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

Mac Prichard

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

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

Mac Prichard

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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

Latest Episodes

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 min2 d ago
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Should You Really Change Careers? with Cynthia Pong

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 min1 w ago
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How to Take Charge of Your Career After a Layoff, with Simone Morris

Why You Need a Unique Application for Every Job, with Monica Haut

If you’re looking for a job you will love and where you can make a difference, you need a custom resume and cover letter for every application you turn in. Find Your Dream Job guest Monica Haut says custom application materials begin with the specific company name, the keywords used in the job listing, and the unique skills you bring to the table.

22 min2 w ago
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Why You Need a Unique Application for Every Job, with Monica Haut

Is it Time to Reinvent Yourself?, with Anuja Sinha

Do you wake up every morning dreading going to work? Not because of a bad boss or work environment, but because you aren’t fulfilled in the work you do? If so, Find Your Dream Job guest, Anuja Sinha, says it may be time to reinvent yourself. Reinventing yourself is a deeper process than merely switching jobs, says Anuja.

28 min3 w ago
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Is it Time to Reinvent Yourself?, with Anuja Sinha

Find Your Career Advocates: Chris Ling’s Job Search Success Story

If it’s been a while since you did a job search, you might feel a bit rusty. And that’s completely normal. One of your first priorities should be identifying the people who will help you work through the process, whether that’s through introductions to others in your chosen industry or simply standing by as emotional back-up.

23 min3 w ago
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Find Your Career Advocates: Chris Ling’s Job Search Success Story

How to Get a Recruiter’s Attention, with Samantha Kennen.

When you submit a job application, you’re adding your resume to a stack of resumes. Is there any way to make yours stand out to a recruiter? According to Find Your Dream Job guest Samantha Kennen, the answer is yes. Samantha suggests beginning with enthusiasm.

29 minSEP 30
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How to Get a Recruiter’s Attention, with Samantha Kennen.

How to Find the Side Door at HR, with Dana Pratt

If you’re one of several hundred applicants for a job, you can’t afford to stand by and hope your resume gets noticed. You need to find a side door to get in. But how do you find it, and how do you best use it when you do? Your first step, says Find Your Dream Job guest Dana Pratt, is to tailor your resume for the specific company.

30 minSEP 23
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How to Find the Side Door at HR, with Dana Pratt

How to Find a Job in the Cannabis Industry, with Ryan Rosenfeld

One great way to find your dream job is by getting in on the ground floor of a new field or industry. In today’s job market, the cannabis industry is wide open for growth and expansion as adult-use is legalized in more states. If you want to get into the field of cannabis, Find Your Dream Job guest Ryan Rosenfeld suggests you begin with education.

28 minSEP 16
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How to Find a Job in the Cannabis Industry, with Ryan Rosenfeld

Determining What Matters Most in Your Next Job, with Corbin C

If you start a job search by saying you’re open to anything, you’re really saying that you have no idea what you want. And if you don’t know what you want, how will you convince a hiring manager that you’re the right fit for a job opening? Instead of being “open to anything,” Find Your Dream Job guest Corbin C. says you have to be focused on finding a job that you will enjoy and that you are qualified for.

26 minSEP 9
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Determining What Matters Most in Your Next Job, with Corbin C

Advice for Older Job Seekers: Lisa Lawrence’s Job Search Success Story

Finding a new job can present many challenges for anyone, but for those job seekers who are older, those challenges can sometimes seem insurmountable. While ageism is illegal, it remains an obstacle for many people hoping to change careers. On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job, Lisa Lawrence (https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisa-lawrence-77806211/) and I discuss how she overcame the stigma of being an older worker and used her years of experience to her advantage.

20 minSEP 7
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Advice for Older Job Seekers: Lisa Lawrence’s Job Search Success Story

Latest Episodes

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 min2 d ago
Comments
Should You Really Change Careers? with Cynthia Pong

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 min1 w ago
Comments
How to Take Charge of Your Career After a Layoff, with Simone Morris

Why You Need a Unique Application for Every Job, with Monica Haut

If you’re looking for a job you will love and where you can make a difference, you need a custom resume and cover letter for every application you turn in. Find Your Dream Job guest Monica Haut says custom application materials begin with the specific company name, the keywords used in the job listing, and the unique skills you bring to the table.

22 min2 w ago
Comments
Why You Need a Unique Application for Every Job, with Monica Haut

Is it Time to Reinvent Yourself?, with Anuja Sinha

Do you wake up every morning dreading going to work? Not because of a bad boss or work environment, but because you aren’t fulfilled in the work you do? If so, Find Your Dream Job guest, Anuja Sinha, says it may be time to reinvent yourself. Reinventing yourself is a deeper process than merely switching jobs, says Anuja.

28 min3 w ago
Comments
Is it Time to Reinvent Yourself?, with Anuja Sinha

Find Your Career Advocates: Chris Ling’s Job Search Success Story

If it’s been a while since you did a job search, you might feel a bit rusty. And that’s completely normal. One of your first priorities should be identifying the people who will help you work through the process, whether that’s through introductions to others in your chosen industry or simply standing by as emotional back-up.

23 min3 w ago
Comments
Find Your Career Advocates: Chris Ling’s Job Search Success Story

How to Get a Recruiter’s Attention, with Samantha Kennen.

When you submit a job application, you’re adding your resume to a stack of resumes. Is there any way to make yours stand out to a recruiter? According to Find Your Dream Job guest Samantha Kennen, the answer is yes. Samantha suggests beginning with enthusiasm.

29 minSEP 30
Comments
How to Get a Recruiter’s Attention, with Samantha Kennen.

How to Find the Side Door at HR, with Dana Pratt

If you’re one of several hundred applicants for a job, you can’t afford to stand by and hope your resume gets noticed. You need to find a side door to get in. But how do you find it, and how do you best use it when you do? Your first step, says Find Your Dream Job guest Dana Pratt, is to tailor your resume for the specific company.

30 minSEP 23
Comments
How to Find the Side Door at HR, with Dana Pratt

How to Find a Job in the Cannabis Industry, with Ryan Rosenfeld

One great way to find your dream job is by getting in on the ground floor of a new field or industry. In today’s job market, the cannabis industry is wide open for growth and expansion as adult-use is legalized in more states. If you want to get into the field of cannabis, Find Your Dream Job guest Ryan Rosenfeld suggests you begin with education.

28 minSEP 16
Comments
How to Find a Job in the Cannabis Industry, with Ryan Rosenfeld

Determining What Matters Most in Your Next Job, with Corbin C

If you start a job search by saying you’re open to anything, you’re really saying that you have no idea what you want. And if you don’t know what you want, how will you convince a hiring manager that you’re the right fit for a job opening? Instead of being “open to anything,” Find Your Dream Job guest Corbin C. says you have to be focused on finding a job that you will enjoy and that you are qualified for.

26 minSEP 9
Comments
Determining What Matters Most in Your Next Job, with Corbin C

Advice for Older Job Seekers: Lisa Lawrence’s Job Search Success Story

Finding a new job can present many challenges for anyone, but for those job seekers who are older, those challenges can sometimes seem insurmountable. While ageism is illegal, it remains an obstacle for many people hoping to change careers. On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job, Lisa Lawrence (https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisa-lawrence-77806211/) and I discuss how she overcame the stigma of being an older worker and used her years of experience to her advantage.

20 minSEP 7
Comments
Advice for Older Job Seekers: Lisa Lawrence’s Job Search Success Story

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