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Five Steps Millennials Can Take Now to Change Careers, with José Miguel Longo

Podcast Summary: It’s not unusual to switch careers several times in your life, but your first time can be nerve-wracking. Find Your Dream Job guest José Miguel Longo is here to explain how to handle the process with ease. Begin with an assessment of your skills and values and how...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 361: Five Steps Millennials Can Take Now to Change Carers, with José Miguel Longo Airdate: August 17, 2022 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 Talk About Bad Work Experiences in a Job Interview, with Stephanie Heath

Podcast Summary: There are many reasons you may have had a negative work experience; the question is, how do you communicate it to a hiring manager without sounding vindictive or like you’re hiding something? Find Your Dream Job guest Stephanie Heath says it’s crucial to be honest because the truth...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 360: How to Talk About Bad Work Experiences in a Job Interview, with Stephanie Heath Airdate: August 10, 2022 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 Show An Employer You’re the Best Person for the Job, with John Neral

Podcast Summary: Do you get nervous before and during an interview? That’s natural, says Find Your Dream Job guest John Neral. After all, you want the job, right? But John says there’s a better way to approach an interview; simply having coffee and conversing with a colleague. The most important...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 359: How to Show An Employer You’re the Best Person for the Job, with John Neral Airdate: August 3, 2022 Mac Prichard:  This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a...

A Job Market in Flux: Jenny Affan’s Job Search Success Story

Podcast Summary: A job search can be grueling. Hours and hours spent on perfecting your resume, sending in applications, networking, and interviewing can take their toll. What if you paced yourself and went a bit slower but you were more focused on what you wanted? On this bonus episode of...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 55: A Job Market in Flux: Jenny Affan’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: August 1, 2022 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 Get Ready for Any Behavioral Interview Question, with Porschia Parker-Griffin

Podcast Summary: Are you ready to answer the question, “How have you handled failure in past positions?” If not, you’re not ready for behavioral interview questions. These questions aren’t about memorizing answers, says Find Your Dream Job guest Porschia Parker-Griffin. These questions are a chance to share your accomplishments. Hiring...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 358: How to Get Ready for Any Behavioral Interview Question, with Porschia Parker-Griffin Airdate: July 27, 2022 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 Matters Most When A Recruiter Looks at Your Resume, with Keirsten Greggs

Podcast Summary: Seven seconds. That’s how much time a recruiter spends on an initial resume scan. What can you do to make those seven seconds count? Find Your Dream Job guest Keirsten Greggs says you start by having all the important facts in the right place. Share your experience and...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 357: What Matters Most When A Recruiter Looks at Your Resume, with Keirsten Greggs Airdate: July 20, 2022 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 Candidates Are in the Driver’s Seat and (How to Make the Most of It), with Sha Lee Hornsby

Podcast Summary: For the first time in decades, there are more jobs open than people who want them. What does this mean for you? It means that you now have the freedom to pursue what you truly want instead of settling for what you can get. Find Your Dream Job...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 356: Why Candidates Are in the Driver’s Seat and (How to Make the Most of It), with Sha Lee Hornsby Airdate: July 13, 2022 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you...

Tips for Standing Out in a Crowded Field of Candidates, with Jackie Dunckley

Podcast Summary: Hiring managers are sorting through hundreds of applications for each job opening they post. What can you do to stand out enough to gain an interview or get hired? Find Your Dream Job guest Jackie Dunckley says to begin with purpose. Know what you want and have a...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 355: Tips for Standing Out in a Crowded Field of Candidates, with Jackie Dunckley Airdate: July 6, 2022 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...

Utilizing Your Network: Judge Kemp’s Job Search Success Story

Podcast Summary: If there is a specific company or field you want to get into, how long are you willing to persevere to get there? What if you get multiple interviews over several years with this company but never get called back? On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 54: Utilizing Your Network: Judge Kemp’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: July 5, 2022 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...

What Dating Mistakes Can Teach You About Job Interviews, with Matthew Sorensen

Podcast Summary: If you don’t have interviewing experience, you might wonder how to succeed at them. But if you’ve ever been on a date, there are lessons you can transfer to the world of job seeking. Find Your Dream Job guest, Matthew Sorensen, says don’t go too deep, too fast...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 354: What Dating Mistakes Can Teach You About Job Interviews, with Matthew Sorensen Airdate: June 29, 2022 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 Predict Job Interview Questions (And Answer Them), with Max Chan

Podcast Summary: You don’t have to be nervous about interview questions if you know what to expect. But how can you predict what the hiring manager will ask? It’s simple, says Find Your Dream Job guest Max Chan. Most positions have common questions that are asked in every interview, so...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 353: How to Predict Job Interview Questions (And Answer Them), with Max Chan Airdate: June 22, 2022 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 Convince an Employer You’re the Right Person for the Job, with Priscilla Weninger Bulcha

Podcast Summary: “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” It may be a cliche, but when interviewing for a job, it’s true. Those first few minutes make a lasting impression in the hiring manager’s mind, so you have to use them to your advantage. Find Your...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 352: How to Convince an Employer You’re the Right Person for the Job, with Priscilla Weninger Bulcha Airdate: June 15, 2022 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make...

Why Women Don’t Negotiate Salary (and How to Do it Well), with Tejal Wagadia

Podcast Summary: You’ve been offered a job and you’re seriously considering accepting but the salary isn’t quite what you had hoped for. Do you just accept? Or do you negotiate? Research shows that if you’re a woman, you likely won’t negotiate. According to Find Your Dream Job guest Tejal Wagadia,...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 351: Why Women Don’t Negotiate Salary (and How to Do it Well), with Tejal Wagadia Airdate: June 8, 2022 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference...

The Bonding Power of Happy Hour: Jake Neilson’s Job Search Success Story

Podcast Summary: Not many people enjoy networking, but what if it looked different than you imagine? What if, instead of walking into a large gathering, it looked like taking someone to lunch? On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job, Jake Neilson shares how regular lunch dates with someone...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 53: The Bonding Power of Happy Hour: Jake Neilson’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: June 6, 2022 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...

Should You Work with a Career Coach (And What to Look For)?, with Sonja Price

Podcast Summary: You’re ready to make a change in your career but you’re not sure of the exact direction you want to take. Your vision should lead to opportunities to better your position over time. If you don’t know where to begin, Find Your Dream Job guest Sonja Price suggests...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 350: Should You Work with a Career Coach (And What to Look For)?, with Sonja Price Airdate: June 1, 2022 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a...

Getting Clarity About What Career Happiness Means to You, with Al Dea

Podcast Summary: You feel unhappy at work but you aren’t sure what to do about it. Should you look for a new job, or change careers entirely? Find Your Dream Job guest Al Dea says you begin by figuring out what’s causing the unhappiness. Dig down into the nitty-gritty details...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 349:  Getting Clarity About What Career Happiness Means to You, with Al Dea Airdate: May 25, 2022 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. ...

Why You’re Not Hearing Back from Employers (and What You Can Do About It), with Brenda Abdilla

Podcast Summary: You need a job and you need it now. So it can be frustrating when you apply for positions, maybe even have interviews, and then don’t hear anything back. What do you do? Find Your Dream Job guest Brenda Abdilla is here to tell us how to reach...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 348: Why You’re Not Hearing Back from Employers (and What You Can Do About It), with Brenda Abdilla Airdate: May 18, 2022 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and...

How to Talk About Your COVID Career Gaps, with Esther Leonard

Podcast Summary: Gaps on a resume are no longer the red flag they used to be; the COVID pandemic has made gaps more common. But how do you talk about your gaps? Find Your Dream Job guest Esther Leonard says you have to be honest. Share (as much as you...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 347: How to Talk About Your COVID Career Gaps, ESther Leonard Airdate: May 11, 2022 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 Answer the Most Common Job Interview Questions, with Madeline Mann

Podcast Summary: Do you ever leave an interview feeling like the hiring manager knows nothing about you? That’s a response we hear often. How can you answer common interview questions while leaving an impression on the interviewer? Find Your Dream Job guest Madeline Mann says you begin by choosing stories...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 346: How to Answer the Most Common Job Interview Questions, with Madeline Mann  Airdate: May 4, 2022 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. ...

Starting Fresh in a New City: Clarke Hylton’s Job Search Success Story

Podcast Summary: Searching for your next job can lead to discouragement and even despair. Where do you find the motivation to keep moving forward when you feel like it’s too hard? On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job, Clarke Hylton and I discuss the steps he took to...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 52: Starting Fresh in a New City: Clarke Hylton’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: May 2, 2022 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 Prepare for a Job Interview, with Thaddeus B. Dunn

Podcast Summary: You’ve been called in for an interview. That’s great news! Now, it’s time to prepare. Do you know how to get ready for a job interview? Find Your Dream Job guest Thaddeus B. Dunn says it starts with researching the company. Know what the company values and who...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 345: How to Prepare for a Job Interview, with Thaddeus B. Dunn Airdate: April 27, 2022 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 Shouldn’t Fear Applicant Tracking Systems, with Matt Warzel

Podcast Summary: Merely mentioning the words “applicant tracking system” can strike fear in the heart of a job seeker. We tend to fear what we aren’t familiar with and when our livelihood is on the line, it’s easy to understand why. But rather than fear them, Find Your Dream Job...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 344: Why You Shouldn’t Fear Applicant Tracking Systems, with Matt Warzel Airdate: April 20, 2022 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...

Why Networking Isn’t a Dirty Word and How to Do It Well, with Bob Gerst

Podcast Summary: If the thought of walking into a ballroom filled with hundreds of people makes you nervous, you’re not alone. But networking isn’t about the number of people you meet. Find Your Dream Job guest Bob Gerst reminds us that networking is a give and take relationship; not a...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 343: Why Networking Isn’t a Dirty Word and How to Do It Well, with Bob Gerst Airdate: April 13, 2022 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a...

Should You Apply if You’re Not the Perfect Candidate? with Jonaed Iqbal

Podcast Summary: Have you skipped applying for a job you would love because you don’t have 100% of the qualifications in the job description? Before you eliminate yourself, Find Your Dream Job guest Jonaed Iqbal says you need to consider what you do have to offer. Share stories of how...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 342: Should You Apply if You’re Not the Perfect Candidate? with Jonaed Iqbal Airdate: April 6, 2022 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. ...

Building a Strong Network: Doug Hunter’s Job Search Success Story

Podcast Summary: It’s natural to withdraw from others when you’re jobless, but that’s not the best way to help yourself through a time of uncertainty and it certainly isn’t the best way to find your next position. Networking is more important than ever when you’re looking for a job and...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 51: Building a Strong Network: Doug Hunter’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: April 4, 2022 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 Market Yourself as a New Graduate to Employers, with Dr. Ciera Graham

Podcast Summary: Are you a recent college graduate who’s ready to enter the job market? If so, it is essential that you learn to market yourself and your skills to potential employers. The best way to begin, according to Find Your Dream Job guest Dr. Ciera Graham, is practicing for...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 341: How to Market Yourself as a New Graduate to Employers, with Dr. Ciera Graham Airdate: March 30, 2022 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 Story in a Job Interview, with Dan Hahn

Podcast Summary: Every employer says, “Tell me about yourself.” If you don’t prepare your answer before the interview, you miss an opportunity to share how your story connects with the position you’re applying for. Find Your Dream Job guest Dan Hahn suggests diving deep into the role and what it...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 340: How To Tell Your Story in a Job Interview, with Dan Hahn Airdate: March 23, 2022 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 Juggle a Job Search When You’re a Working Mom, with Mona Johnson

Podcast Summary: For working moms looking for their next career opportunity, it can be difficult to balance parenthood, volunteer work, and their home life with the hours required to job hunt. Is there any way to make it easier? Find Your Dream Job guest Mona Johnson says yes. And it...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 339: How to Juggle a Job Search When You’re a Working Mom, with Mona Johnson Airdate: March 16, 2022 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 Find Work if You Have Criminal Convictions, with Ty Reed

Podcast Summary: Seventy-seven million adults have a criminal record, and while discrimination is illegal, employers do have the right to ask about your background. If you’re ready to rejoin the workforce after a criminal conviction, Find Your Dream Job guest Ty Reed suggests only disclosing if asked directly, but being...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 338: How to Find Work if You Have Criminal Convictions, with Ty Reed Airdate: March 9, 2022 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. ...