Study To Become A Real Estate Agent Right Now...Are You Kidding? NOPE!

By J.T. O'Donnell Okay, so I don’t need to tell you the real estate market is suffering. Honestly, the average American would call you crazy right now to want to get into this as a profession. But as a career strategist, I’m telling you now is the time for those who have always had an interest in real estate to take some action. Here’s why:

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The best way to assess a career and determine if it is right for you is to ‘try before you buy.’ That means, you need to go beyond what you know about the career (i.e. talks with people in the field) and start to uncover the day-to-day elements to executing the job, maybe even experience what it will take to get the job so you can see if it turns your excitement level for the career up or down. Unfortunately, many people can’t do this. Why? Because the ‘try before you buy’ phase for most careers involves too much education or a major pay cut in an entry-level job. Ahhh, but that’s not the case in real estate. For a few hundred dollars, you can study online and pass your state and national real estate exams in under a month. In doing so, you get a maximum return on your investment because: 1. You will have a certification to add to your existing resume. 2. You can enter the field on a part-time basis and gain experience while the market recovers. 3. You’ll have a more accurate sense of whether or not the career is right for you without having made any dramatic, irreversible decisions. 4. Studying something new will be inspiring and help make your day job feel less stressful. This is the kind of step that makes sense in a tight economy. Learning about a new career and advancing your skills so you are more prepared to enter the career when the time is right is what being a smart professional is all about. Moreover, finding career satisfaction takes a proactive approach. So, if you love real estate, it's time to take action. Click Here For Real Estate Courses on the Internet...

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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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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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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