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The Best Job Interview Question Ever, with Jeff Altman

Podcast Summary: Job interviews can be dry and intimidating. They normally have a set format in which the interviewer and interviewee go back and forth, over and over, asking and responding to the same old questions. But it doesn’t need to be this way. This week’s guest, Jeff Altman, says...

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...

How to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out, with Marc Miller

Podcast Summary: What do the best LinkedIn profiles all have in common? They contain the right mix of searchable keywords and marketable job titles that make it easy for employers to find. If you’ve never been contacted by an employer on LinkedIn, it might be because they simply can’t find you...

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 Answer the “Desired Salary” Question, with Jim Hopkinson

Podcast Summary: Have you ever had a prospective employer ask about your salary history? Or had to include your salary expectation in your application? Do you know what to put for desired salary? This week’s guest, Jim Hopkinson, argues that your response to salary questions can be the difference in...

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’ve put all my best advice...

What People with Interesting Careers Have in Common, with Srinivas Rao

Podcast Summary: What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s OK if you are still unable to answer this question, argues this week’s guest, Srinivas Rao. There’s always time to change paths and find a more personally rewarding career that resonates with your passions. Most people try to create a...

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. Now I put all my best advice into...

How To Get The Most Out Of Your First Job, with David Mariano

Podcast Summary: This week’s episode is about explicitly about first jobs, but the lessons we share can apply to just about any job, no matter how established you are as professional. The average worker will have 8-11 jobs over the course of their lifetime. Each position can (and should) be a stepping-stone to a bigger,...

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...

Questions to Ask Before You Apply for a Job, with Amanda Augustine

Podcast Summary: Successful job searches require a lot of time and effort. Before you spend time researching an organization, customizing your resume, and writing a cover letter, you need to know if you actually want the job being offered. Far too often, job seekers waste a lot of time applying...

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, available on Amazon on February 1, 2017. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001 and now...

Social Media: Friend or Foe?

Podcast Summary: In this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job, the Mac’s List team reacts to a recent New York Times opinion piece, Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend on It, written by Cal Newport. Newport, who acknowledges that he’s never had a social media account, argues that tools like Facebook...

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...

How Women Can Get Great Tech Jobs, with Allison Esposito

Podcast Summary: Tech jobs are some of the best paying gigs out there. They are also some of the most difficult jobs to land. This is particularly true for women, who face significant challenges breaking into the male-dominated world of tech. The gender gap in the tech world is quite...

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, available on Amazon on February 1st, 2017. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001, and now...

How to Craft a Killer Elevator Pitch, with Jeff Kleid

Podcast Summary: A focused elevator pitch is essential for a job seeker who wants to leave the best impression of themselves in the shortest amount of time. This week’s guest expert, Jeff Kleid, argues that a good elevator pitch gives you have the best shot at positioning yourself for 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-hosts, Ben Forstag, our Managing Director, and Jenna...

The 3 Biggest Obstacles to Your Dream Career, with Anna Runyan

Podcast Summary: Do you have a vision of where you want to go with your career? What’s keeping you from achieving this dream? What obstacles do you need to overcome to make the life you want? This week’s guest, Anna Runyan, says there are three main obstacles that can keep...

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...

Get Fired Up About Finding Your Passion, with Jenna Forstrom

Podcast Summary: Finding your passion is the best way to discover meaningful and engaging work. But sometimes it’s hard to focus on the things that most excite us—especially when you’re unsure how to get paid for pursuing theses passions. Jenna Forstrom, former Mac’s List Community Manager, shares three tips to...

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. On today’s bonus episode, we’re sharing exclusive content from Land Your Dream Job Anywhere, our...