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Engagement Rings and Interviews

Podcast Summary: With engagement season fast approaching, the Mac’s List team talks about the controversial advice offered by Bruce Hurwitz in his LinkedIn post, “When interviewing for a job, lose the ring!” This article was published on August 12, 2016, and caused a  frenzy, with over 1,403 comments and 1,020...

Podcast Transcript: Jenna Forstrom: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have a career you want, and make a difference in life. I’m Jenna Forstrom, taking over the hosting position. I’m joined with Mac Prichard, our Publisher, and Ben Forstag, our Managing Director.  ...

How to Find Jobs and Recruiters on Twitter, with Chris Russell

Podcast Summary: Did you know there are thousands of jobs shared on Twitter every day? Do the right Twitter search and you can find amazing opportunities and connect with the hiring decision makers. This week’s guest, Chris Russell, believes that Twitter should be viewed as a real-time job search engine...

Podcast Transcript: 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, your host and publisher of Mac’s List. I’m joined by my co-host, Ben Forstag, our managing director, and...

Why Your Resume Isn’t Getting You Interviews, with Andrea Gerson

Podcast Summary: Does your resume engage a human resource manager and make them want to read more? Or, does it just blend in with all other task-oriented resumes and generate no response? This week’s guest, Andrea Gerson, has seen thousands of resumes and shares resume best practices that help you get...

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, your host and publisher of Mac’s List. I’m joined by my co-host Ben Forstag, our Managing Director, and Jenna...

Politics and Job Hunting: Do the Two Ever Mix?

Podcast Summary: The U.S. presidential election wrapped up last week, but politics remains a charged and potentially divisive issue. This brings up an interesting question for job seekers: how much of your own political beliefs should you share online and with prospective employers? How much politics is too much politics? This...

Podcast Transcript: Ben Forstag: 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 Ben Forstag, managing director of Mac’s List and I’m sitting here with Mac Prichard, founder of Mac’s List, and Jenna Forstrom,...

How to Manage the New World of Reference Checking, with Ray Bixler

Podcast Summary: Surviving a reference check used to be easy. In the past, hiring managers would simply call your formal references. Without email (or even voicemail) it was usual to get feedback from less than 50% of all references. Today, online reference tools and surveys boast a reference return rate...

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, your host and publisher of Mac’s List. I’m joined by my co-host, Ben Forstag, our managing director, and Jenna...

How Women Can Shatter the Glass Ceiling, with Elisa Doucette

Podcast Summary: The “glass ceiling” is an invisible but very real barrier that limits women’s progress up the career ladder. Many women find themselves stuck in mid-level positions, unable to break into the top echelon of  senior management. This week’s guest, Elisa Doucette, discusses the history of the glass ceiling...

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, your host, and publisher of Mac’s List. I’m joined by my co-hosts, Ben Forstag, our Managing Director, and Jenna Forstrom,...

How to Hack the Hidden Job Market

Podcast Summary: On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job, we talk about the single biggest mistake most job seekers make… They spend too much time and energy on job boards! Job boards can be a great resource. But did you know, 8 out of 10 jobs never make...

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, your host, and publisher of Mac’s List. I’m joined by my co-hosts, Ben Forstag, our Managing Director, and Jenna Forstrom,...

Is it Time to Look for Your Next Job?, with Rob Walker

Podcast Summary: The days of working for the same company for 30-years and retiring with a full pension are a thing of the past. Today, people have a powerful sense they need to consistently consider what their next career or job change will be. There are even employees who are...

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, your host, and publisher of Mac’s List. I’m joined by my co-host, Ben Forstag, our Managing Director, and Jenna...

Find Your Inner Voice in a Job Interview, with Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Podcast Summary: Here’s a secret about interviews: they aren’t about your skills or abilities. (If you land an interview, the employer already assumes you’ve got the skills for the job.) Instead, interviews are all about fit. As a candidate, you need to show the employer that you understand their needs,...

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, your host and publisher of Mac’s List. I’m joined by my co-hosts Ben Forstag, our managing director and Jenna...

Is “Why Wouldn’t You Hire Me?” the Best Interview Question Ever?

Podcast Summary: On an earlier episode, guest expert, Hannah Morgan, spoke about how to nail your next phone interview.  While wrapping up the interview, she suggested informing the hiring manager you are still interested in the role and asking the question, “Would you think of any reason why I wouldn’t be moved...

Podcast Transcript: Ben Forstag: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired at the career you want and make a difference in life. I’m Ben Forstag, managing director of Mac’s List, and I am sitting here with Mac Prichard, the founder and owner of Mac’s...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Day, with Matt Kepnes

Podcast Summary: If you are unemployed you may find yourself with an abundance of unstructured time on your hands. But this isn’t an excuse to slack. You want to maximize productivity of your time and energy–particularly with the effort you’re putting into your job search. This week’s guest, Matt Kepnes...

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, your host, and publisher of Mac’s List. I’m joined by my co-host, Ben Forstag, our managing director, and Jenna...

How to Nail Your Next Phone Interview, with Hannah Morgan

Podcast Summary: Phone interviews can be one of the most difficult aspects of the job search process. It’s all the pressure and stress of an in-person interview, without the benefits of seeing the interviewer’s body language, facial expressions, and nonverbal feedback. Employers use phone interviews to save time, get a...

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, your host and publisher of Mac’s List. I’m joined by my co-host, Ben Forstag, our managing director, and Jenna...