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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...