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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....

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...

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...

Why You Need a Unique Application for Every Job, with Monica Haut

Podcast Summary: If you’re looking for a job you will love and where you can make a difference, you need a custom resume and cover letter for every application you turn in. Find Your Dream Job guest Monica Haut says custom application materials begin with the specific company name, the...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 265: Why You Need a Unique Application for Every Job, with Monica Haut Airdate: October 14, 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....

Is it Time to Reinvent Yourself?, with Anuja Sinha

Podcast Summary: Do you wake up every morning dreading going to work? Not because of a bad boss or work environment, but because you aren’t fulfilled in the work you do? If so, Find Your Dream Job guest, Anuja Sinha, says it may be time to reinvent yourself. Reinventing yourself...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode : 264 Is it Time to Reinvent Yourself?, with Anuja Sinha Airdate: October 7, 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...

Find Your Career Advocates: Chris Ling’s Job Search Success Story

Podcast Summary: If it’s been a while since you did a job search, you might feel a bit rusty. And that’s completely normal. One of your first priorities should be identifying the people who will help you work through the process, whether that’s through introductions to others in your chosen...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 34: Chris Ling Find Your Career Advocates: Chris Ling’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: October 5, 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 Get a Recruiter’s Attention, with Samantha Kennen

Podcast Summary: When you submit a job application, you’re adding your resume to a stack of resumes. Is there any way to make yours stand out to a recruiter? According to Find Your Dream Job guest Samantha Kennen, the answer is yes. Samantha suggests beginning with enthusiasm. Show your excitement...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 263: How to Get a Recruiter’s Attention, with Samantha Kennen Airdate: September 30, 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,...

How to Find the Side Door at HR, with Dana Pratt

Podcast Summary: If you’re one of several hundred applicants for a job, you can’t afford to stand by and hope your resume gets noticed. You need to find a side door to get in. But how do you find it, and how do you best use it when you do?...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 262: How to Find the Side Door at HR, with Dana Pratt Airdate: September 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 life. I’m...

How to Find a Job in the Cannabis Industry, with Ryan Rosenfeld

Podcast Summary: One great way to find your dream job is by getting in on the ground floor of a new field or industry. In today’s job market, the cannabis industry is wide open for growth and expansion as adult-use is legalized in more states. If you want to get...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 261: How to Find a Job in the Cannabis Industry, with Ryan Rosenfeld Airdate: September 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 life....

Determining What Matters Most in Your Next Job, with Corbin C

Podcast Summary: If you start a job search by saying you’re open to anything, you’re really saying that you have no idea what you want. And if you don’t know what you want, how will you convince a hiring manager that you’re the right fit for a job opening? Instead...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 260: Determining What Matters Most in Your Next Job, with Corbin C Airdate: September 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...

Advice for Older Job Seekers, with Lisa Lawrence

Podcast Summary: Finding a new job can present many challenges for anyone, but for those job seekers who are older, those challenges can sometimes seem insurmountable. While ageism is illegal, it remains an obstacle for many people hoping to change careers. On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job,...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 33: Lisa Lawrence Advice for Older Job Seekers: Lisa Lawrence’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: September 7, 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...

3 Steps to a Successful Job Interview, with Felicia Rivers

Podcast Summary: If you are currently searching for your next position, what is it that you’re looking for? Are you interested in moving up to the next level or do you want to change fields? Perhaps you want to explore a new location. Before you apply for a new job,...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 259: 3 Steps to a Successful Job Interview, with Felicia Rivers Airdate: September 02, 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...

Focus on What You Want, Not What You Should Do, with Jackie Mitchell

Podcast Summary: If you’re applying for certain jobs just because you think you should, maybe you need a new strategy. It’s easy to let fear hold you back or make you think you have to settle for a position that’s not going to fulfill you or meet your needs, says...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 258: Focus on What You Want, Not What You Should Do, with Jackie Mitchell Airdate: August 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...

Why Your Personal Brand Matters More Than Ever, with Sarah Friedell O’Connell

Podcast Summary: If you’re a job seeker in the current market, you know how crowded that market is. Excellent references and a professional resume are no longer enough to get you the job you want. To stand out to an employer, you must be strategic about communicating your unique skillset,...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 257: Why Your Personal Brand Matters More Than Ever, with Sarah Friedell O’Connell Air Date: August 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 in...