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How to Switch from a Corporate to Nonprofit Career, with Marcia Ballinger

Podcast Summary: More than 10 million Americans work for nonprofit organizations. Even the Great Recession couldn’t stop growth in this sector. According to the federal government, the number of nonprofit jobs increased by 18% between 2000 and 2010. That trend shows no sign of slowing down in the near future....

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. Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and by our...

The Hidden Path to a Creative Career, with Cory Huff

Podcast Summary: It is a myth that a creative career means a lifetime of poverty. Nearly 1.4 million Americans work in creative occupations. And while only a small number of those become famous household names, a vast majority maintain successful and rewarding creative careers. This week on Find Your Dream...

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 Pritchard, your host, and publisher of Mac’s list. Our show’s brought to you by Mac’s list and our book, Name...

How to Make (and Keep) Professional Resolutions, with Victoria Crispo

Podcast Summary: Did you make a New Year’s professional resolution to do something different in your career? The list of changes you seek in the next 12 months could include a raise, a promotion, or a new job. Or maybe you want to improve your professional skills by stepping up...

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 life. I’m Mac Prichard, your host and publisher of “Mac’s List.” Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and by our book,...

Advancing Your Career Through Collaboration, with Kare Anderson

Podcast Summary: One of the best ways to stand out in your field and in your career is through creative collaboration. Embracing mutuality–sharing of your strengths, acknowledging your weaknesses and partnering with others with complementary skill sets–strengthens your professional credentials in an increasingly interconnected economy. And people who can facilitate collaboration...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard:  This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you hired, have the career you want, and make a difference in life. I’m Mac Prichard, your host, and publisher of Mac’s List. Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and by our book,...

The Social Media Job Search, with Joshua Waldman

Podcast Summary: According to one estimate, 80% of employers Google candidates before inviting someone in for a job interview. What will people see when they Google you? Photos from your college spring break trip to Mexico or an up-to-date LinkedIn page? What impression will you create online? That you’re the...

Podcast Transcript: Mac:                         This is Find Your Dream Job the podcast that help you get hired, have the career you want and make a difference in your life. I’m Mac Prichard your host and publisher of Mac’s List. Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and our book...

How to Ace a Job Interview, with Janet Brumbaugh

Podcast Summary: “Wing it” and “job interview” are two phrases that should never go together in the same sentence. If you want to ace a job interview, you need to prepare yourself, do your homework, and practice what you will do and say. But how do you prepare responses when...

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. Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and by our...

How To Get a Nonprofit Job, with Allison Jones

Podcast Summary: How do you find and land nonprofit jobs? This is a big question that we hear from all kinds of job seekers: recent college graduates, corporate employees who want to switch careers, and government workers who want to continue to serve the public. Like the question, the nonprofit sector...

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. Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and our book,...

The Millennials’ Guide to Finding a Job, with Paul Angone

Podcast Summary: Millennials, the 54 million Americans born after 1980, now account for more than a third of the workforce in the United States. Perhaps more than any generation, millennials stand out for wanting meaningful, purpose-driven careers. And they have brought new ideas about decision-making, management style, and work-life balance into the workforce....

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard:    This is Find Your Dream Job, a 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. Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and our book,...

How To Land a Tech Job (Even if You Can’t Code), with Albert Qian

Podcast Summary: When you hear the phrase “technology sector” you probably think of multi-billion dollar companies like Google, Apple, or Facebook. But you don’t have to be in Silicon Valley to work in tech. There are opportunities across the globe, both in offices and working at home. It is one...

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. Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and by our...

How To Be A Founder, with Russ Finkelstein

Podcast Summary: Have you ever thought about striking out on your own? Maybe you want to start a nonprofit, a private company, or a consulting practice. Perhaps you want to be “solopreneur”–a one person startup. Whatever road you choose, you need think carefully about the road ahead. Being a founder offers many...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard:    This is Find Your Dream Job, a podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want and make a difference in life. I am Mac Prichard, your host and publisher of Mac’s List. Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and our...

The Rules of Working with a Human Resources Department, with Melissa Anzman

Podcast Summary: You may want a gig with a cool corporation like Nike, Google, or Apple. Perhaps you’ve targeted a big government agency or a nonprofit. Or maybe your goal is to land a job with small employer. Wherever you’re going, one day you will probably have to work with...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard:    This is “Find Your Dream Job”, a 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. Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and our book...