The Job Hunting Podcast - a podcast for well-informed job hunters

97. Two career experts discuss what makes professionals successful at job-hunting - with Mac Prichard.

August 30, 2021

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About our guest, Mac Prichard:

Mac Prichard is on a mission to create more human hiring processes to improve the workforce for all. He is the founder and publisher of Mac’s List, a job board and career hub for the Pacific Northwest. It serves job seekers and employers in Oregon and Washington with its top-tier job board and courses, books, events, and other resources that bring people together to find better jobs and happier careers. Mac’s List became a Certified B Corporation in 2017. 

Mac built two small businesses on the strength of his professional network, and he has taught thousands of people how to grow their careers through relationships with others. Mac shows job seekers and employers how to break down the barriers by teaching empathy, curiosity, and people-focused hiring with a practical, nuts-and-bolts style. He is also the author of the book “Land Your Dream Job Anywhere,” and the host of the weekly career advice podcast Find Your Dream Job. To learn more about Mac and Mac's List, please check his website www.macslist.org and LinkedIn profile linkedin.com/in/macprichard. 

Episode Timestamps:

  • 09:11 - What led Mac to start a job board
  • 14:21 - The importance of understanding how recruitment works
  • 18:33 - How the pandemic affected Mac’s job board and how it’s recovering
  • 21:30 - Professional skills that are important for a post-pandemic workplace
  • 27:52 - Building organizational culture in a virtual world

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About your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Estella Dacuba

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

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