Build a career that matters to you with job search strategies and career advice from Find Your Dream Job. Every week, we share insider secrets and job search tips on how to get a great job and develop a purposeful career.
Looking for your first job, searching for direction in your career, or just need tools to find a job? Join Mac Prichard, the Mac's List team, and our expert guests every week for job search inspiration, empathy, and actionable advice to help you find work that matters!
Find out more at https://www.macslist.org/podcast
How to Answer Any Behavioral Interview Question, with Gina Riley
In most job interviews, the hiring manager will lead with questions like “Tell me about a time when …” Or, “Have you ever faced a situation where…?” These are both examples of behavioral interview questions. "Find Your Dream Job" guest Gina Riley emphasizes that behavioral interview questions give you an opportunity to showcase your skills, demonstrate how you work with a team, and highlight how you’ll excel in the role.
How to Own the Room in a Job Interview, with Rachel Beohm
It’s not uncommon to feel as though a job interview is an interrogation. But, an interview is a two-way conversation. And while it’s important to prepare for the questions you may get, 'Find Your Dream Job' guest Rachel Beohm says it’s also crucial that you walk into the room with confidence, and the knowledge that you belong there. Rachel also shares how eye contact and positive body language can help you communicate powerfully in an interview.
How to Choose the Right Career for You, with Dalan Vanterpool
One of the biggest challenges that you will face in your professional life is choosing a career. How do you find the job that’s the best fit for you, no matter your age? 'Find Your Dream Job' guest, Dalan Vanterpool, says that before you begin thinking about certain roles, you need to ask yourself five specific questions. The answers to these questions can help you land a job that not only allows you to excel in your work, but also provides an atmosphere that you enjoy being a part of every day.
Clarify Your Career Goals, with Alisyn Maggiora
In order to find a career you love, you have to know what you want. On this bonus episode of 'Find Your Dream Job,' Alisyn Maggiora and I discuss how setting clear goals, developing her personal network, and pursuing informational interviews allowed her to get her dream job, even in an industry that she had no experience in.
Learn more about Alisyn’s career history and read the transcript from the interview at macslist.org/podcast.
What You Must Do Before Applying to Jobs, with Connel Valentine
Your natural inclination may be to apply for a job as quickly as possible for a better chance of being seen. 'Find Your Dream Job' guest Connel Valentine shares that sending in a general resume, no matter how early, is a great way to land in a discard pile of other generic resumes. Instead, to get ahead of the competition, you need to understand the job description, conduct extensive research, and use that research to arrange a meeting with hiring executives.
How LinkedIn Content Can Help You Land Your Next Job, with Andy Foote
A strong job search strategy includes many things, but have you ever considered that publishing content on LinkedIn should be an integral part of that strategy? LinkedIn is a great place to find your next position, says Find Your Dream Job guest Andy Foote.