Three Important Lessons To Remember After Experiencing A Career Setback

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Membership (fee-based) Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  As a career coach and consultant, I started working with clients in my twenties. Now, many years later, I feel like I finally have a perspective …

How To Attend An Event Or Meeting

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Membership (fee-based) Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  The definition of attend is “to be present at (an event, meeting or function).” It seems fundamental, elementary and perhaps too basic to base an article or short …

Why Your ‘Movie Moments’ Should Matter Most

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John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST| Membership (fee-based) Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  In Glory, one of my favorite movies, Private Trip, played by Denzel Washington, has this conversation with his commanding officer, Colonel Shaw, played by Matthew Broderick: Trip: I ain’t fighting’ …

What Furloughed Workers Need To Know And Do

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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’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

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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” …

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 …

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 …

15 Ways To Trick Yourself Out Of Your Comfort Zone

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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. It’s undeniable that some of the best things in life are comfortable. As humans have evolved, we’ve sought out environments and tools that provide us with maximum comfort in order to reduce stress and …

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.” …

Smart Strategies For Running A Peer-To-Peer Coaching Group

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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 career coach, you understand the power of personalized strategy for your clients. You know you can’t approach two people the exact same way. But what happens when you’re running a group coaching session? In this …