Past Event

Rethinking the Job Search: Winning Strategies for People over 50

Mon, Aug 6 2012 - 5:15pm

Rethinking the Job Search: Winning Strategies for People over 50

Noreen McKeon, Program Manager, Coming of Age: Bay Area
Mark Guterman, Career Coach, JVS

Whether you've been laid off or are simply seeking a job change, whether you're seeking extra income in retirement or a move into work in a new field, in the current economy there are clear challenges to job seekers over 50. This workshop will look at the changing face of employment and retirement, offer specific strategies for job hunters, and suggest new ways to to sharpen skills, expand your network and position yourself to take advantage of opportunities. McKeon is a program manager at Coming of Age: Bay Area, a national initiative to capture the talents and expertise of people 50-plus as a force for public good. She has decades of management and volunteer development experience with nonprofit organizations, including Burt Children’s Center, West Marin Senior Services, Planned Parenthood and AIDS Project of the East Bay. Guterman is a long-time Bay Area career consultant who is principal of and a coach and trainer for JVS. He was recently awarded a Purpose Prize Fellowship given by Civic Ventures to honor social innovators in their encore careers.

MLF: Psychology
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 4:45 p.m. networking reception, 5:15 p.m. program
$20 standard, MEMBERS FREE, $7 students (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: Patrick O'Reilly
Also know: Part of the Future of Work series, sponsored by Wells Fargo and Ernst & Young