How To Give (And Receive) An Attitude Adjustment

By J.T. O'Donnell Last week, I wrote about the 4 words that control most career decisions. I was hoping to point out how, in this economy, our country is seeing first-hand why evaluating a person based on what they do for a living is flawed. At the end, I suggested that people stop asking "What do you do?" and start asking, "What do you like to do?" This simple change in approach offers so many benefits. Here are just few: 1) You get the person talking about something they love, which makes them happier. 2) You get to witness the person become relaxed and happy, which will make you feel better. 3) You'll get to know the person more deeply, an important part of effective professional relationship building. 4) The person will remember your interest in them, increasing their respect for you. Need I say more? So, here's my challenge: Ask as many people today as you can what they like to do. Then, come back here and post your experiences. Share with readers the reaction you got and the impact it had. Let's build a post that showcases the power of this simple action. Hey, I'll start: What do YOU like to do? Tell me below so I can get to know you better!

If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Diane submitted. She has recently worked with a co-worker on a group project. When it came time to present the project at a meeting, Diane let her co-worker present. While it went great, the co-worker proceed to take credit for nearly all of Diane's work. Frustrating to say the least!

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if your co-worker took credit for the work you did...right in front of your colleagues AND boss!

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Cam submitted. He's been working at a job for awhile, but recently overheard a hiring manager making fun of a candidate with autism right after an interview-not only awkward, but VERY unprofessional!

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if witnessed a hiring manager at your organization making fun of a candidate who they had just interviewed who had autism.

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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Starting a family is one of the biggest milestones in a person's life. It's in those first few months when a parent can really bond with their newborn and make lifelong memories. However, for some new dads, it can be difficult to juggle being a new parent while remaining dedicated to their career.

Fortunately, some companies have generous paternity leave policies that give new dads the ability to take time off of work to stay home with their child.

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There are LOTS of questions around resume dos and don'ts. There's so much advice out there that it can be overwhelming to try and figure out what's the correct answer.

During our weekly live Office Hours on YouTube, two of our coaches, Ariella Coombs and J.T. O'Donnell, answer questions live from viewers related to their job search, career success, on the job situations and more.

We complied a simple list of what we find to be the most common questions our coaches get about resumes. We hope you find this helpful.

Let's start with the basics...

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