Our team focuses on helping our clients and stakeholders reach their goals. Through decades of experience, highly individualized strategy, and knowing hiring best practices we partner with you to bring value added insight, awareness, and guidance, along with the use of the most current methodologies and tools.


John M. O'Connor

President & CEO

In his 30th year of career strategy coaching, outplacement and best practices in career services, John M. O'Connor has written 31 Feature Articles and been cited in 100+ Expert Panel Quote publications for Forbes on career and workplace issues. He became the first private practice Reach Branding Certified Specialist in North Carolina and is the first Certified Federal Job Search Trainer (CFJST). With a unique fiction writing pedigree, he obtained a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Bowling Green State University. He has written multiple LinkedIn articles and contributed to career transition stories for Yahoo! Hotjobs,, CNN-Money, The Ladders,, and in many newspaper publications. His diversified experience includes serving as a college professor and as a United States Army officer. John is a keynote speaker and corporate trainer offering consultations, best workplace issues and human resource services.


CERTIFICATIONS Certified Federal Job Search Trainer Certified Federal Resume Writer Certified Master Resume Writer Certified Electronic Career Coach CHARTER & FOUNDING MEMBERSHIPS Professional Resume Writing and Research Association Career Masters Institute MEMBERSHIPS Global Outplacement Alliance Society of Human Resources Professionals (SHRM) Association of Career Professionals International Association of Job Search Trainers Society for Human Resources Management North Carolina Resume Writers’ Alliance NC Veterans Business Association LEADERSHIP US Recruiting Representative, Professional Resume Writing and Research Association 2006 Workforce Readiness Director, Raleigh-Wake Human Resources Association ( ADDITIONAL CREDITS 30+ Years Experience in Resume Development and Career Coaching National Speaker, National Association of Resumes Writers Winner of two 2003 TORI International Resume Writing Awards Nominated for 3-2003 TORI International Resume Writing Awards Published in multiple Expert Resumes books by JIST Speaker, Association of Career Professionals International


With our boutique nature, CareerPro Inc. offers support designed around the needs of the individual or company. Our capacity to work with individuals and client companies spans all Outplacement, Pre-Boarding, and Individual Career Services. We have led the introduction of web portfolios, research and new media applications for our clients. We have collaborated and worked with many top career services people and leaders to gain insight into your needs. We also lead industry discussions on best practices, persona and business integrity. Our Code of Ethics remains firm and strong.


Dana Gower

VP Client Services


Sterling Fulton

Executive Coach


David Snyder

Executive Coach


David Mantica

Executive Coach


Linda Reyes

Creative Director


Rachel E

HR Consultant

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CareerPro Inc. is affiliated in good standing with the following organizations:

Reach Certified Strategist Career Directors International Certified Federal Job Search TrainerBetter Business Bureau