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Focus on What You Want, Not What You Should Do, with Jackie Mitchell

Podcast Summary: If you’re applying for certain jobs just because you think you should, maybe you need a new strategy. It’s easy to let fear hold you back or make you think you have to settle for a position that’s not going to fulfill you or meet your needs, says...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 258: Focus on What You Want, Not What You Should Do, with Jackie Mitchell Airdate: August 26, 2020 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 Personal Brand Matters More Than Ever, with Sarah Friedell O’Connell

Podcast Summary: If you’re a job seeker in the current market, you know how crowded that market is. Excellent references and a professional resume are no longer enough to get you the job you want. To stand out to an employer, you must be strategic about communicating your unique skillset,...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 257: Why Your Personal Brand Matters More Than Ever, with Sarah Friedell O’Connell Air Date: August 18, 2020 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 Your Transferable Skills, with Ian Yee

Podcast Summary: If you don’t have the exact skills a job posting lists, do you still have a chance to be hired for the position? It’s definitely possible, especially if you can communicate that the skills you do have can be applied to the job. Find Your Dream Job guest...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 256: How to Talk about Your Transferable Skills, with Ian Yee Airdate: August 12, 2020 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...

Tailor Your Resume for a New Industry, with Ashlan Glazier-Anderson

Podcast Summary: One of the toughest parts of switching from a for-profit position to the nonprofit world is communicating that you have the skills necessary for the job. Nonprofit jobs can be very specific in the skills they require. On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job, Ashlan Glazier-Anderson...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Bonus Episode 32: Ashlan Glazier-Anderson Tailor Your Resume for a New Industry: Ashlan Glazier-Anderson’s Job Search Success Story Airdate: August 10, 2020 Mac Prichard: This is Find Your Dream Job, the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make...

How to Overcome Five Stereotypes about Older Workers, with Debbie Lipton

Podcast Summary: Regardless of your age, you could face discrimination in your job search. Is ageism illegal? Yes, but that doesn’t mean it no longer exists. The good news is there are practical steps you can take to overcome the stereotypes about older workers. Updating your technical skills should be...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 255: How to Overcome Five Stereotypes about Older Workers, with Debbie Lipton Airdate: August 5, 2020 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...

Three Things Every Job Seeker Needs to Know, with Tia Coachman

Podcast Summary: If you’re looking for a job, self-awareness is the most important thing you bring to an interview with a hiring manager. Knowing what you know is important. But even more important, says Find Your Dream Job guest Tia Coachman, is knowing what you don’t know. Tia says you...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 254: Three Things Every Job Seeker Needs to Know, with Tia Coachman Airdate: July 29, 2020 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...

Avoiding a Downward Spiral During a Job Search, with Chase Sterling

Podcast Summary: If your job search is taking longer than expected, you may notice some unpleasant symptoms like anxiety and sleeplessness. These things, in turn, can lead to poor decision making. And poor decision making can lead to a hiring manager noticing your stress levels and wondering if you can...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 253: Avoiding  a Downward Spiral During a Job Search, with Chase Sterling Airdate: July 23, 2020 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...

Five Ways to Network on LinkedIn Like a Pro, with Ana Lokotkova

Podcast Summary: COVID-19 has put a damper on in-person networking events. But networking is still a crucial component of finding your next position. Have you ever considered all the ways LinkedIn can be used for networking? If not, you’re missing a huge opportunity, says Find Your Dream Job guest Ana...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 252: Five Ways to Network on LinkedIn Like a Pro, with Ana Lokotkova Airdate: July 15, 2020 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 Be Your Authentic Self In Your Job Search, with Marcus Carter

Podcast Summary: A diverse workplace is something that should be a priority for each of us, and many employers state their commitment to providing one. But finding those companies that attract and maintain a diverse workforce can be challenging. How do you know if the employer interviewing you is dedicated...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 251: How to Be Your Authentic Self In Your Job Search, with Marcus Carter Airdate: July 8, 2020 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 Nurture Your Network Now, with Lauren Francis

Podcast Summary: We all know that we need to network when we’re job hunting. But do we just ignore those important contacts the rest of the time? That would be a critical mistake, according to Find Your Dream Job guest Lauren Francis. Lauren says you need to stay in touch...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 250: Why You Need to Nurture Your Network Now, with Lauren Francis Airdate: July 1, 2020 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 Network Virtually, with Kenneth Johnson

Podcast Summary: Job seekers know that networking is the foundation of a successful job search. So, what do you do when a global pandemic stops all in-person networking? You research the company you want to work at and you figure out what you can offer them, says Find Your Dream...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 249: How to Network Virtually, with Kenneth Johnson Airdate: June 24, 2020 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 Prichard....

Building Rapport in a Virtual Job Interview, with Mark Mohammadpour

Podcast Summary: If you’re a job seeker trying to figure out how to make authentic connections with hiring managers during a global pandemic, you aren’t alone. Virtual interviews make it more difficult than ever to build rapport with prospective employers. But Find Your Dream Job guest Mark Mohammadpour says that...

Podcast Transcript: Find Your Dream Job, Episode 248: Building Rapport in a Virtual Job Interview, with Mark Mohammadpour Airdate: June 18, 2020 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...