International Relations Careers In Seattle-Portland

Career Realism

Portland and Seattle, two of the most culturally and economically-diverse cities in the world, offer fantastic opportunities for professionals interested in the field of International Relations. Combined with the numerous area organizations that promote global economic development, these two cities provide an excellent atmosphere for anyone interested in the International Relations field. We can’t stress enough how strong the local economies are in Portland and Seattle.

Three Critical Things To Know Before Jumping Ship In A Bad Economy

Jennifer Anthony

From the gentleman in Los Angeles who lost his job (and his wife lost hers in a similar layoff at the same time), then moved to Portland, OR, found work, but then was laid off 8 weeks later… to the general manager of a high-end Florida restaurant who was lured away from a stable, good-paying job to open a new place in the mid-Atlantic region only to be handed a pink slip two months later from an unstable business partner (who became erratic just shortly after my client’s arrival).

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Green Career Tip: Sustainability Greenprint: A Indispensible Handbook for Those Interested n Sustainability

Green Career Central

Last September I attended the International Society of Sustainability Professionals conference, an inspiring, energizing, informative event. While on an ISSP-sponsored tour of Portland, I met David Hendrickson, a professional planner with a PhD in sustainability and a 25 year background in sustainable community development. Resource: The Sustainability Greenprint: A Handbook of Principles, Policies, and Players Why This Resource Caught My Eye.

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Three Critical Things To Know Before Jumping Ship In A Bad Economy

Jennifer Anthony

From the gentleman in Los Angeles who lost his job (and his wife lost hers in a similar layoff at the same time), then moved to Portland, OR, found work, but then was laid off 8 weeks later… to the general manager of a high-end Florida restaurant who was lured away from a stable, good-paying job to open a new place in the mid-Atlantic region only to be handed a pink slip two months later from an unstable business partner (who became erratic just shortly after my client’s arrival).

Ask Deb: Lady and the Internship

Careers Done Write

MH – Portland, OR. Once you join the new company as an intern you should: Do a lot of listening. I want to change careers and have been looking for months to move into a marketing role. For the past several years, I have been a customer service specialist. I recently interviewed for a marketing position, but it’s an internship for six months. I am not making very much money in the customer service job and I have family who will support me temporarily.

The Relationship Quiz

Ms. Career Girl

He is a nationally and internationally syndicated newspaper columnist. The “Relationships” column is in it’s 24th year, having run in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the Oregonian in Portland, the San Diego Union Tribune, the San Jose Mercury News, the London (Ontario) Free Press and a large variety of other newspapers in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The post The Relationship Quiz appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Know Thy Characters

Ms. Career Girl

What are her internal issues? Isabelle Bommarito in Henry’s Sisters, is on the edge emotionally, which is why she sits naked on her patio in the middle of downtown Portland on a rainy day and then burns her bra and her thong. The post Know Thy Characters appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. (ed’s ed’s note: this is the second in a 12-part series offering coaching to aspiring writers). If you want to write a book, you must know thy characters. Know Thy Characters.

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Real Career Girls: Meet Director of Sales Recruiting, Maggie Hughes

Ms. Career Girl

He worked his way up from being an intern at an ad agency in Portland to now being the Creative Director at one of the largest retail manufacturers in the US. There comes a time in one’s life when you need a serious recruiter. You don’t want just anyone. You want the BEST! I knew I met the BEST when I met Maggie Hughes. I wasn’t even looking for a job!

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Fight for $15 Protests Planned Nationwide Today

Workology

Among the protesters today will be workers at O’Hare and Logan international airports and Uber drivers. Portland has raised its minimum wage to $15, with other cities following its lead. Today thousands of fast-food and airport workers are protesting in favour of a big minimum wage hike.

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Toast, Inc. Strives To Be The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Career Realism

Toast also puts an emphasis on employee recognition and strong internal communication. Another way employees are recognized is through the company's popular internal Slack channel "Appreciate," where Toasters can leave messages of appreciation for each other. In addition to its headquarters in Boston,Toast also has offices in Omaha, Chicago, Portland (Oregon) and Dublin, Ireland. Employees at Toast , or Toasters as they are referred to at work, have a lot to be excited about.

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Real Career Girls: Meet Director of Sales Recruiting, Maggie Hughes

Ms. Career Girl

He worked his way up from being an intern at an ad agency in Portland to now being the Creative Director at one of the largest retail manufacturers in the US. There comes a time in one’s life when you need a serious recruiter. You don’t want just anyone. You want the BEST! I knew I met the BEST when I met Maggie Hughes. I wasn’t even looking for a job!

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Dodging the Age (And Any Other Discrimination) Bullet in a Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

– Dawn Rasmussen – CTP, CMP President Pathfinder Writing and Career Services PO Box 20536 Portland OR 97294 503-539-3954 phone 503-408-4894 fax [link] Advance your career with a professionally-written resume! ← 5 Tips To Capturing The Job With A Thank You Letter September is International Update Your Resume Month → Like Be the first to like this post.

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???? 50 Career Coaches Who Give Free Consults On Every Topic You Need

JobMob

Based in: Portland, Oregon, USA. Target audience: “We've helped thousands of international talents with their careers in the Netherlands” Name: Paul White. Target audience: “International student or skilled migrant and struggling to get a job in Australia” Name: Grad Careers Coach. Target audience: “We help international students secure top graduate jobs by providing graduate careers advice and professional coaching on a one to one basis.

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The Most Engaged UK Recruitment Women on LinkedIn

The Undercover Recruiter

Jennifer Howlett of Vertex Solutions International : My tip would be to use LinkedIn to share and talk about what affects you at work. Ella Liang at Portland Resourcing . LinkedIn UK have compiled a top 10 ‘power user’ list of the most engaged UK women in the recruiting industry on the world’s largest professional network.

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Top 5 Common Cover Letter Pitfalls to Avoid

Jennifer Anthony

– Dawn Rasmussen – CTP, CMP President Pathfinder Writing and Career Services PO Box 20536 Portland OR 97294 503-539-3954 phone 503-408-4894 fax [link] Advance your career with a professionally-written resume!

Is Yahoo Entering the HR Technology Industry?

Workology

Yahoo acquired Vizify, (read a review here ) a career mapping and infographic tool based in Portland, Oregon, but the real story is Yahoo’s two acquisitions combined what they plan on doing with these new HR technology. Imagine if this contextual user experience was actually used internally within an organization. Employers would know when employees are disengaged, looking for work or are looking for growth opportunities internally.

10 Law Careers Worth Considering

Career Realism

International Law. In today’s increasingly globalized world, trade, political dealings and human rights work all require the services of individuals well versed in international law. There is no easy predictor of where opportunities for international lawyers will arise, but any area heavily involved in international trade or diplomacy, such as New York, Washington D.

6 Ways To Give Your LinkedIn Profile More Power

Career Realism

” Rather than, “Fred Smith, Marketing Director,” you could try, “Fred Smith, International Brand and Marketing Director with a passion for sophistication and imagination.” For more LinkedIn tips, Career Enlightenment , a Portland-based social media site for job seekers, is a good source. Is your LinkedIn profile powerful and alive? Or is it just an empty shell?

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10 Law Careers Worth Considering

Career Realism

International Law In today’s increasingly globalized world, trade, political dealings and human rights work all require the services of individuals well versed in international law. There is no easy predictor of where opportunities for international lawyers will arise, but any area heavily involved in international trade or diplomacy, such as New York, Washington D.

Five Tips to Empower Yourself During the Interview

Jennifer Anthony

– Dawn Rasmussen – CTP, CMP President Pathfinder Writing and Career Services PO Box 20536 Portland OR 97294 503-539-3954 phone 503-408-4894 fax [link] Advance your career with a professionally-written resume!

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Winning Tips For Your Interview Checklist

Jennifer Anthony

– Dawn Rasmussen – CTP, CMP President Pathfinder Writing and Career Services PO Box 20536 Portland OR 97294 503-539-3954 phone 503-408-4894 fax [link] Advance your career with a professionally-written resume!

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10 Ways To Turn Your Job Search Into A Full-Time Job

Career Realism

Take a completely different approach: my friend Cleon Cox, who is the founder of the Portland Job Finders Support Group, has this mantra (which is perfect): Meet people, learn something, and have fun. The best part about informational interviews is if you treat the person right who took the time to meet with you, they can become a great internal advocate for you.

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3 Critical Things to Know Before Jumping Ship in a Bad Economy

Career Realism

From the gentleman in Los Angeles who lost his job (and his wife lost hers in a similar layoff at the same time), then moved to Portland, OR, found work, but then was laid off 8 weeks later…to the general manager of a high-end Florida restaurant who was lured away from a stable, good-paying job to open a new place in the mid-Atlantic region only to be handed a pink slip two months later from an unstable business partner (who became erratic just shortly after my client’s arrival).

The Dangerous Minefield of Modifying Previous Job Titles

Career Realism

Another problem I see is some clients will enjoy a steady progression of internal promotions in a company, but when it comes to listing the duration of their career at that particular employer, some people will take their most recent position and include all of the years encompassing their previous positions…under that one job.

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

I got a great education at Portland Community College. I decided to keep going and ended up with a Bachelors Degree from Portland State University. Now, I'm looking at obtaining my MBA from Portland State University. I wanted so badly to major in International Relations and just study countries all day and then, when I was an econ major, to just study developing countries instead of going to econometrics class. Is this your first time here?

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my office is obsessed with weight

Ask A Manager

Reply Portland Writer Gal March 8, 2011 at 1:41 pm People are just weird about food. I will bore your ears off about soccer if you give me half a chance and notice my Portland Timbers scarf. short answer Sunday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions what should an internal "farewell" email say?

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Do you overemphasize happiness? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Do you overemphasize happiness? Posted to: Fulfillment | Knowing yourself January 14th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I think I’m over the happiness thing. I think I am thinking that the pursuit of happiness is, well, vacuous. I don’t think people are happy or unhappy.

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Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

Reply Jamie Lynn January 26, 2011 at 2:02 pm I am a good friend of Kim’s over here in Portland, OR where she just moved from. short answer Sunday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions what should an internal "farewell" email say? my boss acts like Im on-call day and night Im extending the special sales price on How to Get a Job until Friday in rejecting job candidates, should I mention we selected an internal candidate?