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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 about 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.
The Millers Move to Mexico #106
Dec 3 • 33 min
In this episode, Marc recounts the details of traveling back to the U.S. from Mexico without a guide other than Google Maps. They clean out the condo and prepare it for rental. They sell what they don’t want to keep, store what they do, and give the…
Susan Joyce of Job-Hunt.org on Searching Proactively for a Job #105
Nov 26 • 43 min
In this episode, Marc interviews Susan Joyce to discuss the difference between a reactive and a proactive job search. Job-Hunt.org and Susan have been helping people find jobs since 1998. She is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and two corporate…
Marc Announces the New Edition of Repurpose Your Career #104
Nov 12 • 23 min
In this episode, Marc invites listeners to take the 2018 Repurpose Your Career Survey, to help him make this podcast better with your feedback. He invites you to join pre-release readers of the new edition of Repurpose Your Career to read chapters of the…
Marc & Mark Answer Your Job Search Questions #103
Nov 5 • 31 min
In this episode, Marc and Mark address questions about video interviewing, starting a job search, and spreading the news about your new certification or degree. Listen in for great tips.
Michael O’Brien — Shifting with Purpose #102
Oct 29 • 48 min
Michael O’Brien is a Sales and Marketing Executive Coach, Resilience Builder, Motivational Speaker, and the bestselling author of Shift: Creating Better Tomorrows: Winning at Work and in Life. Marc and Michael share their common experience of near-fatal…
Bob McIntosh — How to Use LinkedIn to Find Your Next Job #101
Oct 22 • 36 min
Bob McIntosh is a career trainer who leads more than 15 job search workshops at an urban career center. He also critiques LinkedIn profiles and conducts mock interviews. Bob has gained the reputation as an authority on LinkedIn. Marc has known of Bob for…
Marc’s Wife Lotus and Her Observations on Moving to Ajijic #100
Oct 15 • 51 min
In this special Episode 100, Marc’s wife, Lotus Miller, is the guest. Marc has talked about the issues from his point of view, so now we hear about her experiences. Listen in for a forthright review of what she has found and what she feels about it.
Jeanne Yocum — Pricing Your Services — How to Get it Right #099
Oct 8 • 56 min
Jeanne Yocum presented this Webinar to the members of the CareerPivot online community and in this episode, Marc Miller shares her valuable insights with you, the Repurpose Your Career podcast listeners.
Can Sara Repurpose Her Career? Part 4 of 4 #098
Oct 1 • 43 min
In Part 4 of this series, Marc covers the third feedback session with Sara for her personality assessment.
Can Sara Repurpose Her Career? Part 3 of 4 #097
Sep 24 • 50 min
In Part 3 of this series, Marc covers the second feedback session with Sara for her personality assessment.
Marc’s Update - Pulling the Plug and Moving to Mexico #096
Sep 17 • 26 min
In this episode, Marc explores healthcare, insurance, automobiles, shipping food supplements, house rentals, the internet, visas, public transportation, and downsizing. He explains his plans for the next year while continuing to run his businesses from…
Marc & Mark Answer Your LinkedIn Questions #095
Sep 10 • 40 min
In this episode, Marc and Mark address questions about network size, how to use LinkedIn to get your best results, how to grow your LinkedIn network productively, and upgrading to the premium version of LinkedIn.
Can Sara Repurpose Her Career? Part 2 of 4 #094
Sep 3 • 38 min
In Part 2 of this series, Marc covers the second half of the first feedback session with Sara for her personality assessment.
Can Sarah Repurpose Her Career? Part 1 of 4 #093
Aug 27 • 44 min
In Part 1 of this series, Marc covers the first half of the first feedback session with Sarah for her personality assessment.
Dawn Graham on Switching Careers #092
Aug 20 • 34 min
Dr. Dawn Marie Graham, Ph.D. is one of the nation’s leading career coaches. She is the career director for the MBA program for executives at the Wharton School, where she counsels business leaders on making strategic career choices. A licensed…
Marc Miller News on the Move to Ajijic, Mexico #091
Aug 13 • 30 min
Marc shares with the audience more about his upcoming move to Mexico including a big announcement on how the move is progressing.
Can Juan Repurpose His Career? Part 4 of 4 #090
Aug 6 • 34 min
In Part 4 of this series, Marc covers the third feedback session with Juan for his personality assessment.
Jeanne Yocum — The Self-Employment Survival Guide #089
Jul 30 • 42 min
For 30 years, Jeanne Yocum has been self-employed as a public relations consultant and ghostwriter. This Spring, Rowman and Littlefield published Jeanne’s first solo book, The Self-Employment Survival Guide: Proven Strategies to Succeed as Your Own Boss.…
Can Juan Repurpose His Career? Part 3 of 4 #088
Jul 23 • 45 min
In Part 3 of this series, Marc covers the second feedback session with Juan for his personality assessment.
From Covering Floors to Covering Life Stories. With Mike O’Krent. #087
Jul 16 • 30 min
Marc revisits his interview with career pivoter Mike O’Krent. Mike O’Krent, Founder of LifeStories Alive, LLC, specializes in making personal history videos for families that value their heritage. They create family heirlooms in video — digitally mastered…
Marc Miller on the Move to Ajijic, Mexico #086
Jul 9 • 25 min
Marc shares with the audience more about his upcoming move to Mexico and how the move is progressing.
Denise King with Marc Miller at the “Escape the Corporate World, Now Summit” #085
Jul 2 • 40 min
Marc shares with the audience how he got to where he is today as a coach, author, and podcast host. He gives case studies from some of his clients and suggestions for action.
Can Juan Repurpose His Career? Part 2 of 4 #084
Jun 25 • 35 min
In Part 2 of this series, Marc covers the second half of a feedback session with Juan about his personality assessment.
Can Juan Repurpose His Career? Part 1 of 4 #083
Jun 18 • 46 min
In Part 1 of this series, Marc covers the first half of a feedback session with Juan about his personality assessment. The second half of the feedback session will be in next week’s episode.
Workplace Futurist and Agile Career Expert Marti Konstant #082
Jun 11 • 41 min
Marti Konstant reviews core principles of agile thinking. She focuses on what she learned from her body of research and how it applies to people at any stage of their career and life but especially to those who are set in their ways and need a new way to…
Marc & Mark Answer Your Career Pivot Questions #081
Jun 4 • 28 min
In this episode Marc and Mark address questions about pivoting from installer to instructor, re-entering the workforce as a trainer after years of raising a family, and transitioning from IT consultant to full-time CIO.
Carol Fishman Cohen CEO and Co-Founder of iRelaunch #080
May 28 • 33 min
Carol Fishman Cohen presents her view of bringing people (especially women) back into the workplace after a career break and what the importance is of experience in leadership.
Marc Miller’s Continuing Plans for the Move to Mexico #079
May 21 • 27 min
In this episode, Marc covers the steps of relocating abroad and securing the resources for safe and healthy living for his family while running his business full-time.
Jonathan Rauch, Author of The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better After 50 #078
May 14 • 32 min
Jonathan Rauch, a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute in Washington, is the author of six books and many articles on public policy, culture, and government. He is the contributing editor of The Atlantic, and recipient of the 2005 National Magazine…
Joe Harper on the Resources Available through the Small Business Development Centers #077
May 7 • 38 min
In this episode, Marc interviews Joe Harper during a webinar originally held for the CareerPivot community membership site. Listen in to learn how you can apply the resources of your field SBD Center in all stages of your business, but especially as you…
Marc and Mark Answer Listener Questions #076
Apr 30 • 37 min
In this episode, Marc works with his friend and fellow podcaster Mark Anthony Dyson to answer the questions on the minds of listeners of both their shows. Along the way, they share stories about themselves and others.
Marc Revisits His Interview with Dr. Joel Dobbs — Plan a Life of Success, and Turn it to Significance #075
Apr 23 • 29 min
In this episode, Marc interviews Dr. Joel Dobbs. Dr. Dobbs is an experienced life sciences executive, with over thirty years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. He has served in a variety of senior leadership roles in…
Marc Miller’s Journey from Procrastinating Introvert to Enthusiastic Expat #074
Apr 16 • 33 min
In this episode, Marc narrates the challenges of relocating abroad and securing the resources for safe and healthy living for his family while running his business full-time.
Richard Eisenberg of Next Avenue Interviews Career Design Expert Marc Miller #073
Apr 9 • 23 min
In this episode, Marc is the guest, and answers a variety of career questions by Richard Eisenberg on Next Avenue. Richard asks Marc about his pivots, his advice for potential first-time pivoters, and his future plans.
Rebranding Yourself with Alexander Buschek #072
Apr 2 • 33 min
Alexander Buschek has been an IT professional for many years. He is passionate about digital transformation and the opportunities it will give businesses — especially SMBs. Before joining PROTEGO®, he worked as an entrepreneur consulting SMBs about their…
Questions & Answers: How Do You Find Your Philanthropic Passion? #071
Mar 26 • 17 min
This week’s questions are on using current skills in a part-time role, finding your philanthropic passion, and whether you should certify as a scrum master. Listen for insight.
Inspiring Story from One of the Top Baby Boomer Travel Bloggers #070
Mar 19 • 44 min
Barbara Weibel is the owner of HoleInTheDonut.com travel blog. Barbara is a travel blogger with an incredibly inspiring reinvention story. Marc felt inspired after listening to her story and hopes you will, too. Listen in to see how her career works.
Seasonal Jobs in Great Places #069
Mar 12 • 33 min
Coolworks is a website that is focused on jobs in great places. The site has been around for 23 years. It launched in 1995 from the Tower Ranger Station in Yellowstone National Park, and ever since then, its focus and mission has been to connect employers…
You Can Crack the 21st Century Career Code #068
Mar 5 • 43 min
This is how he and Marcia met and led to joining forces to write the book, Careermageddon: Cracking the 21st Century Career Code. Neil lives in a forest in Wales, which is no sensible place for a marketing consultant to live, but the internet pretty much…
Youth-Oriented Openings, Secret Side Gigs, and Multiple Offers Job Search Questions #067
Feb 26 • 19 min
In this episode, Marc answers questions with his trusty sidekick, Elizabeth Rabaey. You can learn about her career pivots in Episode 020. Listen in to this episode for insight on targeting a job appropriate to your age, dealing with your employer finding…
Marc Miller Examines His Uncertainty About Moving to Mexico #066
Feb 19 • 18 min
Uncertainty is stressful. Marc Miller describes the process of planning, preparing, and waiting to move to Mexico and how uncertainty manifests itself in the process. Listen in for ideas on preparing for major changes in your life.
The Evolution of Job Search with Career Sherpa Hannah Morgan #065
Feb 12 • 42 min
Hannah Morgan is a speaker, author, and founder of CareerSherpa.net. She serves as a guide to today’s job search, delivering no-nonsense, actionable advice for job seekers. Hannah’s experience in human resources, outplacement services, workplace…
Logical Creative Career Pivoter Camille Knight #064
Feb 5 • 29 min
Camille is a logical creative. She is the confluence of creativity and mathematics. She now gets to activate both sides of her brain and get paid pretty darn well for it. This was not an easy journey for Camille and there were some pretty painful patches…
Being Passed Over for a Position, Not Getting Callbacks, and Two Weeks’ Notice Job Search Questions #063
Jan 29 • 29 min
In this episode, Marc answers questions with his trusty sidekick, Elizabeth Rabaey. You can learn about her career pivots in Episode 020. Listen in to this episode for insight on doing detective work about why you weren’t hired, skipping the recruiter…
The First Annual Repurpose Your Career Audience Survey Results #062
Jan 22 • 20 min
Marc takes some time to dissect the podcast audience survey, discuss podcast statistics provided by Libsyn, the podcast host server, and what this might mean for the future. This podcast was launched 14 months ago and targeted one of the smallest…
Christine Hopkins-Spidell Planned Her Career Pivot With Purpose and Great Care #061
Jan 15 • 41 min
Christine Hopkins-Spidell earned her Doctor of Law and Policy from Northeastern University, in 2016. She joined Textron Financial Corporation, which provided commercial and consumer lending, a subsidiary of Textron, Inc., in 1991 and over the next 20…
Nancy Collamer on Your Second-Act Career #060
Jan 8 • 30 min
Nancy Collamer is a semi-retirement expert, and author of Second-Act Careers: 50+ Ways to Profit from Your Passions During Semi-Retirement. She writes a bi-monthly blog on work and purpose for NextAvenue.org and Forbes.com and publishes a free newsletter…
Marc’s Favorite Episode of 2017: 8 Individuals. 8 Career pivots. Listen to a Recap of Previous Guests #059
Jan 2 • 49 min
Marc introduces the common themes of the eight career changes or pivots recapped in this episode. First, they had an idea and did not act on it. Second, there was a moment or event that vaulted them into action. Third, no matter how well they planned it,…
Gary O’Neal on Looking for a Job in the 2nd Half of Life While Avoiding a Broken Hiring System #058
Dec 18, 2017 • 49 min
Gary has seen the inside story of how recruiting and hiring happened inside of well over 200 companies. He’s led high-performance recruiting teams in both agency and corporate environments and has over 20 years of experience in recruitment. Gary’s…
Mac Prichard on the Nuts and Bolts of Finding a Job with Purpose and Meaning. #057
Dec 11, 2017 • 45 min
Mac Prichard is the founder and publisher of Mac’s List, an online community for people looking for rewarding, creative, and meaningful work. More than 80,000 people a month visit the site, which includes a job board, a blog, and courses about the nuts…
Avoiding Ageism, Revising Roles, and Finding Fresh Fields Job Search Questions #056
Dec 4, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode, Marc answers questions with his trusty sidekick, Elizabeth Rabaey. You can learn about her career pivots in Episode 020. Listen in to this episode for insights into preparing yourself to work in a changing market, or in a new role.
Why The Millers are Moving to Mexico and How They Will Do It! #055
Nov 27, 2017 • 37 min
Marc discusses circumstances surrounding his family’s move to Mexico and what that process will involve.
Susan Lahey Never Thought She’d Be a Tech Writer or a Business Writer. #054
Nov 13, 2017 • 33 min
Marc interviews career pivoter and co-author Susan Lahey about her life and work, including a pivot from journalist to freelance writer and author.
Thea Kelley on Interviewing for a Great Job in the 2nd Half of LIfe. #053
Nov 6, 2017 • 37 min
Marc interviews author Thea Kelley on job interview dos and don’ts for those in the 2nd half of life
1st Anniversary Special! Behind the Scenes at the Repurpose Your Career podcast. #052
Oct 30, 2017 • 20 min
On this, the 1st anniversary, Marc recaps the first year of the Repurpose Your Career podcast, how it all came together, and what’s coming up in 2018.
Can Tim Repurpose His Career? Part 4 of 4 #051
Oct 23, 2017 • 49 min
Marc works with Tim (not his real name) and takes him through the CareerPivot evaluation process, based on the Birkman Assessment.
Can Tim Repurpose His Career? Part 3 of 4 #050
Oct 16, 2017 • 64 min
Marc works with Tim (not his real name) and takes him through the CareerPivot evaluation process, based on the Birkman Assessment.
Can Tim Repurpose His Career? Part 2 of 4 #049
Oct 9, 2017 • 40 min
Marc works with Tim (not his real name) and takes him through the CareerPivot evaluation process, based on the Birkman Assessment.
Can Tim Repurpose His Career? Part 1 of 4 #048
Oct 2, 2017 • 51 min
Marc works with Tim (not his real name) and takes him through the CareerPivot evaluation process, based on the Birkman Assessment.
Freelance, PMP, and Non-Profit Job Search Questions #047
Sep 25, 2017 • 22 min
Marc and Elizabeth answer some of your career questions about finding freelance opportunities, degree and certificate requirements, and looking for employment at a not-for-profit organization.
Career Mistakes: Failure is a Great Option A Chapter from Repurpose Your Career by Marc Miller #046
Sep 18, 2017 • 25 min
Marc reads the chapter, “Career Mistakes: Failure is a Great Option.”
Determination, Education, and Presentation Gets the Job After 60+ #045
Sep 11, 2017 • 23 min
Marc Miller interviews Stan Siranovich on his long search for full-time employment.
Labor Day Announcement. #044
Sep 4, 2017 • 3 min
Marc gives shoutouts and makes a special announcement.
Brand Yourself for CareerKred With 
Ryan Rhoten. #043
Aug 28, 2017 • 34 min
Ryan Rhoten describes the path to establishing credibility in your area of expertise in today’s changing career landscape.
Ryan Rhoten of The Brand New You Show Interviews Marc Miller #042
Aug 21, 2017 • 48 min
Marc guests on The Brand New You Show, where Ryan Rhoten interviews him. The next episode of Repurpose Your Career will be Marc’s interview of Ryan Rhoten!
What is Your Personal Operating System? A Chapter from the audiobook Repurpose Your Career #041
Aug 14, 2017 • 23 min
Marc Miller reads a chapter, “What is Your Personal Operating System?” of his new audio book, to be released in September, 2017.
From High-Tech Training to High School Teacher, and Why I Left. #040
Aug 7, 2017 • 26 min
Marc discusses the pivot that took him to an inner-city high school, and how he decided that his career pivot was not yet over.
Is a Portfolio Career Right for You? With Steve Preston. #039
Jul 31, 2017 • 32 min
Steve Preston describes the aspects and traits of portfolio careers, including how to know if you would enjoy earning income through multiple activities.
Mailbag — Divorce, and Later-in-Life Job Search Questions #038
Jul 24, 2017 • 21 min
Marc and Elizabeth answer some of your career questions about getting a master’s degree later in life, stress, and using weak ties to find new employment.
Two Chapters from the audiobook Repurpose Your Career: A Practical Guide for the 2nd Half of Life #037
Jul 17, 2017 • 18 min
Marc Miller reads the first two chapters, “Vetting the Company,” and “The Dreaded Question,” of his new audio book, to be released in September.
8 Individuals. 8 Career pivots. Listen to a Recap of Previous Guests. #036
Jul 10, 2017 • 47 min
Marc recaps the career pivots or changes of eight individuals on this episode.
How NextAvenue.org Prepares you for the Second Half of Life, With Richard Eisenberg. #035
Jul 3, 2017 • 23 min
Richard Eisenberg provides a behind-the-scenes view at this website for Boomers and Gen Xers facing the complications of middle age.
Mailbag - Teachers, Resumes, and Competing Against Internal Candidates #034
Jun 26, 2017 • 23 min
Marc and Elizabeth answer some of your career questions about teachers transitioning, resumes, and competing against internal candidates!
Marc as a Guest on Think, Believe, and Manifest! Online Radio Podcast #033
Jun 19, 2017 • 43 min
Marc Miller appeared on the Think, Believe, and Manifest! Online Radio Podcast, with Constance Arnold. This episode is an edited version of that show.
A Career Change from Account Manager to Organizing Entrepreneur. With Kay McManus. #032
Jun 12, 2017 • 27 min
Kay McManus talks about the steps she took to get to create her successful and rewarding company.
Flexibility May Be The Best Option for Your Career Pivot, With Brie Reynolds. #031
Jun 5, 2017 • 33 min
Flexibility comes in several styles in today’s employment world.
Very Late in Life Career Decision Questions #030
May 29, 2017 • 24 min
Marc and Elizabeth answer some of your career decisions question you might make very late in life!
Reality Has a Nasty Habit of Biting Us in the Butt #029
May 22, 2017 • 15 min
Marc Miller discusses his last six months, and dealing with reality.
A Career Change from a Dying Industry to a Growth Industry. With Jennifer Winter. #028
May 15, 2017 • 33 min
Jennifer Winter talks about her career pivots and her current position as a Director of Programming for digital media at a dot.com company.
The Unconscious Biases We All Have, and How to Work with Them, With Mark Anthony Dyson. #027
May 8, 2017 • 33 min
Unconscious bias can work against the older job seeker, especially if they are careless on social media
Late in Life Graduate Degree Questions #026
May 1, 2017 • 21 min
Marc and Elizabeth answer some of your job search questions related to late in life graduate degrees!
Marc’s Books and How He Wrote Them #025
Apr 24, 2017 • 24 min
Marc Miller discusses his three books, and their origins.
A Career Change, From Sales to Propellers. With 
Mike Martin. #024
Apr 17, 2017 • 27 min
Mike Martin talks about his career pivots and his current position as a drone pilot
The Future of Happiness, With Amy Blankson. #023
Apr 10, 2017 • 29 min
5 Modern Strategies for Balancing Productivity and Well-Being in the Digital Era
The Components of Making a Career Pivot #022
Apr 3, 2017 • 16 min
Marc Miller breaks format to discuss three career pivot client case studies.
To Get What You Need You Must Know What You Need. #021
Mar 27, 2017 • 19 min
Marc advises people in the second half of life to recognize and learn from moments of clarity, to pivot to their next career.
A New Career Change, Years in the Making. With 
Elizabeth Rabaey. #020
Mar 20, 2017 • 33 min
Elizabeth Rabaey talks about her career pivots and her safe landing.
Boomer Reinvention, With John Tarnoff. #019
Mar 13, 2017 • 31 min
How to Create Your Dream Career Over 50
Job Search Questions? Marc Has Answers! #018
Mar 6, 2017 • 23 min
Marc and Elizabeth answer some of your job search questions!
When Clouds Part: Moments of Clarity. #017
Feb 27, 2017 • 15 min
Marc advises people in the second half of life to recognize and learn from moments of clarity, to pivot to their next career.
Marc Miller and CareerPivot Anniversary #016
Feb 20, 2017 • 17 min
On the fifth anniversary of CareerPivot, Marc tells his life story, and the story of CareerPivot.
On Becoming The Conference Catalyst. With 
Thom Singer. #015
Feb 13, 2017 • 31 min
Thom Singer, professional speaker, trainer, author, and more, explains his long path to second career success.
Are We at the End of Jobs? With Taylor Pearson. #014
Feb 6, 2017 • 33 min
Old paradigms of employment are vanishing.
Five Bold Goals to Establish for the Year #013
Jan 30, 2017 • 14 min
As we are a few weeks into the new year, Marc talks about goals for 2017!
Next Up: The Second Half of Life. #012
Jan 23, 2017 • 21 min
Marc advises Baby Boomers and Gen Xers on changes in the world and the workplace, and how to prepare to make a career pivot for the second half of life.
From Corporate Layoffs to Consulting Payoffs. With Vicki McCullough. #011
Jan 16, 2017 • 23 min
Vicki McCullough, President of Sequitur Marketing, discusses her move from the corporate world to running a niche marketing consulting business.
How to Maximize Life and Transition Into Your Post-Corporate Job. With Roger Whitney. #010
Jan 9, 2017 • 27 min
Baby Boomers will live longer and work longer than previous generations.
Job Search Questions? Marc Has Answers! #009
Jan 2, 2017 • 23 min
Marc and Elizabeth answer some of your job search questions!
Do You Suffer from MSU Disorder? The Grave Temptation to Make Stuff Up. #008
Dec 19, 2016 • 19 min
Marc gives case studies on how making things up, and panicking about them, is always worse than asking for the truth.
From Covering Floors to Covering Life Stories. With Mike O’Krent. #007
Dec 12, 2016 • 27 min
Mike made an amazing career pivot that allows him to serve generations of families in a business.