J.T. O'Donnell

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J.T. O'Donnell is a career and workplace expert who founded the top-ranked career advice site, CAREEREALISM.com. In 2009, she launched CareerHMO, the first on-line career care membership site which specializes in curing chronic career pain.

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Graduation Tip: How To Make $1,000,000/Year

Graduation Tip: How To Make $1,000,000/Year

What you need to know about making more money

A student asked me how he could make $1,000,000/year. This is what I told him... Read More »

Does 'Out-of-Work' Mean Damaged Goods?

Does 'Out-of-Work' Mean Damaged Goods?

Don't let being let go hurt your chances of getting hired

Were you let go and fear employers see you as damaged goods? If so, read this... Read More »

A Breakdown Of 10 Common Career Struggles

A Breakdown Of 10 Common Career Struggles

Tackle these difficult work situations one step at a time

Detailed and practical advice for some of the most common situations jobseekers and unhappy workers find themselves in. Read More »

Best Way To Explain Your Job-Jumping Past

Best Way To Explain Your Job-Jumping Past

Don't let job-jumping hurt your chances of getting hired

Is a job-jumping past hurting your search for work? Learn how to show employers your diverse past makes you a great candidate for the job. Read More »

How to Survive 3 Layoffs in 2 Years & Still Get a Job Quickly

How to Survive 3 Layoffs in 2 Years & Still Get a Job Quickly

From unemployed to popping champagne - jobseeker success story

What do you do when you get laid-off 2X in 6 months? You seek career advice to help you build a gameplan to change your job search strategy and career path. Read More »

How I Went From Miserable Executive to Thriving & Happy Business-of-One

How I Went From Miserable Executive to Thriving & Happy Business-of-One

Learn the secret to finding career happiness on your own

J.T. O'Donnell shares how she used the Career L.U.C.K. process she showcases on AOL to find the career satisfaction she always wanted. Read More »

It's Never Too Late To Change Careers

It's Never Too Late To Change Careers

Best strategy for making the switch to a better career

You can change career directions, but not without a clear gameplan. Learn how to break down the barriers and make the switch. Read More »

Had Big Career Success & Now Struggling To Get A Job? Here's What To Do...

Had Big Career Success & Now Struggling To Get A Job? Here's What To Do...

Tips for convincing employers you're not too experienced

After a successful career, how do you convince employers you will be a good fit for their lower-level jobs? Read More »

How I Learned: Four Tips To Improve Your Self-Confidence

How I Learned: Four Tips To Improve Your Self-Confidence

Stop trying to impress others. Focus on the real purpose for your efforts.

If a lack of self-confidence holds you back from stepping up in your career, these tips could help you get in the game! Read More »

Lunchtime Live! Create Your Own Career Luck With J.T. O'Donnell Tuesday [REPLAY]

Lunchtime Live! Create Your Own Career Luck With J.T. O'Donnell Tuesday [REPLAY]

The secret to making things happen

J.T. O'Donnell of the Career Luck Project takes questions for Jobs Week on how to make your own luck happen. Read More »

How to Get a Job Without A Bachelor's Degree

How to Get a Job Without A Bachelor's Degree

You can get hired, if you know what to do...

Tired of seeing job postings that require a Bachelor's degree? You're not alone! Here's how to get around the requirement so you have a shot at the job you know you are qualified for. Read More »

Career Disappointments Paralyzing You? Do This...

Career Disappointments Paralyzing You? Do This...

Learn how to get back on track and find your confidence

When you've had a couple of career hiccups, what's the cure? Learn how to finally get your career on track and feel confident in your ability to get the success you want. Here's how... Read More »

Career Luck Project: College Degree Won't Get You Hired Without This

Career Luck Project: College Degree Won't Get You Hired Without This

You need to showcase something special to stand out

Learn why one Master's student is failing to get a job offer and what he can do to beat the competition and finally land work Read More »

Caring for Sick Mother Cost Her the Dream Job...Now What?

Caring for Sick Mother Cost Her the Dream Job...Now What?

What to do after a major career setback with your employer

She lost her dream job while caring for her terminally ill mother. Now she wonders if taking a leave of absence ruined her career? Read More »

"Jack-of-all-Trades" Needs A Little Career Luck From AOL

Don't make this classic mistake in job search

Learn how to turn your "jack-of-all-trades" status into a subject-matter expert so you can get the attention of hiring managers. Read More »

Best Way to Be Luckier in Your Career

Best Way to Be Luckier in Your Career

How to create more career luck in your life

Everyone wants a stroke of luck in their career. Here's how to create your own. Read More »

Why Older Workers Should Expect Age Discrimination

Why Older Workers Should Expect Age Discrimination

How to fight back against age discrimination

Today, older workers should anticipate age discrimination. Here's why... Read More »

#1 Simple Secret to Being Liked and Making More $$$ at Work

#1 Simple Secret to Being Liked and Making More $$$ at Work

Get more money with this easy technique

Learn the #1 simple secret to getting ahead at work. Read More »

Should You Return To A Former Employer?

Should You Return To A Former Employer?

10-point checklist to help you decide if it's a good career move

When does it make sense to return to an old employer? 10-point checklist helps you decide if getting hired by a former employer is a good career move. Read More »

When Employers Want Work Samples ... But You Don't Have Any

When Employers Want Work Samples ... But You Don't Have Any

How to present your work when you've got nothing to show for it

Some employers want examples of your work in interviews. What do you do when you don't have any, or can't share your work due to confidentiality? Read More »

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