T.A.P. into CAREEREALISM (Get Free, Personalized Help from Career Experts)

(FYI - To enlarge viewing - click on 4 arrows icon.) By J.T. O'Donnell When we came up with the Twitter Advice Project (a.k.a. T.A.P. into CAREEREALISM) 6 weeks ago, we couldn't wait to launch it. However, we knew we needed to work out some logistical kinks and trial run it. Well, that's over and we are ready for PRIME TIME. I taped the video above because it just seemed easier to explain how our new career advice tool works. For those who prefer to read, here's what you need to know: First...You Need to Follow Us On Twitter (@CAREEREALISM) Those who follow us on Twitter get daily career news and perspective in short micro-posts with links to content that help you stay up-to-date and employable. Like our tagline says "EVERY Job is Temporary" - so those who give us 5 minutes a day, 30 minutes a week so we can educate them on important professional topics are using us like their own personal trainer - and getting great results. Guess Who Else Follows Us? (And, They Want to Help YOU!) A lot of career experts are on Twitter and following us too. So, we reached out initially to diverse set of 8 of them and said, "Would you share your expertise with our followers?" It's no surprise, these passionate careerists who love to help others all said 'yes!' @heatherhuhman - journalist & career expert t0 students and young professionals via daily advice column on Examiner.com @glhoffman - author of the extremely successful career blog that runs in the U.S. News & World Report. @sweetcareers - campus career counselor with years of experience and a killer resource blog. @Keppie_Careers - a professional career coach and columnist with years of experience in corporate America. @beneubanks - a career journalist and new HR professional who adds a valuable 'recent grad' perspective. @IPlawMan - an Intellectual Property Lawyer (good to have a lawyer's perspective for those touchy subjects). @gradversity - a student recruitment expert and founder of a blog to help first-time job seekers. @jtodonnell - as the founder of Careerealism.com, I'd like to throw my 2 cents in too! Need Advice? Here's How It Works 1. You sign up for Twitter and follow us (and of course, read our page each day). 2. Send your career question directly to twitter@workitdaily.com so we can post it (anonymously, if you'd like - just tell us). 3. Sit back and watch career experts post direct, personalized career advice for you on our @CAREEREALISM Twitter feed. So...what are you waiting for?! It's time to T.A.P. into CAREEREALISM.

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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