Have Decision-Making Anxiety? Overcome It With These 16 Tips

CareerPro Inc. Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Expert Panel® Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Paid Program Leadership With the seemingly endless amount of decisions they have to make, it’s fairly common for leaders to experience decision fatigue. Being in charge and leading the direction of a department or company is taxing. It’s OK to feel this way sometimes, but your decision fatigue shouldn’t get …

End The Handshake With These Alternatives

JohnOConnor Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

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 (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina. “John, you probably haven’t had a client quite like me before. Or maybe you have, but here is what’s going …

What Furloughed Workers Need To Know And Do

CareerPro Inc. Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Paid Program Leadership POST WRITTEN BY John M. O’ConnorJohn M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina. Until recently, the word “furloughed” did not really come into our lexicon very much. How some things change. Today furlough means …

A Primer For How To Handle A Layoff

CareerPro Inc. Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Paid Program Leadership POST WRITTEN BYJohn M. O’ConnorJohn M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina. For most organizational leadership, a layoff, a firing or “letting people go” that at one time you hired and made a “permanent” …

A Modest CEO Pay Proposal

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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 no way am I in favor of the government creating limits to C-suite pay, access to the amount of stock they get or other …

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

JohnOConnor Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

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

JohnOConnor Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

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

JohnOConnor Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

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

JohnOConnor Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

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 …