Search Results for: episode 101

How to Manage Job Search Stress, with Alison Cardy

Podcast Summary: A job search can be an emotional rollercoaster. The process of sending out resumes, getting excited about opportunities, prepping for interviews, and waiting for feedback can be stressful. And, if you don’t get the job you want, it can be a painful blow to your ego. This week’s...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac, from Mac’s List. Before we start the show, I want to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001. And now I’ve put all my best advice into one...

How to Prepare for Your Next Job Interview, with Jessica Smith

Podcast Summary: The job interview is your first, and sometimes only, opportunity to make a positive personal impression with an employer. You don’t want to wing it or walk into the meeting unprepared. You need to have a solid game plan and good talking points to make the most of...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac from Mac’s List. Before we start the show, I want to tell you about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001, and now I’ve put all my best advice into one...

Your Generic Cover Letter as Experienced by a Hiring Manager, with Jenny Foss

Podcast Summary: Your cover letter is one of the most important elements of your application—perhaps as important as your resume. This is where you outline your passion for the position and make the case for why you are the best candidate for the job. Unfortunately, too many job seekers undervalue...

Podcast Transcript: 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 Mac Prichard, founder and publisher of Mac’s List. On today’s bonus episode, we’re sharing exclusive content from Land Your Dream Job...

Why Women Don’t Ask for More Money, with Ashley Milne-Tyte

Podcast Summary: A number of studies show that many women don’t negotiate for salary as often as men during the hiring process. Cultural conditioning and stereotypes are at the center of this problem. Talking about money can be very uncomfortable for many women, whether it’s due to lack of education...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac from Mac’s List. Before we start the show, I want to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001, and now I’ve put all my best advice into one...

How Women Can Make a Successful Return to the Workplace, with Farai Chideya

Podcast Summary: Women are much more likely than men to leave the workforce to raise children or assist elderly family members. Unfortunately, after a prolonged time off, it’s not easy to return to work. There simply is not much infrastructure to help women onramp back into the workforce. That’s why...

Podcast Transcript: 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 Mac Prichard, founder and publisher of Mac’s List. On today’s bonus episode, we’re sharing exclusive content from Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. It’s our...

Deadly Networking Mistakes, with Abby Kohut

Podcast Summary: We say it a lot here at Mac’s List: networking is the single best thing you can do for your job search—or your career, in general. But attending a single networking event probably isn’t going to land you a job right away. Networking is about building mutually-beneficial, long-term...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac, from Mac’s List. Before we start the show, I want to let you know about my new book,Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying jobs since 2001, and now I’ve put all my best advice into one...

Break the Rules To Get the Job You Deserve, with 
Liz Ryan

Podcast Summary: Have you ever written a pain letter to a prospective employer? Doing so may give you a competitive advantage over candidates who use more traditional job search techniques. The traditional hiring process is broken and everyone knows it–both job seekers and hiring managers. The over-automated, keyword-driven, impersonal way...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac from Mac’s List, before we start the show, I want to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well paying work since 2001, and now I’ve put all my advice...

The 20-Minute Networking Meeting, with Nathan Perez

Podcast Summary: When busy professionals receive a request for a networking meeting, time is the deciding factor as to whether or not they accept it. If you want to improve your chances of meeting an important contact, make it clear that you only want twenty minutes of his or her...

Podcast Transcript: 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 Mac Prichard, founder and publisher of Mac’s List. On today’s bonus episode, we’re sharing exclusive content from Land Your Dream Job Anywhere, our...

How Volunteering Can Help You Get a Job, with Mark Anthony Dyson

Podcast Summary: Volunteer experiences are an important component to any job search. There are myriad benefits of volunteering for job seekers. This week’s guest, Mark Anthony Dyson, is a huge proponent of volunteering as part of your job hunt. While most volunteer gigs won’t lead to a formal job offer,...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard:  Hi. This is Mac, from Mac’s List. Before we start the show, I want to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001; and now, I’ve put all my best advice into...

How to Choose a Second Act Career, with Nancy Collamer

Podcast Summary: Many people believe retirement means working until a certain age and then enjoying a life of leisure. The problem with this thinking, says this week’s guest expert, Nancy Collamer, is that most of us are facing the 40/30 dilemma. After working (only) 40 years in a full-time career, 30 years...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard:  Hi. This is Mac, from Mac’s List. Before we start the show, I want to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001; and now, I’ve put all my best advice into...

How to Explain What You Do for a Living, with Christina Canters

Podcast Summary: “What do you do for a living?” It’s a question you probably get often, especially when meeting new people. The question is so common, most people don’t give it much thought. But what you say matters a lot. How you explain what you do can lead to your next...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac from Mac’s List. Before we start the show, I want to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001 and now I put all my best advice into...

Do You Know These LinkedIn Secrets, with 
Meg Guiseppi

Podcast Summary: Build it and forget is not a good strategy for your LinkedIn profile, especially if you are job hunting. Job seekers need a strong, robust presence to demonstrate their capabilities, and communicate what makes them stand out above other candidates. If your profile is not updated, it may...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi. This is Mac from Mac’s List. Before we start the show, I wanted to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001, and now I put all my best advice into...