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Ep. 045: An Introvert’s Guide to Networking, with Trina Isakson

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Networking events can be, for an introvert, a worst case scenario. This is why introverts need to be prepared, strategic and have a clear goal of what they want to accomplish before attending a conference or event. Today’s guest expert, Trina Isakson says that introverts gain energy from being alone and a common misconception is […]

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BONUS Episode: Networking Schmetworking, Tips for Genuine Connection, with Jen Violi

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Freelance writer, Jen Violi, shares tips for genuine connection in Oregon – or anywhere. Even if networking makes you queasy, you can make connections with others on a personal and professional level.  We say this at Mac’s List all the time, 80% of jobs are never posted, so chances are you’re next dream job will be […]

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How To Be Successful At A Job Fair

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A job fair can be an effective way to meet hiring managers and recruiters in your community and learn about many job opportunities in one day. If you are prepared and use your time wisely, you can walk away with many strong job leads. Many job seekers make careless mistakes that can hurt their chances […]

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Matt Beckwith
Job Coach at MattBeckwith.com
Matt Beckwith writes the job search blog, High Demand, Low Supply and has been coaching job seekers for more than two decades. His career as a manager spans over 20 years, holding leadership positions from supervisor to Vice President, with a great deal of success hiring and developing top talent.
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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 […]

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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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