J.T. O'Donnell

J.T. O'DonnellName: J.T. O'Donnell Twitter: @jtodonnell LinkedIn: /in/jtodonnell Personal Website/Blog: www.jtodonnell.com Bio: J.T. is a career strategist and workplace consultant who works with both individuals and corporations helping them make 'work' something to look forward to. She is the founder of CAREEREALISM.com (this site!) and is the author of a book by the same name. She is is also the co-author of the largest nationally syndicated career advice column in the country, "J.T. & Dale Talk Jobs." What's your favorite career related quote? "If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten." (Unknown) What's your favorite part about being a CAREEREALISM-Approved Career Expert? Using technology to help people in real-time. I love that we give collective answers that help the reader get a comprehensive idea of what to do. Articles written by this expert: 3 Strategic + 3 Tactical = 6 Ways to Increase the Chances You’ll Get Hired 10 Things Recruiters Won’t Tell You (But I Will) Can You Handle the Truth? 10 Tips About Careers (That No One Ever Tells You!) What that Job Description REALLY Means Career Truth #1: Brand or Be Branded (Are YOU Willing to Risk What Shows on the Top Fold?) The New Career “Normal” = Get Reckless Gifts vs. Favors: Why One is POWER & Other is POISON to Your Career What Shopping Habits Say About a Job Seeker 10 Ways to Tell if Your Job Search is a Joke Under Pressure: Who’s Most Stressed in Job Search & How You Can Be a Career Hero YIKES! Why it’s Tough to Be a Campus Career Center Today How Corporate America Can Win Back Employee Trust 5 Alternatives to Pulling a Stephen Slater 2 Tips to Being More Referable Job Search? Better Think Location, Location, Location! 2 Reasons We’re Afraid to Ask for Career Help 8 Career Blogs I Read Regularly and Why Like, InShare or Tweet: Which is Right for Your Personal Brand? Is Your Company’s Personality Showing it’s Ugly Side? 4 Ways to Tell if You’re Nobody to Management Conan O’Brien: 8 Tips for Surviving a Near-death Career Experience 10 Secrets to Control Your Boss 3 Employment ‘Bad Boys’ to Avoid 2 Qualities Your Business-of-One Needs What’s More Powerful than Willpower?

When most people think of Nike, they think of shoes, retail stores, and, of course, athletes. That's all true, but there's more. Behind Nike's walls, you'll find the doers and thinkers who design, create, and innovate every day. There are also data scientists who discover and leverage athlete insights to create the future of sport.

You might be surprised to learn about the impact you can have in Data & Analytics at Nike versus at a major tech giant. Nike employees get to work on a wide array of challenges, so if you're obsessed with math, science, computers, and/or data, and you love sport, these stories may inspire you to work at Nike.

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Employee loyalty is something every company longs for. It's estimated employee turnover costs as much as 130-200% of an employee's salary. When a talented, knowledgeable, trained employee leaves, it's bad for business. And, when lots of them leave, it can be the kiss of death.

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the interview situation one of our viewers, Remi submitted. He was in an interview and was asked the question: How many cows are there in Canada right now? - What a weird question but this is a technique that some hiring managers are using these days.

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Kevin submitted. He is a college student who's working a part time job to make ends meet. The manager/owner of the company has become a micro-manager who watches him work on camera and reads his company emails. A bit over the top wouldn't you say?

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All work and no play can create a tense and unwelcoming environment. Studies have shown that employers that offer additional perks have employees that are happier and more loyal to their place of employment. If you are looking for an employer that acknowledges how important it is to give its employees a place to de-stress and bond with their co-workers, check out these companies!

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if you worked for an owner who micro-manages you my watching you work on camera and reading through your company emails.

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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