Kevin O'Connell

When The Leap of Faith Works Out

When The Leap of Faith Works Out

In the beginning of any new adventure, fear is natural. But to reach your ultimate dreams, you have to take the leap of faith. That’s why I’m sharing my leap of faith moment with the Niche community. Hopefully, my story inspires you to take the next step to reach your dream career.

6 Steps to Land an Informational Interview

6 Steps to Land an Informational Interview

Informational interviews are vital to forming professional connections outside your office and personal circle. It’s not enough to submit job applications. Unless you know someone at the company, it is unlikely that anyone is looking at your resume.

Our blog 6 Tips for a Successful Informational Interview prepares you with tactics to make your informational interview go off without a hitch. So in this blog, we’re getting down and dirty with the nitty gritty details of how to set that meeting up.

6 Tips for a Successful Informational Interview

6 Tips for a Successful Informational Interview

For college students, informational interviews are vital. Before you send 100s of email applications into the void spring semester senior year, make sure you develop a few key professional connections outside your internship supervisors.  Get some one on one time with professionals you admire by requesting a conversation over the phone or over coffee. Unlike a job interview, informational interviews allow for more of a dialogue.

5 Questions for Your Job Search

5 Questions for Your Job Search

The Niche Movement Founder Kevin O’Connell shared the hard truth about hearing the word “no” in our blog How to Handle Rejection in Business. Now, we present you with our Go or No-Go? Job Search Checklist. Rather than listening to rejection, this checklist flips the script and grants you the power to say “no” to a new job opportunity--giving you the tools to push forward in the right direction on your professional journey.

How to Handle Rejection in Business

How to Handle Rejection in Business

How do you reset after getting rejected? Rejection sucks. The feeling especially sucks when you are just starting out in your new business or job hunting. Think of each “no” as part of a game. When going after new business or jobs, you might not get a “yes” right away. Landing deals is complicated and nonlinear. Hear how The Niche Movement Founder Kevin O’Connell takes rejection and uses it to build up his “no” tolerance.