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Welcome to The Successful Encore Career Podcast, supporting Employment For Seniors. Each podcast episode is designed to help you through the ups and downs of your next career search. We'll interview adults who have successfully navigated through career changes, as well as introduce you to useful tools and skills to help you be better prepared for that next interview. If you have ideas on topics for future podcasts, let us know! Send us an email at podcast@employseniors.org. This podcast is free to you, and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefitted from this podcast, and would like to help us defray costs involved in producing the podcast, we welcome your support. Go to www.employseniors.org and donate via our safe and secure PayPal account. www.employseniors.org podcast@employseniors.org An affiliate of the Circle270Media Podcast Network - www.circle270media.com

Welcome to The Successful Encore Career Podcast, supporting Employment For Seniors. Each podcast episode is designed to help you through the ups and downs of your next career search. We'll interview adults who have successfully navigated through career changes, as well as introduce you to useful tools and skills to help you be better prepared for that next interview. If you have ideas on topics for future podcasts, let us know! Send us an email at podcast@employseniors.org. This podcast is free to you, and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefitted from this podcast, and would like to help us defray costs involved in producing the podcast, we welcome your support. Go to www.employseniors.org and donate via our safe and secure PayPal account. www.employseniors.org podcast@employseniors.org An affiliate of the Circle270Media Podcast Network - www.circle270media.com
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Welcome to The Successful Encore Career Podcast, supporting Employment For Seniors. Each podcast episode is designed to help you through the ups and downs of your next career search. We'll interview adults who have successfully navigated through career changes, as well as introduce you to useful tools and skills to help you be better prepared for that next interview. If you have ideas on topics for future podcasts, let us know! Send us an email at podcast@employseniors.org. This podcast is free to you, and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefitted from this podcast, and would like to help us defray costs involved in producing the podcast, we welcome your support. Go to www.employseniors.org and donate via our safe and secure PayPal account. www.employseniors.org podcast@employseniors.org An affiliate of the Circle270Media Podcast Network - www.circle270media.com

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Episodes

New Year, New Resolution, New Job

1/2/2018
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With a new year brings renewed efforts in your job search process. And a chance to reflect on what you're doing right, and what you can improve to become the best candidate you can possibly be. Carol covers important areas to work on in the new year, including: General job search tips for mature job seekers Interview tips Resume and cover letter strategies How to make job fairs work for you Discovering and embracing your transferable skills The Successful Encore Career is a service of...

Duration: 00:41:52


Age-Friendly Columbus Initiative and Katie White

12/26/2017
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Our guest is Katie White, Coordinator of the Age-Friendly Columbus Initiative. Katie began the AFC Initiative after her work of building the "Village Connections," a supportive community concept helping seniors and neighbors stay connected and independent. Katie covers an overview of the initiative and how it began in Columbus; how she was able to bring such a diverse group of entities together to make this a reality; highlights of the discoveries during the two-year research; the 8 domains...

Duration: 00:21:08


Central Ohio Workforce Trends and Mature Job Seekers

12/12/2017
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Our guest is Tim Harmon, Director Of Customized Workforce And Training for Columbus 2020. Over the past five years, the central Ohio population has grown about 6 percent. But job growth has increased by almost 16 percent. So job growth and population growth are certainly not matching. Tim talks about how the older workforce is affected by this change. Often you hear that what is good for mature workers is also good for millennials. Commonalities of workplace needs for both groups include...

Duration: 00:28:27


Managing A Successful Career Change

11/12/2017
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We welcome Frank Fraas, our speaker at the EFS Legacy Awards Breakfast in 2016, to our podcast studio in this Successful Encore Career episode. Frank is a perfect example of being open to every possibility while in the middle of a career transition. He kept his focus on his strengths as well as focusing on ways to not only survive a career change but thrive. We ask Frank: - about how he stayed motivated after the initial shock of his 30-year career ending at a locally-owned company, where...

Duration: 00:24:06


Interview with Faith Williams, VP of Programs, YWCA Columbus, OH

10/30/2017
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In this episode of The Successful Encore Career, we welcome Faith Williams VP of Programs at YWCA, Columbus OH. Faith completed her career as a partner with a large local law firm before moving into the nonprofit world. Faith talks to us about: Her background and the work she did at the law firm - was "law" the profession you identified when people asked what you were going to be when you grew up? Her educational background, and her plans for her degree. While practicing law, did this give...

Duration: 00:39:41


Intelligent Office of Columbus and The EFS Legacy Awards

10/16/2017
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This past May during our annual Legacy Awards program at The Ohio State University’s Fawcett Center, we honored one of our organization’s supporters, Intelligent Office of Columbus, Mr. Otto Beatty III, Managing Partner. Our Legacy Award recognizes exemplary and dedicated service, to those advocating for and serving seniors in and around Central Ohio. Mr. Beatty established Intelligent Office Columbus in 2014, bringing local businesses the “virtual” arm needed to meet the challenges of...

Duration: 00:10:28


Interview With Cheryl Hay, JobsOhio Project Talent Acquisition Director

10/10/2017
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In this episode of The Successful Encore Career, we speak with Cheryl Hay, currently the Director Project Talent Acquisition at JobsOhio. Cheryl has moved through numerous organizations in central Ohio, including the Columbus Chamber, Columbus State Community College, and the Ohio Board of Regents. Although they are vastly different organizations, her role has remained steady. Helping Ohioans find employment. In this podcast we follow her steps she has taken through her career changes. The...

Duration: 00:30:02


Keep Your Retirement Savings With You

9/4/2017
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We cover a lot of topics within our podcast, and what we are covering today is one that most of our podcast listeners probably don’t think too much about, but should - their retirement nest egg. It’s crucial to keep an eye on that nest egg while you are transitioning from one job or career to another. And to get a professional’s perspective on how to protect what you’ve saved, we welcome Jon Heischman, Sr. from Heischman Retirement Services to the podcast. Jon has over thirty years of...

Duration: 00:18:48


JobsOhio

8/21/2017
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In this episode we have invited Cheryl Hay, Director Project Talent Acquisition at JobsOhio. Cheryl is one of Employment For Seniors' biggest advocates, and also an incredible advocate for all members of the Ohio workforce. She has not only provided us with incredible insight into the Ohio economy and the state of our workforce, but also has ensured that citizens are given the tools and resources they need to be successful in their employment. The Successful Encore Career is a service of...

Duration: 00:43:54


Employment For Seniors Career Expo

8/7/2017
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The annual Employment For Seniors Career Expo is scheduled for Thursday August 24th, at The Fawcett Center on the campus of The Ohio State University. Carol Ventresca, Executive Director of Employment For Seniors, and co-host of The Successful Encore Career, recently was a guest on a local public affairs program in Columbus, Ohio - Columbus Concerns. Here is a quick link to the lineup of workshops for the day. Here is a quick link to more information about the EFS Career Expo. The...

Duration: 00:20:18


SEC 14 - Elizabeth Isele Legacy Awards Speech

7/17/2017
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This year, Employment For Seniors is celebrating 45 years in central Ohio assisting mature job seekers. Also our annual fundraiser, The Legacy Awards Program, was in May at Fawcett Center, on the campus of The Ohio State University. This is our opportunity to not only thank the community and all of our supporters but to let everyone in central Ohio know about the wonderful people who are seriously supporting mature job seekers and seniors in our community. This year, the Julian Marcus...

Duration: 00:37:02


SEC 12 - EFS Services to Employers

6/29/2017
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Local employers around Central Oho have found a highly skilled workforce by posting their positions, free of charge, on the Employment For Seniors JobMatch system. With assistance from the EFS staff, employers are guided through job postings and initial applicant screening. Executive Direcor Carol Ventresca talks with Barb Stoltz. Employer Outreach Program Coordinator with EFS about the reasons hundreds of employers work with EFS every year to find qualified candidates for positions they...

Duration: 00:17:51


SEC 8 - Prepare For The Interview

4/16/2017
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In this episode of The Successful Encore Career, Carol welcomes to our studios Debra Shinoskie, Project Director at the AARP Foundation SCSEP in Columbus, OH. This episode is brought to you by Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging, and Nationwide Insurance. Interviewing can be a very difficult step for mature job seekers, yet it is one of the most important steps any job seeker can make. They only have one chance for a great first impression. What are the basic steps you would suggest a mature...

Duration: 00:21:27


SEC 6 - Lifelong Learning - Update and Hone Workplace Skills

3/19/2017
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One major issue mentioned by many employers, regarding mature job seekers, is their inability to learn new skills. Qualified applicants have to convince employers that they are not only able to learn new skills, but they consider learning to be an important step in their continued success in the workplace. The podcast episode suggest some great ideas on how and where you can continue your lifelong learning journey. More can be found on The Successful Encore Career blog. Program 60 at The...

Duration: 00:10:52