JT Talks Jobs

JT Talks Jobs

School taught us everything — except HOW to get the job. That's where J.T. steps in. Join J.T. O'Donnell, a LinkedIn influencer and founder of Work It Daily, as she provides industry-leading insights into job search and career growth. She's on a mission to help 1 million grow their careers, and YOU could be one of them!

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October 26, 2020 30 min

Job interviews are hard, and interviewing during a pandemic feels impossible sometimes. However, you can still land a job during the pandemic — interviews ARE still happening! You just have to get in front of the right people and prove you’re the right fit.

A huge part of proving your worth is nailing the job interview and navigating the new rules of interviewing during this pandemic. In this episode, I'm diving into the secrets...

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This month’s episode of Race & The Workplace is on inspiring a more diverse workforce.

Whether you’re an HR professional, a manager, an employee, or a job seeker — you have the potential to help inspire a more diverse workforce in your industry. Now more than ever, it’s important for us to start an educational discussion on how to cultivate a workplace culture that inspires and creates a diverse workplace. 

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October 12, 2020 26 min

There is nothing worse than applying for a job you REALLY want, only to discover that it’s a scam. As virtual work continues to become part of every day life, job posting scams are on the rise.

If you’re looking for a job right now, you need to know how to spot a job search scam, and what to do to protect yourself. In this episode, I'll show you how to not only spot a job posting scam, but understand it and keep your identity sa...

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September 28, 2020 30 min

A career development plan is essential for any professional who wants a successful career. What is a career development plan, exactly? Essentially, it's an action plan or roadmap that helps you reach your professional goals. 

Unsure where to begin? In this episode, we'll go over how to create a career development plan and how it'll help you achieve your career goals. 

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Join me for this month’s episode of my ongoing series, "Understanding Race In The Workplace" with Stacey Lewis, founder of HR Interrupted.

If you’ve been following along, Stacey has touched on many insightful and informative topics involving race and the workplace. In this episode, we're talking about biases during the hiring process and what you can do to identify them.

Learn more about our guest speaker, Stacey Lewis:

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Finding a job is tough, especially given recent events. But did you know you might be making it even harder on yourself without realizing?

There are some common, unhealthy job search habits many job seekers, unfortunately, fall prey to. The good news? You can remedy this, and get your job search back on track. 

In this episode, I talk about what these bad habits are and how you can kick them to the curb. 

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A lot of things have changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One huge obstacle many job seekers have encountered is how to find a job during this crisis.

This could be changing, however. Virtual career fairs are on the rise, and some job seekers are finding success with them. In this episode, I dive into how to use virtual career fairs to successfully find work. 

PowerToFly, the fastest-growing gender diversity hiring platform is hosti...

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Words mean something. Whether it’s a complex sentence or a two-word answer, what you say has an impact. These impacts can either be positive or negative.

In terms of the workplace, it’s especially important to know what sort of impact your words create and what that means for your professional career and those around you.

In this episode of JT Talks Jobs, I'm joined by Stacey Lewis, founder of HR Interrupted, to talk about langu...

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Making sure you're correctly building your online reputation and brand is always important and even more so during a crisis.

Since everything is virtual these days, making sure you're sending the right message to other professionals about yourself and your brand is crucial.

In this episode, I'll show you how to build your online presence during a crisis and how keeping at it can lead to incredible opportunities.

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August 17, 2020 31 min

We all know that networking is the key to finding a job during times of crisis. But, how do you network effectively while practicing social distancing?

In this episode, I'll go over some tips that will help you successfully navigate your job search while staying in alignment with social distancing guidelines.

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Hi there! The Work It Daily team is SO excited to announce that we're hosting another Virtual Job Search Summit. We hosted our first one back in July, and the energy was so incredible. It was so in-demand that we kept getting asked, "when's the next one?" 

Well, it's coming up soon, folks. The next Virtual Job Search Summit is happening on Tuesday August 18th from 10 a.m .to 4:30 p.m. EST. It's $10 to sign up...

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August 10, 2020 30 min

If you're looking for work right now, you know the competition is tough. However, there are ways you can stand out and get recruiters to contact you for job opportunities. One way you can do this is properly optimizing your LinkedIn profile. 

There are mistakes you have to avoid if you want your profile to stand out. Here are the top three LinkedIn mistakes to avoid post-crisis and what you should be doing instead. 

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Talking about microaggressions can be uncomfortable. However, it's necessary to talk about.

What exactly are microaggressions, and how do you know if you've used them before? In this episode, I sit down with Stacey Lewis, founder of HR Interrupted, to talk about microaggressions and how they can impact the workplace.

Learn more about our special guest, Stacey Lewis:

Never losing sight of her passion to re-engineer the HR ag...

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We are in the middle of a crisis, and emotions are running high for many of us. When this happens, rumors and false information begins to spread. That includes myths about job search during a crisis.

In this episode, I address some of the incorrect myths I’ve heard about finding a job during this time, what’s true, and how you can successfully find a job right now.

Link to free job search webinar: https://workitdaily.lpages.co/how-t...

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July 13, 2020 29 min

If your career isn't growing, it's dying. So, how are you supposed to know if your career isn't growing? What can you do to remedy this and position yourself for career success?

In this episode, I'll reveal three signs that your career isn't growing, and what you can do to start growing it immediately.

Work It Daily's free resources: https://www.workitdaily.com/resources 

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If you're looking for work, it's crucial that your LinkedIn profile is properly optimized. Why? Because if it isn't, recruiters and hiring managers won't be able to find you when they search for job candidates. 

In this episode, I'll walk you through how to optimize your LinkedIn profile so you can get more views and connections — which can lead to you getting some incredible job offers. 

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If you’ve seen the latest unemployment numbers, it should come as no surprise that we're officially in a recession. I don’t say this to scare you — I’m telling you this so you can prepare.

You need to be prepared whether you're looking for a new job, or trying to keep your current one. No matter if you’re searching for a job or are trying to keep your current one, you need to be prepared.

In this episode, I'll teach you h...

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June 24, 2020 28 min

If you're looking for a new job, there's one thing you'll need to succeed at standing out from others: a 30-60-90 day plan. 

This plan will lay out your goals and intentions within the first 30,60, and 90 days on the job to ensure you’re reaching your full potential.

So, where do you start with planning one out? And how do you make sure it's the best it can be? In this episode, I'll tell you how to craft a 30-60-9...

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Myself and my company, Work It Daily, want to be better and more informed about the struggles Black Americans and other minorities face on a daily basis.

We realized that what we do best as a company is educating and providing useful resources to those that need it. That's exactly what we intend to do.

In this episode, I'm joined by Stacey Lewis, founder of HR Interrupted, to talk about how we should be addressing race in th...

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Whether you’re looking for a job, changing careers, or trying to grow in your current position, there is one thing you’ll need to succeed professionally in the post-crisis world.

Any professional hoping to succeed in 2020 MUST have a career growth strategy. With a little bit of planning, you can accomplish great things. In this episode, I'll teach you what a career growth plan is, why you need one, and how to create one that wil...

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