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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...

Overcoming Uncertainty: Miranda Whitters’ Job Search Success Story

Podcast Summary: A job search can be grueling and the discouragement of not finding a job quickly is a common factor for many job seekers. One way to find a job you might love is to take a chance on a field you hadn’t considered before. On this bonus episode...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 39 Overcoming Uncertainty: Miranda Whitters’ Job Search Success Story Airdate April 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 in life. I’m your host,...

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...

Discovering New Career Paths: Hannah Fattor’s Job Search Success Story

Podcast Summary: Some fields are naturally more difficult to get into, and require more than a professional resume or great cover letter. There are jobs that can’t be won without experience in the field. But how can you get that experience before you get the job you want? On this...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 38 : Hannah Fattor Discovering New Career Paths: Hannah Fattor’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: March 1 , 2021 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a...

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...

How to Show Confidence in a Job Interview, with John Ribeiro

Podcast Summary: If you’re like most folks, you feel nervous when going into a job interview. And science has shown that a lack of self-confidence directly affects your body language, which can distract the hiring manager or make you appear less suited for the job. You don’t want to walk...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 282: How to Show Confidence in a Job Interview, with John Ribeiro Airdate: February 10, 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...

How to Find Your Career Purpose, with Erin Thomas

Podcast Summary: Figuring out the next step on your career journey takes energy and focus. If your strategy so far has been to apply everywhere and see what happens, getting clear on your purpose has powerful benefits. Find Your Dream Job guest Erin Thomas says you need to know exactly...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 281: How to Find Your Career Purpose, with Erin Thomas Airdate: February 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 break from podcasting....

Change Your Job Search by Applying Strategically, with Alfredo Moreno

Podcast Summary: If you’re a mid-career professional looking to make a career change, you’re likely to face obstacles as you try to find the best possible position. Since finding that next job can take a while, you need to use that time to hone in on your unique strengths and...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 37: Change Your Job Search by Applying Strategically, with Alfredo Moreno Airdate: February 1, 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...

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 didn’t have 100 percent of the 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 280: Why You Don’t Need to Meet All the Job Requirements, with Eric B. Horn Airdate: January 27, 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...

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 279: How to Answer Any Behavioral Interview Question, with Gina Riley Airdate: January 20, 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 Own the Room in a Job Interview, with Rachel Beohm

Podcast Summary: It’s not uncommon to feel as though a job interview is an interrogation and that your entire life is on display for the interviewer to pick apart. But, an interview is a two-way conversation. And while it’s important to prepare for the questions you may get, Find Your...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 278: How to Own the Room in a Job Interview, with Rachel Beohm Airdate: January 13, 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...

Clarify Your Career Goals: Alisyn Maggiora’s Job Search Success Story

Podcast Summary: In order to find a career you love, you have to know what you want. Great careers don’t just happen; they’re formed by taking advantage of opportunities, setting goals, and making connections with the people who can help you get the job you want. On this episode of...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode:36 Clarify Your Career Goals, with Alisyn Maggiora Airdate: January 4, 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 podcasting. So through...

How to Choose the Right Career for You, with Dalan Vanterpool

Podcast Summary: One of the biggest challenges that you will face in your professional life is choosing a career. It’s not only recent college graduates that face this challenge. Most of us will change careers at least once during our working lives. How do you find the job that’s the...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 277: How to Choose the Right Career for You, with Dalan Vanterpool Airdate: January 6, 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...

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 276: What You Must Do Before Applying to Jobs, with Connel Valentine Airdate: December 30, 2020 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...

How LinkedIn Content Can Help You Land Your Next Job, with Andy Foote

Podcast Summary: A strong job search strategy includes many things, but have you ever considered that publishing content on LinkedIn should be an integral part of that strategy? LinkedIn is a great place to find your next position, says Find Your Dream Job guest Andy Foote. Andy recommends finding content...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 275: How LinkedIn Content Can Help You Land Your Next Job, with Andy Foote Airdate: December 23, 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...

9 Ways to Jump-Start Your Career While in Graduate School, with Liz Herrera

Podcast Summary: If you are currently a graduate student, you might be waiting until graduation to look for your next position. But that’s a mistake on several levels, says Find Your Dream Job guest Liz Hererra. If you spend time at the beginning of your education figuring out where you...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 274: 9 Ways to Jump-Start Your Career While in Graduate School, with Liz Herrera Airdate: December 16, 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...

How to Virtually Impress a Hiring Manager, with Shereen Rodrigues

Podcast Summary: While COVID-19 ushered in the era of virtual hiring, we can expect it to stick around long after the pandemic is over. But how do you pivot to prepare for mostly virtual interviews? Find Your Dream Job guest Shereen Rodrigues says it all starts with that first impression....

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 273: How to Virtually Impress a Hiring Manager, with Shereen Rodrigues Airdate: December 9, 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...

How to Make the Most of Your Alumni Network in a Job Search, with Tiffany Waddell Tate

Podcast Summary: You’ve updated your resume, figured out what lights you up, and held informational interviews. But you might still be missing an important piece in your job search: taking advantage of your alumni network. Find Your Dream Job guest Tiffany Waddell Tate offers a reminder that you have access...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 272: How to Make the Most of Your Alumni Network in a Job Search, with Tiffany Waddell Tate Airdate: December 2, 2020 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and...

Four Steps You Need to Take to Land a Virtual Job, with Amanda Nachman

Podcast Summary: Due to COVID-19, companies are now hiring for more virtual positions than ever before. But how do you prepare to find one of these virtual jobs? Your first step is to figure out what lights you up, according to Find Your Dream Job guest Amanda Nachman. Amanda says...

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 your host, Mac Prichard. I’m also the founder of Mac’s List. It’s a job board in the Pacific Northwest that helps...

How to Find a Job That Aligns with Your Personal Values, with Shelli Romero

Podcast Summary: Finding your next position involves more than just salary negotiations and seeking out a great company culture. A good job will allow you to be the same person at work as you are at home. But how do you find an employer like that? It all starts with...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 270: How to Find a Job That Aligns with Your Personal Values, with Shelli Romero Airdate: November 18, 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...

Treat Your LinkedIn Account Like a Landing Page, Not A Resume, with Justin Nguyen

Podcast Summary: Too many job seekers don’t use their LinkedIn page to its full potential. Instead of treating it like another place to show your resume, Find Your Dream Job guest Justin Nguyen says you need to see your LinkedIn account as a way to connect with the companies you...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 269: Treat Your LinkedIn Account Like a Landing Page, Not A Resume Airdate: November 11, 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...

Becoming Known To Uncover New Career Avenues: Meghan Sinnott’s Job Search Success Story

Podcast Summary: As a job seeker, your first inclination is probably to start sending out resumes as quickly as possible. But what if you adopted a different strategy? What if, instead of submitting dozens of applications, you volunteered in your community or took on contract work doing the things you...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus 35: Becoming Known To Uncover New Career Avenues: Meghan Sinnott’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: November 9, 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...

Stop Trying To Be All Things to All Employers, with Mandy Allen

Podcast Summary: Do you approach your job search with an “I could” attitude? If your response to job openings is, “I could do that,” it’s time to change your strategy because hiring managers aren’t looking for someone who “could” do the job, says Find Your Dream Job guest Mandy Allen....

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 268: Stop Trying To Be All Things to All Employers, with Mandy Allen Airdate: November 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....

Should You Really Change Careers? with Cynthia Pong

Podcast Summary: Are you unhappy in your current job and considering a career change? How can you know whether you should change careers or just switch jobs within the same field? Find Your Dream Job guest Cynthia Pong says you need to know why you want to make a change...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 267: Should You Really Change Careers? with Cynthia Pong Airdate: October 28, 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...

How to Take Charge of Your Career After a Layoff, with Simone Morris

Podcast Summary: All too often, we see layoffs as a problem instead of an opportunity. Yes, you likely need a steady income, but if you take any job you can find, you’re going to be unhappy down the road. How can you spend the layoff time productively? Find Your Dream...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 266: How to Take Charge of Your Career After a Layoff, with Simone Morris Airdate: October 21, 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...