The Hidden Interview Tells That Hiring Managers Want To Know

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Many friends of mine think they’re great at reading body language, knowing what people think and presuming to know the future of business, politics and sport. It’s a sport to be this confident. Most think they’re good at golf and poker, too. But, in most negotiations, it’s not just what you say but how you say it that can influence …

Three Lessons In Entrepreneurship Learned From The Lemonade Stand

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Entrepreneurship starts early. For me, it started on 221 Curtis Street in Ohio. Failed attempts at selling salt, painted rocks and rough-looking pottery didn’t really get the backing from neighbors and passers-by as I expected. But that summer, I found an old wooden crate from the Chrysler dealership a block away. With my brother Chris, I dragged it down our …

10 Gimmicky Employee Benefits That Don’t Work

CareerPro Inc. Forbes Coaches Counsel

When putting together an employee benefits package, try to refrain from these 10 gimmicky benefits that don’t work. This article originally appeared on Forbes.com Thinking about getting that pool table or on-site massage chair for your employees? You might want to think again: Research by benefits platform Namely found that employees don’t want superficial perks — they’d rather have improvements to core …

To Innovate or to Stay the Course? 14 Tips to Guide You

CareerPro Inc. Forbes Coaches Counsel

As entrepreneurs seek to establish or improve their brand’s positioning, they have to weigh when it’s best to try new ideas versus when to maintain what works. So when should a company or entrepreneur pursue innovation? Polaroid got out of the instant photo business in 2008, after being overtaken by phone camera options. The Sears, Roebuck and Co. general catalog, …

How to Make the Best of 2017’s Booming Job Market

CareerPro Inc. Forbes Coaches Counsel

Experts are feeling optimistic about the job market for 2017. Read what the experts have to say about how you can take advantage of the new strong market. This article originally appeared on Forbes.com. For years, the job market left people struggling to find gainful employment. But many experts on Forbes Coaches Council are optimistic about 2017’s prospects. They predict …

Three Lessons In Connection From An Unexpected Teacher

CareerPro Inc. Forbes Coaches Counsel

This article, all about life’s lessons springing from an unexpected source, was originally published on Forbes. You can read the original posting here. John M. O’Connor is a multi-year career coach, outplacement leader and leader based in North Carolina. It’s been said that life changes when you have kids. Me? My life changed on July 30, 1998, when my twin …

Why These Nine Companies Are Way Ahead Of The Curve

CareerPro Inc. Forbes Coaches Counsel

Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. What are some companies doing that makes them seem otherworldly compared to most? Likely, they’ve gained traction in their industry through implementation of strategies and practices that perhaps no one else is doing, or at least not doing well. Who are these companies …