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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!”
So how do you go about building a network like the one I described last week? Well, it isn’t easy and it takes work, but I can tell you from experience that it is one of the most rewarding things in life–having a strong network makes a difference every day. I can tell you from […]
Whether you’re job-hunting, building a career or launching a business, you MUST build a network to achieve your goals. Below are six reasons that building a strong professional network can benefit your career!
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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