Mac Prichard / Find Your Dream Job
Here’s our interview with Mac Prichard, the host of the Find Your Dream Job podcast.
Mac hosts a weekly career podcast, “Find Your Dream Job.” Now in its eighth year of production, our show has been downloaded 3.4 million times and ranks in the Top 40 on the Apple Podcast Careers chart. I also run Mac’s List, a regional job board based in Portland that serves job seekers and employers in Oregon and Washington.
Follow Mac on LinkedIn @macprichard, and come meet Mac at PodConf 2023!
How many episodes have you published?
Describe your podcast in 2 or 3 sentences
Find Your Dream Job is the podcast that helps you get hired, have the career you want, and make a difference in life. Every Wednesday, I talk to a different expert about the tools you need to get the work you want.
Why did you start this podcast and what do you love about it?
I started “Find Your Dream Job” to help job seekers learn the skills they need to have fulfilling careers.
I love learning from our guest experts: career coaches, resume and LinkedIn writers, recruiters, and human resources directors.
Who is your target audience?
People who want to find work that matters and have fulfilling careers.
What’s the number 1 thing listeners love about your podcast?
Our focus on practical, actionable job search tips and the opportunity to learn from career experts from across the United States and the globe.
Are you monetizing this podcast? If so, how?
We have an affiliate relationship with a TopResume, and we also invite selected clients of our job board onto the show.
What advice would you give a new podcaster?
Be clear about why you want to do your show, set a launch date, and check in regularly to make sure your podcast is accomplishing the goals you set for it.
What’s your favorite podcast you listen to?
It’s hard to pick one. I regularly listen to other career advice podcasts and shows about podcasting in order to learn from others and improve my own show.
Anything else people should know about you or your podcast?
I always enjoy learning from other podcasters, and I’m excited to spend the day with other Portlanders who podcast.
Where can people follow you?
The best place to connect with me is on LinkedIn, @macprichard