Interview with Marc Miller of CareerPivot.com and author of Repurpose Your Career — A Practical Guide for the Second Half of Life
Advice on making a career pivot after 50, how to switch fields and how not to, what it takes to make a career pivot, who can help you do it. Read the detailed show notes from this episode.
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Marc Miller, creator of CareerPivot.com and author of Repurpose Your Career — A Practical Guide for the Second Half of Life offers practical advice on how to make a career pivot after 50.
He talks about how he pivoted from being an IBM engineer to a math teacher to a nonprofit fundraiser to a career coach, “wandering in the career desert for 30 years.”
Marc describes what it’s like to make a career pivot, why career failures can be good for you, how to start a career pivot, the biggest mistakes people make when they switch fields in midlife, the importance of “cultivating your tribe” when making a career pivot, why it’s important to have a Plan B for your career, how to cultivate “weak ties” when networking to make a career pivot easier, how to get the most out of LinkedIn if you want to make a career pivot, his plans to make a geographic pivot and move to Mexico and why relocating may be something to consider when you make a career pivot.
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