Search Results for: applicant tracking system

Why You Need to Be Yourself in a Job Interview, with Courtney Ulwelling

Podcast Summary: It’s normal to want to show up as your best self in a job interview; after all, you want the hiring manager to like you and want to hire you. However, there’s a difference between being your true best self and being someone you’re not. Find Your Dream...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 455: Why You Need to Be Yourself in a Job Interview, with Courtney Ulwelling Airdate: June 18, 2024 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...

You Got This: What to Do Before a Job Interview, with Michael Buck

Podcast Summary: Job interviews aren’t something we tend to do regularly, so it’s normal to be nervous going into one. According to Find Your Dream Job guest Michael Buck, preparation is key because hiring managers can tell who’s done their homework. Begin by studying the job description and getting a...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 452: You Got This: What to Do Before a Job Interview, with Michael Buck Airdate: May 29, 2024 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...

4 Online Application Mistakes To Avoid, with Elora Arding

Podcast Summary: Applicant tracking systems make it easier than ever to apply for multiple jobs in one sitting. But is that the best way to go about getting your dream job? Not according to Find Your Dream Job guest Elora Arding. Elora says these systems are great for streamlining the...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 450: 4 Online Application Mistakes To Avoid, with Elora Arding Airdate: May 15, 2024 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 Do an Intentional Job Search, with Hayden Iverson Todd

Podcast Summary: If you’re looking for a job, you’re being intentional, right? Not necessarily, says Find Your Dream Job guest Hayden Iverson Todd. Hayden defines an intentional job search as knowing the type of position that will benefit your overall lifestyle. We spend too much time at work to apply...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 446: How to Do an Intentional Job Search, with Hayden Iverson Todd Airdate: April 17, 2024 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 Create and Share Your Personal Brand, with Michael Ramirez

Podcast Summary: We hear a lot about branding in the job market, but what does it mean to create a personal brand? Find Your Dream Job guest Michael Ramirez says you already have one, whether intentional or not. Michael defines a personal brand as the way you communicate your values...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 445: How to Create and Share Your Personal Brand, with Michael Ramirez Airdate: April 10, 2024 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 is Your Resume Missing, with Cassie Ademola

Podcast Summary: Every job seeker knows that a great resume is the ticket to their dream job, but what makes a resume stand out to hiring managers? According to Find Your Dream Job guest Cassie Ademola, your resume needs certain things to stay out of the No pile. It’s crucial...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 444: What Your Resume is Missing, with Cassie Ademola Airdate: April 3, 2024 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 Build Effective Relationships When You Network, with Sophia Wellons

Podcast Summary: If you see networking as large meet-ups and one-off coffee dates, it’s time to rethink your networking strategy. Find Your Dream Job guest Sophia Wellons stresses the need for building long-term relationships through networking. Networking isn’t simply meeting someone and asking them if they have a job for...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 443: How to Build Effective Relationships When You Network, with Sophia Wellons Airdate: March 27, 2024 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...

Why It’s Good to Find a Job That Really Excites You, with Arturo Rodriguez Flores

Podcast Summary: Not every job will have us excited to get up in the morning. Sometimes, we have to take positions to pay the bills. But if you see an opening that excites you, Find Your Dream Job guest Arturo Rodriguez Flores says you should go all in on the...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 441: Why It’s Good to Find a Job That Really Excites You, with Arturo Rodriguez Flores Airdate: March 13, 2024 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a...

How Women Can Show Confidence in a Job Search, with Jamila Brown

Podcast Summary: If you don’t believe in yourself, nobody will believe in you. Confidence is the key factor in getting the job you’ve dreamed of, according to Find Your Dream Job guest Jamila Brown. Hiring managers are looking for candidates who know their value and what they have to offer....

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 432: How Women Can Show Confidence in a Job Search, with Jamila Brown Airdate: January 10, 2024 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 Create and Use a Job Search Plan to Get Hired Faster, with Steph Cartwright

Podcast Summary: Sending out dozens of applications per day and hoping for the best is not the way to find a job you love. You need a successful plan, one that contains action, accountability, and accessibility. Find Your Dream Job guest Steph Cartwright suggests starting by targeting employers and using...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 430: How to Create and Use a Job Search Plan to Get Hired Faster, with Steph Cartwright Airdate: December 20, 2023 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make...

Your LinkedIn Page, Your Resume, and You, with Enrique Ruiz

Podcast Summary: If you’re counting on a generic resume to get your next job, you may be in for a rude awakening. In this digital world, you’re going to need to level up if you want to get past the applicant tracking systems and be invited to interview. Where do...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 428: Your LinkedIn Page, Your Resume, and You, with Enrique Ruiz Airdate: December 6, 2023 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 Knowing Strengths Makes You a Stronger Candidate, with Kristie Steele

Podcast Summary: Job seekers oftentimes are hesitant to share their strengths for fear of bragging, and we sometimes focus more on our weaknesses than what we’re naturally good at. But you need to show a potential employer how your strengths will benefit their company, says Find Your Dream Job guest...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 424: How Knowing Strengths Makes You a Stronger Candidate, with Kristie Steele Airdate: November 8, 2023 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 Manage Failure in Your Job Search, with Harsha Boralessa

Podcast Summary: Do you feel like a failure as a job seeker? Perhaps you’ve been rejected more times than you ever thought possible, or you can’t seem to get an interview, no matter how qualified you are. The key to dealing with failure in a job search all comes down...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 423: How To Manage Failure in Your Job Search, with Harsha Boralessa Airdate: November 1, 2023 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...

The Two Parts of Every Job Interview You Control, with Karla Rockhold

Podcast Summary: Walking into an interview can be nerve-wracking, to say the least. Will you have all the answers they’re looking for? Will it be a good fit? You can’t prepare for the unknown, but what you can do, says Find Your Dream Job guest Karla Rockhold, is prepare for...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 420: The Two Parts of Every Job Interview You Control, with Karla Rockhold Airdate: October 11, 2023 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....

Tips and Tricks for Working with a Recruiter, with Brad Near

Podcast Summary: Why should you work with a recruiter instead of going the traditional job-hunting route? Find Your Dream Job guest Brad Near says a great recruiter can help you find a job quicker, and with more of what you’re looking for than you can on your own. Brad explains...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 419: Tips and Tricks for Working with a Recruiter, with Brad Near Airdate: October 4, 2023 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...

Why You Need a Job Search Strategy (and How to Do It), with Amy Santee

Podcast Summary: In the world of job seekers, strategy might seem like the last thing you need. After all, you’ll do just about anything to get your next job, right? But a dialed-in strategy is exactly what you need, says Find Your Dream Job guest Amy Santee. Without it, you’re...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 418: Why You Need a Job Search Strategy (and How to Do It), with Amy Santee Airdate: September 27, 2023 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a...

How to Use Stories in Your Job Search, with Elizabeth Bachman

Podcast Summary: If you walk into an interview planning to share “just the facts,” you’ll be quickly forgotten. Stories are what grab our attention and stick in our memory. How do you share stories with a potential employer? Find Your Dream Job guest Elizabeth Bachman says it takes research and...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 417: How to Use Stories in Your Job Search, with Elizabeth Bachman Airdate: September 20, 2023 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...

7 Ways to Revamp Your Resume Fast, with Ashley Faison

Podcast Summary: If you need to update your resume quickly, you need to know which factors make the biggest impact. How much education should you list? And how many pages should it be? Find Your Dream Job guest Ashley Faison is here to answer all these questions and more. Ashley...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 416: 7 Ways to Revamp Your Resume Fast, with Ashley Faison Airdate: September 13, 2023 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...

With Job Applications, Quality is Always Better than Quantity, with Banji Alo

Podcast Summary: If you’re sending out hundreds of applications a week, you need to stop immediately. Quantity will never achieve the results that deeply researched, targeted applications will. Find Your Dream Job guest Banji Alo says you also need to contact the hiring manager to get information on the tools...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 412: With Job Applications, Quality is Always Better than Quantity, with Banji Alo Airdate: August 16, 2023 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....

What You Should Expect From an Employer as a Candidate, with Kevin Grossman

Podcast Summary: As a job seeker, what should you expect in the way of communication from the employer? Find Your Dream Job guest Kevin Grossman says you should expect timely communication, whether you’re a candidate for the position or not. And if your candidate experience is not a positive one,...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 404: What You Should Expect From an Employer as a Candidate, with Kevin Grossman Airdate: June 21, 2023 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...

Want to Get the Interview? You Need a Targeted Resume, with Heather McBride

Podcast Summary: The most effective resume is one that is targeted for the specific job you want. Your resume should match the skills, experience, and background the company is looking for. How do you create a resume like this? Find Your Dream Job guest Heather McBride says the first step...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 402: Want to Get the Interview? You Need a Targeted Resume, with Heather McBride Airdate: June 7, 2023 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 to Be a Picky Job Seeker (And How to Do It), with Stephanie Mansueto

Podcast Summary: Are you feeling demoralized by rejection in your job search? Has the “numbers game” made you feel like a loser? There is a better way to find your next position, and Find Your Dream Job guest Stephanie Mansueto says it’s by being picky. Stop applying for every job...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 401: Why You Need to Be a Picky Job Seeker (And How to Do It), with Stephanie Mansueto Airdate: May 31, 2023 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and...

The Power of Knowing Your Audience in a Job Interview, with Kisha Hicks

Podcast Summary: If you walk into an interview without knowing your audience, chances are, you give generic answers to specific questions. What is the alternative? Find Your Dream Job guest Kisha Hicks suggests it’s understanding the different levels of interviews and knowing who you’re speaking to. Kisha shares how to...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 400: The Power of Knowing Your Audience in a Job Interview, with Kisha Hicks Airdate: May 24, 2023 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 Resume Isn’t Working and What to Do About It, with Mary Southern

Podcast Summary: If you’re sending out hundreds of resumes every week and getting no interviews, Find Your Dream Job guest Mary Southern has some advice for you. Stop. You have to create unique resumes for each position you apply for. Mary gives advice on how to fill out each section...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 396: Why Your Resume Isn’t Working and What to Do About It, with Mary Southern Airdate: April 26, 2023 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 Tell Your Career Story in Your Job Application, with Scott Clyburn

Podcast Summary: One way to stand out above other applicants is by telling a compelling story- your career story. But research shows that only 35% of applicants write a cover letter. Find Your Dream Job guest Scott Clyburn says you need to use that cover letter to create a “greatest...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 395: How to Tell Your Career Story in Your Job Application, with Scott Clyburn Airdate: April 19, 2023 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 Cover Letter (And How to Do It), with Nicole Fortner

Podcast Summary: Some say the cover letter is dead, but that’s not true, according to Find Your Dream Job guest Nicole Fortner. Nicole says that a well-written cover letter can increase your chances by at least 40%. The key, says Nicole, is using keywords from the job posting and keeping...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 391: Why You Need a Cover Letter (And How to Do It), with Nicole Fortner Airdate: March 22, 2023 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 Bounce Back from Rejection, with Larnell Vickers

Podcast Summary: How do you keep pressing forward when rejection makes you want to quit? Find Your Dream Job guest Larnell Vickers suggests using rejection to do the deeper work of understanding who you are and what you want. Rejection can help you define your value as a person and...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 389: How to Bounce Back from Rejection, with Larnell Vickers Airdate: March 8, 2023 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 Take a Human Approach to Your Job Search, with Mia Williams

Podcast Summary: Job seekers are nervous. If you’ve had a recent interview, you can probably identify with that statement. But there is a way to see a job search as a natural process between humans and one that allows you to be yourself. Find Your Dream Job guest Mia Williams...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 382: How to Take a Human Approach to Your Job Search, with Mia Williams Airdate: January 18, 2023 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...