Join your host Giuseppe Grammatico and his guest John M. O’Connor, the President & CEO of CareerPro Incorporated. In this episode, Giuseppe and John talk about how coaching and networking influence every career milestone.
For John, professionals learning from someone who has a proven track record is essential at all levels; an example by the most prominent athletes and renowned entrepreneurs. When it comes to building or breaking self-brand, John believes that we are buoyed by the people we choose to run with. Networking is not just about adding people onto LinkedIn, he explains. For him, it’s about being curious, and building relationships founded on trust, care, and thought.
In this episode you will learn:
- Tutored like a franchise…
- What great achievers in sports and business show you.
- Find your Phil Jackson!
- The importance of networking throughout your whole career.
- On exploring your life in work and stretching boundaries.
About John M. O’Connor:
John is the President & CEO of CareerPro Inc. In his 29th year of career strategy coaching, outplacement, and best practices in career services, John M. O’Connor has written 31 Feature Articles and been cited in 100+ Expert Panel Quote publications for Forbes on career and workplace issues. He became the first private practice Reach Branding Certified Specialist in North Carolina and is the first Certified Federal Job Search Trainer (CFJST).
With a unique fiction writing pedigree, he obtained a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Bowling Green State University. He has written multiple LinkedIn articles and contributed to career transition stories for Yahoo! Hotjobs, Monster.com, CNN-Money, The Ladders, AOL.com, and in many newspaper publications.
His diversified experience includes serving as a college professor and as a United States Army officer. John is a keynote speaker and corporate trainer offering consultations, best workplace issues, and human resource services.
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