The Interview Twilight Zone: How To Prepare For Scenarios You’re Not Expecting

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Forbes Coaches CouncilCommunityVoice 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 recently had a conversation with a client who didn’t feel he needed in-depth interview coaching because he “had read all the books about interviewing and interviewed about a thousand people in my time.” …

11 Good Reasons To Go Back To School For A Career Change

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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. Today, many skills can be learned through experience at a job, in an internship or even through online research and tutorials. However, there are some lessons you can only learn through formal education. Going …

Smart Strategies For Running A Peer-To-Peer Coaching Group

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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 career coach, you understand the power of personalized strategy for your clients. You know you can’t approach two people the exact same way. But what happens when you’re running a group coaching session? In this …

15 Signs Your Startup Is Scaling Too Quickly (And How To Slow Down)

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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. As an entrepreneur, it’s normal to get excited when your products or services are well-received. When your sales are up, you might immediately start scaling offerings, staff and even locations. However, this may be …

How To Respond To A Layoff Notice

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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 …