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 …

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.  …

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 …

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 …

Yes, References Still Matter Today. Here’s Why

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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. In the old days of job search, and even before the internet, people sent resumes and cover letters through the mail. They bought newspapers, and there were things called “help wanted” sections. In these ancient days, people would arrange …

10 Clear Signs A Stellar Employee Is Ready For Promotion

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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. Every business owner and team leader wants to see their employees grow and thrive. In fact, it’s a reflection of good leadership. If one of your team members is truly standing out, it might be time to …

15 Signs That It’s Time To Pivot Your Business

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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. A startup business usually begins with a singular focus, with defined plans and goals in place. Yet, as time goes on, market forces, new technology or even waning enthusiasm may make it necessary for a business to change …

13 Signs That You Should Walk Away From Your Startup Business

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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. Starting a business is a complex, ever-evolving monster of a task, and tough decisions have to be made almost every day. Perhaps no decision is quite so tough as when an owner has reached …