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Podcast - How to Become a Columnist Posted on
August 11, 2015 by

How to Become a Columnist

http://traffic.libsyn.com/careerproinc/CareerPro_Podcast_-_How_to_become_a_columnist-FINAL.mp3.mobile_low.mp3   Listen to John M. O’Connor’s conversation with Jeff Davidson on how you can become a columnist.  Today it seems everyone feels a need to share on Facebook, blog on LinkedIn, tweet on Twitter and share on Pinterest.  Do you know some of the classic ways to become a columnist? Award-winning, published author Jeff Davidson […]

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Podcast-Optimism-learn-to-be-intentionally-optimistic-John-OConnor Posted on
August 11, 2015 by

Optimism – How Can We Be Intentionally Optimistic?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/careerproinc/CareerPro_Podcast_-_Optimism__Mixdown-FINAL.mp3.mobile_low.mp3   Becoming optimistic and deploying optimism in your life can be learned, re-learned and applied to create new and better habits. During our career and work life the world, stress, multi-tasking and the pressures of this world can beat even high performers down. Learn how to take back what you can through the power of […]

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June 23, 2015 by

References Matter

Some people that are in career transition underestimate the impact of references. In fact one executive in career transition literally said this to me last week: “John, the last company I worked with didn’t even bother to check my references.” So does that mean you don’t need to nurture your references? You do. Here is […]

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Stand Out from the Crowd Podcast Posted on
June 08, 2015 by

Stand Out From the Crowd – Improve Your Job Search Readiness

http://traffic.libsyn.com/careerproinc/2015_The_Future_Workforce.m4a.mobile_low.mp3 In this podcasts we explore questions on Planning a Job Search Campaign, Logistics of Search, Using Creative Thinking, Competitive Differentiation and Proper Self Promotion. We focus on both the stealthy job search or the full-time job search. 

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Geniune Networking and Branding Posted on
June 08, 2015 by

Genuine Networking and Branding

Beta Gamma Sigma’s Bryan Smith and Stephanie Smith discuss takeaways from the discussion on Branding and Networking with Career Pro’s John M. O’Connor on June 5, 2015 at Prestonwood Country Club.

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Old School Ways to Increase your Brand Awareness Posted on
June 02, 2015 by

Some “Old School” Ways to Increase Your Brand Presence

Is it every day that someone sends me, or my Google alert pops up with, another “secret” to personal branding? A LinkedIn trick. A social media short cut to gain customer loyalty. A never before tip to give a brand edge? How often do we see these great ideas? Every minute of every day? The […]

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Interview Preparation Advice and Primers Posted on
May 18, 2015 by

Interview Preparation Primer

Do you feel lost in a recovering economy career-wise? Are there things you feel you need to do now to recast your average career path into an extraordinary career path? Would you like some kind of basic interview career strategy and thought process that you can use today? In 20+ years of working with top […]

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Three Steps to Check and Build Your Online Brand Posted on
May 12, 2015 by

Three Simple Ways to Check and Build Your Online Brand

You wouldn’t build the world’s finest hotel without first drafting up the architectural plans and laying the best possible foundation. The same applies to your reputation online. ~ Andy Beal in Repped The world is listening and watching your every move. Everything you say online, you scream from the highest building and from the mountaintops. […]

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Dana Gowers, Author of Careering offers Career Tips to CareerPro Inc Posted on
May 12, 2015 by

Dana Gower, Author of Careering Offers Tips to CareerPro Inc.

Dana Gower provided insight, advice and tips regarding the proper creation and care of your brand online.

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Oie Osterkamp Triangle Executive Careers Group Posted on
May 12, 2015 by

Oie Osterkamp The Ronald McDonald House of Durham

Oie Osterkamp presented to CareerPro Inc.’s Triangle Executive Careers Group on volunteerism and perseverance. We encourage all clients to add volunteerism to their career shift and growth strategies. Be sure to check out our Events Page to join us for our next meetup group or contact us to let us know you would be interested […]

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