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Repurpose Your Career podcast brought to you by Career Pivot is a podcast for those of us in the 2nd half of life to come together to discuss how repurpose our careers for the 21st century. Come listen to career experts give you proven strategies, listen to people like you tell their stories on how they repurposed their careers and finally get your questions answered. Your host, Marc Miller, has made six career pivots over the last 30 years. He understands this is not about jumping out of the frying pan into a fire but rather to create a plan where you make clear actionable steps or pivots to a better future career.

Repurpose Your Career podcast brought to you by Career Pivot is a podcast for those of us in the 2nd half of life to come together to discuss how repurpose our careers for the 21st century. Come listen to career experts give you proven strategies, listen to people like you tell their stories on how they repurposed their careers and finally get your questions answered. Your host, Marc Miller, has made six career pivots over the last 30 years. He understands this is not about jumping out of the frying pan into a fire but rather to create a plan where you make clear actionable steps or pivots to a better future career.

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United States

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Repurpose Your Career podcast brought to you by Career Pivot is a podcast for those of us in the 2nd half of life to come together to discuss how repurpose our careers for the 21st century. Come listen to career experts give you proven strategies, listen to people like you tell their stories on how they repurposed their careers and finally get your questions answered. Your host, Marc Miller, has made six career pivots over the last 30 years. He understands this is not about jumping out of the frying pan into a fire but rather to create a plan where you make clear actionable steps or pivots to a better future career.

Language:

English


Episodes

Happy Thanksgiving from the Repurpose Your Career Podcast

11/23/2020
Description: This will be a short and sweet episode. There will be show notes blog post on the Career Pivot website. Given the explosion of COVID-19 cases in North America and Europe and the audience who listens to this podcast are largely over 50 years of age I am really concerned about what this next month will bring. I feel very blessed that I live in the state of Jalisco in Mexico. A little over a week ago we came out of a 2 week lockdown where all businesses were closed on weekends...

Duration:00:01:18

Jack Kelly with WeCruitr on the State of the Job Market #202

11/16/2020
Description: This week I am interviewing Jack Kelly who is the founder and CEO of Wecruitr.io. You will hear at the very beginning of the episode how I butcher the name and Jack explains the origins. This episode is sponsored by Career Pivot. Check out the Career Pivot Community. Make sure and pick up my latest book Repurpose Your Career: A Practical Guide for the 2nd Half of Life Third Edition. For the full show notes click here.

Duration:00:43:31

A Discussion with Chris Farrell on The 50+ Economy #201

11/9/2020
Description: This week I interview Chris Farrell, economics and personal finance expert. I wanted his take on what is happening and his predictions about it all. It was as always when I speak with Chris, a fascinating conversation. Let me read you his bio from his website chrisfarrell.net: Chris is currently a senior economics contributor at Marketplace, American Public Media’s nationally syndicated public radio business and economic program. He is also an economics commentator for...

Duration:00:45:39

4th Anniversary with the Best of 2020 Episodes #200

11/2/2020
Description: This marks the 4 anniversary of this podcast. I started this podcast in late October of 2016 to support the launch of the 2 edition of "Repurpose Your Career - A practical guide of the 2 half of life" which was published in the spring of 2017. I never imagined to be doing this podcast 4 years later and a quarter of a million downloads. I started 2020 like any other year with a set of guests that I thought would inform and inspire you. Of course, then COVID-19 hit us across the...

Duration:00:28:40

Perspectives on the Current Job Market with Andrew Seaman #199

10/24/2020
Description: Andrew's LinkedIn profile states the following: Journalist, editor, and media ethicist focused on bringing people together with the information they need to be successful in their careers and everyday lives. Enjoying a great career at LinkedIn, where everyone is passionate about giving people and the global workforce the tools they need to succeed. Andrew is the Senior Editor the #GetHired Newsletter. This episode is sponsored by Career Pivot. Check out the Career Pivot...

Duration:00:33:12

My Observations on Quick Trip to Texas from Mexico #198

10/19/2020
Description: We normally travel back to Austin every six months to take care of things like renewing the car registration, picking up nutritional products, taking care of some medical stuff, and to do some shopping. We were unable to make the trip back in April when the car registration expired due to the COVID-19 lockdown. These last few weeks looked like the best time to make a quick trip, take care of important business, and get back to Mexico. I give you a day by day replay and some...

Duration:00:49:00

Career Sherpa Hannah Morgan on the 55+ Job Search in a Pandemic #197

10/12/2020
Description: Here is the beginning of Hannah's About page: Hi, I’m Hannah Morgan, aka, Career Sherpa, a nationally recognized author, and speaker, and job search strategist. What I love doing is helping people understand what actions they need to take to find a job faster. Job hunting is hard work but I follow the trends closely to help get you up and running. I’ve had my share of unsatisfying jobs and have pivoted from legal assistant to telemarketing, to HR. My positions in Human...

Duration:00:37:50

Two Common Mindset Issues And How To Overcome Them #196

10/5/2020
Description: Deb Zahn is from the CraftofConsulting.com. The craft of Consulting is your one-stop resource to learn the ins and outs of becoming a wildly successful, in-demand consultant while living the life you want. The craft of Consulting is for consultants by consultants. I’ll share my decade-worth of knowledge about how to excel as a consultant. Plus you’ll get an abundance of insider access to consultants who have cracked the code to business success and life balance. You’ll also...

Duration:00:35:18

Navigating The Federal Job Hiring Maze #195

9/28/2020
Description: Kathryn Kraemer Troutman, Federal Career Coach™ is the founder and president of The Resume Place, Inc., a service business located in Baltimore, MD, specializing in writing and designing professional federal and private-sector resumes, as well as coaching and education in the federal hiring process. For the past 30 years, Troutman has managed her Professional Writing and Consulting Practice, Publishing and Federal Career Training business, and with her team of 20 Certified...

Duration:00:24:46

Returning to a Past Career and Finding Stability #194

9/21/2020
Description: Cleo Parker is a graduate of the Career Pivot community. I want you to hear about her pivot to working for a large university in a role she did much earlier in her career. She even got hired in the middle of the lockdown. Cleo made some very conscious decisions about her job and life that I want you to hear. This episode is sponsored by Career Pivot. Check out the Career Pivot Community. For the full show notes click here.

Duration:00:41:36

The Experts Take on Looking for a Job During a Pandemic - Part 2 #193

9/14/2020
Description: Last week, I played the first episode which came from a session we held in the Career Pivot membership community with Lisa Rangel, from Chameleon Resumes, and Alex Freund, from LandingExpert.com. Both Lisa and Alex are actively working with candidates during this pandemic. If you have not listened to episode 192, I suggest you stop now and go listen to it at careerpivot.com/episode-192. In episode 187 and 188, I played the audio from a Career Pivot membership community...

Duration:00:29:52

The Experts Take on Looking for a Job During a Pandemic - Part 1 #192

9/7/2020
Description: In the next two episodes, I am going to play the audio from a session we held in the Career Pivot membership community with Lisa Rangel, from Chameleon Resumes, and Alex Freund, from the LandingExpert.com. Both Lisa and Alex are actively working with candidates during this pandemic. In episode 187 and 188, I played the audio from a Career Pivot membership community session with David Hughen and Gary O’Neal. Both of these gentlemen are HR consultants who are actively working...

Duration:00:34:10

LinkedIn Strategies in a Time of Pandemic with Andy Foote #191

8/31/2020
Description: This week, I will interview Andy Foote of Linkedinsights.com and the Foote-notes podcast. Andy and I discuss what you need to know about how LinkedIn works in this time of a pandemic. The LinkedInsights about page states: Basically Andy knows his stuff! This episode is sponsored by Career Pivot. Check out the Career Pivot Community. For the full show notes click here.

Duration:00:33:00

Retirement in the Time of COVID-19 with Mark Miller #190

8/24/2020
Description: I will interview Mark Miller, that is M-A-R-K Miller of the Retirement Revised newsletter and podcast. Mark is a good friend and colleague, writes for the New York Times and many other major outlets. A lot of our generation will either choose to retire or be forced into retirement by the COVID-19 pandemic and I wanted to get Mark’s take on the situation. Mark's bio from his website states: RetirementRevised.com is edited and published by Mark Miller, a journalist, author, and...

Duration:00:28:28

Pivoting Macs List Job Board In The Time Of COVID-19 #189

8/17/2020
Description: Mac’s List is a Pacific Northwest job board driven by a simple idea: the hiring process should be more human. When we break down the barriers between employers and job seekers, everybody wins. As the top career resource for Passionate Professionals in Oregon, and Washington, we focus on sharing high-quality job listings and actionable resources that help people find and land the jobs they deserve. Mac Prichard is the Founder and Publisher of Mac’s List, where he writes...

Duration:00:34:08

What is Going on in the Real World of Hiring and HR - Part 2 #188

8/10/2020
Description: This is the second part of a Career Pivot community call that was held with Gary O'Neal and David Hughen. If you have not listened to the first half you can listen to it here. When companies think of HR in Austin, they think of David Hughen. Cofounder of Austin HR, acquired by Asure Software, David has built his 25+ year career on helping organizations succeed by coaching their leaders and addressing their human resource needs. David's focus is on optimizing employee...

Duration:00:36:32

What is Going on in the Real World of Hiring and HR - Part 1 #187

8/3/2020
Description: This is the first part of a Career Pivot community call that was held with Gary O'Neal and David Hughen. When companies think of HR in Austin, they think of David Hughen. Cofounder of Austin HR, acquired by Asure Software, David has built his 25+ year career on helping organizations succeed by coaching their leaders and addressing their human resource needs. David's focus is on optimizing employee commitment, performance, and productivity by aligning them to the...

Duration:00:29:00

HR and Hiring in a Pandemic Update #186

7/27/2020
Description: One of the benefits of doing this podcast is I get to speak with a lot of people who have a front-row seat in how companies are dealing with the pandemic from a hiring and career perspective. I am organizing a whole series of panel discussions for the Career Pivot membership community and I will be playing the audio on this podcast. Next week I bring in Gary O’Neal and David Hughen to give you the perspective from the companies side. In future weeks, I will be speaking with...

Duration:00:17:44

Pivoting a Speaking Career in a Time of Pandemic #185

7/20/2020
Description: Thom has authored twelve books on the power of business relationships, sales, networking, presentation skills, and entrepreneurship, and regularly speaks to corporate, law firm, and convention audiences. He sets the tone for better engagement at industry events as the opening keynote speaker or the Master of Ceremonies. The unique Conference Catalyst Program has become a “meeting planners” favorite in how it transforms the conference attendee experience. As the host of the...

Duration:00:33:40

From Mining Engineer To Small Business Consultant #184

7/13/2020
Description: Gene states it best in his LinkedIn About section: The life of a contractor is not an easy one. You’ve grown up in the construction industry and building is in your blood. This isn’t a job. This is who you are. You’re able to bring all your knowledge, experience, and passion for doing what you do best – build stuff. You build the structures that define our world today! As you build, though, you realize that you need money. Sometimes you’ve got lots of money in the checking...

Duration:00:28:46