CAREEREALISM TV - Job Searching in a Recession

This week, author, career strategist and nationally syndicated advice columnist, J.T. O'Donnell, and her co-host, UNH senior, Greg Barrette, discuss the hard reality of finding a job in a recession. ATTENTION College Students and Recent Grads: College teaches you everything EXCEPT how to get the job. This program is for anyone who wants to learn how to find career success in today's troubled economy. Here are some of the things they discuss: Reality Check - Things you should NEVER do in an interview. Special vs. Unique - Why you aren't the first, but you are the second. Trickle-down Effect - How older workers are taking jobs from younger workers. Credit Card Debt - Dos & Don'ts - When to invest in yourself using plastic. Internships - The one thing that can get you a job in a bad economy.


In this week's episode of Well This Happened, we discussed Rich's tough situation.

Rich left his job to take care of a sick family member. Now, 2 years later, Rich is trying to re-enter the work force. However, he's finding it difficult to explain that 2 year gap in his work history during interviews. We asked you how you would answer this question, did you guess correctly? Find out if you won here!

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