John O'Connor

John O'Connor

John O'Connor

John O'Connor John O'Connor, MFA, is the President of Career Pro of NC, Inc., a comprehensive career services organization specializing in Executive Outplacement, Corporate Outplacement. He is also a Certified Career Coach (CECC), Certified Resume Writer (CRW) and Credentialed Career Master (CCM).

Articles by John O'Connor

8 Steps to Leverage Social Networks

The following eight steps helped job seeker 'Paul' put his online social networking into its proper place.

Maximizing Time Spent on Social Networks

Do you need to spend hours a day on some social networks channel or bopping from Facebook and LinkedIn to Twitter?

Panel Interview Tips | Mastering the Panel Interview

Some say panel interviews feel like inquisitions.

Searching While Employed: Play It Safe

Making a job switch requires balancing ambition and savvy.

3 Steps to Be Your Own Job Search Assistant

Now you're your own assistant.

Three Hiring Metrics Recruiters Check First

Author David Snyder explains the metrics and equations recruiters and hiring managers apply to every job candidate and hiring decision.

Lying on Your Resume

Amid fierce competition for every single job, where do you draw the line between embellishing and lying on your resume?

On the Hunt: Be Active, Not Aggressive

Light up a room without burning a bridge If you have ever been on the interviewing side of the table, you understand the basic differences between "active” candidates and "passive” candidates.

How References Can Derail Your Career

Help your references help you.

Employment Law and Your Rights

A quick reference sheet of what employers reference as they consider your candidacy.

How to Weather a Work-Life Storm

When "Tom Callabrios" lost his job as a senior field engineer, he and his wife, were forced to re-examine their family’s livelihood.

Proper Job Search Etiquette Starts During the Holidays

Contrary to popular belief, "the holidays” are actually a golden time to look for a job.

Blogging Can Help or Hurt Your Job Search

One small, negative step can sink a job search.

Three Lessons I Learned from Executive Recruiters

The reality behind how they work and what they do.

Electrify Your Personal Brand

Jane Harding, a top medical pharmaceutical sales representative, says that investing more in her personal brand could have gotten her hired faster.