"Portland is my home — I was born here. I love this city and want to participate in its growth."
Ashley Lam shares, “Earlier in my career, I wish I had had more bravery to advocate for myself.” One manager I had said, ‘No one can read your mind on what you want and where you want to be in five years. You have to go out of your way to tell people what you want.’”
Each year, business graduates are looking for the perfect job to put their degrees — and skills — to good use. But it can be all too easy for a job-seeker to disregard a great opportunity just because the role or industry is unfamiliar to them. As Sen demonstrates, getting that job is all about a combination of focus, passion and hard work, and it does not stop with the job offer.