Search Results for: applicant tracking system

Why You Should Work for B Corp and How to Do It, with Kathleen Everett

Podcast Summary: Are you ready for a career that allows you to impact your community and the world, outside the nonprofit sector? No matter which field your expertise is in, B Corps offer you an opportunity to make that impact. B Corps are companies that are dedicated to transparency and...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 235: Why You Should Work for B Corp and How to Do It, with Kathleen Everett Air date: March 18, 2020 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make...

Defining Your Job Search Goals, with Brandy Richardson

Podcast Summary: Looking for a job without clearly defined job search goals typically leads to frustration and unhappiness. A job search is not a research project, says Find Your Dream Job guest Brandy Richardson. Instead of throwing spaghetti at the wall, you need to be aiming at a specific target,...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 233: Defining Your Job Search Goals, with Brandy Richardson Airdate: March 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. I’m your host, Mac...

Six Tips for Making a Successful Career Change, with Laurie Erdman

Podcast Summary: Statistics show that people change careers around a half-dozen times over the span of their working lives. No matter how many times you switch jobs, you will face obstacles. Silencing your internal objections and taking concrete action, says Find Your Dream Job guest Laurie Erdman, are the first...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 232: Six Tips for Making a Successful Career Change, with Laurie Edrman Airdate: February 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 life. I’m...

Hiring Myths We Need to Stop Believing, with Dawn Graham

Podcast Summary: How do you know if your perception of the hiring process matches reality? There are many prevalent misconceptions and common hiring myths out there about the modern hiring process that are completely false. Find Your Dream Job guest expert Dawn Graham says that once you understand how the...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 223: Hiring Myths We Need to Stop Believing, with Dawn Graham Airdate: December 25, 2019 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...

How to Write a Resume That Appeals to Robots and People, with Virginia Franco

Podcast Summary: Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are a prevalent hiring tool, used by a vast majority of employers. If you want to get your resume past an automated system and into a hiring manager’s hands, there are some specific steps you can take. Keywords are important, but Find Your Dream...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 221: How to Write a Resume That Appeals to Robots and People, with Virginia Franco Airdate: December 11, 2019 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference...

Why You Shouldn’t Treat Your Job Search Like a Job, with Paige Webster

Podcast Summary: Spending 40+ hours a week on your job search can be a very draining experience. If you spend eight or more hours per day filling out applications, firing off generic resumes, and scanning job boards, you need to change your strategy, says Find Your Dream Job guest Paige...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 220: Why You Shouldn’t Treat Your Job Search Like a Job, with Paige Webster Airdate: December 4, 2019 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...

Storytelling Your Way to Interview Success, with Amy Davies

Podcast Summary: In any job interview, you need to be memorable. You have a much better chance of getting a job offer if the hiring manager remembers you. Find Your Dream Job guest expert Amy Davies shares how effective storytelling can help you stand out. Sharing stories leads to a...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 219: Storytelling Your Way to Interview Success, with Amy Davies Airdate: November 27, 2019 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,...

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 216: How to Answer Any Behavioral Interview Question, with Gina Riley Airdate: November 6, 2019 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...

How Artificial Intelligence Affects Your Job Search, with Nicolle Merrill

Podcast Summary: Automation is the most prevalent trend in the job application process. It’s highly likely that an Applicant Tracking System will decide whether you even get brought in for an interview. Should we be afraid that the robots are taking over? Not quite, according to today’s guest on Find...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 211: How Artificial Intelligence Affects Your Job Search, with Nicolle Merrill Airdate: October 2, 2019 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...

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 don’t meet all of the job 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 209: Why You Don’t Need to Meet All the Job Requirements, with Eric B. Horn Airdate: September 18, 2019 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want and make a difference...

Why You Haven’t Heard Back From an Employer, with Jennifer Tardy

Podcast Summary: When you haven’t heard back from an employer, it can be discouraging. All too often, employers avoid getting back to applicants unless they plan to bring them in for an interview. And even then, you may go in for an interview and not hear back about the final...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 208: Why You Haven’t Heard Back From an Employer, with Jennifer Tardy Airdate: September 11, 2019 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...

What to Do When You Think You Bombed an Interview, with Pharoah Bolding

Podcast Summary: When you bomb a job interview, it feels terrible. Don’t get discouraged, it’s possible that it wasn’t entirely your fault. Maybe you expected to speak one-on-one with the hiring manager and you walked into a panel of people asking you questions. Perhaps you were prepared to answer behavioral...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 207: What to Do When You Think You Bombed an Interview, with Pharoah Bolding Airdate: September 4, 2019 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...

An Insider’s Guide to Getting a Government Job, with Kirsten Wyatt

Podcast Summary: If you’re looking to enter a career where you can serve others and work in a variety of positions, consider working in government. Even if you’ve never held a government position, you can land a fulfilling job with a few strategies. As with most jobs, networking is crucial when...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 206: An Insider’s Guide to Getting a Government Job, with Kirsten Wyatt Airdate: August 28, 2019 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 Create a Thriving Career, with Jen Anderson

Podcast Summary: When you begin a job search, it’s important to know what makes you stand out from the crowd of applicants. Knowing what makes you unique helps employers see how you can help them and allows you to figure out where you will thrive. But how do you discover...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 205: How to Create a Thriving Career, with Jen Anderson Airdate: August 21, 2019 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....

Everything You Need to Know About Executive Search Firms, with Roy Notowitz

Podcast Summary: As a vice president or C-level executive, you need to find an executive search firm that understands your industry and your expertise. Even if you are not actively seeking a new position, a good executive search firm will continue to build their relationship with you and keep you...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 203: Everything You Need to Know About Executive Search Firms, with Roy Notowitz Airdate: August 7, 2019 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....

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 198: What You Must Do Before Applying to Jobs, with Connel Valentine Airdate: July 3, 2019 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 Deal with Resume Gaps, with Chris Villanueva

Podcast Summary: No matter who you are or what you do, eventually, you will have gaps on your resume. It’s simply unavoidable. Whether you take time off to raise a family, get laid off, or you leave a job after a short period of time, you will have to deal...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 196: How to Deal With Gaps in Your Resume, with Chris Villanueva Airdate: June 19, 2019 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 Find and Impress Recruiters in Your Industry, with Blake Thiess

Podcast Summary: Recruiters receive dozens of cover letters and resumes every day. How can you increase your chances of getting noticed by recruiters online and receive more job offers? Find Your Dream Job guest Blake Thiess offers a specific set of strategies. In order to get noticed online, Blake says...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 195: How to Stand Out Online with Employers, with Blake Thiess Airdate: June 12, 2019 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...

Building a Nonprofit Career, with Amy Chu

Podcast Summary: Switching job sectors can be challenging for any job seeker. But it’s not impossible to make the switch, especially if you have a strong network of support around you. On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job, Amy Chu and I discuss how she went from a...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode: Building a Nonprofit Career, with Amy Chu Airdate: June 10, 2019 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, find the career you want, and make a difference in life. I’m your host, Mac Prichard....

Your Job Search Isn’t Only About You, with Susanne Aronowitz

Podcast Summary: You’ve found a great job opportunity and you’re excited about the possibilities. It seems like the perfect fit for you. But is sharing your enthusiasm with the hiring manager enough to get you hired? Not always. Sometimes, the fit may be perfect for you but not for the...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 190: Your Job Search Isn’t Only About You, with Susanne Aronowitz Airdate: May 8, 2019 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...

How to Know What Salary to Ask For, with Anica John

Podcast Summary: It’s easy to be so determined to land a new job that you don’t stop to consider what your career and financial goals are. Before you send out your next job application, you need to research salaries for your industry and position. Find Your Dream Job guest Anica...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 187: How to Know What Salary to Ask For, with Anica John Airdate: April 17, 2019 Mac Prichard: Today’s show is brought to you by the City of Portland, Oregon, the city that works. The City of Portland is hiring today and posts...

The Hidden Costs of Recruitment

…recruitment costs to consider before hiring a candidate. Typical costs to employers include: Advertising job listings Utilizing an applicant tracking system to manage resumes. Finder’s fees for third-party recruiting firms…

Why You Need to Network When You Don’t Need Help, with Karen Wickre

Podcast Summary: As a culture, we are more disconnected than ever before. We move often and change jobs quickly. Many people don’t think about networking until they need help finding their next job. It’s vital to stay connected to others and to nurture our network authentically even when we don’t...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 180: Why You Need to Network When You Don’t Need Help, with Karen Wickre Airdate: February 27, 2019 Mac Prichard: Hi! Mac from Mac’s List here. Today’s episode is brought to you by Jobscan, the online tool that optimizes your resume and boosts...