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Getting Ahead by Being Unprofessional, with Brit Bennett

Podcast Summary: Image is an important part of a job search–and career management. You always want to present yourself as a competent, talented and, enthusiastic professional. But it’s also important that your brand reflects who you are. Ultimately, authenticity matters more than professionalism. Your brand, no matter how polished and practiced, is worthless if it doesn’t...

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. On today’s bonus episode, we’re sharing exclusive content from our new book, Land...

How to Look for Work After Age 50, with Kerry Hannon

Podcast Summary: It is illegal for an employer to discriminate based on age. But many job seekers over the age of 50 will tell you it happens every day. Older workers stay out of work longer and may earn less than in previous jobs when they do return to the workforce. According to...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired and 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...

How to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Irresistible to Recruiters, with Arnie Fertig

Podcast Summary: A great LinkedIn profile is a vital part of any serious job search.  94-97% of recruiters and employers use LinkedIn to find candidates with the right skills, experience, and connections. So, smart job hunters use the platform to tell a compelling professional story, document accomplishments, and show what they can...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard: This is find your dream job a podcast that helps you get hired and have the career you want and make a difference in life. I am Mac Prichard your host and publisher of Mac’s List. Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and...

How to Switch from a Corporate to Nonprofit Career, with Marcia Ballinger

Podcast Summary: More than 10 million Americans work for nonprofit organizations. Even the Great Recession couldn’t stop growth in this sector. According to the federal government, the number of nonprofit jobs increased by 18% between 2000 and 2010. That trend shows no sign of slowing down in the near future....

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. Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and by our...

The Hidden Path to a Creative Career, with Cory Huff

Podcast Summary: It is a myth that a creative career means a lifetime of poverty. Nearly 1.4 million Americans work in creative occupations. And while only a small number of those become famous household names, a vast majority maintain successful and rewarding creative careers. This week on Find Your Dream...

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 Pritchard, your host, and publisher of Mac’s list. Our show’s brought to you by Mac’s list and our book, Name...

How to Make (and Keep) Professional Resolutions, with Victoria Crispo

Podcast Summary: Did you make a New Year’s professional resolution to do something different in your career? The list of changes you seek in the next 12 months could include a raise, a promotion, or a new job. Or maybe you want to improve your professional skills by stepping up...

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 life. I’m Mac Prichard, your host and publisher of “Mac’s List.” Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and by our book,...

Advancing Your Career Through Collaboration, with Kare Anderson

Podcast Summary: One of the best ways to stand out in your field and in your career is through creative collaboration. Embracing mutuality–sharing of your strengths, acknowledging your weaknesses and partnering with others with complementary skill sets–strengthens your professional credentials in an increasingly interconnected economy. And people who can facilitate collaboration...

Podcast Transcript: Mac Prichard:  This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you hired, have the career you want, and make a difference in life. I’m Mac Prichard, your host, and publisher of Mac’s List. Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and by our book,...

The Social Media Job Search, with Joshua Waldman

Podcast Summary: According to one estimate, 80% of employers Google candidates before inviting someone in for a job interview. What will people see when they Google you? Photos from your college spring break trip to Mexico or an up-to-date LinkedIn page? What impression will you create online? That you’re the...

Podcast Transcript: Mac:                         This is Find Your Dream Job the podcast that help you get hired, have the career you want and make a difference in your life. I’m Mac Prichard your host and publisher of Mac’s List. Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and our book...

How to Ace a Job Interview, with Janet Brumbaugh

Podcast Summary: “Wing it” and “job interview” are two phrases that should never go together in the same sentence. If you want to ace a job interview, you need to prepare yourself, do your homework, and practice what you will do and say. But how do you prepare responses when...

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. Our show is brought to you by Mac’s List and by our...