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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 […]

The 21st century workplace is evolving at an unrelenting pace. In recent years, numerous “once-in-a-generation” phenomena have fundamentally shifted the values and mindsets of the workforce. New requirements for increased work/life balance, employee engagement & retention, and competitive recruiting (to name a few) have put human resources at the helm of this evolution and HR […]

According to the Harvard Business review, employees stay at their jobs for two reasons, job satisfaction and their company environment. Both revolve around building a company culture that sets the business apart. Company culture is not only critical for employee satisfaction and loyalty, it’s also essential for recruiting. Indeed found that 46% of job seekers […]

AJO Leader Recognized as an “Icon” for His Professional Creativity, Innovation and Leadership and Overall Impact to New Jersey’s Business Community PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 24, 2022 – A.J. O’Connor Associates (AJO), the company known for helping organizations succeed by helping people succeed, today announced that AJO Principal Andrew (Andy) J. O’Connor, III has been named […]

This month, in the AJO Coach’s Corner blog series, we are delighted to present some inspiring thoughts and leadership advice from executive coach, communications expert and author Jeanne Westervelt Rice. As an executive coach, Jeanne has helped hundreds of business leaders refine their communication, public speaking and executive presence. Her expertise in these areas runs […]

Great leaders regularly ask, “What are my intentions and how are my choices, behaviors, and the resulting outcomes aligned with my intentions?” Much like how the early voyagers used the North Star to navigate their vessels, so must the leader declare his or her intentions as the destination and examine the choices, behaviors, and resulting […]

Welcome to the AJO Coach’s Corner blog series. Monthly, we’ll hear some valuable insights from our coaches. There’s such a breadth of experience and knowledge among these partners, and we are excited to learn more from them about leadership development, coaching and their thoughts on the modern workplace. First off in this program, we will […]

In the time of the Great Resignation, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to keep employees engaged and to retain them. There’s no shortage of think pieces as to what is driving this change – toxic culture, job insecurity, burnout, pandemic stressors – just to name a few. Now more than ever, businesses are concerned with increasing […]

Hybrid work models are taking over the employment landscape – initially out of necessity, but now out of flexibility and preference. When businesses moved to remote work in 2020, it was a challenge to figure out how to provide employees with a continuous experience while not in person. Since then, all businesses have had to […]

Leadership development is incredibly important in today’s business world. How employees learn and grow is evolving, and companies need to stay current in best practices and trending resources. One of those practices is an emphasis on continuous education and career development. These services can be implemented by businesses in a number of ways, such as […]