Search Results for: applicant tracking system

Why You Should Get a Local Government Job and How to Do It, with Anna Morgan

Podcast Summary: Government jobs are plentiful, but there are fewer candidates than ever before. If you’ve wondered if you should apply for your local government, Find Your Dream Job guest Anna Morgan says the answer is yes. Working for your local government is a fantastic way to get involved in...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 375: Why You Should Get a Local Government Job and How to Do It, with Anna Morgan Airdate: November 23, 2022 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make...

Digging Deep into Self Exploration: Josh Belzman’s Job Search Success Story

Podcast Summary: Are you ready for a change in your job situation, but you aren’t getting called back after interviews? If you’re feeling discouraged with your progress, there are ways to stay positive and reach your goals. On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job, Josh Belzman shares how...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 58: Digging Deep into Self Exploration: Josh Belzman’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: November 7, 2022 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 Make the Most of a Job Seekers Market, with Beth Gibbs

Podcast Summary: A job seeker’s market means you have more control over the process of finding your next position. Even if you don’t have 100% of the requirements a posting calls for, Find Your Dream Job guest Beth Gibbs says you should consider applying anyway. Beth shares the best way...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 368: How to Make the Most of a Job Seekers Market, with Beth Gibbs Airdate: October 5, 2022 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...

How to Show An Employer You’re the Best Person for the Job, with John Neral

Podcast Summary: Do you get nervous before and during an interview? That’s natural, says Find Your Dream Job guest John Neral. After all, you want the job, right? But John says there’s a better way to approach an interview; simply having coffee and conversing with a colleague. The most important...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 359: How to Show An Employer You’re the Best Person for the Job, with John Neral Airdate: August 3, 2022 Mac Prichard:  This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a...

What Matters Most When A Recruiter Looks at Your Resume, with Keirsten Greggs

Podcast Summary: Seven seconds. That’s how much time a recruiter spends on an initial resume scan. What can you do to make those seven seconds count? Find Your Dream Job guest Keirsten Greggs says you start by having all the important facts in the right place. Share your experience and...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 357: What Matters Most When A Recruiter Looks at Your Resume, with Keirsten Greggs Airdate: July 20, 2022 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...

Tips for Standing Out in a Crowded Field of Candidates, with Jackie Dunckley

Podcast Summary: Hiring managers are sorting through hundreds of applications for each job opening they post. What can you do to stand out enough to gain an interview or get hired? Find Your Dream Job guest Jackie Dunckley says to begin with purpose. Know what you want and have a...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 355: Tips for Standing Out in a Crowded Field of Candidates, with Jackie Dunckley Airdate: July 6, 2022 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...

Utilizing Your Network: Judge Kemp’s Job Search Success Story

Podcast Summary: If there is a specific company or field you want to get into, how long are you willing to persevere to get there? What if you get multiple interviews over several years with this company but never get called back? On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 54: Utilizing Your Network: Judge Kemp’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: July 5, 2022 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...

What Dating Mistakes Can Teach You About Job Interviews, with Matthew Sorensen

Podcast Summary: If you don’t have interviewing experience, you might wonder how to succeed at them. But if you’ve ever been on a date, there are lessons you can transfer to the world of job seeking. Find Your Dream Job guest, Matthew Sorensen, says don’t go too deep, too fast...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 354: What Dating Mistakes Can Teach You About Job Interviews, with Matthew Sorensen Airdate: June 29, 2022 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. ...

Why You’re Not Hearing Back from Employers (and What You Can Do About It), with Brenda Abdilla

Podcast Summary: You need a job and you need it now. So it can be frustrating when you apply for positions, maybe even have interviews, and then don’t hear anything back. What do you do? Find Your Dream Job guest Brenda Abdilla is here to tell us how to reach...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 348: Why You’re Not Hearing Back from Employers (and What You Can Do About It), with Brenda Abdilla Airdate: May 18, 2022 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and...

How to Prepare for a Job Interview, with Thaddeus B. Dunn

Podcast Summary: You’ve been called in for an interview. That’s great news! Now, it’s time to prepare. Do you know how to get ready for a job interview? Find Your Dream Job guest Thaddeus B. Dunn says it starts with researching the company. Know what the company values and who...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 345: How to Prepare for a Job Interview, with Thaddeus B. Dunn Airdate: April 27, 2022 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...

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Applicant Tracking Systems, with Matt Warzel

Podcast Summary: Merely mentioning the words “applicant tracking system” can strike fear in the heart of a job seeker. We tend to fear what we aren’t familiar with and when our livelihood is on the line, it’s easy to understand why. But rather than fear them, Find Your Dream Job...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 344: Why You Shouldn’t Fear Applicant Tracking Systems, with Matt Warzel Airdate: April 20, 2022 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...

Why Networking Isn’t a Dirty Word and How to Do It Well, with Bob Gerst

Podcast Summary: If the thought of walking into a ballroom filled with hundreds of people makes you nervous, you’re not alone. But networking isn’t about the number of people you meet. Find Your Dream Job guest Bob Gerst reminds us that networking is a give and take relationship; not a...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 343: Why Networking Isn’t a Dirty Word and How to Do It Well, with Bob Gerst Airdate: April 13, 2022 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a...

Building a Strong Network: Doug Hunter’s Job Search Success Story

Podcast Summary: It’s natural to withdraw from others when you’re jobless, but that’s not the best way to help yourself through a time of uncertainty and it certainly isn’t the best way to find your next position. Networking is more important than ever when you’re looking for a job and...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 51: Building a Strong Network: Doug Hunter’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: April 4, 2022 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 Tell Your Story in a Job Interview, with Dan Hahn

Podcast Summary: Every employer says, “Tell me about yourself.” If you don’t prepare your answer before the interview, you miss an opportunity to share how your story connects with the position you’re applying for. Find Your Dream Job guest Dan Hahn suggests diving deep into the role and what it...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 340: How To Tell Your Story in a Job Interview, with Dan Hahn Airdate: March 23, 2022 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 Juggle a Job Search When You’re a Working Mom, with Mona Johnson

Podcast Summary: For working moms looking for their next career opportunity, it can be difficult to balance parenthood, volunteer work, and their home life with the hours required to job hunt. Is there any way to make it easier? Find Your Dream Job guest Mona Johnson says yes. And it...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 339: How to Juggle a Job Search When You’re a Working Mom, with Mona Johnson Airdate: March 16, 2022 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference...

How to Find Work if You Have Criminal Convictions, with Ty Reed

Podcast Summary: Seventy-seven million adults have a criminal record, and while discrimination is illegal, employers do have the right to ask about your background. If you’re ready to rejoin the workforce after a criminal conviction, Find Your Dream Job guest Ty Reed suggests only disclosing if asked directly, but being...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 338: How to Find Work if You Have Criminal Convictions, with Ty Reed Airdate: March 9, 2022 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. ...

Showing up as Your Unique Self: Emma Holland’s Job Search Success Story

Podcast Summary: Rejection is a part of the job search that we don’t like to talk about. No matter who you are, it stings to be rejected, especially when you thought it was a perfect fit. How do you get past those initial feelings of not being good enough? On...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 50: Showing up as Your Unique Self: Emma Holland’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: March 7, 2022 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...

Why You Aren’t Getting Hired in a Tight Job Market, with Cathy Lanzalaco

Podcast Summary: You don’t have to search far to see companies hiring these days; it seems there are openings everywhere. But that isn’t true for everyone who wants a new job. Some people are struggling to find a job even in this job market. Find Your Dream Job guest Cathy...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 325: Why You Aren’t Getting Hired in a Tight Job Market, with Cathy Lanzalaco Airdate: December 8, 2021 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...

Staying True to Your Values: Steph Routh’s Job Search Success Story

Podcast Summary: What happens when you find the job you feel you were made for but your background and experience don’t seem to fit? You may have all the right skills but in an entirely different field. On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job, Steph Routh and I...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 47: Staying True to Your Values: Steph Routh’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: December 6, 2021 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 Brand Yourself for a Nonprofit Job Search, with Dr. Jasmine Escalera

Podcast Summary: If you’ve decided to pursue a career in nonprofit work, it’s likely because you have a passion for the mission of the organization you’re applying to. How do you use that passion to create your personal brand? According to Find Your Dream Job guest Dr. Jasmine Escalera, it...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 318: How to Brand Yourself for a Nonprofit Job Search, with Dr. Jasmine Escalera Airdate: October 20, 2021 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...

How to Leverage Your Unique Value to Get Your Next Job, with Kevin D. Turner

Podcast Summary: Are you hopeful that having a large skill set will help you land your next job faster? That’s not necessarily the case. You’re better off focusing on the things that make you unique, says Find Your Dream Job guest Kevin D. Turner. With the sheer number of applicants...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 308: How to Leverage Your Unique Value to Get Your Next Job, with Kevin D. Turner Airdate: August 11, 2021 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a...

How to Find an Inclusive Workplace, with Victor Cato

Podcast Summary: If you’d love a job where you feel seen and understood, where the culture is positive and you feel fulfilled, you want an inclusive workplace. And one that isn’t inclusive in name only. How do you find that type of company? You begin with self-reflection, says Find Your...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 304: How to Find an Inclusive Workplace, with Victor Cato Airdate: July 14, 2021 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 Write Your Personal Mission Statement, with Greg Flores

Podcast Summary: One of the challenges of a job search is finding a position that represents your values and concerns. How can you be proactive about finding a job where you can make a difference? You begin with a personal mission statement, says Find Your Dream Job guest Greg Flores....

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 301: How to Write Your Personal Mission Statement, with Greg Flores Airdate: June 23, 2021 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...

Job Search Advice You Need to Ignore, with Kamara Toffolo

Podcast Summary: As a job seeker, you have hundreds of podcasts, career coaches, and websites where you can find advice on how to find your next position. Lack of advice isn’t an issue. But what if the advice you get isn’t good? How can you tell which advice you should...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 299: Job Search Advice You Need to Ignore, with Kamara Toffolo Airdate: June 9, 2021 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...

Jumping Out of Your Comfort Zone, with Kelly Anderson

Podcast Summary: We often talk about the difficulties of finding your next job, but what if you get an offer fairly quickly that just isn’t a good fit? There is no rule that says you have to accept the first offer you receive. It’s crucial that you do your research...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 41: Jumping Out of Your Comfort Zone: Kelly Anderson’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: June 7, 2021 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...

Why you Need to Stop Applying for Every Job, with Serena Chan

Podcast Summary: If you’ve been laid off or need to find a job quickly, you might feel tempted to send your resume or application materials to every open position you discover. But Find Your Dream Job guest Serena Chan says that’s not a good plan. Hiring managers and recruiters need...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 298: Why you Need to Stop Applying for Every Job, with Serena Chan Airdate: June 2, 2021 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 Identify Your Unique Skills and Talents, with Kay Kirkman

Podcast Summary: As a job seeker, it’s your responsibility to know what skills and abilities you have that set you apart from other applicants. Figuring out what makes you unique isn’t difficult, according to Find Your Dream Job guest Kay Kirkman. It begins with making a list of what you’re...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 297: How to Identify Your Unique Skills and Talents, with Kay Kirkman Airdate: May 26, 2021 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 Get a Social Impact Job, with Erin Ewart

Podcast Summary: It’s not unusual to want to make a positive impact in the world, even in your career, but most people think that working in nonprofit is the only way to do so. Find Your Dream Job guest Erin Ewart says that’s not true. You can find a social...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 295: How to Get a Social Impact Job, with Erin Ewart Airdate: May 12, 2021 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 to Move Up in Your Company, with Tristan Layfield

Podcast Summary: If you feel bored or discontent at work, maybe it’s time to seek a new position- in your current company. Find Your Dream Job guest Tristan Layfield says internal job-seeking can be a great way to get that promotion or gain the skills you need to further your...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 292: How to Move Up in Your Company, with Tristan Layfield Airdate: April 21, 2021 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...