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The Smart Way to Find A New Job While Currently Employed

Posted on by Mac Prichard

So you’ve decided to look for a new job. Maybe your current role is unfulfilling, there’s no room for growth, or you’re blazing a new career path.  Whatever the reason, your eyes are fixed on the next step. Now, the challenge is finding a great new job without your current company finding out. Most people […]

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Mac Prichard publishes Mac's List and owns and operates Prichard Communications, a public relations agency that serves non-profits, public agencies, and foundations across the United States. He also blogs regularly about job-hunting.
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Asking is Powerful: Brit Bennett’s Job Search Success Story

Posted on by Brit Bennett

Everyone’s job search story is different, but each individual story can inspire and empower others who are on their own unique path. We love to hear how our readers have found rewarding careers in Portland, and we want to share these job search success stories with you to inspire your career and to help us all […]

Brit Bennett
Born and raised by entrepreneurs in Portland, Oregon, Brit Bennett has always had a passion for marketing. When her father's company was in danger of failing, it was a bold campaign that turned the company around and led him into early retirement. Witnessing the power of effective, niche marketing at a young age planted a seed that blossomed into a love for all things related to branding, advertising, and marketing.
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Don’t Meet All The Job Requirements? Apply Anyway!

Posted on by Ben Forstag

It’s a common job search experience. You’re browsing through job postings when you stumble on the perfect position. As you read through the description, you get increasingly excited: it’s a great organization with interesting responsibilities, and the pay is awesome. It’s exactly what you want to do. Then you read the job requirements and your excitement […]

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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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Telecommuting: No Longer a Remote Possibility

Posted on by Mac Prichard

As any frazzled commuter will attest, having the option to telecommute—to work remotely home or any other location—is a major perk. Not only do you get to skip the daily rush hour commute, but you may also get extra flexibility in your work schedule. Need to transport your kids to soccer practice? No sweat. Have […]

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Mac Prichard publishes Mac's List and owns and operates Prichard Communications, a public relations agency that serves non-profits, public agencies, and foundations across the United States. He also blogs regularly about job-hunting.
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Restarting My Career After a 15 Year Hiatus | A Job Search Success Story

Posted on by Leslie Yeargers

Everyone’s job search story is different, but each individual story can inspire and empower others who are on their own unique path. We love to hear how our readers have found rewarding careers in Portland, and we want to share these stories with you to inspire you in your job search and to help us […]

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Leslie has a diverse professional background, with experience in technical writing, family counseling, and employee relations. After a 15 year hiatus to raise children, Leslie on-ramped her career through jobs in the real-estate and career services sector.
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Six HR Hiring Secrets You Need to Know

Posted on by Ben Forstag

The Human Resources Department: where 99.9% of all job applications go to die… often, without notice or update. Many job seekers see the HR department as an impenetrable institutional gatekeeper, keeping them from their dream job. If only I could get past this burdensome, impersonal HR process, I’d have no problem landing the gig! There is […]

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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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