Search Results for: applicant tracking system

Why You Don’t Need to Meet All the Job Requirements, with Eric B. Horn

Podcast Summary: If you’ve ever decided not to apply for a job because you didn’t have 100 percent of the requirements, you may want to revise your strategy. Employers know that there is no perfect candidate for the jobs they advertise. You might be the best applicant with only 60-70...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 280: Why You Don’t Need to Meet All the Job Requirements, with Eric B. Horn Airdate: January 27, 2021 Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac Prichard. I had a cycling accident recently and broke several bones. While I recover, I need to take...

How to Answer Any Behavioral Interview Question, with Gina Riley

Podcast Summary: In most job interviews, the hiring manager will lead with questions like “Tell me about a time when …” Or, “Have you ever faced a situation where…?” These are both examples of behavioral interview questions. Before you walk into an interview, you need to be ready for every...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 279: How to Answer Any Behavioral Interview Question, with Gina Riley Airdate: January 20, 2021 Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac Prichard. I had a cycling accident recently and broke several bones. While I recover, I need to take a short break from...

What You Must Do Before Applying to Jobs, with Connel Valentine

Podcast Summary: When you see a job posting that you’re interested in, your natural inclination might be to get your application in as quickly as possible. After all, you’ve got a better chance of being seen if you get it in early, right? Not so, according to Find Your Dream...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 276: What You Must Do Before Applying to Jobs, with Connel Valentine Airdate: December 30, 2020 Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac Prichard. I had a cycling accident recently and broke several bones. While I recover, I need to take a short break...

Four Steps You Need to Take to Land a Virtual Job, with Amanda Nachman

Podcast Summary: Due to COVID-19, companies are now hiring for more virtual positions than ever before. But how do you prepare to find one of these virtual jobs? Your first step is to figure out what lights you up, according to Find Your Dream Job guest Amanda Nachman. Amanda says...

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 your host, Mac Prichard. I’m also the founder of Mac’s List. It’s a job board in the Pacific Northwest that helps...

How to Find a Job That Aligns with Your Personal Values, with Shelli Romero

Podcast Summary: Finding your next position involves more than just salary negotiations and seeking out a great company culture. A good job will allow you to be the same person at work as you are at home. But how do you find an employer like that? It all starts with...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 270: How to Find a Job That Aligns with Your Personal Values, with Shelli Romero Airdate: November 18, 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...

Stop Trying To Be All Things to All Employers, with Mandy Allen

Podcast Summary: Do you approach your job search with an “I could” attitude? If your response to job openings is, “I could do that,” it’s time to change your strategy because hiring managers aren’t looking for someone who “could” do the job, says Find Your Dream Job guest Mandy Allen....

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 268: Stop Trying To Be All Things to All Employers, with Mandy Allen Airdate: November 4, 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....

How to Take Charge of Your Career After a Layoff, with Simone Morris

Podcast Summary: All too often, we see layoffs as a problem instead of an opportunity. Yes, you likely need a steady income, but if you take any job you can find, you’re going to be unhappy down the road. How can you spend the layoff time productively? Find Your Dream...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 266: How to Take Charge of Your Career After a Layoff, with Simone Morris Airdate: October 21, 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...

Why You Need a Unique Application for Every Job, with Monica Haut

Podcast Summary: If you’re looking for a job you will love and where you can make a difference, you need a custom resume and cover letter for every application you turn in. Find Your Dream Job guest Monica Haut says custom application materials begin with the specific company name, the...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 265: Why You Need a Unique Application for Every Job, with Monica Haut Airdate: October 14, 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....

How to Get a Recruiter’s Attention, with Samantha Kennen

Podcast Summary: When you submit a job application, you’re adding your resume to a stack of resumes. Is there any way to make yours stand out to a recruiter? According to Find Your Dream Job guest Samantha Kennen, the answer is yes. Samantha suggests beginning with enthusiasm. Show your excitement...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 263: How to Get a Recruiter’s Attention, with Samantha Kennen Airdate: September 30, 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 host,...

Determining What Matters Most in Your Next Job, with Corbin C

Podcast Summary: If you start a job search by saying you’re open to anything, you’re really saying that you have no idea what you want. And if you don’t know what you want, how will you convince a hiring manager that you’re the right fit for a job opening? Instead...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 260: Determining What Matters Most in Your Next Job, with Corbin C Airdate: September 9, 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...

3 Steps to a Successful Job Interview, with Felicia Rivers

Podcast Summary: If you are currently searching for your next position, what is it that you’re looking for? Are you interested in moving up to the next level or do you want to change fields? Perhaps you want to explore a new location. Before you apply for a new job,...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 259: 3 Steps to a Successful Job Interview, with Felicia Rivers Airdate: September 02, 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...

Focus on What You Want, Not What You Should Do, with Jackie Mitchell

Podcast Summary: If you’re applying for certain jobs just because you think you should, maybe you need a new strategy. It’s easy to let fear hold you back or make you think you have to settle for a position that’s not going to fulfill you or meet your needs, says...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 258: Focus on What You Want, Not What You Should Do, with Jackie Mitchell Airdate: August 26, 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...

Why Your Personal Brand Matters More Than Ever, with Sarah Friedell O’Connell

Podcast Summary: If you’re a job seeker in the current market, you know how crowded that market is. Excellent references and a professional resume are no longer enough to get you the job you want. To stand out to an employer, you must be strategic about communicating your unique skillset,...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 257: Why Your Personal Brand Matters More Than Ever, with Sarah Friedell O’Connell Air Date: August 18, 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...

How to Overcome Five Stereotypes about Older Workers, with Debbie Lipton

Podcast Summary: Regardless of your age, you could face discrimination in your job search. Is ageism illegal? Yes, but that doesn’t mean it no longer exists. The good news is there are practical steps you can take to overcome the stereotypes about older workers. Updating your technical skills should be...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 255: How to Overcome Five Stereotypes about Older Workers, with Debbie Lipton Airdate: August 5, 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...

Five Ways to Network on LinkedIn Like a Pro, with Ana Lokotkova

Podcast Summary: COVID-19 has put a damper on in-person networking events. But networking is still a crucial component of finding your next position. Have you ever considered all the ways LinkedIn can be used for networking? If not, you’re missing a huge opportunity, says Find Your Dream Job guest Ana...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 252: Five Ways to Network on LinkedIn Like a Pro, with Ana Lokotkova Airdate: July 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 in life....

Reaching New Heights by Challenging Yourself, with Heather Back

Podcast Summary: If your job search has been going on for longer than you expected, you might find yourself discouraged. It can be demoralizing to go to interview after interview and never be offered the job. On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job, Heather Back and I talk...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 31: Heather Back Reaching New Heights by Challenging Yourself: Heather Back’s Job Search Story Airdate: July 13, 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...

How to Be Your Authentic Self In Your Job Search, with Marcus Carter

Podcast Summary: A diverse workplace is something that should be a priority for each of us, and many employers state their commitment to providing one. But finding those companies that attract and maintain a diverse workforce can be challenging. How do you know if the employer interviewing you is dedicated...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 251: How to Be Your Authentic Self In Your Job Search, with Marcus Carter Airdate: July 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...

How to Network Virtually, with Kenneth Johnson

Podcast Summary: Job seekers know that networking is the foundation of a successful job search. So, what do you do when a global pandemic stops all in-person networking? You research the company you want to work at and you figure out what you can offer them, says Find Your Dream...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 249: How to Network Virtually, with Kenneth Johnson Airdate: June 24, 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 host, Mac Prichard....

Building Rapport in a Virtual Job Interview, with Mark Mohammadpour

Podcast Summary: If you’re a job seeker trying to figure out how to make authentic connections with hiring managers during a global pandemic, you aren’t alone. Virtual interviews make it more difficult than ever to build rapport with prospective employers. But Find Your Dream Job guest Mark Mohammadpour says that...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 248: Building Rapport in a Virtual Job Interview, with Mark Mohammadpour Airdate: June 18, 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...

Choosing Your Target Companies, with Nick Corcodilos

Podcast Summary: If you’re job hunting, it’s likely because you ended up in the wrong job, to begin with. How do you ensure that it doesn’t happen again? You stop applying for jobs, says Find Your Dream Job guest Nick Corcodilos. Instead, you go after specific companies. And because every...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 247: Choosing Your Target Companies, with Nick Corcodilos Airdate: June 10, 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 host, Mac Prichard....

Finding a Company That Puts Employees First, with Katie Augsburger

Podcast Summary: Are you ready to leave the company-centered job space behind to find an employer that puts its employees first? Finding a position where you feel deeply valued and truly connected to all your coworkers can be difficult, but Find Your Dream Job guest Katie Augsburger says it is...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 246: Finding a Company That Puts Employees First, with Katie Augsburger Airdate: May 27, 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...

Getting a Job During Tough Times, with Pattie Sinacole

Podcast Summary: With double-digit unemployment due to COVID-19, should you even look for work right now? Even in unprecedented times like these, the job market doesn’t come to a complete halt. Find Your Dream Job guest Pattie Sinacole says that if you’re sitting on the sidelines, you are actively missing...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 245: Getting a Job During Tough Times, with Pattie Sinacole Airdate: May 27, 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 host,...

Narrowing Your Career Choices, with Meg Gerry

Podcast Summary: Choosing the industry you want to pursue in your career is one of the most important decisions you will make, but it can also be one of the toughest. How do you narrow your choices if you aren’t sure what you want to do? One of the most...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 244: Narrowing Your Career Choices, with Meg Gerry Airdate: May 20, 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 host, Mac Prichard....

Looking for Work Has Changed Forever — Here’s Why, with John Sullivan

Podcast Summary: The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we look for work. But how long will those changes last, and what do they mean for the future of job search? According to Find Your Dream Job guest John Sullivan, the changes are permanent and you need to be prepared...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 242: Looking for Work Has Changed Forever – Here’s Why, with John Sullivan Airdate: May 6, 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....

Job Interview Tips in a COVID-19 World, with Toni Patterson

Podcast Summary: Conducting a job search in a stay-at-home world requires a vastly different skill set than many of us are accustomed to, says Find Your Dream Job guest Toni Patterson. Video interviews have replaced face-to-face meetings, and technology know-how is now a requirement, not just an added benefit. It’s...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 240: Job Interview Tips in a Stay-at-Home World, with Toni Patterson Air date: April 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...

Coping With Depression During Your Job Search, with Ashley Watkins

Podcast Summary: If you’ve been looking for your next position for quite some time, you may feel discouraged. It’s normal to experience depression during an extended job search. It’s also normal to not want to talk about it, says Find Your Dream Job guest Ashley Watkins. You may feel embarrassed...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 238: Coping With Depression During Your Job Search, with Ashley Watkins Air date: April 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...

Stop Wasting Your Time on Job Boards, with Susan Joyce

Podcast Summary: Using a job board may seem like a productive way to spend your time, but is it? According to Find Your Dream Job guest Susan Joyce, the answer is “maybe.” Susan says job boards work best when you identify your target employers and customize your resume for those...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 237: Stop Wasting Your Time on Job Boards, with Susan Joyce Air date: April 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. I’m...

How to Beat the Applicant Tracking System, with Brandon Laws

Podcast Summary: The likelihood of an applicant tracking system reviewing your application rather than a human is steadily increasing. How can you beat the applicant tracking system and ensure that your resume rises to the top and doesn’t end up in the trash? First, you need to pay attention to...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 236: How to Beat the Applicant Tracking System, with Brandon Laws Air date: March 25, 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...