May 6, 2019
Connieâ€™s Inspiring quote today is by ~ Chris Grosser
â€œOpportunities donâ€™t happen, you create them.â€
Are you finding it difficult to hire quality people to join your organization? Â Or are the folks sending in their resumes not the right fit for the job’s posted? Â Why? Â And how can you get the right people to interview, accept the position and stick around for the long haul?
Maybe itâ€™s time to look at your hiring practices and see where you may be derailing your organization, so you can stop wasting valuable resources like time and money!
Today your host, Connie Whitman, speak with Mac Prichard. Â Mac is the founder and publisher ofÂ Macâ€™s List, an online platform that connects talented professionals with meaningful, local work opportunities. Founded in Portland, Oregon in 2001, Macâ€™s List serves job seekers and employers with a job board as well as courses, books, events, and other resources that bring people together to find better jobs and happier careers.
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 between them by teaching preparation, empathy, and people-focused hiring practices with a practical, nuts-and-bolts style thatâ€™s accessible for everyone. Mac believes in the power of business as a force for good. He is also the author of â€œLand Your Dream Job Anywhereâ€and host of the weekly career advice podcastÂ Find Your Dream Job. Mac is a graduate of the University of Iowa and Harvard Universityâ€™s Kennedy School of Government.
Mac’s List website: Â macslist.org
Find Your Dream Job podcast: Â macslist.org/podcasts
Hiring tips for employers: Â macslist.org/employers