A List: What's Your Favorite Career Inspiration Movie?

By J.T. O'Donnell I love movies. Especially, funny ones. I've never been into horror or gore flicks. And after having kids, I tend to shy away from anything depressing. I'm an optimist by nature and trying to stay that way. Thus, when there's time for a movie in my life, it's usually a comedy...and I'm talking bad boy/girl humor at that. I'm sure I'm going to lose a few readers when they learn my movie tastes are generally, shall we say, not that intellectually challenging. Yet, it's time I came clean. I love movies like Dodgeball, Superbad and Old School. They just make me belly laugh out loud. All of them involve the underdog winning - my kind of flick. This weekend, I'm going to have a chance to watch a movie in peace. A rare luxury for me these days. Hubby's out of town, kids in bed, Smartfood and Vitamin Water on my lap - and the big screen all to myself. When I thought of a new movie to rent - I went blank. So, it occurred to me that I should ask for some suggestions. Then I had an idea: What if I invite readers to help me make a comprehensive list of career-related movies that people should be watching right now? You know, movies that have the right message and inspiration for our current job climate. Funny or serious, I want to know from all of you what films can help us get in the right mindset to deal with this crummy economy and bad job outlook. Let's hear it! Based on your feedback, I might even post a vote and create the 'Top 10 Career Movies to Watch in 2009.' Sound good? Okay then, post your movie pics below to help us get started.

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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Back in March, we made the hard decision to change our private Facebook group of over 37 THOUSAND members to a fee-based only platform.

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if a recruiter called you a day EARLY for your phone interview (and you were NOT PREPARED!)

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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