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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

State of Back to Work Programs with Carol Fishman Cohen of iRelaunch #219

4/12/2021
Podcast #219 - Carol Fishman Cohen Discusses the State of Back to Work Programs in the COVID-19 World Founder of iRelaunch. I had Carol on the podcast way back in Episode #80. I wanted her back to discuss the state of back-to-work programs. Here is a bit of her bio: Carol Fishman Cohen, builder of corporate career re-entry programs and leader of the iRelaunch #returntowork community (now nearly 85,000 strong) is a pioneer in the career re-entry space. Her viral TED talk, "How to get...

Duration:00:32:34

Following his Passion by Pivoting into the Voice Over Industry #218

4/5/2021
Description: This week I am speaking with Dean Wade. Dean is a member of the Career Pivot membership community who is making an interesting pivot by moving into the world of voice-over. Dean has an extremely eclectic background. She started out as a television journalist, television weatherman, then a stockbroker, then went into pharmaceutical sales, had his own uniform business and several more twists and turns and current does business development for a chain of urgent care clinics. He...

Duration:00:28:49

How to Be Engaging and Courageous on LinkedIn with Kevin Turner #217

3/28/2021
Description: Our guest speaker, Kevin D. Turner, is an organizational and personal branding phenom. After honing his skills at SONY, Stone VC, American Teachers, Thomas Nelson, and the AHA, he opened his own branding firm, TNT Brand Strategist, with his wife Dana S Turner. He is proof to "Pivot you have to Prove it" pulling off 5 in his career. From Fortune 50 Sales and Marketing to VC, to Public and Private Turnarounds, leading a Non-Profit 50 into 140 countries, and finally proving it to...

Duration:00:35:51

The 50+ Self Employed Life Transition with Jeffrey Shaw #216

3/22/2021
Description: This week I interview Jeffrey Shaw. His bio is as follows: How many people can say they’ve never worked for anyone else? Selling eggs door-to-door at 14 years old began a lifetime of self-employment. As a small business consultant, Jeffrey Shaw coaches self-employed and small business owners through all the business growth and personal development they need for a successful business. Drawing on his experience as a renowned portrait photographer, Jeffrey sees in others what...

Duration:00:38:18

Being Relevant is More Important than Your Experience with Fawn Germer #215

3/15/2021
Description: This week I interview Fawn Germer. Let me read you her official Bio: "Fawn Germer is the irreverent, beloved best-selling author of nine books including the Oprah book, Hard Won Wisdom. She has been a keynote speaker for more than 80 Fortune 500 companies and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize four times for her work as an investigative reporter. Fawn’s first book was rejected by every major publisher in the United States, but Fawn would not give up until it was the No. 1...

Duration:00:35:03

The Entrepreneurial Mindset for an Accidental Entrepreneur with Diann Wingert #214

3/8/2021
Description: This week I bring back Diann Wingert from Diann Wingert Coaching. Diann is a former licensed therapist and now coaches entrepreneurs. Her tag list, “My Jam", is helping others like me be successful in work and life. She also has "The Driven Woman" podcast. I know Diann from the Smart Passive Income Pro online community where we both are members. I had Diann on the podcast in December of 2020 to discuss shifting your mindset. This is one of the most downloaded episodes in the...

Duration:00:44:46

2021 Update - Pivoting a Speaking Career in a Time of Pandemic #213

2/26/2021
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 planner's” favorite in how it transforms the conference attendee experience. As the host of the...

Duration:00:49:46

2021 Update - Pivoting Macs List Job Board In The Time Of COVID-19 #212

2/22/2021
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:00:46:21

2021 Update - Walk of a Lifetime into a Writing and Consulting Career With Russ Eanes #211

2/15/2021
Description: Russ Eanes enjoyed a long career as a publishing executive for the Mennonite church in the U.S. and Canada. With the disruption of the publishing industry and the decline in church membership and attendance, Russ found himself downsizing staff and merging locations until he was exhausted by it, so he downsized himself and took a sabbatical, including a walk on the Camino de Santiago. On that sabbatical, he found a new purpose. He is now publishing the story of his walk and...

Duration:00:40:11

2021 Update - 2nd Chance Entrepreneur with the Owner of HouseSitMexico.com #210

2/8/2021
Description: Alexandra Gordon is the owner of HouseSitMexico.com. Alexandra retired with her husband 10 years ago in Mexico, but a few years ago she had the opportunity to buy the domain “housesitMexico.com” and is now working on turning it into a thriving business. It is a fascinating story of someone in the 2 half of life turning on their entrepreneurial juices. This an encore episode with the original interview from January of 2020. Marc interview Alexandra again in January of 2021 to...

Duration:00:46:30

How to Switch Industries from Executive Search Consultants Perspective #209

2/1/2021
Description: This week I have a great discussion with Glenn Zweig. Glenn provides executive search and leadership advisory services in Egon Zehnder’s Digital, Tech-Enabled Services, and Healthcare practices. He is also the host of the podcast called, The Art of Excellence, where he interviews high-achieving people across all walks of life to find common threads of success. I wanted Glenn on the show for 2 reasons. The first reason is that he has a deep understanding of the executive search...

Duration:00:39:54

A 2021 Reality Check In for the 50+ Crowd with John Tarnoff #208

1/25/2021
Description: I consider John Tarnoff to be a peer, colleague, and friend. John specializes in helping those in the 2nd half of life reinvent themselves. In 2017, he published his book, Boomer Reinvention: How to Create Your Dream Career. Let me read you a snippet from his website. After my startup went bust, I decided to go back to school to earn a Master’s degree in Spiritual Psychology – a branch of behavioral psychology that focuses on self-responsibility and self-forgiveness as...

Duration:00:40:46

Know Your Legal Employment Rights in the Time of COVID-19 #207

1/18/2021
Description: This week, I will be interviewing Phillis Rambsy of Rambsy Law. Here is a snippet from her website: Phillis has a wide range of legal experience, and prior to founding Rambsy Law; she was a litigation attorney and partner at a number of outstanding law firms. She has handled matters involving complex commercial litigation matters; personal injury actions; and employment disputes. Her work in employment law allows Phillis to represent clients in areas of wrongful termination,...

Duration:00:48:18

Baby Boomer Job Search Strategies in 2021 with Robin Ryan #206

1/11/2021
Description: This week, I will be interviewing Robin Ryan one of the top career coaches and resume writers in the US. Here is a snippet from her website: The Boston Globe calls Robin Ryan America’s top Job Search Expert. If you are looking for help with your career, call on Robin Ryan. The media frequently calls on Robin to offer her expertise. She’s appeared on over 2000 TV and Radio shows including Oprah, Dr. Phil, NBC Nightly News, CNN, and NPR. Her advice has been seen on the pages of...

Duration:00:34:12

Determination and Serendipity to Become a Virtual Patient Trainer #205

1/4/2021
Description: This week, I have a great interview with Sarah Harford. Sarah is a member of the Career Pivot membership community and was recently hired as a virtual patient trainer for a medical device company. By the way, this is a position in a job that didn't exist before COVID. She had been employed as an occupational therapist in a psychiatric hospital that left her stressed out and really needed a change. I want you to hear her story about her very convoluted journey during the time...

Duration:00:37:17

What is Your Mindset Right Now? Are Ready to Change It? #204

12/14/2020
Description: This will be the last podcast episode of 2020 which for many of us has been one dumpster fire of a year. Therefore it is time to plan for 2021 and I have kicked off my annual podcast survey. If you would be to take the survey, I would be most appreciative. I will be planning out the podcast schedule for 2021 during the month of December and the first half of January, and I would very much appreciate any feedback you can give me. In this week's episode, I have Diann Wingert...

Duration:00:49:13

Are You Ready to Exit from Work with Dr. Gregg Lunceford #203

12/7/2020
Description: Dr. Gregg Lunceford is a retirement researcher and financial planning practitioner. He is a Certified Financial Planning professional and holds a Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University where he conducted retirement studies. His writing focus on the changing dynamics in retirement for 21st-century retirees, He is the author of EXIT FROM WORK: What Will The New You Look Like? He will be interviewed by David Jenkins, who is a charter member of the Career Pivot membership...

Duration:00:48:58

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