Why You Should Relocate To Portland, Oregon

Career Realism

Why You Should Relocate To Portland, Oregon Work It Daily. Here are a few reasons why you should relocate to Portland, Oregon. Well, you won’t have to leave that behind if you move to Portland. Although Portland makes it convenient for people to get around without a car, if you enjoy driving yourself to work, you’ll have access to major freeways that will easily take you from downtown to smaller towns outside the city. Portland is known for its nature loving residents.

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. We can’t stress enough how strong the local economies are in Portland and Seattle. Working In Seattle And Portland. Living In Seattle And Portland. The post International Relations Careers In Seattle-Portland appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

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The Best Cities for Millennials to Settle Down

Ms. Career Girl

Portland, OR. Portland, Oregon snags the number four spot on this list, with exceptional ratings for the city’s culture and art scene, as well as food and entertainment. Having a hipster vibe, Portland appeals to millennials largely because of its non-traditional approach to business growth and development. Life After College Austin best cities Denver Las Vegas millennials Portland SeattleThe post The Best Cities for Millennials to Settle Down appeared first on Ms.

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Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

Louis, MO Detroit, Michigan Miami, Florida Las Vegas, Nevada Riverside, California Los Angeles, California Sacramento, California Portland, Oregon Memphis, Tennessee Providence, Rhode Island Top 10 Cities for Job Seekers to Find a Job: Washington, D.C.

Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Louis, MO Detroit, Michigan Miami, Florida Las Vegas, Nevada Riverside, California Los Angeles, California Sacramento, California Portland, Oregon Memphis, Tennessee Providence, Rhode Island Top 10 Cities for Job Seekers to Find a Job: Washington, D.C.

2 Strategies for Combating Ageism on Your LinkedIn Profile Photo

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Dawn Rasmussen

Career Realism

QUESTIONS CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES CLIMBING THE LADDER CHOOSING A CAREER PATH INTERVIEWING JOB SEARCH TACTICS NETWORKING RESUME & COVER LETTER SCORING AN INTERNSHIP Home » APPROVED EXPERTS » INTERVIEW PREP » Dawn Rasmussen Dawn Rasmussen September 13, 2010 Tweet View Comments Name: Dawn Rasmussen Twitter: @dawnrasmussen Personal Website/Blog: www.pathfindercareers.com www.pathfindercareers.blogspot.com Bio: Dawn Rasmussen is the president of Portland, Ore.-based

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You WILL Get Googled… Are You Afraid?

Career Rocketeer

I tell my clients that they will be Googled as surely as it will rain in Portland. The latest survey said that 81% of employers WILL Google candidates. Online reputation management is a critical piece of your online job search. There is just no getting around it. Quick story, when I Googled my name 1 year ago, [.]. Personal Branding Joshua Waldman SEO1

A Comprehensive List of Work Roles White People Should Never Be Selected For.

The HR Capitalist

From the school of "you can't make this up", the Washington Post reports there's a movement afoot in Portland, Oregon to stop white people from stealing culinary ideas from other culture s, which is called appropriation by those seeking to stop white folks from starting any type of restaurant that's not a Irish potato bar. Here you go: Portland, Ore., Of course, I'm kidding with that title.

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Get Away, Girls! 7 Perfect Places for Your Next Ladies’ Weekend

Ms. Career Girl

Portland, Oregon. You’ve probably heard that Portland is a haven for hipsters, but it’s also a destination for those who aren’t rocking waxed moustaches, extra-large glasses or ironic tattoos. Because Portland has such a young population, you’ll find the city is packed with unique and delicious food spots. Portland has a very chill vibe, but that may not be what you and the girls are going for this year. The post Get Away, Girls!

2017 133

Friday Five: Power, Responsibility and Real Leadership

Workology

Here is your Friday Five: Portland To Tax Companies […] Source. This week we’re talking CEOs, Senators and other assorted leader-types. From CEO pay, to building better teams, to living up to the image you project, I’ve collected five articles for you on the importance of leading responsibly, thoughtfully and with more than just you in mind. HR CEO pay diversity leadership pay gap

Eat Like A Local: The Five Greatest Not-So-Famous Local Cuisine

Ms. Career Girl

Portland. Portland, Oregon, has the best craft beer in the country, period. But you should probably have something to eat while sampling the many hoppy microbrews, and in addition to the literal hundreds of food trucks that dot the city, Portland’s real treasure is its artisanal pizza scene. Add in a variety of sauces and fire-baked crispy crusts, and a Portland visitor could eat nothing but pizza and beer for weeks, and never experience the same flavor combination twice.

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Girl Gets Date: Meet Real Career Girl Camille Virginia

Ms. Career Girl

We began with basic small talk, which quickly turned into a game of twenty questions as I pried her for information about which small town outside Portland, Oregon she was from. I’m from Portland, Oregon, but moved to Chicago when a company bought out the small company I worked for. I rode the train from Portland to Chicago just for the fun of it. Being from Portland that’s kind of a requirement.

Where Your Online Presence Really Comes From

Career Rocketeer

A gentleman came up to me after a talk I gave at Portland Community College last month. He told me that he’d Googled himself and wasn’t happy with what he found. I get this question all the time, so I wasn’t prepared for what he told me next. After he saw his search results, he called Google [.]. Social Media Joshua Waldman SEO1

Two Strategies for Combating Ageism on Your LinkedIn Profile Photo

Career Rocketeer

Speaking at the Engineering Symposium in Portland a few years ago, I had two conversations back to back that were exactly the same. Now, I wasn’t surprised, when speaking to a group of 100 engineers, that ALL of them were much smarter than I am. I also wasn’t surprised to see many baby-boomers in the audience. [.]. Personal Branding Joshua Waldman SEO1 Social Media

The Oxford Comma Case Proves We Need New Employment Laws, Not Better Grammar

Evil HR Lady

What ensued in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and in a 29-page court decision handed down on Monday, was an exercise in high-stakes grammar pedantry that could cost a dairy company in Portland, Me., You’ve probably heard about the company in Maine that will end up shelling out around $10 million due to the lack of an Oxford comma.

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You WILL Get Googled…Are You Afraid?

Career Realism

I like to tell my clients they will be Googled just as surely as it will rain in Portland tonight. The latest survey revealed that 81% of employers WILL Google candidates. Do you know what they will see when they find you? Online reputation management is a critical piece of your job search. There. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com.

Could Giving Your Employees WeWork Memberships Help Your Recruiting Efforts?

The HR Capitalist

The company also has 40 employees working in a private office in an Atlanta WeWork, and will have employees working out of WeWorks in Philadelphia and Portland as well. All of us have recruiting challenges, often times centered around technology. . At the same time, our employees can long for a bit more freedom - to work remotely, or even just to break the monotony of the day to day grind.

2016 133

Is a Portfolio Career a Good Choice for You with Mac Pritchard

Competitive Resumes

Mac’s List has a job board, career advice blog, podcast (in Apple Podcasts), books, and hosts local job events for local Portland Oregon job seekers. Mac’s List has a job board, career advice blog, podcast (in Apple Podcasts), books, and hosts local job events for local Portland Oregon job seekers. Perhaps by the end of this show, you’ll consider creating a portfolio career. Welcome back to the last show of the Summer season, and boy is this an informative one!

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Follow the Clean Tech Money: DOE Makes Conditional Loan Guarantees of $139.9 Million and $197 Million, Mission Motors Receives $9 Million

Green Career Central

The DOE has also made a loan guarantee of $197 million to SoloPower for the construction of two thin film solar module manufacturing plants located in Portland, OR and San Jose, CA. The Department of Energy has made a conditional loan guarantee of $133.9 million to Abengoa Bioenergy to begin the construction of a commercial size cellulosic biofuel manufacturing plant. The plant is to be built in Hugoton, KS; the US corporate headquarters of Abengoa is St. Louis, MO.

Travels Through Time: A Look at the Changing Face of Business Travel

Ms. Career Girl

For example, last time I was travelling through Portland, Oregon, I was approaching a deadline and facing an imminent deadline, while battling a dead laptop battery. While coffeehouses pretty much litter the streets in Portland, there wasn’t time to waste driving around trying to find the most convenient location in a navigable proximity which would offer wi-fi, cheap service, and little to no chance of singer-songwriters in the corner. (An

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Your LinkedIn Profile Picture Maybe Killing Your Job Prospects

Resume Bear

Portland, OR. I don’t really consider myself an HR person. I like to think I’m a practical technologist. However, I do occasionally attend HR related training. Yesterday was one such occasion and inevitably, I had a shock. The discussion moved from hiring techniques, to LinkedIn photos. Many of the folks in the room would agree with us that LinkedIn photos should be professional. No argument. But someone told us a story that made us cringe. And if you are in HR, you may cringe as well.

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How Do I Compare Two Job Offers?

Evil HR Lady

Good article - for reference Portland costs less than San Francisco but its culturally a bit different and homes in the nice parts and close to the city center are still not CHEAP - a very nice place can be had for around 450 (or last time I was looking there thats waht they went for, anyhow). My spouse and I have also been seriously thinking of making a move to Portland. Portland is also much cleaner and has far less aggressive homeless people. (I've

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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).

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

Green Career Central

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. Last September I attended the International Society of Sustainability Professionals conference, an inspiring, energizing, informative event.

2012 109

A Networking Secret Successful People Don’t Share

Ms. Career Girl

Portland Connect: LinkedIn calendar; usually meets for happy hour. Ever wonder how some people just get to know everyone in town? Or how no matter what networking event you attend the same power networker somehow shows up working the room like a Jedi? It’s because they know what’s going on around town, and so should you. The secret they don’t tell you is: they rely on a monthly checklist. Checklists are simply records of procedure for repeatable tasks.

2011 132

How To Turn Football Party Leftovers Into DIY Beauty Recipes

Ms. Career Girl

I’ve demonstrated these recipes nationwide on morning news shows in Las Vegas, Green Bay, San Diego and Portland and today I’m excited to share them with you. Hi guys! I’m Heather Marianna, creator of Beauty Kitchen , an all-natural beauty and skincare line with whimsical products including red wine eye gels, chocolate sugar scrub, watermelon lip mask, bath bombs, clay masks and more.

2017 120

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).

7 Amazing Offices To Work In

Resume Bear

Parliament Design‘s office in Portland, Oregon is simply gorgeous, with elegant wood and custom furniture throughout the office. Google Zurich. Google’s Office in Zurich has a slide in their building. Yes, a slide! A shiny big metal slide that the employees can slide down to get to the cafeteria. If a slide isn’t enough to relax you, they offer multiple relaxation areas with massage chairs and massage tables.

2013 167

Great People to Follow on Twitter for Startups

Resume Bear

Steve Strauss is a Portland-based lawyer, USA Today columnist and author of The Small Business Bible. Jason Nazar has made serving small businesses his business. He’s the founder and CEO of Docstoc , an online community for small-business owners to find and share professional documents. It serves as a vast repository of free and for purchase legal, business, financial, technical and educational docs — making it a key tool for startups. Prior to launching Santa Monica-Calif.,-based

Ask Deb: Lady and the Internship

Careers Done Write

MH – Portland, OR. 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. An internship is an excellent way to develop the skills necessary to make a transition.

The Relationship Quiz

Ms. Career Girl

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. Relationships don’t seem to be my strong suit. But that doesn’t mean I’ve given up on them.

2016 116

More Than A Mom: How We Made Being Partners Work

Ms. Career Girl

McKenzie lives in Portland, Oregon. The post More Than A Mom: How We Made Being Partners Work appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Paige McKenzie. Her bio follows. It’s hard enough to explain to people what I do for a living but the moment I add in that I also work with my mother, the confused looks multiply.

2017 130

Know Thy Characters

Ms. Career Girl

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.

2017 169

Danger, Workplace Danger. What Now?

Ms. Career Girl

In a Portland State University interview white collar crime expert Mike Benson, explains that under OSHA “woeful [safety] violation that resulted in a death” when negligence is proven is treated as a federal misdemeanor. The post Danger, Workplace Danger. What Now? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Don’t talk to strangers. Wear your seat belt. Look both ways before crossing the street. Don’t accept candy from strangers. Safety first, we're told.

2016 111

InstantCommute.com – New Telecommuting Jobs Listings Resource

Telecommuting Journal

I did see one posting that included the job applicant “must be local to the Portland area,&# so be sure to read the short job listing description thoroughly. I ran across a press release from InstantCommute.com , a relatively new site promising to list telecommuting jobs only and update the list daily. I checked it out and it looks promising. The website has a nice clean look arranged like a blog with the latest job opening posts at the top.

4 Signs You Should Bail From Your Job While You Can

Ms. Career Girl

According to a lecture given by John Eck at Portland State University , managers who make it harder for individuals to commit crimes tend to have less crime. The post 4 Signs You Should Bail From Your Job While You Can appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The daily trudge. That 9-5, that even if you like your job, prevents you from binge watching television for hours on end. A tragedy, I know. (If

2016 111

How Your Email Address Can Torpedo A Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

Portland OR 97294. By Dawn Rasmussen. Have you done an audit on your email address lately? I don’t mean opening up your account and looking for messages. I mean taking a closer look at the actual email address that you are using. I have received a number of emails from some very interesting address names lately. That being said, if you were to ask me if these names sounded professional, I would have to say absolutely not!Sometimes,

2011 126

The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

Portland, OR (portland.jobs). Once upon a time, before the days of Facebook, was a series of computer network systems called USENET. Usenet was (more or less) an online forum without frills as all you could do was post text and share files (mostly pictures). It was very low tech by today’s standards, but a LOT of people used them (mostly geeks and academia). Usenet was comprised of several hierarchal group headings.

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!

2013 185

Great Place to Work Announces 2012 Best Small and Medium Workplaces List

Resume Bear

” “We have long been creating a unique and rewarding workplace culture that deserves recognition,” said Jill Nelson, Founder and CEO of Portland, Oregon-based Ruby Receptionists. ”We all come to work each day with a real passion and purpose for the work we do—and, more importantly, for the people we work with.” Ninth annual list recognizes 50 best small and medium workplaces in the U.S.

2012 181

Fight for $15 Protests Planned Nationwide Today

Workology

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. Fight for $15 is back, and food service workers, cleaners, hospital and home health care workers, drivers and other low-wage workers are demonstrating at restaurants, airports and other high-traffic areas to spread their message.

2016 57

A Dozen Mistakes to Avoid as a Supervisor and What to Do Instead

Ms. Career Girl

Sever lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Portland, OR. The post A Dozen Mistakes to Avoid as a Supervisor and What to Do Instead appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Rita Sever. Her bio follows. When I work with supervisors, I am often surprised by the particulars of a situation but I am rarely surprised by the underlying problems or practices.

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