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Why You Need Your Own Career Advisory Board, with Nii Ato Bentsi-Enchill

Podcast Summary: Networking is a great way to get input as you progress in your career, but networking alone can’t help you make specific decisions. The best way to get personalized advice, says Find Your Dream Job guest Nii Ato Bentsi-Enchill, is by surrounding yourself with people who are invested...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 310: Why You Need Your Own Career Advisory Board, with Nii Ato Bentsi-Enchill Airdate: August 25, 2021 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. ...

Why Employee Experience Matters During Your Job Search, with Joni Roylance

Podcast Summary: As job seekers, it’s natural to focus on the skillset and benefits of a position. But those aren’t typically the things that cause a person to stay at a company. Your day-to-day experience is what makes it a dream job, or one you can’t wait to escape. How...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 309: Why Employee Experience Matters During Your Job Search, with Joni Roylance Airdate: August 18, 2021 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 Leverage Your Unique Value to Get Your Next Job, with Kevin D. Turner

Podcast Summary: Are you hopeful that having a large skill set will help you land your next job faster? That’s not necessarily the case. You’re better off focusing on the things that make you unique, says Find Your Dream Job guest Kevin D. Turner. With the sheer number of applicants...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 308: How to Leverage Your Unique Value to Get Your Next Job, with Kevin D. Turner Airdate: August 11, 2021 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a...

3 Things You Must Do to Work Well with Recruiters, with AJ Eckstein

Podcast Summary: Working with a recruiter can be a great way to find your next position, but finding a recruiter or getting noticed by one isn’t easy. The trick, says Find Your Dream Job guest AJ Eckstein, is to network before you need a job. AJ says you need to...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 307: 3 Things You Must Do to Work Well with Recruiters, with AJ Eckstein Airdate: August 4, 2021 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 Make Networking Part of Your Daily Routine, with Lav Chintapalli

Podcast Summary: Networking: a word that can strike fear even in the most outgoing of job seekers. But what if you fear it because you only do it when you’re under the stress of finding a job? Is there a better way to network? Find Your Dream Job guest Lav...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 306: How to Make Networking Part of Your Daily Routine, with Lav Chintapalli Airdate: July 28, 2021 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 Introverts Can Take The Work Out of Networking, with Brad Minton

Podcast Summary: If you’re an introvert, the idea of networking can make you feel exhausted before you even head out the door to an event. But networking is a proven way to get a better job, faster. So how do you, as an introvert, make networking easier? Find Your Dream...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 305: How Introverts Can Take The Work Out of Networking, with Brad Minton Airdate: July 21, 2021 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 Find an Inclusive Workplace, with Victor Cato

Podcast Summary: If you’d love a job where you feel seen and understood, where the culture is positive and you feel fulfilled, you want an inclusive workplace. And one that isn’t inclusive in name only. How do you find that type of company? You begin with self-reflection, says Find Your...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 304: How to Find an Inclusive Workplace, with Victor Cato Airdate: July 14, 2021 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,...

Setting Clear Priorities and Knowing Your Purpose, with Jennifer Eskridge

Podcast Summary: Too many people think that job boards are the magic ticket to their dream position. Yes, job boards serve a purpose, but only when they are used strategically. Instead of applying to every job you qualify for, it’s worth it to first take some time to figure out...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 42: Setting Clear Priorities and Knowing Your Purpose: Jennifer Eskridge’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: July 12, 2021 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 Sell Yourself During a Career Pivot, with Roshaunda Green

Podcast Summary: You can expect to switch jobs several times during your working life. But if you’re ready to try an entirely new field, it may be harder than you think to get hired. You have to present yourself as already able to do the work, says Find Your Dream...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 303: How to Sell Yourself During a Career Pivot, with Roshaunda Green Airdate: July 7, 2021 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...

Follow Up Mistakes to Avoid, with Mike Bird

Podcast Summary: Asking for help during a job search is a no-brainer; we need others to help us make connections, identify our strengths, etc. But what should you do if you ask for help and get no response? Start by looking at your request, says Find Your Dream Job guest...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 302: Follow Up Mistakes to Avoid, with Mike Bird Airdate: June 30, 2021 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...

How to Write Your Personal Mission Statement, with Greg Flores

Podcast Summary: One of the challenges of a job search is finding a position that represents your values and concerns. How can you be proactive about finding a job where you can make a difference? You begin with a personal mission statement, says Find Your Dream Job guest Greg Flores....

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 301: How to Write Your Personal Mission Statement, with Greg Flores Airdate: June 23, 2021 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 Deal with Long-Term Unemployment, with Sonal Bahl

Podcast Summary: Life is unpredictable, and sometimes that includes long-term absences from the workforce but a long-term absence doesn’t have to hold you back. How do you explain an absence to a hiring manager? You start by addressing the issue upfront, according to Find Your Dream Job guest Sonal Bahl....

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 300: How to Deal with Long-Term Unemployment, with Sonal Bahl Airdate: June 16, 2021 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,...

Job Search Advice You Need to Ignore, with Kamara Toffolo

Podcast Summary: As a job seeker, you have hundreds of podcasts, career coaches, and websites where you can find advice on how to find your next position. Lack of advice isn’t an issue. But what if the advice you get isn’t good? How can you tell which advice you should...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 299: Job Search Advice You Need to Ignore, with Kamara Toffolo Airdate: June 9, 2021 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...

Why you Need to Stop Applying for Every Job, with Serena Chan

Podcast Summary: If you’ve been laid off or need to find a job quickly, you might feel tempted to send your resume or application materials to every open position you discover. But Find Your Dream Job guest Serena Chan says that’s not a good plan. Hiring managers and recruiters need...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 298: Why you Need to Stop Applying for Every Job, with Serena Chan Airdate: June 2, 2021 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 Identify Your Unique Skills and Talents, with Kay Kirkman

Podcast Summary: As a job seeker, it’s your responsibility to know what skills and abilities you have that set you apart from other applicants. Figuring out what makes you unique isn’t difficult, according to Find Your Dream Job guest Kay Kirkman. It begins with making a list of what you’re...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 297: How to Identify Your Unique Skills and Talents, with Kay Kirkman Airdate: May 26, 2021 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 Reinvent Your Personal Brand for a Career Pivot, with Erica Mattison

Podcast Summary: A personal brand is more important than ever in today’s job market, and if you hope to switch careers, your personal brand will be a crucial piece of the puzzle. Executing a career pivot is not as scary as it might seem, and something you may actually do...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 296: How to Reinvent Your Personal Brand for a Career Pivot, with Erica Mattison Airdate: May 19, 2021 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 Get a Social Impact Job, with Erin Ewart

Podcast Summary: It’s not unusual to want to make a positive impact in the world, even in your career, but most people think that working in nonprofit is the only way to do so. Find Your Dream Job guest Erin Ewart says that’s not true. You can find a social...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 295: How to Get a Social Impact Job, with Erin Ewart Airdate: May 12, 2021 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...

Why Limiting Career Beliefs Matter and How to Beat Them, with (Dr.) Tega Edwin

Podcast Summary: Do you struggle to make tough career decisions or ask for the salary you deserve in a job interview? Maybe you’re telling yourself stories that aren’t true. If you’re stuck in negative thought patterns, Find Your Dream Job guest Dr. Tega Edwin is here to share how to...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 294: Why Limiting Career Beliefs Matter and How to Beat Them, with Dr. Tega Edwin Airdate: May 5, 2021 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 Identify What Makes You Fabulous, with Kyle Elliott

Podcast Summary: One of the most important things you can do as a job seeker is to stand out from the crowd, and Find Your Dream Job guest Kyle Elliott has a specific way to do just that. Do you know what makes you fabulous? Kyle shares how to use...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 293: How to Identify What Makes You Fabulous, with Kyle Elliott Airdate: April 28, 2021 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 Move Up in Your Company, with Tristan Layfield

Podcast Summary: If you feel bored or discontent at work, maybe it’s time to seek a new position- in your current company. Find Your Dream Job guest Tristan Layfield says internal job-seeking can be a great way to get that promotion or gain the skills you need to further your...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 292: How to Move Up in Your Company, with Tristan Layfield Airdate: April 21, 2021 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...

Resume Hacks That Impress HR Directors with Derek Murphy-Johnson

Podcast Summary: If you send in the same generic resume to every position you apply for, you’re likely to be passed over more often than not. What can you do to make your resume unforgettable? Find Your Dream Job guest Derek Murphy-Johnson has several suggestions, beginning with using the keywords...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 291: Resume Hacks That Impress HR Directors, with Derek Murphy-Johnson Airdate: April 14, 2021 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,...

Words to Use and Lose in Your Next Job Interview, with Tracy Hooper

Podcast Summary: Do you pay close attention to the actual words you use in an interview? We all say, “um” sometimes, but does it really matter? If you feel nervous when meeting with a hiring manager, you might use fillers, disclaimers, or hedge words. According to Find Your Dream Job...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 290: Words to Use and Lose in Your Next Job Interview, with Tracy Hooper Airdate: April 7, 2021 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...

Should I Go Back to School to Get My Dream Job? with Ken Coleman

Podcast Summary: Are you considering going back to school before pursuing your dream job? What if you could get that position without paying thousands of dollars for more education? Find Your Dream Job guest Ken Coleman says it’s entirely possible, and he offers two questions to ask yourself before signing...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 289: Should I Go Back to School to Get My Dream Job? with Ken Coleman Airdate: March 31, 2021 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 Employers Choose Finalists for Interviews, with Agnes Zach

Podcast Summary: If the statistics are true, recruiters and hiring managers spend less than 5 minutes looking at each resume they receive; even less if it doesn’t grab their attention immediately. In order to get past the first round of screening, Find Your Dream Job guest Agnes Zach says you...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 288: How Employers Choose Finalists for Interviews, with Agnes Zach Airdate: March 24, 2021 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,...

Why Informational Interviews Are The Silver Bullet Every Job Search Needs, with Jason Alba

Podcast Summary: There are many elements involved in landing your dream job; networking, a professional resume, and solid skills are just a few of the things required. But even with all that, it can be incredibly difficult. What if there was a silver bullet to fast-track your job search? Find...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 287: Why Informational Interviews Are The Silver Bullet Every Job Search Needs, with Jason Alba Airdate: March 17, 2021 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 Were Rejected After a Job Interview, with Shelley Piedmont

Podcast Summary: If you’ve ever been ghosted after what you thought was a great interview, you may feel confused about what went wrong. It’s easy to get discouraged when you’ve put your all into the interview only to be rejected. But Find Your Dream Job guest Shelley Piedmont says there...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 286: Why You Were Rejected After a Job Interview, with Shelley Piedmont Airdate: March 10, 2021 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...

Don’t Follow Your Passion When You Pick a Career, with Grace Lee

Podcast Summary: Have you ever heard that to find the job of your dreams, you should follow your passions? The reality is not all passions lend themselves to a career, and not everyone has passions to follow. Instead of trying to figure out your passion so that you can be...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 285: Don’t Follow Your Passion When You Pick a Career, with Grace Lee Airdate: March 3, 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...

Stop Underselling Yourself in Your Job Search, with Elizabeth Gross

Podcast Summary: If you’re like most people, you don’t enjoy talking about your greatest accomplishments. It can feel uncomfortable to “toot your own horn,” even when a hiring manager asks you about your skills and expertise. If you want to stand out in today’s tough job market, Find Your Dream...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 284: Stop Underselling Yourself in Your Job Search, with Elizabeth Gross Airdate: February 24, 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...

How to Explain Why You’re Looking for Another Job, with Susan Peppercorn

Podcast Summary: What do you say when a hiring manager asks you why you’re looking for a new job? If this question makes you feel defensive, Find Your Dream Job guest Susan Peppercorn says you need to find a way to put a positive spin on your answer, even if...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 283: How to Explain Why You’re Looking for Another Job, with Susan Peppercorn Airdate: February 17, 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...