How To Respond To A Layoff Notice

JohnOConnor Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

POST WRITTEN BY John M. O’Connor John M. O’Connor is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina. Dear John,  Due to the change in business and a consolidation of Our Company with Their Company USA, a business decision has been made to reduce staffing levels. Your position will be eliminated effective on June 1, 2019.  …

13 Tips To Help Businesses Decide Whether To “Stay The Course” Or Embrace The Latest Tech

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POST WRITTEN BY Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. These days, it seems new technologies are developed and released almost daily.  Leaders of young businesses may think they need to implement the latest tech immediately to keep up or, if they’re in tech development themselves, rush …

13 Methods For Business Leaders To Help Staff Re-Focus After Layoffs

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Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. When all other options have failed, sometimes a business must downsize its staff for budgetary reasons. This past year has certainly seen some giants in the business world take serious hits. After a round of layoffs, those who remain are often left to deal with …

14 Ways For Business Leaders To Turn Failure Into Fuel For Future Success

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Forbes Coaches CouncilCommunityVoice POST WRITTEN BY Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. Being a business leader can sometimes be draining. You not only have to keep yourself motivated, but also ensure your team stays fully engaged. Further, overseeing all the work and striving never to miss—or …

Three Reasons Why Veterans Are A Valuable Addition To Your Workforce

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Council Forbes Coaches Council CommunityVoice POST WRITTEN BY John M. O’Connor John M. O’Connor is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina. I joined the United States Army through my college’s ROTC program as an officer many years ago. Since that time, I have been able to serve many, many people in …

Why Your Job May Be Going To Pot

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Written By: John M. O’Connor The cannabis industry and new laws may be impacting your employment. There are 33 states and the District of Columbia that now allow medical marijuana in some form. Expect more recreational marijuana to add to the dominos that are falling in favor of the cannabis industry. How might this affect your job or employment? Quest …

14 Hallmarks Of Successful Business Team-Building Activities

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POST WRITTEN BY Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. As a manager, simply telling your employees what to do is not enough. If you want to access their full potential, it’s crucial that you get to know them—and that they get to know each other. Team …

14 Characteristics Of A Gender-Equal Business Culture

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POST WRITTEN BY Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. Gender equality is an important issue, and many businesses are making efforts to prevent discrimination. However, to do so, you’ll need more than a written policy. As an employer, you should expect all team members to commit …

Don’t Fear AI: 16 Ways To ‘Future-Proof’ Yourself As A Professional

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POST WRITTEN BY Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. Many companies are leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning today, and the impact of these technologies is only expected to increase. While this is great for businesses looking to improve their performance, many employees worry that robots …