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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 • 579 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 Create and Share Your Personal Brand, with Michael Ramirez

    How to Create and Share Your Personal Brand, with Michael Ramirez

    We hear a lot about branding in the job market, but what does it mean to create a personal brand? Find Your Dream Job guest Michael Ramirez says you already have one, whether intentional or not. Michael defines a personal brand as the way you communicate your values and strengths to a company or hiring manager. Self-confidence is enhanced when your personal brand is strong and well thought out. Sharing your brand with others is as simple as developing an unforgettable elevator pitch that you can use in networking situations. 
    About Our Guest:
    Michael Ramirez (http://linkedin.com/in/mikeramirezdesign) is a talent acquisition manager at the Oregon Health & Science University (https://www.ohsu.edu/). 
    Resources in This Episode:

    OHSU is hiring! Find out more by visiting ohsu.edu and clicking on the “Jobs” tab.


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    • 25 min
    What Your Resume is Missing, with Cassie Ademola

    What Your Resume is Missing, with Cassie Ademola

    Every job seeker knows that a great resume is the ticket to their dream job, but what makes a resume stand out to hiring managers? According to Find Your Dream Job guest Cassie Ademola, your resume needs certain things to stay out of the No pile. It’s crucial to include specific details about your professional achievements; spell out what you did, how you did it, and the outcome of those actions. Cassie also says that proofreading your resume is a non-negotiable, as well as listing anything about your experience that sets you apart from others in your field. 
    About Our Guest: Cassie Ademola (http://linkedin.com/in/cassieademola) is a human resources leader, a career brand polisher, and a professional resume writer.
    Resources in This Episode: Cassie offers several courses on her website to help you level up in your career. Find out more by visiting myprofessionalagenda.com/store/.

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    • 23 min
    Innovating a Career in IT: Kelly Noack’s Job Search Success Story

    Innovating a Career in IT: Kelly Noack’s Job Search Success Story

    What would it be like to create your own job instead of looking for one? On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job, Kelly Noack (http://linkedin.com/in/kelly-noack) shares how she expanded the job she was doing for one arm of a larger company. Kelly’s success in IT security and compliance gave her confidence that she could expand her role to include the family of businesses within the company as a whole. Kelly also shares how mentoring and research helped her propose the new position to her leadership. Learn more about Kelly’s career history below in this installment of our Success Stories series. (https://www.macslist.org/articles/success-stories)
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    • 18 min
    How to Build Effective Relationships When You Network, with Sophia Wellons

    How to Build Effective Relationships When You Network, with Sophia Wellons

    If you see networking as large meet-ups and one-off coffee dates, it’s time to rethink your networking strategy. Find Your Dream Job guest Sophia Wellons stresses the need for building long-term relationships through networking. Networking isn’t simply meeting someone and asking them if they have a job for you; it building relationships that will serve both parties for months or years to come. Sophia says you have to go into these settings with clarity on what you need and how you can help others, along with a willingness to do so.
    About Our Guest: Sophia Wellons (http://linkedin.com/in/srwellons) is a recruiter at Galois (https://lifeatgalois.com/). Her company specializes in the research and development of new technologies.
    Resources in This Episode: Sophia welcomes connections on LinkedIn. You can find her at (www.linkedin.com/in/srwellons/).

    From our Sponsor: Find Your Dream Job is brought to you by TopResume.(http://macslist.org/topresume) Top Resume has helped more than 400,000 professionals land more interviews and get hired faster. Get a free review of your resume today from one of Top Resume’s expert writers. (http://macslist.org/topresume)

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    • 23 min
    How to Use ChatGPT in Your Job Search, with Nicole Blevins

    How to Use ChatGPT in Your Job Search, with Nicole Blevins

    Are you afraid of using new technology in your job search? Don’t be, says Find Your Dream Job guest Nicole Blevins. ChatGPT is a tool that can help you be more efficient and can give you the information you need to find the perfect fit. Nicole says ChatGPT can save you hours when creating cover letters and resumes. She also recommends using it to research positions, salary ranges, and sample interview questions. The best way to get comfortable with ChatGPT is to play around with it, learn as much as you can, and discover how it can best help you in your job search.
    About Our Guest: Nicole Blevins (https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolelizblevins/) is the HR training services manager at Xenium HR (https://xeniumhr.com/).
    Resources in This Episode: If you want to learn more about ChatGPT and how it can help you in your job search, Nicole invites you to connect with her on LinkedIn. (https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolelizblevins/)

    From our Sponsor: Find Your Dream Job is brought to you by TopResume.(http://macslist.org/topresume) Top Resume has helped more than 400,000 professionals land more interviews and get hired faster. Get a free review of your resume today from one of Top Resume’s expert writers. (http://macslist.org/topresume)
     
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    • 25 min
    Why It's Good to Find a Job That Really Excites You, with Arturo Rodriguez Flores

    Why It's Good to Find a Job That Really Excites You, with Arturo Rodriguez Flores

    Not every job will have us excited to get up in the morning. Sometimes, we have to take positions to pay the bills. But if you see an opening that excites you, Find Your Dream Job guest Arturo Rodriguez Flores says you should go all in on the opportunity. Arturo suggests using that excitement to fuel your cover letter writing and to research the company for the interview process. Excitement over a position will lead you to know where the company is, where they’re going, and how you can help them get there, says Arturo. 
    About Our Guest: Arturo Rodriguez (https://www.linkedin.com/in/arturo-rodriguez-flores-992281203/) Flores is a recruitment strategist at SEIU Local 503. (https://seiu503.org/) It’s one of the largest labor unions in the state of Oregon. 
    Resources in This Episode: Want to know more about Arturo and his work with SEIU Local 503? Connect with him on LinkedIn. 

    From our Sponsor: Find Your Dream Job is brought to you by TopResume.(http://macslist.org/topresume) Top Resume has helped more than 400,000 professionals land more interviews and get hired faster. Get a free review of your resume today from one of Top Resume’s expert writers. (http://macslist.org/topresume)

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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
579 Ratings

579 Ratings

HelloToSunshine ,

Great show for job seeking and career growth

This podcast has nice weekly shows for job seeking and general career growth advices. Very helpful. Thanks Mac!

H. Eduardo Henríquez ,

Excellent and brief advices

Good place when you don’t know how to start your job search plan. Thanks Mac.

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Excellent Source for Job Seekers

This is an excellent show for job seekers. The content and guests always deliver. Whether looking for job search and interview tips or just looking for a show that will help alleviate the anxiety of the search, this show is a must listen.

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