Your Value Is Like Broccoli: How To Find And Celebrate Your Inner Gifts

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Membership (Fee-Based) Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  Most people don’t recognize their value comes from within. It’s what you bring to the table by simply being the best version of yourself. Or, to …

Three Important Lessons To Remember After Experiencing A Career Setback

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Membership (fee-based) Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  As a career coach and consultant, I started working with clients in my twenties. Now, many years later, I feel like I finally have a perspective …

How To Attend An Event Or Meeting

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Membership (fee-based) Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  The definition of attend is “to be present at (an event, meeting or function).” It seems fundamental, elementary and perhaps too basic to base an article or short …

Why Your ‘Movie Moments’ Should Matter Most

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Membership (fee-based) Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  In Glory, one of my favorite movies, Private Trip, played by Denzel Washington, has this conversation with his commanding officer, Colonel Shaw, played by Matthew Broderick: Trip: I ain’t fighting’ …

Peering Beyond The Interview Veil: Decoding The Message Behind Common Job Interview Questions

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Membership (fee-based) Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  Perfecting answers to the toughest job interview questions seems to be on nearly everyone’s career to-do list. Job seekers often request that we at Career Pro …

Three Challenges Facing Human Resources Right Now

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Membership (fee-based) Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  The demands of diversity, equity and inclusion, a more hybrid workplace and an era of incivility look to rock the workforce challenges for human resources. The …

Five Brand Musts And Busts For Career Pros

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Membership (fee-based) Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  You cannot get along in this work world without a brand of some kind. You don’t have to be famous, brilliant or creative. You don’t even …

Why Top Performers Are Not Always What They Seem And What To Do About It

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Membership (fee-based) Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  It’s not just the act of causing someone or an organization to accept as true or valid what is false or invalid. “Top performers” can deceive …

Three Ways To Zoom Through Your Next Virtual Interview

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Paid Program Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  Rendering your experience and selling the value of you in a virtual interview didn’t just occur recently. In the past decade, sophisticated executive recruiters, companies and …

Inside The Bonkers World Of Hiring

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Paid Program Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  Tyler Fitzgerald: “Anybody can fly plane, now here: I’ll check you out. Put your little hands on the wheel there. Now put your feet on the …