Times are tough and layoffs are mounting. Unfortunately, no one is immune to today's economic reality. The good news is that there are things public relations practitioners can do to increase their odds of keeping a job. Career coach Bob Gordon, shared his tips on making yourself indispensable at the Corporate Social Responsibility brown bag on, Thursday, June 4 at 3 p.m. EDT.
Bob Gordon is principal at Strategic Horizons and a career coach at Marshall Goldsmith Partners, executive coaching firms dedicated to developing business leaders. He has more than 25 years of business and coaching experience in diverse industries and functions with a strong record of producing results. He has held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of corporate sales, marketing, and operations management. For the last 12 years, he has provided high impact leadership coaching to senior executives and their teams. Bob's coaching is focused on helping leaders to become more successful in their current roles, transition into new roles, and lead successfully during extraordinary cycles in a rapidly changing environment.
Clients describe Bob's key strengths as utter presence in the coaching conversation, non-judgmental regard, steadfast integrity, and a healthy irreverence. Bob works with clients from various industries, including professional services, financial services, consumer packaged goods, healthcare, technology, and pharmaceuticals. His corporate client list includes The Campbell Soup Company, Alliance Bernstein, McKinsey and Company, Booz Allen Hamilton, Ethicon (J&J), Tishman Speyer Properties, Olmstead Properties, and Playtex Products. His non-profit clients include The American Red Cross, 1199 National Benefit & Pension Funds, Harvard University, and NYU Medical Center.