the “hidden job market.” These are the jobs that are filled through relationships, professional networks and referrals instead of job postings on job boards.
As we approach the New Year, here’s a look at our top five most popular posts from 2014! 1. How to Find a Job at Nike, Adidas, Columbia, or Intel in Portland These are some of Portland’s largest employers, and jobs at corporations like
What’s the number one way to find a job in Portland? You got it – NETWORKING. I can almost hear you sigh from here.
If you missed our winter event last week, Two Hours with Portland Career Experts, don’t fret! Below are the top lessons we learned from our wonderful expert panelists: Jenny Foss, Terry St. Marie, Stephanie Zito, Agnes Zach, and Mac Prichard. It’s about who you know in Portland.
We often focus too heavily on what we want to say to a potential employer instead of practicing how we say it. Coming up with a script or word-for-word answers to likely questions is a good way to prepare but don’t forget to practice your body language, too!
Networking is important whether you’re building your network, re-launching a career, making a change, or searching for a job. There are events for women, events for young professionals, events for communicators, and events for nonprofit professionals. There. Are. Events for everyone!
…is the new “butt-dial,” said my friend and colleague. (In case you forgot, the notorious “butt-dial” is when your phone is in your pocket and you dial someone on accident.) I immediately belly-laughed but then I thought, “Wait! It’s soooo true!”
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