Find a Job that Matters


Mac’s List provides a wide range of products and services to help professionals find meaningful work. But, we don’t do everything…

We want to make sure you have all the resources you need to build the career you want. To complement our own offerings, we’ve partnered with a select group of outside organizations also involved in job search and career management.

Below is a curated list of products and organizations that we love and believe can assist you in our job search.

Looking for Oregon specific resources?  Click here.

Note: Mac’s List is an affiliate partner with several of the organizations below, and receives a commission on any sale we generate. However, we only recommend products that we use, know, trust, and totally believe in.


Job Search and Career Management Resources



Chris Guillebeau’s Unconventional Guides

Chris helps people figure out how to do more of what they are most excited about. He offers a variety of courses and materials, all designed to help you turn your passions into a full-time career.






Managing a hiring process is tough! HiringThing provides easy-to-use online recruiting software that streamlines communication between hiring managers, recruiters, and applicants.





How to Get a Job: Secrets of a Hiring Manager

Allison Green, of Ask A Manager, shares her perspective as a long-time hiring manager.  This e-book gives you step-by-step guidance through every stage of your job search, from getting noticed initially, to nailing the interview, to navigating the tricky post-interview period, all the way through your offer.






Jenny Blake’s Career Pathfinder Course

Jenny Blake is the former career development program manager at Google, and author of Pivot: The Only Move That Matter is Your Next One.  Career Pathfinder is her online career coaching program that guides you step-by-step to find your calling.







Upwards of 75% of all employers use a keyword-based applicant tracking system (ATS) to screen incoming resumes. JobScan is a web tool that optimizes your resume and cover letter around keywords in the job description.





Joshua Waldman’s Career Enlightenment

Author of Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies, Joshua Waldman teaches you how to leverage free social media tools so you can find meaningful work, fast!





Job Jenny’s Weekend Resume Makeover Course

You absolutely must customize your resume for each and every job for which you apply. Generic resumes quickly end up in a reject pile. Jenny Foss (AKA: Job Jenny) teaches you how to quickly write a killer customized resume–one that lands you an interview–in this awesome online course.






Location Rebel

Interested in working for yourself? Location Rebel is an online community that helps you build a small business, giving  you the freedom and flexibility to work from anywhere in the world.





Business cards are an essential element to any job search–even if you’re unemployed. Be remembered after a networking event or meeting, by sharing a card that highlights your professional skills. is a award-winning print and design company specializing in premium business stationery and other promotional materials.





Paul Angone’s Signature Sauce

Are you a Millennial struggling to figure things out? Paul Angone can help! His online course and private community uncovers where your passion, purpose, and careers collide. Get unstuck and start doing work you love.





Science of People

Science of People is a human behavior research lab with the goal to teach you how people work.  If you want to win the big deal, get the date, negotiate the sale or influence otheres you have to understand the science of people.





Scott Barlow’s Happen to Your Career

Scott offers a free eight-day “Figure It Out” email course to help you identify what  you should be doing for work.







SkillShare is an online learning community offering over 9000 different courses on an array of different topics–from business, to graphic design, to cooking. Use the link above and get 3 months of unlimited access to all classes, for just 99¢/month.




Local Partners:




Nonprofit Association of Oregon (NAO)

NAO works to strengthen the collective voice, leadership, and capacity of nonprofits to enrich the lives of all Oregonians.  NAO members get $15 off all Mac’s List posts.






Technology Association of Oregon (TAO)

TAO empowers Oregon’s technology sector through networking, events, advocacy, resources, and more.  TAO members get $15 off all Mac’s List posts.







AMA:PDX is the Portland chapter of the American Marketing Association, one of the largest and most prestigious associations of professional marketers in the world. AMA:PDX members get $15 off all Mac’s List posts.






Willamette Valley Development Officers (WVDO)

WVDO is a member-based organization that supports nonprofit development through information sharing, networking, job posting, recruitment services, and professional development.



pbaPortland Business Alliance (PBA)

The Portland Business Alliance is Greater Portland’s Chamber of Commerce and is the voice of business in the region.  As the voice of business, the Alliance advocates for issues that support commerce, community health and the region’s overall prosperity.



Note: This page affiliate links. That means if you click and proceed to buy something, we can get a commission. We promise to only recommend things that we absolutely love and truly believe in.  Interested in being an affiliate partner?  Send an email to Ben Forstag at

Looking for Oregon specific resources?  Click here.

Updated 11.18.2016