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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

Find Your Dream Job: Insider Tips for Finding Work, Advancing your Career, and Loving Your Job Mac Prichard

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    • 4.8 • 388 Ratings

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 Find a Job That Aligns with Your Personal Values, with Shelli Romero

    How to Find a Job That Aligns with Your Personal Values, with Shelli Romero

    Finding your next position involves more than just salary negotiations and seeking out a great company culture. A good job will allow you to be the same person at work as you are at home. But how do you find an employer like that? It all starts with research and self-awareness, says Find Your Dream Job guest Shelli Romero.

    • 24 min
    Treat Your LinkedIn Account Like a Landing Page, Not A Resume, with Justin Nguyen

    Treat Your LinkedIn Account Like a Landing Page, Not A Resume, with Justin Nguyen

    Too many job seekers don’t use their LinkedIn page to its full potential. Instead of treating it like another place to show your resume, Find Your Dream Job guest Justin Nguyen says you need to see your LinkedIn account as a way to connect with the companies you want to work for. Each section of your LinkedIn page serves a purpose, from your photo to the copy you add. Justin also shares a specific strategy for making connections with the employers you’re interested in.

    • 32 min
    Becoming Known To Uncover New Career Avenues: Meghan Sinnott’s Job Search Success Story

    Becoming Known To Uncover New Career Avenues: Meghan Sinnott’s Job Search Success Story

    As a job seeker, your first inclination is probably to start sending out resumes as quickly as possible. But what if you adopted a different strategy? What if, instead of submitting dozens of applications, you volunteered in your community or took on contract work doing the things you love and are good at?

    • 18 min
    Stop Trying To Be All Things to All Employers, with Mandy Allen

    Stop Trying To Be All Things to All Employers, with Mandy Allen

    Do you approach your job search with an “I could” attitude? If your response to job openings is, “I could do that,” it’s time to change your strategy because hiring managers aren’t looking for someone who “could” do the job, says Find Your Dream Job guest Mandy Allen. They want someone who has done the job or is excited about doing it.

    • 28 min
    Should You Really Change Careers? with Cynthia Pong

    Should You Really Change Careers? with Cynthia Pong

    Are you unhappy in your current job and considering a career change? How can you know whether you should change careers or just switch jobs within the same field? Find Your Dream Job guest Cynthia Pong says you need to know why you want to make a change before starting over.

    • 29 min
    How to Take Charge of Your Career After a Layoff, with Simone Morris

    How to Take Charge of Your Career After a Layoff, with Simone Morris

    All too often, we see layoffs as a problem instead of an opportunity. Yes, you likely need a steady income, but if you take any job you can find, you’re going to be unhappy down the road. How can you spend the layoff time productively? Find Your Dream Job guest Simone Morris says you start by getting in the driver’s seat of your career.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
388 Ratings

388 Ratings

Midwest bred ,

Wonderful website and job board

I cried listening to the first few episodes from earlier this year when I finally found this gem of a podcast. For months, I have struggled to find a mission-driven position after being laid off. I feel I know what I’ve been doing wrong and how to fix it now. Mac’s job board is fantastic too!

JSmith7784 ,

Insightful + actionable information

Find Your Dream Job is a go-to podcast for all things job searching! Mac’s facilitation style is highly engaging and allows listeners to walk away with practical tips and tricks that can be implemented immediately. I love the range of topics and consistently learn something new each time I listen. Highly recommended!

Eringingercat ,

Helpful podcast for uncertain times

I was let go from my job amidst the pandemic and thought there was no hope for me until I listened to this podcast. Every week there are countless amounts of tips and tricks to prepare yourself for your dream job. I would take notes and use the advice talked about in this podcast to every job I applied to. I finally got my dream job and I am thankful I listened to this podcast religiously to help me along the way.

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