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Four Ways to Talk About Gaps in Your LinkedIn Profile, with Katie Fogarty

Podcast Summary: Career gaps are an inevitable fact of life. Whether it’s a voluntary gap to take care of children, or an involuntary gap because you were fired or laid off, you must be ready to explain those gaps to a hiring manager who will see them on your LinkedIn...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 228: Four Ways to Talk About Gaps in Your LinkedIn Profile, with Katie Fogarty Airdate: January 29, 2020 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference in...

Stop Underselling Yourself in Your Job Search, with Elizabeth Gross

Podcast Summary: If you’re like most people, you don’t enjoy talking about your greatest accomplishments. It can feel uncomfortable to “toot your own horn,” even when a hiring manager asks you about your skills and expertise. If you want to stand out in today’s tough job market, Find Your Dream...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 227: Stop Underselling Yourself in Your Job Search, with Elizabeth Gross Airdate: January 22, 2020 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference in life. I’m your...

How Parents Can Help (or Hurt) a New Grad’s Job Search, with Margaret Roberts

Podcast Summary: If you are the parent of a college student, you want to do everything in your power to help your son or daughter find a great job after graduation. However, the things we think are helpful could actually have a negative impact. Encouraging your child to visit their...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 226: How Parents Can Help (or Hurt) a New Grad’s Job Search, with Margaret Roberts Airdate: January 15, 2020 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference...

Why You Need to Fail in Your Career, with Dan Cumberland

Podcast Summary: Are you afraid of failure in your career or workplace? Failure certainly gets a bad rap in today’s job market. The truth is taking risks and facing failure head-on allows you to be your best self at work. Find Your Dream Job guest Dan Cumberland says that fear...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 225: Why You Need to Fail in Your Career, with Dan Cumberland Airdate: January 8, 2020 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference in life. I’m...

How to Explain Why You’re Looking for Another Job, with Susan Peppercorn

Podcast Summary: What do you say when a hiring manager asks you why you’re looking for a new job? If this question makes you feel defensive, Find Your Dream Job guest Susan Peppercorn says you need to find a way to put a positive spin on your answer, even if...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 224: How to Explain Why You’re Looking for Another Job, with Susan Peppercorn Airdate: January 1, 2020 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference in life....

Hiring Myths We Need to Stop Believing, with Dawn Graham

Podcast Summary: How do you know if your perception of the hiring process matches reality? There are many prevalent misconceptions and common hiring myths out there about the modern hiring process that are completely false. Find Your Dream Job guest expert Dawn Graham says that once you understand how the...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 223: Hiring Myths We Need to Stop Believing, with Dawn Graham Airdate: December 25, 2019 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference in life. I’m your...

5 Sales Mantras Every Job Seeker Needs to Embrace, with Matt Youngquist

Podcast Summary: Do you see sales as something that only certain jobs require? Does the thought of selling give you less than pleasant feelings? If so, Find Your Dream Job guest Matt Youngquist says you need to change your mindset in order to find a great position. The job market...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 222: 5 Sales Mantras Every Job Seeker Needs to Embrace, with Matt Youngquist Airdate: December 18, 2019 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference in life....

How to Write a Resume That Appeals to Robots and People, with Virginia Franco

Podcast Summary: Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are a prevalent hiring tool, used by a vast majority of employers. If you want to get your resume past an automated system and into a hiring manager’s hands, there are some specific steps you can take. Keywords are important, but Find Your Dream...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 221: How to Write a Resume That Appeals to Robots and People, with Virginia Franco Airdate: December 11, 2019 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference...

Why You Shouldn’t Treat Your Job Search Like a Job, with Paige Webster

Podcast Summary: Spending 40+ hours a week on your job search can be a very draining experience. If you spend eight or more hours per day filling out applications, firing off generic resumes, and scanning job boards, you need to change your strategy, says Find Your Dream Job guest Paige...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 220: Why You Shouldn’t Treat Your Job Search Like a Job, with Paige Webster Airdate: December 4, 2019 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference in...

Storytelling Your Way to Interview Success, with Amy Davies

Podcast Summary: In any job interview, you need to be memorable. You have a much better chance of getting a job offer if the hiring manager remembers you. Find Your Dream Job guest expert Amy Davies shares how effective storytelling can help you stand out. Sharing stories leads to a...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 219: Storytelling Your Way to Interview Success, with Amy Davies Airdate: November 27, 2019 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference in life. I’m your host,...

How to Deal With Job Search Rejection, with Elizabeth Borelli

Podcast Summary: If you’re currently in a job search, you may be hearing the word “no” more frequently than you’d like. Is it possible to keep a positive mindset when dealing with consistent rejection of your resume or efforts to connect with employers? Find Your Dream Job guest Elizabeth Borelli...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 218: How to Deal With Job Search Rejection, with Elizabeth Borelli Airdate: November 20, 2019 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference in life. I’m your...