Search Results for: applicant tracking system

How to Tell Your Story on LinkedIn, with Shelly Elsliger

Podcast Summary: You probably already know that your LinkedIn profile should not be an exact copy of your resume. LinkedIn can be a powerful tool to help you tell your professional story. Shelly Elsliger says you can use your LinkedIn presence to establish yourself as a leader, shape and tell...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 134: How to Tell Your Story on LinkedIn, with Shelly Elsliger Airdate: April 11, 2018 Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac of Mac’s List. Find Your Dream Job is presented by Mac’s List, an online community where you can find free resources for...

Are Resumes Dead? with Chris Fields

Podcast Summary: Are resumes useless in the modern age of hiring? Chris Fields argues that the resume is evolving, but it’s not dead. While paper resumes are less ubiquitous, there’s an essential feature at the core of the resume that professionals still need. We needed resumes decades ago because they...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 129: Are Resumes Dead?, with Chris Fields Airdate: March 7, 2018 Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac, of Mac’s List. Find Your Dream Job is presented by Mac’s List, an online community where you can find free resources for your job search, plus...

What to Know About Applicant Tracking Systems, with James Hu

Podcast Summary: Expect the ATS! When you’re applying for jobs at large companies, your resume and cover letter are probably getting uploaded to an Applicant Tracking System. So how can you make sure your applications “get through” the ATS? You might already know to repeat key words from the job...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 123: What You Need to Know About Applicant Tracking Systems, with James Hu Airdate: January 24, 2018 Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac, of Mac’s List. Find Your Dream Job is presented by Mac’s List, an online community where you can find free...

The Experience You Need to Switch Careers, with Alexis Perrotta

Podcast Summary: Ready to switch careers? Getting the right experience is key to finding success. On this episode of Find Your Dream Job, our guest has actionable tips to build your experience and show it to potential employers. Start by taking on volunteer projects with clear objectives so that you...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 122: How to Get the Experience You Need to Switch Careers, with Alexis Perrotta Airdate: January 17, 2018 Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac, of Mac’s List. Find Your Dream Job is presented by Mac’s List, an online community where you can find...

What to Do If You Hate Your Job, with Jessica Sweet

Podcast Summary: If you get a feeling of dread every Sunday night, it might be a sign that you hate your job. But even if you’re fantasizing about quitting, there are a few things to think about before you decide to leave your current job. About Our Guest: Jessica Sweet...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 120: What to Do if You Hate Your Job, with Jessica Sweet Airdate: January 3, 2018 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 You Must Say in the Job Interview to Earn the Offer, with Mark Babbitt

Podcast Summary: Ask better questions, be assertive, and create a conversation. These are the interview strategies that lead to job offers. Our guest Mark Babbitt shares tips and tricks to turn a job interview from an interrogation into a productive dialogue. All it takes is solid preparation and a few...

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 Mac Prichard, your host and publisher of Mac’s List. I’m joined by my co-hosts, Ben Forstag, Becky Thomas, and Jessica Black from the Mac’s List...

How to Write a 21st Century Resume, with Titus Blair

Podcast Summary: Your resume is a crucial tool in your job search, but the process of creating and updating a resume feels outdated. This week’s guest expert, Titus Blair, shares techniques to use automation, analytics tools, and more to customize your resume and bring the job application process into the...

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 Mac Prichard, your host and publisher of Mac’s List. I’m joined by my co-hosts, Ben Forstag, Becky Thomas, and Jessica Black, from the Mac’s...

Unconventional Job Search Hacks That Work, with Nissar Ahamed

Podcast Summary: Most job seekers use the same traditional approaches. To stand out from a crowd of applicants, you need to get creative! On this episode, we share experiences and ideas for unconventional job search hacks to differentiate yourself from the competition. And guest, Nissar Ahamed, offers unique tips to garner...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac from Mac’s List. Before we start the show, I want to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001, and now I’ve put all my best advice into...

Why You Didn’t Get a Job Interview, with Jenn Swanson

Podcast Summary: When you submit a job application, you could be up against hundreds or even thousands of others. It’s hard to stand out in the crowd, but there are things you can do to improve your chances of getting an interview. This week’s guest, Jenn Swanson, reminds us of simple...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac from Mac’s List. Before we start the show, I wanted to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001, and now I’ve put all my best advice into...

How Dream Jobs Happen: Our Live 100th Episode!

Podcast Summary: How do dream jobs happen? We asked an entrepreneur, a career coach, job seekers, and each other in this special episode of Find Your Dream Job. We recorded our 100th episode live, in our hometown of Portland, in front of about 100 of our closest friends, and it...

Podcast Transcript: Ben Forstag: Good evening and welcome to a live taping of Find Your Dream Job—the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference in life. Now, please put your hands together for tonight’s host and publisher of Mac’s List…Mac Prichard! Mac Prichard: Everybody,...

What’s Hot, What’s Not in Resumes with Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter

Podcast Summary: Resumes are probably the single most important documents in the job search. Your resume offers a great opportunity to tell your story and demonstrate what you can offer an employer. Guest expert, Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, shares her top 6 list of what’s hot and what’s not in creating a...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac from Mac’s List. Before we start the show, I want to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001, and now I’ve put all my best advice...

How to Do a Stealth Job Search, with Bernie Reifkind

Podcast Summary: If you’re ready to find a new job but want to stay in your current company while you look for a better opportunity, you need to engage your job search in stealth mode. You don’t want your boss finding out that you’ve already got one foot out the...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac from Mac’s List. Before we start the show, I want to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001, and now I’ve put all my best advice into...

How to Sync LinkedIn and Your Resume, with Ed Han

Podcast Summary: As a job seeker, you need both a resume and a LinkedIn profile. Sync LinkedIn with your resume, but don’t duplicate content word for word. Each platform has its own particular purpose and, together, they function as a complementary review of your work history. This week’s guest, 
Ed Han, says...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac, from Mac’s List. Before we start the show, I want to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001, and now I’ve put all my best advice into one easy-to-use...

Break the Rules To Get the Job You Deserve, with 
Liz Ryan

Podcast Summary: Have you ever written a pain letter to a prospective employer? Doing so may give you a competitive advantage over candidates who use more traditional job search techniques. The traditional hiring process is broken and everyone knows it–both job seekers and hiring managers. The over-automated, keyword-driven, impersonal way...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac from Mac’s List, before we start the show, I want to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well paying work since 2001, and now I’ve put all my advice...

The Best Job Interview Question Ever, with Jeff Altman

Podcast Summary: Job interviews can be dry and intimidating. They normally have a set format in which the interviewer and interviewee go back and forth, over and over, asking and responding to the same old questions. But it doesn’t need to be this way. This week’s guest, Jeff Altman, says...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac from Mac’s List. Before we start the show, I wanted to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job-seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001, and now I put all my best advice into...

How to Answer the “Desired Salary” Question, with Jim Hopkinson

Podcast Summary: Have you ever had a prospective employer ask about your salary history? Or had to include your salary expectation in your application? Do you know what to put for desired salary? This week’s guest, Jim Hopkinson, argues that your response to salary questions can be the difference in...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi, this is Mac, from Mac’s list. Before we start the show, I wanted to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well paying work since 2001 and now I’ve put all my best advice...

Questions to Ask Before You Apply for a Job, with Amanda Augustine

Podcast Summary: Successful job searches require a lot of time and effort. Before you spend time researching an organization, customizing your resume, and writing a cover letter, you need to know if you actually want the job being offered. Far too often, job seekers waste a lot of time applying...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: Hi. This is Mac from Mac’s List. Before we start the show I want to let you know about my new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere, available on Amazon on February 1, 2017. I’ve been helping job seekers find meaningful, well-paying work since 2001 and now...