Podcasts are so in right now. From true crime stories to economics, the world of podcasts is enormous. If you haven’t listened to job search podcasts, you should give it a try. Some of the top thought leaders in the career and job search space share their personal knowledge. Many also interview other experts in the field, providing multiple perspectives on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.

While exploring current podcasts, I wanted to make sure each one on the list was the highest quality possible–both in production and information offered. Each of these podcasts offers job seekers something different from the rest, hopefully giving every type of job seeker at least one new favorite job search podcast.

top job search podcast from jobscan

1) The Voice of Job Seekers

mark anthony dyson podcastCareer consultant Mark Anthony Dyson knows the modern job search better than almost anyone–plus, you can just tell he’s cool by his laid-back demeanor. The topics covered in his podcast, The Voice of Job Seekers, are likely the answers you’re asking daily as a modern job seeker. Soak in all of Mark’s knowledge in episodes like, “Give LinkedIn Recommendations More Respect” and “How Job Seekers Can Get Noticed Online.”

Average episode length: 30 minutes

Available on: iTunes, Stitcher and Apple Podcasts

2) Find Your Dream Job

mac prichard podcast - mac's listMac Prichard interviews job search experts each episode who offer valuable tricks of the trade, for example, how to phrase career changes and gaps in your resume in an interview and why you need to think like a hiring manager. The level of expertise each interviewee brings to the table is unparalleled, and Mac’s casual but smart interview style proves his authority in this space.

Average episode length: 30 minutes

Available on: Apple Podcasts

Want more from Mac Prichard? We don’t blame you! Check out courses, books and weekly newsletters by Mac’s List.

3) Career Cloud Radio

Justin Dux Podcast

Career Cloud Radio might just be the podcast on this list with the largest cult following. With more than 11 years worth of episodes available for download, you can binge listen and find out what all the fuss is about! Founded by Chris Russell, Career Cloud Radio is now hosted by Justin Dux. Impressive job search experts (whose credentials are fully laid out at the start of each episode) give job seekers advice on hard-hitting topics like “How to Appeal to Hiring Managers” and “How to Overcome Being Overqualified.” One thing I love about this podcast is that even though episodes go as far back as 2007, the oldest shows still offer advice that can be transferred to the current job search environment.

Average episode length: 30 minutes

Available on: iTunes and Google Play

Check out Jobscan CEO James Hu’s appearance on Career Cloud Radio.

4) Copeland Coaching

angela copeland podcast

Angela Copeland, expert career coach, leads listeners from the job search and through their careers. Listen to topics like “Boomer Career Reinvention” and “How to Nail a Job Interview” with experts in Angela’s circle. This podcast is well-produced and the vibe is almost NPR-like. I find this particular show very easy to digest and actually tune into for the entire episode. Plus, there is such a wide variety of topics to keep listeners from getting bored!

Average episode length: 45 minutes

Available on: Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Alexa Skill, Google Play, TuneIn, YouTube, Classic Feed

I also highly recommend Angela Copland’s TEDx Talk, “How I Broke the Rules and Found My Perfect Job”, to further your job search education.

5) No B.S. Job Search Advice Radio

We’ve mentioned Jeff Altman before and I feel inclined to mention him again. His podcast covers unique topics that you won’t find on any other podcast. For example, a favorite recent episode, “How Do You Get a Job After Being Self Employed for 20 Years” is a must-listen for anyone trying to transition back into the employee workforce. Jeff has a very no B.S. approach to his shows (obviously) but has a kind, understanding way of answering listener questions. In relatively short episodes, No B.S. Job Search Advice Radio covers each topic thoroughly.

Average episode length: 15 minutes

Available on: Apple Podcasts, Stitcher

6) Get Hired with Molly Mapes

Molly Mapes Podcast

Molly Mapes is a career coach and a recruiter, which makes her your best friend as a job seeker. In the Get Hired podcast, Molly answers the questions she hears most often from her own clients. She switches back and forth from the perspective of a career coach to that of a recruiter, giving listeners a well-rounded view of each topic. I love the way she talks to you like you’re a friend, with a casual and understanding voice. A few of my favorite shows include “Why is Job Searching So Hard? Tips to Get You Started” and “Why LinkedIn is Your Job Searching BFF.”

Average episode length: 10 minutes

Available on: Apple Podcasts

7) David Lawrence Recruitment Show

David Lawrence Podcast

Here’s a podcast for the anti-podcast listener. If you think you can’t sit through a whole podcast episode without nodding off, The David Lawrence Recruitment show is for you. It features very short episodes with current expert tips. David Lawrence is the founder of Vine Resources, technology recruitment company. He covers topics like “Do LinkedIn Recommendations Work?” and “Creating Your CV” in a quick but efficient fashion. Listen to his show as you’re starting your job search efforts for the day to give yourself an extra spurt of motivation and knowledge.

Average episode length: 5 minutes

Available on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts

David Lawrence also hosts the Vine Resources podcast, where he interviews successful people in tech, media and more.

8) Manager Tools

Michael Auzenne and Mark Horstman Podcast

Whether you’re searching for a managerial position or not, Manager Tools can help get you prepared. Listen to episodes like “Case Study Interviews” and “Onboarding” to get behind-the-scenes information on how the hiring process works. While exploring job search podcasts, I couldn’t ignore this one. Founded by Michael Auzenne and Mark Horstman, it has nearly 1,000 reviews on Apple Podcasts and a 4.5 rating. If you are hoping to be a manager, this podcast could become a favorite of yours even after your job search has come to an end. With over five years of shows available, there is no shortage of useful material.

Average episode length: 25 minutes

Available on: Apple Podcasts,

If you enjoy Manager Tools, check out their Career Tools podcast next!

9) Talk Talent To Me

Rob Stevenson Podcast

Want to really find out what a recruiter wants? Rob Stevenson’s, Talk Talent To Me helps get you inside the head of the recruiter and learn their hiring strategies. This might not be every job seekers cup of tea, but I think it’s an awesome way to get ahead of the competition and gain insights that will help you now and in later job searches. For example, a recent episode covered the ways in which the interview process has changed in recent years. That is extremely useful information for a job seeker to have! At Jobscan, one of the ways we learn the most about the job search process is by talking with recruiters, so I have learned the value of exploring this perspective first hand.

Average episode length: 45 minutes

Available on: Apple Podcasts, Google Play

10) The Exclusive Career Coach

Lesa Edwards Podcast

Lesa Edwards, Certified Job Search Expert, is the most upbeat, positive podcaster I came across (and we all know how much we need some motivation at certain points in our job search). She makes the job search approachable and even a little bit fun! A few of my favorite episodes are “Active vs. Passive Job Search Strategies” and “Taking Care of You During a Job Transition.” Lesa concentrates on the facts of the job search, but also puts important weight on staying mentally and emotionally positive throughout.

Average episode length: 30 minutes

Available on: Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher


Also check out our top people to follow on LinkedIn and top YouTube channels for job seekers.

top job search podcast from jobscan

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