About J.T. O'Donnell

J.T. O'Donnell

J. T. O'Donnell is Founder and CEO of WorkItDaily.com, the largest web-based career coaching service for workers on the internet. LinkedIn: /in/jtodonnell Twitter: @jtodonnell

Recent Articles by J.T.

5 Things Every Job Description Needs in 2019

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As founder of a career-coaching service, I sometimes hear these scenarios from employers: They’ve posted a job on Indeed, received resumes and followed up with their desired candidates. But many candidates weren’t the right fit — and those who were either aren’t responding or say they never applied. 

In my experience, most of these problems are due to “operator error.” …

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The Cover Letter Comeback: Using Disruptive Cover Letters to Find Hidden Talent

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These days, finding the right candidate for an open job can feel next to impossible, especially when your hiring managers are asking for “purple squirrels” — aka impossible sets of candidate criteria. 

Do you ever feel like you’re being asked to find a bilingual brain surgeon who will work for  $10/hour? Impossible, right? If so, you’re not alone. 

So what …

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