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How to Make Your Job Virtual, with Melissa Mathews

Podcast Summary: Do you dream of having a virtual job?  A professional gig you can do anywhere, anytime–even from home in your pajamas? It might be possible to convert your existing position into a virtual job. You just need to know how to negotiate this transition with your employer. Most...

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...

An Unusual Interview Tactic

Podcast Summary: On February 4, 2016, The New York Times published an article, “Walt Bettinger of Charles Schwab: You’ve Got to Open Up to Move Up,” in which the CEO revealed a very interesting interview tactic. Before hiring an executive-level candidate Bettinger takes them out to breakfast. The trick? He...

Podcast Transcript: Ben Forstag: Hi, everyone. This is Ben Forstag, managing director of Mac’s List, and I’m sitting here with Mac Prichard, the founder and editor of Mac’s List, and Jenna Forstrom, our community manager. This week, as a bonus episode, we’re going to talk about an article that we...

How to Get a Job You Love, with Scott Barlow

Podcast Summary: Do you know how to get a job you love? It’s okay if you don’t. Most people do not believe it is even possible. A traditional job search includes scouring job postings and identifying with skills an employer is looking for. Today’s conversation turns the table on tradition...

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

An Introvert’s Guide to Networking, with Trina Isakson

Podcast Summary: Networking for introverts can be a stressful experience. But networking is absolutely essential for landing the best jobs. You can’t avoid it if you want to find the job of your dreams. The key to networking for introverts is to be prepared, be strategic, and have a clear...

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, managing director of Mac’s List...

How to Create Your Own Job Online, with Sean Ogle

Podcast Summary: Do you want to work at home?  Thanks to the internet, jobs that used to require you to sit in an office can now be done online.  Our guest this week, Sean Ogle, teaches people to a make a living by creating their own online jobs. Remote work...

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, managing director of Mac’s List,...

Ignite Your Professional Bio with a Killer First Sentence, with Mike Russell

Podcast Summary: Most professional bios are stale and boring; they’re about as fun to read as the thesaurus. If you include a lame professional bio in your resume or cover letter, you’re almost begging the hiring manager to not read your application! To really capture a hiring manager’s attention you...

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. On today’s bonus episode, we’re sharing exclusive content from our new book,...

How to Be Productive in Your Job Search, with Mike Vardy

Podcast Summary: Job hunting takes a lot of time, energy, and attention to detail. It’s a job in-and-of-itself! You might start your day reading several job boards. Then you complete and send a job application.  Next you email requests for informational meetings. And that’s followed by writing thank you notes....

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

What to Do After a Job Interview, with Deena Pierott

Podcast Summary: We talked in an earlier show about what you can do to prepare for a job interview. But what happens next after you’ve met with your interviewers? Following up after an interview can make the difference between getting a job offer or a terse rejection letter. This week we’re talking...

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

Mac Prichard’s Interview on the Non Profit Hour

Podcast Summary: Many job seekers are interested in a nonprofit career as a vehicle for rewarding, socially-impactful work. But landing a nonprofit job isn’t easy. Competition is fierce – particularly for the most desirable positions. And the nonprofit sector itself is sometimes quite insular, with the the most plum jobs...

Podcast Transcript: Jenna Forstrom: 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 Jenna Forstrom, the community manager here at Mac’s List. Several months ago, Mac Prichard, founder and publisher of Mac’s List was...

How To Make A Living as a Musician, with Mark Powers

Podcast Summary: You don’t need to live in Los Angeles or have a hit song to make a living as a musician Across the country, tens of thousands of people make good livings as musicians and singers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  And the federal government predicts the...

Podcast Transcript: 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, Managing Director of Mac’s List, and Jenna...

How to Cope with a Job Loss, with Marsha Warner

Podcast Summary: Losing your job–regardless of the reason why–can be a shock to the system. Even if you didn’t love it, losing your job suddenly can trigger a flood of emotions: upset, embarrassment, fear, and anxiety. And when you’re dealing with these strong emotions, it’s almost impossible to start your...

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, managing director of Mac’s List...