John O’Connor is CEO and President of CareerPro, Inc. He is a sought after author and contributor to career transition stories for Yahoo! Hotjobs, Monster.com, CNN-Money, The Ladders, AOL.com, and newspaper publications including the Raleigh and multiple national newspapers. His blogs are popular on LinkedIn and John was recently featured on a national CBS distributed story on Hybrid Careers and quoted in an article on the #1 Job Search Advice in Fortune in April 2015. Contributions to book publications include Interview Magic, JIST Works, and Expert Resumes for People Returning to Work. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Bowling Green State University. His diversified experience includes serving as a college professor and as a United States Army officer. Among other accomplishments, Mr. O’Connor became the first private practice Reach Branding Certified Specialist in North Carolina and is the first Certified Federal Job Search Trainer (CFJST).