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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

Experiences from My Trip and Speaking at a Conference to 700 People #270

5/16/2022
Description: This week's episode is a bit different. I recently returned from a 3 week trip from our home in Ajijic Mexico to Austin where I was a keynote speaker at a financial conference. I spoke to an audience that might have been as many as 700 people. There were 900 people registered for the conference. My wife and I then flew to Maryland so we could visit our son and daughter-in-law who we had not seen in 2 and a half years due to the pandemic. They had purchased their first home in...

Duration:00:28:36

The Great Retirement Surge Driven by Mass Job Loss During the Pandemic #269

5/9/2022
Description: This week I am speaking with Teresa Ghilarducci and Sia Radpour about how the great retirement surge was not associated with the great resignation but by mass job loss by older workers during the pandemic. Teresa and Sia are both economists with the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy analysis and they recently published a report called No "Great Resignation" for Older Workers—Mass Job Loss Drove the Retirement Surge. This report confirmed many of our suspicions that the...

Duration:00:35:30

Control at 50+: How to Succeed in the New World of Work with Kerry Hannon #268

5/2/2022
Description: This week I am speaking with Kerry Hannon and she has written a new book called In Control at 50+: How to Succeed in the New World of Work. Here is a snippet from the Amazon page: Anyone who began working 20 or 30 years ago has witnessed astonishing changes in the workplace during their career. When the global pandemic hit, older workers fortunate enough to retain their jobs once again had to navigate enormous upheaval, virtually overnight. Working from home, often in...

Duration:00:37:08

Becoming a Domain Lead at GetSetUp using Her Passion for Healthy Food #267

4/25/2022
Description: This week I am speaking with Deb Livingston, domain lead in the health and wellness, cooking, food, and nutrition areas for GetSetUp. Deb made this leap only with her passion for healthy food and no formal credentials. Deb had a pretty traditional business background but when her mother became ill, she took a break to be with her mother in her final years. Deb joined the Career Pivot community and through a bit of serendipity, she found GetSetup and became a contract guide....

Duration:00:29:40

Having a Positive Impact with Families as an Encore Career with Susan Cornish #266

4/18/2022
Description: This week I am speaking with Susan Cornish from College Nannies, Sitters, and Tutors. You are probably going huh because most of my audience school a long time ago but I think you will find this really interesting as they are looking for people 50+. For those of you who are looking for an encore career, this is a really interesting way to work on your terms, when you want to work and make a decent income. Childcare in many forms is a way to have an impact on families. Here is...

Duration:00:32:19

How Age Beliefs Drive Ageism and What to Do About it with Becca Levy #265

4/11/2022
Description: This week I am speaking with Becca Levy author of Breaking the Age Code: How Your Beliefs About Aging Determine How Long and Well You Live. Becca takes a different approach in discussing ageism and what to do about it. Read the following from her about section from her website: Dr. Becca Levy, the leading authority on how beliefs about aging influence aging health, is Professor of Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health and Professor of Psychology at Yale University....

Duration:00:35:09

Work from the Inside Out and Move Forward with Tammy Gooler Loeb #264

4/4/2022
Description: This week I am speaking with Tammy Gooler Loeb author of Work from the Inside Out: Break Through Nine Common Obstacles and Design a Career That Fulfills You and podcast host of the Work from the Inside Out podcast. I had Tammy on the podcast way back in June of 2020 in episode 182 and that episode was called Networking and Remote Work in the COVID-19 World with Tammy Gooler Loeb [Podcast] Here is her "about" section on Amazon: Tammy Gooler Loeb, MBA, CPCC, is a career and...

Duration:00:39:34

365 Ways to Have a Good Day with Ian Sanders #263

3/28/2022
Description: This week I have an interesting discussion with Ian Sanders, author of 365 ways to have a good day, a book I found thoroughly enjoyable, and more importantly, actionable and a time of disruption. I was first approached by Ian's publicist and I requested a copy of the book. As usual, I procrastinated. Reading the book, it may surprise some of you but I grew up with a learning disability and I could barely read when I graduated from high school. I overcame that. But I still...

Finding Passion in the Garden and Composting with Deborah Schnur #262

3/21/2022
scription: This week I am speaking with Debbie Schnur who is a Career Pivot community member. She has quite a story to tell of progressively connecting the dots to find her happy spot. Debbie left her career as a mechanical engineer in the middle part of the last decade to get a master's degree in public health. She then moved halfway across the country to make a series of pivots to become a master gardener, an expert in composting, and is teaching kids about healthy foods. What I like...

Duration:00:42:12

Networking Strategies for the Post COVID-19 World with Karen Wickre #261

3/14/2022
Description: This week I am speaking with Karen Wickre, author of Taking the Work Out of Networking: An Introvert's Guide to Making Connections That Count and we are going to talk about networking in this new post-pandemic world. I had Karen on the podcast way back in February of 2019 in episode 114 and that episode was called An Introvert’s Guide to Making Connections That Count Here is her bio: Karen is a veteran connector, editor, and communicator, and has worked in and around...

Duration:00:37:43

Vicki Soll Finds a Happy Place in Her Career by Teaching Older Adults #260

3/7/2022
Description: This week I am speaking with a graduate from the Career Pivot community, Vicki Soll. Vicki wandered around a lot in her career in the high-tech industry. She did okay but was never really happy. Vicki has found her happy place in her early 60s teaching, training, and developing curriculum targeting older adults. I think many of you will relate to her story as she kept taking jobs throughout her career that she knew were not right for her because she wanted the paycheck. What...

Duration:00:43:42

Why Millions of Us are Retiring Earlier than Planned with Mark Miller #259

2/28/2022
Description: This week, I will interview Mark Miller, that is MARK 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. I am a subscriber to Mark’s newsletter and podcast. His most recent newsletter included a PBS News Hour segment Why millions of older Americans are retiring early in the wake of the pandemic. I will embed the video in the full show notes linked below. I found this a...

Duration:00:36:42

How to Create Success by Outsmarting Your Brain with Diann Wingert #258

2/21/2022
Description: This week I am speaking with one of my favorite people, Diann Wingert and we will be discussing How to Create Success by Outsmarting Your Brain. I have had Diann on the podcast twice before in episodes #204 and #214 to discuss mindsets. I strongly suggest you listen to those episodes. I was listening to one of Diann’s episodes from her Driven Woman podcast called Make Success a No Brainer and said to myself I need to have Diann on to discuss this topic. It basically comes...

Duration:00:41:15

Explore Becoming an Online Tutor as an Encore Career with Joanne Kaminski #257

2/14/2022
Description: This week I am speaking with Joanne Kaminski, owner of OnlineTutorCoach.com and she helps tutors start, and grow their online tutoring businesses. Here is her bio from her website: Joanne Kaminski is a former teacher and Reading Specialist with 10 years of experience turned online reading tutor. She is the founder of the Online Tutor Coach, LLC where she helps other tutors who are great at tutoring but struggle with attracting students. Joanne impacts over 20,000 tutors...

Duration:00:42:41

Do You Need a Red Cape Rescue for Your Career? #256

2/7/2022
Description: This week I am speaking with Darcy Eikenberg, author of Red Cape Rescue: Save Your Career Without Leaving Your Job. Let me read you a snippet from her bio. Darcy helps high-performance professionals accelerate their leadership in ways that work for their organizations and for themselves. With a practical, real-life perspective, and with over 20 years of experience working with top companies such as The Coca-Cola Company, Microsoft, and Deloitte, Darcy’s clients consistently...

Duration:00:39:21

Learning how to Adapt and Get Scrappy with Your Career with Thom Singer #255

1/31/2022
Description: This week I am bringing back Thom Singer to the podcast. I have known Thom for well over a decade and I first had him on back in 2017 to discuss his pivot from business development for law firms to becoming a full time public speaker and master of ceremonies primarily for associations. When the pandemic started Thom’s business completely shut down and I had him on in episode 185 to discuss how he was coping. I later brought him back for episode 213 in July of 2021 to get an...

Duration:00:30:08

Expat Update - How We Purchased a Home in Ajijic Mexico #254

1/24/2022
Description: This week I want to take you through the process we went through in buying a house in Mexico. The first thing I want you to understand the process is very similar to purchasing in the United States but … what you are buying is different. In all of my travels around the world in my career, people build houses from materials that are readily available. In the US houses are built from wood. In Mexico, they are built from brick and concrete. The brick and concrete in Mexico are...

Duration:00:25:16

Encore Career as a House Parent at the Milton Hershey School #253

1/17/2022
Description: This week I have a very different kind of episode. I am talking with Sal Hanna who is a recruiter for the Milton Hershey School. Let me read you’re a snippet from their website: Milton Hershey School is a cost-free, private school for boys and girls in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Milton and Catherine Hershey founded the school in 1909 with money they earned from the chocolate company. Since then, the lives of more than 10,000 children from working-class families with lower income...

Duration:00:35:22

The Latest Trends in Interviewing with Alex Freund the Landing Expert #252

1/10/2022
Description: This week I will be discussing the latest trends in interviewing with Alex Freund, The Landing Expert. I have known Alex for almost 10 years. He is one of the most respected coaches when it comes to interviewing skills and, more importantly, he is an expert on video interviews. Given that almost all interviewing has gone remote and with the rise of the dreaded interview with the bot, I thought now would be a good time to discuss the changes that have occurred. This episode is...

Duration:00:42:23

2022 Career Reality Check-In for the 50+ Crowd with John Tarnoff #251

1/3/2022
Description: This is the first episode of 2022 and I thought we would start with a 2022 Career Reality Check-In for the 50+ Crowd with John Tarnoff. Last year, we recorded a similar episode and it was the most downloaded new episode for the year. I have had John on the podcast in episodes 232, 208, 152, and 120. John has been the most frequent guest on the podcast in the 5+ years I have been producing this podcast. I consider John Tarnoff to be a peer, colleague, and friend. John...

Duration:00:43:00