Revenge, Reputation And Your Glass Door

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST | Paid Program Leadership POST WRITTEN BY John M. O’Connor Whose house is of glass must not throw stones at another. This epic glass houses proverb has been used to some degree for the last 300-plus years, starting, perhaps, with George Herbert in 1651, but it can be traced back to …

Dear Mister Rogers: A Lesson In Civility As We Enter The New Decade

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils MemberForbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST | Paid Program Leadership POST WRITTEN BY John M. O’Connor John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina. I wanted to write a letter to a person and perhaps to the spirit of civility that we could all use a …

How To Cultivate A Good Job Reference

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils MemberForbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST | Paid ProgramLeadership POST WRITTEN BY John M. O’Connor John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina. In today’s working world, there is lost treasure and a lost art, and it is called providing an excellent reference. In the old …

Talent Acquisition Is Going Social And Simple For 2020

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST | Paid Program POST WRITTEN BY John M. O’Connor John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina. Let’s do an unofficial history lesson on recruiting, résumés and replying to jobs. In the old days of applying for jobs twenty-plus …

Outplacement Lessons From Angry Birds

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches CouncilCOUNCIL POST | Paid Program Leadership 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. Could angry birds help you overcome the negative impact of a nasty employee breakup? Just as in one of the world’s most popular game apps, Angry …

Leadership Kryptonite And How To Avoid It

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST | Paid Program Leadership 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. When you first became a leader, did you realize that your success, failure and progress would be based on the …

David Vs. Goliath: Three Ways Small Businesses Can Compete With Amazon

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST | Paid Program 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. It may not be business popular to lead with a biblical story, but to beat Amazon, it will take near-biblical proportions and certainly monumental courage or …

How Companies Are Missing It On LinkedIn

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST | Paid Program 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. Until further notice, in my opinion, LinkedIn remains the top place for top talent to interact with the business marketplace. It doesn’t mean LinkedIn should be …

Three Ways To Defeat The Resume-Reading Bots

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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. It would be nice to believe your submitted resume would really be read closely by a caring human resources manager or hiring manager after you painstakingly submitted it. However, with …

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.” …