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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

Build a career that matters to you with job search strategies and career advice from Find Your Dream Job. Every week, we... more

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How to Build a LinkedIn Profile That Gets You Hired, with Portia Obeng

Check out the podcast on Macslist here: (https://www.macslist.org/?post_type=podcasts&p=15218&preview=true) We all know we need to be active on LinkedIn and that our... more

10 Jul 2024 · 26 minutes
How to Answer Job Interview Questions about Racial Equity, with Jasmine Tolbert

Check out the podcast on Macslist here: (https://www.macslist.org/?post_type=podcasts&p=15208&preview=true) Hiring managers are asking questions about a candidate’s experience in the areas of... more

03 Jul 2024 · 26 minutes
Why It’s Important to Believe in Yourself: Gregory Day’s Job Search Success Story

Check out the podcast on Macslist here: (https://www.macslist.org/?post_type=podcasts&p=15203&preview=true) Is it possible to break into a field that you have zero experience... more

01 Jul 2024 · 14 minutes
How to Identify and Talk About Your Transferable Skills, with Zach Moore

Check out the podcast on Macslist here: (https://www.macslist.org/?post_type=podcasts&p=15159&preview=true) You want to switch careers or fields, but you aren’t sure if you... more

26 Jun 2024 · 25 minutes
Why You Need to Be Yourself in a Job Interview, with Courtney Ulwelling

Check out the podcast on Macslist here: (https://www.macslist.org/?post_type=podcasts&p=15148&preview=true) It’s normal to want to show up as your best self in a job... more

18 Jun 2024 · 25 minutes
Four Things You Need to Change Careers, with Toye Jones

Check out the podcast on Macslist here: (https://www.macslist.org/?post_type=podcasts&p=15090&preview=true) If the Covid-19 pandemic taught us anything at all, it’s that nothing is... more

12 Jun 2024 · 26 minutes
How to Know if You’re on the Right Career Path, with Kyle Kavas

Check out the podcast on Macslist here: (https://www.macslist.org/?post_type=podcasts&p=15087&preview=true) It’s not unusual for someone to get a few years into their career... more

05 Jun 2024 · 22 minutes
You Got This: What to Do Before a Job Interview, with Michael Buck

Check out the podcast on Macslist here: (https://www.macslist.org/?post_type=podcasts&p=15060&preview=true) Job interviews aren’t something we tend to do regularly, so it’s normal to... more

29 May 2024 · 24 minutes
What To Do When You Don’t Know What’s Next, with Andrea Yacub Macek

Check out the podcast on Macslist here: https://www.macslist.org/?post_type=podcasts&p=15056&preview=true You feel like it’s time to make a career change, but you aren't... more

22 May 2024 · 23 minutes
4 Online Application Mistakes To Avoid, with Elora Arding

Check out the podcast on Macslist here: (https://www.macslist.org/?post_type=podcasts&p=15013&preview=true) Applicant tracking systems make it easier than ever to apply for multiple jobs... more

15 May 2024 · 27 minutes
How to Find a Job that Matters to You, with Melanie Damm

You spend the majority of your life at work, so it’s important that your work matters to you. A job... more

08 May 2024 · 25 minutes
A Writer at Heart: Monica Lucas’ Job Search Success Story

We all have a network; are you using yours to the fullest? Networking isn’t merely attending meet-ups or making connections... more

06 May 2024 · 15 minutes
How to Recognize and Overcome Career Burnout, with Candyce Hunt

Career burnout is more common than you might suspect; approximately 76-90% of people report feeling some level of burnout in... more

01 May 2024 · 27 minutes
Why You Should Apply Through a Company’s Career Page, with Sabrina Pomar

It’s so easy to use LinkedIn’s quick apply, isn’t it? No more spending hours filling out applications. But those quick... more

24 Apr 2024 · 24 minutes
How to Do an Intentional Job Search, with Hayden Iverson Todd

If you’re looking for a job, you’re being intentional, right? Not necessarily, says Find Your Dream Job guest Hayden Iverson... more

17 Apr 2024 · 25 minutes
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?... more

10 Apr 2024 · 27 minutes
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... more

03 Apr 2024 · 25 minutes
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... more

01 Apr 2024 · 18 minutes
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... more

27 Mar 2024 · 26 minutes
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... more

20 Mar 2024 · 28 minutes
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... more

13 Mar 2024 · 26 minutes
How to Network with Your Target Employers, with Claudia Bruce-Quartey

In a crowded job market, if you don’t stand out, you’ll miss out. The best way to network with target... more

06 Mar 2024 · 25 minutes
How to Embrace Authenticity: Shae Noble’s Job Search Success Story

Do you find yourself hesitant to be authentic in job interviews? Why does it matter? On this bonus episode of... more

04 Mar 2024 · 18 minutes
Why Your Network Matters In Your Job Search, with Katy Byrtus

We all know we need to network, yet the thought of being in a room full of strangers making small... more

28 Feb 2024 · 24 minutes
How to Build Relationships that Work in Your Career, with Francina Harrison

Trying to find a job by sending out mass resumes will only lead to frustration in your job search. You... more

21 Feb 2024 · 25 minutes
How to Make a Cold Networking Request, with Emma Britton

It’s easy to reach out to friends and family when we need information during a job search. But have you... more

14 Feb 2024 · 29 minutes
The 7 Steps To Career Change Success, with Amechi Udo

You feel like you want a change in your career, but you’re scared. Should you change, or should you stay... more

07 Feb 2024 · 27 minutes
Exploring New Horizons: Rowena Paz Norman’s Job Search Success Story

Careers typically evolve on a fairly linear path. You graduate college, get your first job or internship, and proceed to... more

05 Feb 2024 · 18 minutes
WhWhy People Want Your Networking Requests (And Will Say Yes), with Tad Mayery People Want Your Networking Requests (And Will Say Yes), with Tad Mayer

Are you afraid of annoying others by asking them for time to “pick their brain?” There is a better way... more

31 Jan 2024 · 25 minutes
How to Prepare and Use STAR Stories in a Job Interview, with Donna McCullough

Congratulations on getting an interview! Now, what is your plan for standing out from the other candidates who are interviewing... more

24 Jan 2024 · 30 minutes
How Mentors Can Help in Your Job Search, with Ellen Recko

Have you been trying to find a job with little success? Perhaps it’s time to ask someone to help you.... more

17 Jan 2024 · 26 minutes
How Women Can Show Confidence in a Job Search, with Jamila Brown

If you don’t believe in yourself, nobody will believe in you. Confidence is the key factor in getting the job... more

10 Jan 2024 · 27 minutes
Dust Off Your Resume: Amanda Green’s Job Search Success Story

Your network plays a pivotal role in finding your next job. On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job,... more

08 Jan 2024 · 19 minutes
How to Find a Supportive Work Environment, with Ana Goehner

Your work environment affects more than the hours you spend at work; it affects your personal life, as well. That’s... more

03 Jan 2024 · 26 minutes
How to Create and Use a Job Search Plan to Get Hired Faster, with Steph Cartwright

Sending out dozens of applications per day and hoping for the best is not the way to find a job... more

20 Dec 2023 · 27 minutes
What to Do If Your Job Offer is Rescinded, with Octavia Goredema

It happens; you’re thrilled to receive a job offer, and then suddenly, the offer is rescinded with no explanation as... more

13 Dec 2023 · 26 minutes
Your LinkedIn Page, Your Resume, and You, with Enrique Ruiz

If you’re counting on a generic resume to get your next job, you may be in for a rude awakening.... more

06 Dec 2023 · 29 minutes
How to Make an Intentional Career Change, with Jeff Perry

It’s easy to follow an opportunistic path with your career, taking what gets handed to you and making the best... more

29 Nov 2023 · 27 minutes
Why You Need to Network and How to Do It Well, with Gene Rhee

Does the word “networking” strike fear in your heart? Are you hesitant to reach out to others for coffee or... more

22 Nov 2023 · 29 minutes
How to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out to a Recruiter, with Nick Poloni

If you aren’t using LinkedIn to find your next job, you are missing out on a  powerful tool. But you... more

15 Nov 2023 · 26 minutes
How Knowing Strengths Makes You a Stronger Candidate, with Kristie Steele

Job seekers oftentimes are hesitant to share their strengths for fear of bragging, and we sometimes focus more on our... more

08 Nov 2023 · 26 minutes
How To Manage Failure in Your Job Search, with Harsha Boralessa

Do you feel like a failure as a job seeker? Perhaps you’ve been rejected more times than you ever thought... more

01 Nov 2023 · 25 minutes
How to Use Leverage to Get the Job You Want, with Ashton McMillan

It’s not enough in today’s job market to have the experience required for an open position. You have to stand... more

25 Oct 2023 · 25 minutes
How to Decide Whether or Not to Leave Your Job, with Becky Farone

Are your Sunday evenings filled with dread over having to go back to another work week because of a toxic... more

18 Oct 2023 · 26 minutes
The Two Parts of Every Job Interview You Control, with Karla Rockhold

Walking into an interview can be nerve-wracking, to say the least. Will you have all the answers they’re looking for?... more

11 Oct 2023 · 27 minutes
Tips and Tricks for Working with a Recruiter, with Brad Near

Why should you work with a recruiter instead of going the traditional job-hunting route? Find Your Dream Job guest Brad... more

04 Oct 2023 · 27 minutes
Why You Need a Job Search Strategy (and How to Do It), with Amy Santee

In the world of job seekers, strategy might seem like the last thing you need. After all, you’ll do just... more

27 Sep 2023 · 26 minutes
How to Use Stories in Your Job Search, with Elizabeth Bachman

If you walk into an interview planning to share “just the facts,” you’ll be quickly forgotten. Stories are what grab... more

20 Sep 2023 · 24 minutes
7 Ways to Revamp Your Resume Fast, with Ashley Faison

If you need to update your resume quickly, you need to know which factors make the biggest impact. How much... more

13 Sep 2023 · 26 minutes
How to Talk About Resume Gaps After a Career Break, with Elena Giorgetti

Have you taken time off to care for children, elderly parents, or your own mental or physical health? If you’re... more

06 Sep 2023 · 26 minutes
Questions You Must Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer, with Gaby Rosenada Valdes

You’ve got the offer. You’re ready to start your new job. But before you accept, you must have all the... more

30 Aug 2023 · 26 minutes
10 Myths About Job Search Salary Negotiations Debunked, with Brandon Bramley

Are you afraid to negotiate salary and benefits because you think the employer may pull the offer? Refusing to negotiate... more

23 Aug 2023 · 26 minutes
With Job Applications, Quality is Always Better than Quantity, with Banji Alo

If you’re sending out hundreds of applications a week, you need to stop immediately. Quantity will never achieve the results... more

16 Aug 2023 · 26 minutes
Know Your Values Before You Start Your Job Search, with Ursala Garbrecht

When job hunting, it’s easy to think more about your skillset and qualifications than whether or not the job suits... more

09 Aug 2023 · 26 minutes
How to Overcome Ageism in Your Job Search, with Alex Motta

We like to think that ageism isn't a thing in our job market, but that’s not true. Age is very... more

02 Aug 2023 · 24 minutes
Think About More than Money When Negotiating a Job Offer, with Elizabeth Robillard

Many people think that salary is the only thing you need to negotiate in the midst of a job offer.... more

26 Jul 2023 · 25 minutes
How to Sell Yourself in a Job Interview When Changing Careers, with Mpume Ncube-Daka

Changing career fields can be tricky; you have to convince a hiring manager that your previous skills can be transferred... more

19 Jul 2023 · 25 minutes
How to Overcome Your Job Search Fears, with Soma Ghosh

Finding a new job isn’t easy, and when we experience fear, it can discourage us from even trying. How can... more

12 Jul 2023 · 24 minutes
Tips and Tricks for Responding to a Salary Offer, with Crystal Granger

You’ve got a job offer, and the salary is more than you expected. You can’t wait to accept. Hold on... more

05 Jul 2023 · 25 minutes
Staying Open and Curious: Bridget Bimrose’s Job Search Success Story

Why should you pay attention to the job market if you aren’t looking for a new job? On this bonus... more

03 Jul 2023 · 18 minutes
Why You Need to Stop Sending Out Angry Applications, with Brandi Oldham

You’ve had a bad day at work, and so you go home, jump on the Mac’s List job board, and... more

28 Jun 2023 · 26 minutes
What You Should Expect From an Employer as a Candidate, with Kevin Grossman

As a job seeker, what should you expect in the way of communication from the employer? Find Your Dream Job... more

21 Jun 2023 · 26 minutes
How to Overcome Fear Holding You Back in Your Job Search, with Connie Steele

Fear is a common emotion when you’re in a job search. Fear of the unknown, fear of making a mistake,... more

14 Jun 2023 · 28 minutes
Want to Get the Interview? You Need a Targeted Resume, with Heather McBride

The most effective resume is one that is targeted for the specific job you want. Your resume should match the... more

07 Jun 2023 · 25 minutes
Taking a Proactive Approach: Natalie Roger’s Job Search Success Story

Statistics show that more jobs are gained through referrals than in any other way. How do you ensure that your... more

05 Jun 2023 · 18 minutes
Why You Need to Be a Picky Job Seeker (And How to Do It), with Stephanie Mansueto

Are you feeling demoralized by rejection in your job search? Has the “numbers game” made you feel like a loser?... more

31 May 2023 · 25 minutes
The Power of Knowing Your Audience in a Job Interview, with Kisha Hicks

If you walk into an interview without knowing your audience, chances are, you give generic answers to specific questions. What... more

24 May 2023 · 24 minutes
A Great Job Search Begins with You Knowing Yourself, with Mark Allred

You’re ready to find your dream job, so you’re sending out hundreds of applications every week. But is that the... more

17 May 2023 · 26 minutes
What Makes You Special: How to Stand Out in a Job Interview, with Lena Sernoff

Are you getting interviews but no offers? Maybe it’s time to change tactics and figure out how to differentiate yourself... more

10 May 2023 · 27 minutes
How to Build Confidence in Your Job Search, with John Tarnoff

If you go into a job search with low self-confidence, it could affect whether you get a job offer. But... more

03 May 2023 · 26 minutes
Create Your Own North Star: Jenny Mack-Christensen Job Search Success Story

Job loss can be a great opportunity to examine whether you’re in the right field. On this bonus episode of... more

01 May 2023 · 18 minutes
Why Your Resume Isn’t Working and What to Do About It, with Mary Southern

If you’re sending out hundreds of resumes every week and getting no interviews, Find Your Dream Job guest Mary Southern... more

26 Apr 2023 · 26 minutes
How to Tell Your Career Story in Your Job Application, with Scott Clyburn

One way to stand out above other applicants is by telling a compelling story- your career story. But research shows... more

19 Apr 2023 · 25 minutes
How to Juggle Two Job Offers (And Not Burn Your Bridges), with Martin McGovern

The opposite of not getting a job offer is receiving multiple offers. How do you handle not knowing which offer... more

12 Apr 2023 · 27 minutes
Is Self Criticism Stopping You in Your Job Search? with Victoria Hepburn

Self-criticism can be a success killer for a job seeker. It causes you to feel like a failure before you... more

05 Apr 2023 · 25 minutes
How to Overcome a Lack of Career Clarity: Jasmin Huila’s Job Search Success Story

Have you had a series of jobs, but they don’t feel like exactly what you want? If you want to... more

03 Apr 2023 · 14 minutes
How Content Creation Helps Your Job Search (and How to Do It), with Orlando Haynes

If you’re a job seeker, you’re likely using LinkedIn to help you find your next position, but are you using... more

29 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
Why You Need a Cover Letter (And How to Do It), with Nicole Fortner

Some say the cover letter is dead, but that’s not true, according to Find Your Dream Job guest Nicole Fortner.... more

22 Mar 2023 · 23 minutes
How to Use LinkedIn Strategically in Your Job Search, with Karen Sharp-Price

Maybe you have a LinkedIn profile, and you occasionally scroll your homepage on the platform, but there are other things... more

15 Mar 2023 · 28 minutes
How to Bounce Back from Rejection, with Larnell Vickers

How do you keep pressing forward when rejection makes you want to quit? Find Your Dream Job guest Larnell Vickers... more

08 Mar 2023 · 24 minutes
Keep an Eye on Your Dream Organization: Shelby Danzer’s Job Search Success Story

Should you wait until you need a new job to explore openings? Absolutely not, according to Shelby Danzer (https://www.linkedin.com/in/shelby-danzer/), our... more

06 Mar 2023 · 15 minutes
What to Do When You’re Getting Interviews but No Offers, with Lorraine Rise

Nothing is more frustrating for a job seeker than to think an interview went well and then to find out... more

01 Mar 2023 · 26 minutes
How to Read Between the Lines of a Job Posting, with Kat Kibben

Job postings haven’t changed much in the last century; postings from 1920 look suspiciously similar to those of 2020. But... more

22 Feb 2023 · 26 minutes
Identity Crisis? How to Realign Your Career with Your Life, with Elaine Lou Cartas

Are you a few years into a job that no longer excites you, or worse, makes you feel unsuccessful and... more

15 Feb 2023 · 27 minutes
Why Weak Ties Matter in Your Job Search (and How to Use Them), with Rob Kim

Many times, getting a job depends on who you know. If you have a strong network, your odds of finding... more

08 Feb 2023 · 27 minutes
Leveraging LinkedIn: Jesse Friedman’s Job Search Success Story

We all know the importance of having a well-built LinkedIn page. But did you know that recruiters use LinkedIn to... more

06 Feb 2023 · 16 minutes
Quiet Firing: What It Is and What to Do About It, with Trevor Houston

Quiet quitting has been in the news recently, but are you familiar with quiet firing? According to Find Your Dream... more

01 Feb 2023 · 26 minutes
Three Questions to Ask Before You Leave Your Job, with Alicia Ramsdell

How do you know if you should leave your current job for a new one? And how can you ensure... more

25 Jan 2023 · 27 minutes
How to Take a Human Approach to Your Job Search, with Mia Williams

Job seekers are nervous. If you’ve had a recent interview, you can probably identify with that statement. But there is... more

18 Jan 2023 · 27 minutes
How Older Workers Can Project Confidence in A Job Search, with Scott Jacobs

Ageism is alive and thriving, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only made it stronger. If you’re an older worker looking... more

11 Jan 2023 · 23 minutes
How to Know Where a Company Is in Its Equity Journey, with Mark Kajitani

Too often, job seekers work to secure a position without thinking about how they will be treated within the company... more

04 Jan 2023 · 26 minutes
Managing Expectations: Kellie Gordon’s Job Search Success Story

Have you ever been ghosted by an employer after an interview? Perhaps you’ve even spent hours providing work samples, only... more

03 Jan 2023 · 20 minutes
How to Talk About Your Strengths in a Job Interview, with Gregory Heller

It’s easy to tell a hiring manager about the specific successes you had in past positions. What’s not so easy... more

21 Dec 2022 · 26 minutes
Navigating a Job Search as a Person of Color, with Maria Granados

As a person of color, you face unique challenges during a job search. How do you overcome those challenges to... more

14 Dec 2022 · 26 minutes
Top Reasons to Stay in Your Current Job, with Bethany Mills

It might seem like changing jobs is the only way to get what you want out of your career. But... more

07 Dec 2022 · 27 minutes
Creating a Meaningful Life: Jessica Ventura’s Job Search Success Story

Preparation should be your number one priority when searching for your next job. But how do you prepare well for... more

05 Dec 2022 · 18 minutes
Why You Should Say What You Want in a Job Interview, with Leah Gagliano

If you aren’t clear about what you want in a job, you may find yourself unhappy and unfulfilled at work.... more

30 Nov 2022 · 27 minutes
Why You Should Get a Local Government Job and How to Do It, with Anna Morgan

Government jobs are plentiful, but there are fewer candidates than ever before. If you’ve wondered if you should apply for... more

23 Nov 2022 · 27 minutes
How to Get Your Foot in the Door When You Don't Have the Right Experience, with Gillian Williams

In this job seeker’s market, you don’t usually need 100% of the qualifications to apply for your dream job. What... more

16 Nov 2022 · 29 minutes
How to Find an Employer Where You Belong, with Rhodes Perry

How do you find a company where you feel connected, supported, and have a sense of pride in your accomplishments?... more

09 Nov 2022 · 26 minutes
Digging Deep into Self Exploration: Josh Belzman’s Job Search Success Story

Are you ready for a change in your job situation, but you aren’t getting called back after interviews? If you’re... more

07 Nov 2022 · 20 minutes
5 Questions to Ask Before You Make a Career Change, with Kelli Thompson

How do you decide whether to stay at your company or look for a position elsewhere? It all boils down... more

02 Nov 2022 · 30 minutes
How to Look for Work When You’re About to Become a New Parent, with Emily Lamia

It’s an exciting time of life; you're having a baby! But how do you make your next career move when... more

26 Oct 2022 · 28 minutes
How to Position Yourself to Get the Best Salary Offer, with Kimberly Brown

It might seem polite not to negotiate salary, but you are affecting your entire future when you don’t. An extra... more

19 Oct 2022 · 25 minutes
Why Your Career Story Matters Most in a Job Interview, with Melissa Magaña

We all dread the question, tell me about a time you made a mistake in your job. But if we... more

12 Oct 2022 · 27 minutes
How to Make the Most of a Job Seekers Market, with Beth Gibbs

A job seeker’s market means you have more control over the process of finding your next position. Even if you... more

05 Oct 2022 · 26 minutes
Working with a Professional: Aaron Kier’s Job Search Success Story

Have you ever considered starting your own business while still looking for your dream job? On this bonus episode of... more

03 Oct 2022 · 20 minutes
Why You Must be Authentic in a Job Interview, with Danelle Robertson

Preparing for an interview is non-negotiable; you must go in ready to answer questions about your skills, experience, and goals.... more

28 Sep 2022 · 23 minutes
How to Market Yourself into the Job You Want, with Liesl Forve

Today’s job market requires more than filling out applications. It requires knowing how to market yourself. If you don’t know... more

21 Sep 2022 · 27 minutes
How to Find Employers that Offer Good Work-Life Balance, with Marcett Banks

If you don’t have a good work-life balance, you will deal with higher stress levels and less satisfaction at work.... more

14 Sep 2022 · 27 minutes
How to Unleash the Power of LinkedIn to Get Your Dream Job, with Omar Garriott

We hear about the importance of using LinkedIn as a networking tool and for finding a great job. But why... more

07 Sep 2022 · 31 minutes
Tapping Into Community: Rae Rawls Dunnaville’s Job Search Success Story

When your life changes, whether through becoming a parent or something else, you need an employer who cares about your... more

06 Sep 2022 · 20 minutes
How to Create Structure for Your Job Search, with Emily Wong

It can seem like the most natural thing to do; you want a job, so you dive into the deep... more

31 Aug 2022 · 29 minutes
How To Get Your Foot in The Door at Your Dream Company, with Mike Stroud

You have clarity on your next job; you know the company and the position that will be your dream come... more

24 Aug 2022 · 29 minutes
Five Steps Millennials Can Take Now to Change Careers, with José Miguel Longo

It’s not unusual to switch careers several times in your life, but your first time can be nerve-wracking. Find Your... more

17 Aug 2022 · 28 minutes
How to Talk About Bad Work Experiences in a Job Interview, with Stephanie Heath

There are many reasons you may have had a negative work experience; the question is, how do you communicate it... more

10 Aug 2022 · 29 minutes
How to Show An Employer You’re the Best Person for the Job, with John Neral

Do you get nervous before and during an interview? That’s natural, says Find Your Dream Job guest John Neral. After... more

03 Aug 2022 · 27 minutes
A Job Market in Flux: Jenny Affan’s Job Search Success Story

A job search can be grueling. Hours and hours spent on perfecting your resume, sending in applications, networking, and interviewing... more

01 Aug 2022 · 17 minutes
How to Get Ready for Any Behavioral Interview Question, with Porschia Parker-Griffin

Are you ready to answer the question, “How have you handled failure in past positions?” If not, you’re not ready... more

27 Jul 2022 · 27 minutes
What Matters Most When A Recruiter Looks at Your Resume, with Keirsten Greggs

Seven seconds. That’s how much time a recruiter spends on an initial resume scan. What can you do to make... more

20 Jul 2022 · 27 minutes
Why Candidates Are in the Driver’s Seat and (How to Make the Most of It), with Sha Lee Hornsby

For the first time in decades, there are more jobs open than people who want them. What does this mean... more

13 Jul 2022 · 28 minutes
Tips for Standing Out in a Crowded Field of Candidates, with Jackie Dunckley

Hiring managers are sorting through hundreds of applications for each job opening they post. What can you do to stand... more

06 Jul 2022 · 26 minutes
Utilizing Your Network: Judge Kemp’s Job Search Success Story

If there is a specific company or field you want to get into, how long are you willing to persevere... more

05 Jul 2022 · 21 minutes
What Dating Mistakes Can Teach You About Job Interviews, with Matthew Sorensen

If you don’t have interviewing experience, you might wonder how to succeed at them. But if you’ve ever been on... more

29 Jun 2022 · 28 minutes
How to Predict Job Interview Questions (And Answer Them), with Max Chan

You don’t have to be nervous about interview questions if you know what to expect. But how can you predict... more

22 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
How to Convince an Employer You’re the Right Person for the Job, with Priscilla Weninger Bulcha

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” It may be a cliche, but when interviewing for... more

15 Jun 2022 · 25 minutes
Why Women Don't Negotiate Salary (and How to Do it Well), with Tejal Wagadia

You’ve been offered a job and you’re seriously considering accepting but the salary isn’t quite what you had hoped for.... more

08 Jun 2022 · 26 minutes
The Bonding Power of Happy Hour: Jake Neilson’s Job Search Success Story

Not many people enjoy networking, but what if it looked different than you imagine? What if, instead of walking into... more

06 Jun 2022 · 18 minutes
Should You Work with a Career Coach (And What to Look For)?, with Sonja Price

You’re ready to make a change in your career but you’re not sure of the exact direction you want to... more

01 Jun 2022 · 29 minutes
Getting Clarity About What Career Happiness Means to You, with Al Dea

You feel unhappy at work but you aren't sure what to do about it. Should you look for a new... more

25 May 2022 · 29 minutes
Why You’re Not Hearing Back from Employers (and What You Can Do About It), with Brenda Abdilla

You need a job and you need it now. So it can be frustrating when you apply for positions, maybe... more

18 May 2022 · 26 minutes
How to Talk About Your COVID Career Gaps, with Esther Leonard

Gaps on a resume are no longer the red flag they used to be; the COVID pandemic has made gaps... more

11 May 2022 · 28 minutes
How to Answer the Most Common Job Interview Questions, with Madeline Mann

Do you ever leave an interview feeling like the hiring manager knows nothing about you? That’s a response we hear... more

04 May 2022 · 28 minutes
Starting Fresh in a New City: Clarke Hylton’s Job Search Success Story

Searching for your next job can lead to discouragement and even despair. Where do you find the motivation to keep... more

02 May 2022 · 18 minutes
How to Prepare for a Job Interview, with Thaddeus B. Dunn

You’ve been called in for an interview. That’s great news! Now, it’s time to prepare. Do you know how to... more

27 Apr 2022 · 28 minutes
Why You Shouldn’t Fear Applicant Tracking Systems, with Matt Warzel

Merely mentioning the words “applicant tracking system” can strike fear in the heart of a job seeker. We tend to... more

20 Apr 2022 · 25 minutes
Why Networking Isn’t a Dirty Word and How to Do It Well, with Bob Gerst

If the thought of walking into a ballroom filled with hundreds of people makes you nervous, you’re not alone. But... more

13 Apr 2022 · 26 minutes
Should You Apply if You’re Not the Perfect Candidate? with Jonaed Iqbal

Have you skipped applying for a job you would love because you don’t have 100% of the qualifications in the... more

06 Apr 2022 · 25 minutes
Building a Strong Network: Doug Hunter’s Job Search Success Story

It’s natural to withdraw from others when you’re jobless, but that’s not the best way to help yourself through a... more

04 Apr 2022 · 18 minutes
How to Market Yourself as a New Graduate to Employers, with Dr. Ciera Graham

Are you a recent college graduate who’s ready to enter the job market? If so, it is essential that you... more

30 Mar 2022 · 25 minutes
How to Tell Your Story in a Job Interview, with Dan Hahn

Every employer says, “Tell me about yourself.” If you don’t prepare your answer before the interview, you miss an opportunity... more

23 Mar 2022 · 26 minutes
How to Juggle a Job Search When You’re a Working Mom, with Mona Johnson

For working moms looking for their next career opportunity, it can be difficult to balance parenthood, volunteer work, and their... more

16 Mar 2022 · 25 minutes
How to Find Work if You Have Criminal Convictions, with Ty Reed

Seventy-seven million adults have a criminal record, and while discrimination is illegal, employers do have the right to ask about... more

09 Mar 2022 · 28 minutes
Showing up as Your Unique Self: Emma Holland’s Job Search Success Story

Rejection is a part of the job search that we don’t like to talk about. No matter who you are,... more

07 Mar 2022 · 23 minutes
Turning Adversity into Positive Career Traits, with Oscar Garcia

Have you dealt with circumstances so difficult, you’re afraid nobody will hire you again? Find Your Dream Job guest, Oscar... more

02 Mar 2022 · 26 minutes
What to Do When Getting a Better Job Feels Impossible, with Megan Leatherman

If you’re in a period of stagnation at work, it can seem too hard to look for something better. A... more

23 Feb 2022 · 27 minutes
How to Create a Career Advantage, with Monique Betty

If you’re investing all of your focus into your current job, you are not setting yourself up for future success.... more

16 Feb 2022 · 26 minutes
How to Find Your Passion and Purpose in Life, with Andrea Koppel

Any job search is easier if you know what you’re looking for. Too many job seekers settle for a job... more

09 Feb 2022 · 26 minutes
Networking Opens New Opportunities: Melissa Erickson’s Job Search Success Story

The majority of open positions are never posted on job boards, but rather, are filled in-house or through networking. Having... more

07 Feb 2022 · 21 minutes
Stop Applying for Jobs You Don’t Want, with Ebony Joyce

If you’re in a hurry to switch jobs, you’re likely to find yourself in another job you dislike as much... more

02 Feb 2022 · 26 minutes
Why a Winning Mindset Matters in Your Job Search, with Juliet Murphy

Looking for a job is exhausting, and it can make even the strongest of us doubt ourselves. How can you... more

26 Jan 2022 · 24 minutes
Why You Need To Stop Panic Applying for Job, with Cassie Spencer

We’ve all been there - it’s 10:00 at night and we’re hitting “apply” on every possible opportunity we see on... more

19 Jan 2022 · 25 minutes
How to Write Your Resume Like a Salesperson, with Claire Davis

What does your resume look like? Is it a list of your experience by year, followed by a summary of... more

12 Jan 2022 · 28 minutes
Be the Boss of Your Job Search Campaign, with Rupert French

Are you approaching your job search like a loser? Those are harsh words, but if you’re spending hours searching job... more

05 Jan 2022 · 27 minutes
Fundraising for Social Justice: Em Bookstein’s Job Search Success Story

You’re ready to switch careers, maybe even career fields. You’ve got an idea of what you want to do but... more

03 Jan 2022 · 21 minutes
3 Ways Job Hunting Has Changed Because of COVID 19, with Renata Bernarde

Job seeking in an ongoing pandemic has brought many changes to how we look for work. In-person meetings are nearly... more

29 Dec 2021 · 28 minutes
How to Use Humor in a Job Interview, with Loren Greiff

If you have a tendency to feel anxious during interviews, maybe it’s time to incorporate some well-timed humor. Humor can... more

22 Dec 2021 · 25 minutes
How to Rewrite Your Resume for a Career Change, with Melanie Denny

One of the challenges of changing career fields is convincing a hiring manager that your previous jobs prepared you for... more

15 Dec 2021 · 23 minutes
Why You Aren’t Getting Hired in a Tight Job Market, with Cathy Lanzalaco

You don’t have to search far to see companies hiring these days; it seems there are openings everywhere. But that... more

08 Dec 2021 · 25 minutes
Staying True to Your Values: Steph Routh’s Job Search Success Story

What happens when you find the job you feel you were made for but your background and experience don’t seem... more

06 Dec 2021 · 21 minutes
Stop Selling Yourself Short in Your Job Search, with Dr. Carol Parker Walsh

The skills listed in a job posting aren’t the only things you need to focus on in a job search.... more

01 Dec 2021 · 27 minutes
Finding Mentors for a Career Pivot, with Kwan Segal

Switching careers is a challenge at best and can become overwhelming. What if there was a way to shorten the... more

24 Nov 2021 · 27 minutes
How to Beat Procrastination in Your Job Search, with Ursina Teuscher

Do you know it’s time to look for a new job but you keep putting it off? Maybe it seems... more

17 Nov 2021 · 27 minutes
The Biggest Mistake Most Job Seekers Make, with Markell Morris

Are you spreading the net too wide when it comes to looking for your next job? You need to remain... more

10 Nov 2021 · 28 minutes
How to Answer Any Interview Question, with Ryan E. Yip

Preparing for behavioral interview questions is a crucial part of any job search. But what if you don’t have a... more

03 Nov 2021 · 29 minutes
Be Precise in What You Want: Daniel Thornton’s Job Search Success Story

Whether you’re afraid of backlash or of being let go, it can feel scary to tell your boss or coworkers... more

01 Nov 2021 · 24 minutes
Why You Need to Network Intentionally, with Justin Chin

Every job seeker knows the importance of networking. However, just talking to a lot of random people isn’t the way... more

27 Oct 2021 · 25 minutes
How to Brand Yourself for a Nonprofit Job Search, with Dr. Jasmine Escalera

If you’ve decided to pursue a career in nonprofit work, it’s likely because you have a passion for the mission... more

20 Oct 2021 · 25 minutes
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... more

13 Oct 2021 · 27 minutes
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.... more

06 Oct 2021 · 27 minutes
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... more

04 Oct 2021 · 19 minutes
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.... more

29 Sep 2021 · 26 minutes
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... more

22 Sep 2021 · 26 minutes
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... more

15 Sep 2021 · 26 minutes
Bringing Your Authentic Self To Work, with Meghan Prichard

We often hear about the importance of authenticity in the workplace. But how can you show your authentic self at... more

13 Sep 2021 · 18 minutes
How to Write a Value-Based Resume, with Pamela Leone

If your resume simply lists your skills and qualifications, it won’t grab the attention of a hiring manager. Your resume... more

08 Sep 2021 · 28 minutes
The 10 Truths of Job Transition, with Peter Paskill

Are you trying to transition to a new position or field? If so, you need to go into the process... more

01 Sep 2021 · 27 minutes
Why You Need Your Own Career Advisory Board, with Nii Ato Bentsi-Enchill

Networking is a great way to get input as you progress in your career, but networking alone can’t help you... more

25 Aug 2021 · 29 minutes
Why Employee Experience Matters During Your Job Search, with Joni Roylance

As job seekers, it’s natural to focus on the skillset and benefits of a position. But those aren’t typically the... more

18 Aug 2021 · 27 minutes
How to Leverage Your Unique Value to Get Your Next Job, with Kevin D. Turner

Are you hopeful that having a large skill set will help you land your next job faster? That’s not necessarily... more

11 Aug 2021 · 28 minutes
3 Things You Must Do to Work Well with Recruiters, with AJ Eckstein

Working with a recruiter can be a great way to find your next position, but finding a recruiter or getting... more

04 Aug 2021 · 29 minutes
Equity Through Education, with Joseph Hernandez

We all know that networking is a crucial piece of the job seeker’s puzzle. However, networking alone won’t get you... more

02 Aug 2021 · 19 minutes
How to Make Networking Part of Your Daily Routine, with Lav Chintapalli

Networking: a word that can strike fear even in the most outgoing of job seekers. But what if you fear... more

28 Jul 2021 · 25 minutes
How Introverts Can Take The Work Out of Networking, with Brad Minton

If you’re an introvert, the idea of networking can make you feel exhausted before you even head out the door... more

21 Jul 2021 · 29 minutes
How to Find an Inclusive Workplace, with Victor Cato

If you’d love a job where you feel seen and understood, where the culture is positive and you feel fulfilled,... more

14 Jul 2021 · 25 minutes
Setting Clear Priorities and Knowing Your Purpose, with Jennifer Eskridge

Too many people think that job boards are the magic ticket to their dream position. Yes, job boards serve a... more

12 Jul 2021 · 16 minutes
How to Sell Yourself During a Career Pivot, with Roshaunda Green

You can expect to switch jobs several times during your working life. But if you’re ready to try an entirely... more

07 Jul 2021 · 27 minutes
Follow Up Mistakes to Avoid, with Mike Bird

Asking for help during a job search is a no-brainer; we need others to help us make connections, identify our... more

30 Jun 2021 · 28 minutes
How to Write Your Personal Mission Statement, with Greg Flores

One of the challenges of a job search is finding a position that represents your values and concerns. How can... more

23 Jun 2021 · 26 minutes
How to Deal with Long-Term Unemployment, with Sonal Bahl

Life is unpredictable, and sometimes that includes long-term absences from the workforce but a long-term absence doesn’t have to hold... more

16 Jun 2021 · 28 minutes
Job Search Advice You Need to Ignore, with Kamara Toffolo

As a job seeker, you have hundreds of podcasts, career coaches, and websites where you can find advice on how... more

09 Jun 2021 · 27 minutes
Jumping Out of Your Comfort Zone, with Kelly Anderson

We often talk about the difficulties of finding your next job, but what if you get an offer fairly quickly... more

07 Jun 2021 · 21 minutes
Why you Need to Stop Applying for Every Job, with Serena Chan

If you’ve been laid off or need to find a job quickly, you might feel tempted to send your resume... more

02 Jun 2021 · 27 minutes
How to Identify Your Unique Skills and Talents, with Kay Kirkman

As a job seeker, it’s your responsibility to know what skills and abilities you have that set you apart from... more

26 May 2021 · 29 minutes
How to Reinvent Your Personal Brand for a Career Pivot, with Erica Mattison

A personal brand is more important than ever in today’s job market, and if you hope to switch careers, your... more

19 May 2021 · 24 minutes
How to Get a Social Impact Job, with Erin Ewart

It’s not unusual to want to make a positive impact in the world, even in your career, but most people... more

12 May 2021 · 26 minutes
Why Limiting Career Beliefs Matter and How to Beat Them, with Dr. Tega Edwin

Do you struggle to make tough career decisions or ask for the salary you deserve in a job interview? Maybe... more

05 May 2021 · 27 minutes
Moving Forward After a Layoff, with Blair Denniberg

Layoffs are discouraging in the best of times, but when you lose your job during a global pandemic, finding a... more

03 May 2021 · 22 minutes
How to Identify What Makes You Fabulous, with Kyle Elliott

One of the most important things you can do as a job seeker is to stand out from the crowd,... more

28 Apr 2021 · 26 minutes
How to Move Up in Your Company, with Tristan Layfield

If you feel bored or discontent at work, maybe it’s time to seek a new position- in your current company.... more

23 Apr 2021 · 28 minutes
Find Your Dream Job: Insider Tips for Finding Work, Advancing your Career, and Loving Your Job
How to Get a Social Impact Job, with Erin Ewart
Find Your Dream Job: Insider Tips for Finding Work, Advancing your Career, and Loving Your Job

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