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Everyone wants to feel safe in their job, not just physically, but also psychologically. Employees want to come to work every day feeling engaged in what they do and comfortable in sharing ideas and strategies with those with whom they work. It has been shown that companies with greater psychological safety have a greater likelihood […]

Quiet quitting has become a recent trend that has generated much discussion among employers and employees alike. But quiet quitting is really just a new name for a behavior that’s been around for some time. It refers to employees doing only the bare minimum and sticking only to meeting their job description, instead of going […]

In this month’s Coach’s Corner blog, we are delighted to feature Carol Kelly, an accomplished executive coach and strategic consultant, whose expertise is in preparing executives to be ‘high-impact, transformative’ leaders, especially those facing complex change and transition issues. Recognized as a holistic thinker, Carol views people and organizations as “human systems” and helps her […]

An “online presence” or “social media presence” shares information that can speak to both you and your company’s brand. Personal blogs, your own website, comments you have made online, articles or news picked up by search engines (e.g., Google) or social media sites, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, are all examples of […]

AJO’s Coach’s Corner blog series this month highlights Brian Szepkouski, a leading authority on the language of leadership, international executive development and strategic planning for business expansion. With a passion for inspiring individuals to reach their highest potential, Brian is an expert in evolving leaders who role model consistent influence to empower teams who want […]

HR Consulting and Leadership Coaching Firm Names Joyce Heckman, Vice President, Talent Development and Neal Wendel, Practice Leader, Career Transition Services PARSIPPANY, N.J., September 15, 2022 – A.J. O’Connor Associates (AJO), the company known for helping organizations succeed by helping people succeed, today announced that it has extended its leadership team to prepare for further […]

A recent poll by Culture Partners confirms that when employees are happier at work 85% take more initiative, 73% say they are better at collaborating and 48% care more about their work. So how should leaders promote this “happiness” in the workplace so the collective culture can flourish? This is a topic that we’ve been […]

Nearly two and a half years into the pandemic, we’re still talking about the impact of COVID-19 on employees. And despite the focus with which Human Resources departments are tackling this issue, we still do not have a playbook to solve for this issue or clear movement to make it better. From the “Great Resignation” […]

This month in the AJO Coach’s Corner blog series we are honored to feature Denise Yosafat, an expert in executive coaching, change management and leadership development. With years of experience working with top leadership for companies including Eli Lilly and Procter & Gamble, Denise specializes in helping leaders understand, build and develop the organizations and […]

In the AJO Coach’s Corner blog series this month, we are pleased to have a conversation with AJO’s Career Transition Services Practice Leader, Neal Wendel. With more than 25 years of experience as a global Human Resources executive, Neal has amassed numerous best practices and insights for individuals seeking to create and execute career plans […]