Power-Balance Your Virtual Career Networking

CareerPro Inc. Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

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.  Virtual networking now powers many critical conversations today. If you are looking for your next “opportunity,” numbers matter, but balance that enthusiasm with classic networking tactics. …

Three Counterintuitive Reasons To Slow Your Job Search Roll

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

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.  What a job seeker intuitively expects and thinks about job search in some ways has not changed during my 29-year career coaching journey. Many of the …

Three Signs It’s Time To Leave Your Job

CareerPro Inc. Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

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.  Many very tough decisions must be made before you voluntarily leave a job, but there are times when you must, despite the hit to your finances …

Ways To Create A Better Virtual Networking Mindset

CareerPro Inc. Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

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.  Living and working behind your phone screen or computer screen or in a virtual meeting seems to be what most professionals must do to be effective …

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

CareerPro Inc. 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 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

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 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 …