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What to Do After a Job Interview, with Deena Pierott

Podcast Summary: We talked in an earlier show about what you can do to prepare for a job interview. But what happens next after you’ve met with your interviewers? Following up after an interview can make the difference between getting a job offer or a terse rejection letter. This week we’re talking...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job. The podcast that helps you get hired at 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-host Ben Forstag, managing director of Mac’s List...

Mac Prichard’s Interview on the Non Profit Hour

Podcast Summary: Many job seekers are interested in a nonprofit career as a vehicle for rewarding, socially-impactful work. But landing a nonprofit job isn’t easy. Competition is fierce – particularly for the most desirable positions. And the nonprofit sector itself is sometimes quite insular, with the the most plum jobs...

Podcast Transcript: Jenna Forstrom: 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 Jenna Forstrom, the community manager here at Mac’s List. Several months ago, Mac Prichard, founder and publisher of Mac’s List was...

How to Cope with a Job Loss, with Marsha Warner

Podcast Summary: Losing your job–regardless of the reason why–can be a shock to the system. Even if you didn’t love it, losing your job suddenly can trigger a flood of emotions: upset, embarrassment, fear, and anxiety. And when you’re dealing with these strong emotions, it’s almost impossible to start your...

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-host, Ben Forstag, managing director of Mac’s List...

How to Write a Killer Cover Letter, with Susan Rich

Podcast Summary: Google the words “cover letter” and you will find lots of opinions on the best tactics: which format to use, the right salutations, and to whom you should address your letter. This week’s guest, Susan Rich, says people are missing the most important point of all: an employer has...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: This if find your dream job, a podcast that helps you get hired, and 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-host Ben Forstag, managing director of Mac’s list...

Why You Should Quit Your Job Now, with Tess Vigeland

Podcast Summary: Ever think about quitting your job? A vast majority of people do. One survey cited by CBS News found that 84% of Americans want to switch employers. Yet most of us show up for work every Monday even when we want to be somewhere else. There are many reasons...

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, our managing director, and Jenna...

Help Your Teen Find Their Life Purpose, with Dearbhla Kelly

Podcast Summary: It’s graduation season and a time to celebrate the great accomplishments of our graduating high school students. It’s also a time for those students to make some big decisions about their future. Should they continue their education? Enter the workforce? Take a gap year? Or perhaps sign-up for...

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, our managing director, and Jenna...

How to Identify Your Ideal Career, with Hallie Crawford

Podcast Summary: Are you happy at your job? Unfortunately, most people aren’t. According to Gallup, unhappy employees outnumber happy ones, two to one. There are many reasons people end up with jobs they don’t like. Some workers take the first job offered in order to pay bills. Others stick with an...

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, our managing director, and Jenna...

How to Get the Career You Want, with Katie Kelley

Podcast Summary: Are you ready to build a career you love? Every time you switch jobs, you have the opportunity to redefine your career—to pursue new challenges and find new meaning in your work life. Most workers have ample opportunity to change career paths; the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job. The Podcast that helps you get hired, find 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-host Ben Forstag our Managing Director, and Jenna...

Find Work You’re Meant to Do, with Chris Guillebeau

Podcast Summary: Do you know someone who has the perfect job and is getting well paid, too? It might seem that this happened by stroke of luck. In fact, it has nothing do with chance. People with dream jobs have clear goals and plans to accomplish them.  And when you find that...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job. A 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. Do you know someone who has the perfect job and is getting...

Interview Secrets Every New Graduate Needs to Know, with Don Raskin

Podcast Summary: College graduation season is just around the corner and departing seniors will find themselves in a strong job market. According to the Wall Street Journal, the class of 2016 may experience the best job market ever for Millennials. A survey cited by the Journal says that this year employers plan to increase...

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-host, Ben Forstag, managing director of Mac’s List,...