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!
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How Job Search Is Different for Women, with Jennifer Kass
The wage gap between men and women is well-known, but did you know that women also approach their job search very differently than their male counterparts? Women are more cautious, more hesitant to share their strengths, and generally ask for less money. Find Your Dream Job guest Jennifer Kass offers several ways women can change this approach, starting with creating a list of skills and achievements.
How to Negotiate Your Salary with Confidence, with Kate Dixon
You’ve received an offer for your dream job, but the salary isn’t quite what you had hoped it would be. How do you negotiate the salary with confidence? Find Your Dream Job guest Kate Dixon says you need to be prepared to ask for what you need. Share your expertise and what your research shows the market will bear for someone with your experience.
Networking During COVID-19: Alex’s Dolan’s Job Search Success Story
Networking is a valuable skill to take into a job search, but only if you go into it with the understanding that not everyone you spend time with will have a job to offer you. On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job, Alex Dolan and I talk about how talking to others helped him during his job search, even if it was just a friendly conversation.
How to Get Unstuck When Making a Career Change, with Julie Sliga
Maybe you’ve been thinking about making a career change for a while now but you don’t know where to begin. Taking action toward a new career doesn’t have to be overwhelming, says Find Your Dream Job guest Julie Sliga. Julie recommends starting with research, both of your fears and the potential of the field you’re considering.
Why You Need A Video Resume, with Rhona Pierce
If you want to get the attention of a hiring manager, the most important thing you can do is to stand out. And one of the best ways to do that is by using video. If you’ve never considered creating a video resume, there’s no better time, says Find Your Dream Job guest Rhona Pierce. And it’s not as difficult as you might think.
How to Use LinkedIn To Attract Employers, with Jonathan Javier
If you set up your LinkedIn profile and haven’t been to the site again, you’re missing out on a great job strategy. Recruiters and hiring managers use LinkedIn to find candidates for open positions. How can you use LinkedIn to find your dream job? Find Your Dream Job guest Jonathan Javier suggests beginning with a list of companies you’d love to work for.
Great podcast, amazing host
I’ve just recently discovered this podcast and I’m loving it so far! :) Mac is an outstanding interviewer. Highly recommended to anyone interested in growing their business.
The best career podcast!
I’m an IT professional who struggles with career, this podcast helped me to get back into the game. I’ve learned many things: how to write resume, how to prepare myself for job interviews, how to micro-target jobs I’d be a great fit for, how to develop my networking strategy… And the list goes on. Thank you Mac, you’re the best!