The Successful Encore Career Podcast

The Successful Encore Career Podcast

www.employseniors.org
The Successful Encore Career Podcast, presented by Employment For Seniors, will provide you the inspiration and tools to move into your next career. We’ll talk with adults who have made the encore career change, whether to a new company, a new career path or struck it out on their own as an entrepreneur. We will also pass along necessary skill-building tools that you will need to bring this change to your career. Sponsored by Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging, Nationwide Insurance, RiseSmart and Circle270Media Podcast Consultants.


The Franchise Educator
May 27 • 31 min
Ever considered owning a franchise? This episode will help you understand the details. We have Telanda Sidari, (https://www.thefranchiseeducator.com/) , is our guest. She is a senior franchise business consultant or coach. She’s been in this industry for…
Dust Off Your LInkedIn Profile
May 13 • 2 min
As we begin to exit the SAH and WFH COVID-19 situation, it’s time to shift our mindset from stressing about the things we can’t do, to taking control and focus on the things WE CAN DO. As you restart your job search, reach out for assistance- in times of…
Dust Off Your Resume
Apr 29 • 5 min
As we begin to exit from the nationwide shutdown due to COVID-19, now is the time to get that resume out, “dust it off,” and start that job hunt fresh. In a recent Employment For Seniors newsletter to our clients, our Natalie Zimmerman, Executive Director…
Illumination Bureau Podcast and Tips For Your Job Search
Mar 18 • 14 min
Catherine Lang-Cline is our guest. She is co-host of the podcast Illumination Bureau, a podcast produced by Kristen Harris (https://www.portfoliocreative.com/aboutus) . Three episodes caught our attention in their catalog. Episode 31 on ageism, and…
How Important Is Volunteering During A Job Search?
Feb 19 • 20 min
We cover a lot ground specific to why volunteering is so important during your job search. What do we mean when we say volunteering? Is there value in volunteering during a job search? How can volunteering help during a career transition? What are the…
Hiring Event - Home Instead Senior Care - March 18, 2020
Feb 13 • 10 min
Register today for this hiring event! Home Instead Senior Care (https://www.homeinstead.com/) will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Wednesday morning March 18, 2020 from 9:30am – 11:30am In this bonus episode of The…
Brett Johnson, Circle270Media Podcast Consultants
Jan 20 • 38 min
Over the past two years, Brett and I have talked to many individuals who have moved from one career to another – pursuing their “encore opportunity”. Today I am putting Brett in the “hot seat” as he has also successfully moved into a new career. Brett…
Census Information Sessions - Friday February 7, 2020
Jan 6 • 1 min
On Friday, February 7, from 9:30am - 12:00pm, Employment For Seniors (https://my.captivate.fm/www.employseniors.org) is hosting local representatives from the 2020 Census to discuss the many available job opportunities and to answer your questions about…
2020 Vision In Your Job Search
Dec 30, 2019 • 18 min
Let’s move our job search into the new year (and out of the last century), successfully. We are going to “clear our old fuzziness to a 20-20 vision”, by reviewing the critical steps to make a job search successful! Our goal is to help mature job seekers…
Employees, Employers and Hiring Process Legal Issues
Dec 9, 2019 • 53 min
There are many reasons and situations when employment is halted. Mat Parker, Partner at Fisher Phillips (https://www.fisherphillips.com/offices-columbus) , is our guest to discuss the issues employers face in recruitment/hiring/retention practices and…
Census Information Sessions - Friday December 6, 2019
Nov 25, 2019 • 1 min
On Friday, December 6, from 9:30am - 12:00pm, Employment For Seniors (www.employseniors.org) is hosting local representatives from the 2020 Census to discuss the many available job opportunities and to answer your questions about working for the Census. •…
Hiring Event - Home Care Assistance - Wednesday December 11, 2019
Nov 18, 2019 • 9 min
Register today for this hiring event! Home Care Assistance (www.centralohiocaregivers.com) will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Wednesday morning December 11, 2019 from 9:30am – 11:30am. In this bonus episode of The…
Orelle Jackson, Limitless Growth Strategies
Nov 4, 2019 • 48 min
In this episode, we talk with Limitless Growth Strategies. (https://www.limitlessgrowthstrategies.com/) This episode is a double-bonus. We are featuring Orelle as an “encore careerist” who not only moved through her own career path, but also assists…
Hiring Event - Tristar Transportation - Wednesday November 20, 2019
Oct 25, 2019 • 9 min
Register today for this hiring event! Tristar Transportation (http://www.tristarcolumbus.com/) will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Wednesday morning November 20, 2019 from 9:30am – 11:30 In this bonus episode of The…
What’s It Like To Work In…The Credit Union Industry
Oct 23, 2019 • 31 min
As a new segment for our podcast, we are highlighting various industries. In this episode we welcome Amber Circone (Amber Cercone - Human Resources Generalist - BMI Federal … https://www.linkedin.com › amber-cercone-9ba4b2100) , Human Resources Generalist…
What It’s Like To Work In…Chauffeur Driven Transportation
Oct 9, 2019 • 31 min
As a new segment for our podcast, we are highlighting various industries. In this episode we welcome Jim Powell from American Limousine (http://www.amerilimo.com/) to discuss what it is like to work in the chauffeur driving transportation industry. We…
Hiring Event - Home Helpers Home Care - October 29, 2019
Sep 27, 2019 • 10 min
Register today for this hiring event! Home Helpers Home Care (https://www.homehelpershomecare.com/columbus-northwest/caregivers/employment/) will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Tuesday morning October 29th, 2019 from…
Encore Career Success Stories
Sep 25, 2019 • 53 min
At Employment For Seniors, we’re always trying to focus on successful career transitions for our mature job seekers. Moving into a new career path is sometimes seamless, and it sometimes encounters way too many twists and turns. People who refer to their…
Successful Career Development for Employees and Employers: A Discussion with RiseSmart
Sep 11, 2019 • 28 min
Our guests in this episode are Jeanne Schad, Talent Solutions & Strategy Practice Leader, and Sam McAninch, Senior Vice President/Midwest, both from RiseSmart (https://www.risesmart.com/) . RiseSmart (https://www.risesmart.com/) is known as a talent…
How To Prepare For The EFS Senior Career Expo
Aug 27, 2019 • 29 min
The Employment For Seniors’ 25th Annual Senior Career is Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 9 am until 1 pm. Free Admission - Free Parking - No Registration Required Fawcett Center on the campus of The Ohio State University - 2400 Olentangy River Rd Be One of…
Power Up Your Resume For A Job Fair - Part 4
Aug 20, 2019 • 22 min
The 25th Annual Senior Career is Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 9 am until 1 pm. Located at The Ohio State University’s Fawcett Center. With us in the episode is our special guest Sharon Hamersley. Sharon is the Principle Coach for The Resume Coach and…
Hiring Event - National Church Residences - Wednesday September 18, 2019
Aug 14, 2019 • 8 min
Register today for this hiring event! National Church Residences will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Wednesday morning September 18, 2019 from 9:30am – 11:30 In this bonus episode of The Successful Encore Career, we…
Power Up Your Resume For A Job Fair - Part 3
Aug 13, 2019 • 26 min
The 25th Annual Senior Career is Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 9 am until 1 pm. Located at The Ohio State University’s Fawcett Center. With us in the episode is our special guest Sharon Hamersley. Sharon is the Principle Coach for The Resume Coach and…
Power Up Your Resume For A Job Fair - Part 2
Aug 6, 2019 • 22 min
The 25th Annual Senior Career is Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 9 am until 1 pm. Located at The Ohio State University’s Fawcett Center. With us in the episode is our special guest Sharon Hamersley. Sharon is the Principle Coach for The Resume Coach and…
Power Up Your Resume For A Job Fair - Part 1
Jul 30, 2019 • 19 min
The 25th Annual Senior Career is Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 9 am until 1 pm. Located at The Ohio State University’s Fawcett Center. With us in the episode is our special guest Sharon Hamersley. Sharon is the Principle Coach for The Resume Coach and…
Power Up Your LinkedIn Profile For A Job Fair
Jul 23, 2019 • 18 min
The 25th Annual Senior Career is Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 9 am until 1 pm. Located at The Ohio State University’s Fawcett Center. With us in the episode is our special guest Sharon Hamersley. Sharon is the Principle Coach for The Resume Coach and…
The Columbus Foundation
Jul 10, 2019 • 45 min
We welcome Dan Sharpe, VP for Community Research and Grant Management for The Columbus Foundation. Also in studio with us was intern Holly Trimble, as student at The Ohio State University. During 2019, we are celebrating 75 years of philanthropy in…
Hiring Event - Tristar Transportation - Tuesday July 16, 2019
Jun 26, 2019 • 9 min
Register today for this hiring event! Tristar Transportation will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Tuesday morning July 16, 2019 from 9:30am – 11:30 In this bonus episode of The Successful Encore Career, we talk with…
What’s It Like To Work In…Logistics
Jun 24, 2019 • 31 min
This episode kicks off a new series we are calling What’s It Like To Work In… Thanks to our guest, Jill Kuhlman, Vice President, Talent & Employee Experience at FST Logistics. Jill joined FST in 2018 and is responsible for recruitment, training and…
Mature Job Seekers: Be The Candidate An Employer Needs!
Jun 10, 2019 • 44 min
We will focus on two issues in this episode – the first is to ensure the you, mature job seeker, that YES, employers do want you! However, the second issue will focus on the steps that you, as a job seeker, must take to provide an employer with the…
Hiring Event - CampusParc - Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Jun 6, 2019 • 12 min
Register today for this hiring event! CampusParc will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Tuesday morning, June 25th from 9:30-11:30. In this bonus episode of The Successful Encore Career, we talk with Micaella Bruton and…
Hiring Event - Home Instead Senior Care - June 5, 2019
May 5, 2019 • 10 min
Register today for this hiring event! Home Instead Senior Care will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Wednesday morning June 5, 2019 from 9:30am – 11:30 In this bonus episode of The Successful Encore Career, we talk with…
2019 EFS Legacy Awards Program - May 22, 2019
May 2, 2019 • 2 min
This year is an exciting year for the EFS Legacy Awards, to be held at the Fawcett Center on The Ohio State University campus. In addition to our honoring local employers who are hiring mature adults, we are partnering with Age-Friendly Communities of…
Hiring Event - Comfort Keepers of Central Ohio - May 16, 2019
May 2, 2019 • 19 min
Register today for this hiring event! Comfort Keeper of Central Ohio will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Thursday morning May 16, 2019 from 9:30am – 11:30 In this bonus episode of The Successful Encore Career, we talk…
EFS Resources For Employers
May 1, 2019 • 24 min
Every year, Employment For Seniors offers a variety of ways employers can reach our job-seeking mature adults. In this episode we cover all the ways EFS offers our free, or low-cost, recruitment opportunities to employers. This podcast is free to you and…
Workforce Development And Training in Central Ohio
Apr 17, 2019 • 37 min
In this episode, we talk with Jeff Spain,Workforce Solutions Senior Consultant at Columbus State Community College’s Workforce Innovations. During our previous podcasts, we have often discussed the importance of job seekers “learning something new”. In…
Workforce Development And Training in Central Ohio - Preview
Apr 10, 2019 • 1 min
Coming up on our April 10th, 2019 episode, we speak with Jeff Spain, Workforce Solutions Senior Consultant from Columbus State Community College’s Workforce Innovations. In today’s economy, there is continuous change - tasks change, responsibilities…
National Volunteer Week - Volunteering To Your Next Job
Apr 7, 2019 • 16 min
Employment For Seniors is celebrating National Volunteer Week, April 7-13, 2019. National Volunteer Week is a time for organizations across the country to honor volunteers and recognize the irreplaceable impact of their time and energy all year round.…
Hiring Event - The Forum At Knightsbridge - April 25, 2019
Apr 2, 2019 • 8 min
Register today for this hiring event! The Forum At Knightsbridge will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Thursday morning April 25, 2019 from 9:30am – 11:30 In this bonus episode of The Successful Encore Career, we talk…
Encore Career and Franchising Opportunities
Mar 27, 2019 • 38 min
In this episode, we welcome Ted Fireman from FranNet, a company that assists those who are interested in purchasing a franchise. Ted covers quite a bit of ground about franchises, including: What is franchising? Is it different from being an entrepreneur?…
Encore Career and Franchising Opportunities - Preview
Mar 20, 2019 • 1 min
In next week’s episode, we welcome Ted Fireman from FranNet, a company that assists those who are interested in purchasing a franchise. This podcast is free to you and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefited from this podcast and…
Salary Research And Negotiations
Mar 13, 2019 • 40 min
No one wants to talk about money. Our clients are always asking what salary negotiations mean, and how they can determine salary level for a specific job, and where is all this “research” located. We welcome back Marilyn Bury Rice, Director of the Lhota…
Hiring Event - Hikma Pharmaceuticals - April 3, 2019
Mar 11, 2019 • 15 min
Register today for this hiring event! Hikma Pharmaceuticals will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Wednesday morning April 3, 2019 from 9:30am – 11:30 In this bonus episode of The Successful Encore Career, we talk with…
Salary Research And Negotiations - Preview
Mar 6, 2019 • 0 min
The full episode will be in your podcast player 2/27/19! This podcast is free to you and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefited from this podcast and would like to help us defray costs involved in producing the podcast, we…
Internet Resources For Company and Job Search Research
Feb 27, 2019 • 27 min
We want to thank Sharon Hamersley of The Resume Coach for joining us again in this episode. Often we tell Employment For Senior clients that they need to “research” employers. They want to understand what the employer does – particularly before they meet…
Internet Resources For Company And Job Search Research - Preview
Feb 20, 2019 • 1 min
We want to thank Sharon Hamersley of The Resume Coach for joining us again in this episode that will be in your podcast player 2/13/19. This podcast is free to you and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefited from this podcast and…
Dean Pulliam from BBB Of Central Ohio
Feb 13, 2019 • 44 min
In this episode, we interview “Successful Encore Careerist” Dean Pulliam, Director of Nonprofit & Charity Accreditation at the Better Business Bureau of Central Ohio. This podcast is free to you and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have…
2019 Blue Chip Forecast with Regionomics’ Bill LaFayette
Jan 30, 2019 • 15 min
We welcome Bill LaFayette, the owner of Regionomics, a consulting business working with clients in public, private, academic, and not-for-profit sectors to understand and grow their local economies and businesses. Bill is also the President of the…
How To Ace A Phone Interview
Jan 16, 2019 • 21 min
Our guest, Jami Phillips, an Employment Consultant from New Directions Career Center in Columbus (OH), is with us to offer tips and methods to “ace” phone interviews. The goal of a phone interview is to get a face to face interview. The employers goal is…
How To Ace A Phone Interview - Preview
Jan 9, 2019 • 1 min
Coming up on our next episode on January 16, 2019, our guest, Jami Phillips, an Employment Consultant from New Directions Career Center in Columbus (OH), is with us to offer tips and methods to “ace” phone interviews. Find out more how and why the goal of…
Create An Effective Exit Speech
Jan 2, 2019 • 32 min
We have Ken Lazar, Founder and Principal of the Ability Professional Network, in the studio with us talking about how to craft an effective exit speech, and how crucial this is, and will be, in your next interview. What is an “exit speech?” An exit speech…
Create An Effective Exit Speech - Preview
Dec 30, 2018 • 1 min
Coming up on our next Successful Encore Career Podcast, we have Ken Lazar in the studio with us talking about how to craft an effective exit speech, and how crucial this is, and will be, in your next interview. This episode will be available in your…
Top 9 Job Search Tips For 2019
Dec 26, 2018 • 45 min
Top 9 Job Search Tips For 2019 Many of us go through career changes – sometimes voluntarily and often involuntarily! So let’s get started on our “9 tips for 2019,” from the podcast archives of The Successful Encore Career from Employment For Seniors. 1)…
November is Veterans’ Month - A Successful Encore Career Spotlight
Nov 20, 2018 • 12 min
During the month of November, The Successful Encore Career Podcast and Employment for Seniors will be shedding more light on services provided that help our veterans find gainful employment. In this episode, we are proud to interview Navy veteran Zack…
November is Veterans’ Month - Ohio Department of Veterans Services
Nov 19, 2018 • 12 min
During the month of November, The Successful Encore Career Podcast and Employment for Seniors will be shedding more light on services provided that help our veterans find gainful employment. In this episode, we are proud to interview Ryan Blackburn,…
November is Veterans’ Month - Franklin County Veterans Service Commission
Nov 13, 2018 • 11 min
During the month of November, The Successful Encore Career Podcast and Employment for Seniors will be shedding more light on services provided that help our veterans find gainful employment. In this episode, we are proud to interview Army and Army…
November is Veterans’ Month - The Overwatch Partnership
Nov 12, 2018 • 27 min
During the month of November, The Successful Encore Career Podcast and Employment for Seniors will be shedding more light on services provided that help our veterans find gainful employment. In this episode, we speak with Army Veteran Danny Eakins, Policy…
November is Veterans’ Month - U.S. Congressman Steve Stivers
Nov 5, 2018 • 19 min
During the month of November, The Successful Encore Career Podcast and Employment for Seniors will be shedding more light on services provided that help our veterans find gainful employment. In this episode, we are proud to interview U.S. Congressman…
Hiring Event - LifeCare Alliance December 6, 2018
Oct 29, 2018 • 13 min
Register today for this hiring event! LifeCare Alliance will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Thursday morning, December 6th, 2018, from 9:30-11:30. For more information about this hiring event, go to Employment For…
Healthy Living in Whitehall (OH) And Your Job Search
Oct 22, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode, we talk with Shannon Sorrell, City of Whitehall (OH) Director of Parks & Recreation, and Cory Ollie, Parks Programmer, about the benefits of taking advantage of your local parks to stay physically and mentally healthy during your job…
Kelly Fuller and The Columbus Chamber of Commerce
Oct 15, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode we speak with Kelly Fuller, Director of Workforce Development at The Columbus Chamber, about workforce issues in the Central Ohio area, and how The Columbus Chamber if helping the region’s employers with this ever-changing situation. We…
Hiring Event - RGIS November 9, 2018
Oct 11, 2018 • 6 min
Register today for this hiring event! RGIS will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Friday morning, November 9, 2018, from 9:30-11:30. For more information about this hiring event, go to Employment For Seniors website.…
Hiring Event - ContactUS Communications October 26, 2018
Oct 1, 2018 • 9 min
Register today for this hiring event! ContactUS Communications will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Friday morning, October 26, 2018, from 9:30-11:30. For more information about this hiring event, go to Employment For…
2018 EFS Career Expo - Columbus State Community College
Sep 25, 2018 • 4 min
We speak with Columbus State Community College at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about Columbus State Community College on their website. This podcast is free to you and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefitted from…
2018 EFS Career Expo - CampusParc
Sep 24, 2018 • 4 min
We speak with CampusParc at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about the CampusParc on their website. 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…
2018 EFS Career Expo - Columbus Zoo And Aquarium
Sep 21, 2018 • 5 min
We speak with the Columbus Zoo And Aquarium at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about the Columbus Zoo And Aquarium on their website. This podcast is free to you and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefitted from this…
2018 EFS Career Expo - H & R Block
Sep 20, 2018 • 6 min
We speak with H&R Block at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about H&R Block on their website. 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…
2018 EFS Career Expo - US Census Bureau
Sep 19, 2018 • 4 min
We speak with the US Census Bureau at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about the US Census Bureau on their website. This podcast is free to you and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefitted from this podcast and would…
2018 Career Expo - ContactUS Communications
Sep 18, 2018 • 8 min
We speak with ContactUS Communications at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about ContactUS Communications on their website. This podcast is free to you and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefitted from this podcast and…
2018 EFS Career Expo - Granny Nannies
Sep 17, 2018 • 9 min
We speak with Granny Nannies at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about Granny Nannies on their website. 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…
Gail Hogan, Veteran TV and Radio Broadcaster
Sep 10, 2018 • 36 min
For anyone who has lived in Central Ohio for a short or long period of time, Gail Hogan is a very familiar name. We welcomed her into our homes during her time on TV, and considered her a passenger in our car while she was on the radio. We spoke with Gail…
Hiring Event - Columbus Zoo And Aquarium September 27, 2018
Sep 9, 2018 • 9 min
Register today for this hiring event! The Columbus Zoo And Aquarium will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Thursday morning, September 27, 2018, from 9:30-11:30. In this bonus episode of The Successful Encore Career, we…
2018 EFS Career Expo - Teleperformance
Sep 7, 2018 • 0 min
We speak with Teleperformance at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about Teleperformance on their website. 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…
2018 EFS Career Expo - Ascena Retail Group
Sep 6, 2018 • 7 min
We speak with Ascena Retail Group at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about Ascena Retail Group on their website. This podcast is free to you and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefitted from this podcast and would like…
2018 Career Expo - College Nannies and Tutors
Sep 5, 2018 • 11 min
We speak with College Nannies and Tutors at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about College Nannies and Tutors on their website. This podcast is free to you and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefitted from this podcast…
2018 EFS Career Expo - State Auto Insurance
Sep 4, 2018 • 9 min
We speak with State Auto Insurance Company at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about State Auto Insurance Company on their website. This podcast is free to you and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefitted from this…
2018 EFS Career Expo - Age Friendly Columbus
Sep 3, 2018 • 10 min
We speak with Age Friendly Columbus at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about Age Friendly Columbus on their website. This podcast is free to you and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefitted from this podcast and would…
2018 Career Expo - Costco
Aug 31, 2018 • 7 min
We speak with Costco at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about Costco on their website. 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…
2018 EFS Career Expo - YMCA of Central Ohio
Aug 30, 2018 • 8 min
We speak with YMCA of Central Ohio at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about YMCA of Central Ohio on their website. This podcast is free to you and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefitted from this podcast and would…
2018 EFS Career Expo - New Directions Career Center
Aug 29, 2018 • 8 min
We speak with New Directions Career Center at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about New Directions Career Center on their website. This podcast is free to you and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefitted from this…
2018 EFS Career Expo - A Plus Staffing
Aug 28, 2018 • 8 min
We speak with A Plus Staffing at this year’s EFS Career Expo. Find out more about A Plus Staffing on their website. 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…
Resume Basics Part 4 - Accomplishments And Skills Key To Your Job Search
Aug 20, 2018 • 22 min
With us in the episode is our special guest Sharon Hamersley. Sharon is the Principle Coach for The Resume Coach and has over 20 years’ experience helping individuals of all ages make a satisfying career decision or change. She’s also a longtime supporter…
Resume Basics Part 3 - What To Include In Your Resume
Aug 15, 2018 • 26 min
With us in the episode is our special guest Sharon Hamersley. Sharon is the Principle Coach for The Resume Coach and has over 20 years’ experience helping individuals of all ages make a satisfying career decision or change. She’s also a longtime supporter…
Resume Basics Part 2 - What To Include In Your Resume
Aug 14, 2018 • 22 min
With us in the episode is our special guest Sharon Hamersley. Sharon is the Principle Coach for The Resume Coach and has over 20 years’ experience helping individuals of all ages make a satisfying career decision or change. She’s also a longtime supporter…
2018 Career Expo Featured Speaker Shawn Richard
Aug 13, 2018 • 28 min
The 2018 EFS Career Expo is Thursday, August 23rd at The Ohio State University’s Fawcett Center. Each year EFS kicks off the morning with a featured speaker for the Senior Career Expo Employer Training program for employers. This year we are proud to…
Resume Basics Part 1 - Purpose, Format, Length, and Appearance
Aug 8, 2018 • 19 min
With us in the episode is our special guest Sharon Hamersley. Sharon is the Principle Coach for The Resume Coach and has over 20 years’ experience helping individuals of all ages make a satisfying career decision or change. She’s also a longtime supporter…
Power Up Your LinkedIn Profile For Your Job Search
Aug 6, 2018 • 18 min
With us in the episode is our special guest Sharon Hamersley. Sharon is the Principle Coach for The Resume Coach and has over 20 years’ experience helping individuals of all ages make a satisfying career decision or change. She’s also a longtime supporter…
Get Ready For The 2018 EFS Career Expo
Jul 30, 2018 • 13 min
Get Ready for the 2018 EFS Annual Senior Career Expo This year’s Expo is August 23rd at Fawcett Center on the campus of The Ohio State University; recruiting is from 9 am until 1 pm. Our sponsors this year include Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging,…
2018 Employment For Seniors Career Expo
Jul 16, 2018 • 19 min
Executive Director Carol Ventresca is the guest on North American Broadcasting Company’s Columbus Concerns. Host Mark Nuce spoke with Carol about the 2018 Employment For Seniors Career Expo scheduled for Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Ohio State…
Franklin County Office On Aging
Jun 30, 2018 • 43 min
We speak with Franklin County Office on Aging’s new executive director Michelle Missler, and Janet Caldwell, Communications Manager in this episode. The Successful Encore Career is a service of Employment For Seniors and sponsored by Central Ohio Area…
Hiring Event - Tristar Transportation - July 17, 2018
Jun 23, 2018 • 9 min
Register today for this hiring event! Tristar Transportation will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Tuesday morning, July 17th, 2018, from 9:30-11:30 In this bonus episode of The Successful Encore Career, we talk with…
Millennial Lessons That Are Good For Boomers
Jun 11, 2018 • 19 min
What lessons can Boomers learn from Millennials when it comes to a job search or a better career? Executive Director Carol Ventresca, and long-time EFS volunteer Brett Johnson, take a look at how these two generations compare, based on an online article…
Working With A Professional Recruiter
May 29, 2018 • 21 min
We welcome Ray Mayhew, VP of RSS Staffing. If you are considering working with a professional recruiter, here is what Ray covers in this podcast: How do you find a recruiter? And how do you evaluate which recruiter to utilize? What should a job seeker…
Hiring Event - CampusParc - June 7, 2018
May 18, 2018 • 12 min
Register today for this hiring event! CampusParc will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Thursday morning, June 7th, 2018, from 9:30-11:30. In this bonus episode of The Successful Encore Career, we talk with Micaella…
Central Ohio Area Agency On Aging
May 14, 2018 • 31 min
Our guest is Cindy Farson, Executive Director of the Central Ohio Area Agency On Aging. Cindy is a long-time supporter of EFS and a former board member. Through a grant from her agency, we were able to purchase equipment needed for our Successful Encore…
Vantage Workforce Solutions
Apr 30, 2018 • 37 min
Vantage Workforce Solutions is a state-wide agency that also provides employment services, programs and assistance to mature job seekers. Our guest is Paul Magnus, Vice President of Workforce Development with Vantage Workforce Solutions. Paul covers:…
2018 National Volunteer Week
Apr 15, 2018 • 9 min
April 15th through the 22nd is 2018 National Volunteer Week. We thought this would be a great opportunity to explain the many ways a volunteer experience can help in your job search. Often individuals wonder how they have time to volunteer. Just know - -…
Hiring Event - Homewell Senior Care - April 20, 2018
Apr 3, 2018 • 10 min
Register today for this hiring event! Homewell Senior Care will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Friday morning, April 20th, 2018, from 9:30-11:30 In this bonus episode of The Successful Encore Career, we talk with Lisa…
Central Ohio Professional Education Council: COPEC
Apr 2, 2018 • 35 min
Jay Lindner co-founded and currently is President of a 501C3 organization called Central Ohio Professional Education Council (COPEC). COPEC was created as an opportunity for local businesses to provide educational information at their location. Jay shares…
The City of Whitehall (OH) And Its Bright Future
Mar 19, 2018 • 24 min
We talked with Joe Ryan, Economic Development Specialist about the future business, economic and housing development in the City of Whitehall. Joe talks with us about: the goal of Whitehall’s Economic Development program successes (new businesses moving…
Hiring Event - Tristar Transportation - March 29, 2018
Mar 8, 2018 • 10 min
Register today for this hiring event! Tristar Transportation will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Thursday morning, March 29th, 2018, from 9:30-11:30 In this bonus episode of The Successful Encore Career, we talk with…
How To Use New Job Application Processes
Mar 5, 2018 • 9 min
When applying for a job, you might encounter new and unfamiliar application processes, beyond the “fill out this form, and leave your resume.” Online applications are becoming the norm. Here are some tips on how to become more comfortable with the…
Networking To Find Your Next Job
Feb 26, 2018 • 38 min
How important is networking to finding your next job? How do you successfully network? What do you NOT do when you network? Ken Lazar, Principal/Professional Recruiter at Ability Professional Network, and Co-Founder of the Sales Connection, an Association…
The 30-Second Elevator Speech And Your Job Search
Feb 12, 2018 • 29 min
What is a 30-Second Elevator Speech? What do you do with it? What do you include? When should you use it? Ken Lazar, Principal/Professional Recruiter at Ability Professional Network, and Co-Founder of the Sales Connection, an Association for Sales…
Hiring Event - Allied Universal - January 31, 2018
Jan 22, 2018 • 8 min
Get registered today for the first EFS hiring event of 2018. Allied Universal will be holding a hiring event at the Employment For Seniors’ offices on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018, from 9:30a-11:30a In this bonus episode of The Successful Encore Career,…
New Year, New Resolution, New Job
Jan 2, 2018 • 41 min
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,…
Age-Friendly Columbus Initiative and Katie White
Dec 26, 2017 • 20 min
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…
Central Ohio Workforce Trends and Mature Job Seekers
Dec 13, 2017 • 31 min
Our guest is Tim Harman, Director Of Customized Workforce And Training for Columbus 2020. Over the past five years, the central Ohio population has grown about six percent. But job growth has increased by almost 16 percent. So job growth and population…
Managing A Successful Career Change
Nov 13, 2017 • 23 min
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…
Faith Williams, VP of Programs, YWCA Columbus, OH
Oct 30, 2017 • 37 min
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…
Intelligent Office of Columbus and The EFS Legacy Awards
Oct 16, 2017 • 9 min
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…
Cheryl Hay, JobsOhio Project Talent Acquisition Director
Oct 10, 2017 • 28 min
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…
Marc Molea and The EFS Legacy Awards
Sep 18, 2017 • 9 min
During our annual Legacy Awards program at The Ohio State University’s Fawcett Center, we honored one of our organization’s biggest supporters, Marc Molea, from the Ohio Office on Aging’s Strategic Partnerships Elder Connections Division with a Legacy…
Keep Your Retirement Savings With You
Sep 4, 2017 • 17 min
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…
JobsOhio
Aug 21, 2017 • 40 min
In this episode, we talk with 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…
Employment For Seniors Career Expo
Aug 7, 2017 • 20 min
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…
Elizabeth Isele, CEO and Founder of GIEE
Jul 17, 2017 • 37 min
In 2017, Employment For Seniors celebrates 45 years in central Ohio, assisting mature job seekers. Our annual fundraiser, The Legacy Awards Program, was held The Ohio State University’s Fawcett Center. This is our opportunity to not only thank the…
How Successful Employers Use Job Fairs Effectively
Jul 5, 2017 • 12 min
The Successful Encore Career is a service of Employment For Seniors and sponsored by Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging, and Nationwide Insurance. This podcast is free to you and available on your favorite podcast player. If you have benefitted from this…
EFS Services For Employers
Jun 30, 2017 • 16 min
Local employers around Central Oho find 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…
Interview with Greg Beumer, Indiana State Representative
Jun 5, 2017 • 21 min
State Representative Greg Beumer joined the Indiana House of Representatives in November 2013. Greg grew up in Noble Township, Jay County. He attended Portland High School, completed coursework in Business Administration at Ball State University and is a…
Managing Your Interview Expectations
May 8, 2017 • 13 min
You’ve just uploaded your resume for a job opening, or you’ve just exited a great interview. Now what? Carol talks with David Taylor, an Employment For Seniors’ volunteer counselor, about managing your interview expectations. The Successful Encore Career…
How To Prepare For The Interview
Apr 17, 2017 • 21 min
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. The Successful Encore Career is a service of Employment For Seniors and sponsored by Central…
Interview with Jeff Lacy, FocusCFO
Apr 3, 2017 • 26 min
Jeff Lacy, Entrepreneur, and Partner and Area Director with FocusCFO, is our guest. In his current role as a Partner and Area Director with FocusCFO, Jeff ties in his team of 30+ CFOs, to work with owners of SMEs around Central Ohio to understand the key…
Lifelong Learning - Update and Hone Your Workplace Skills
Mar 20, 2017 • 9 min
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…
The Do’s and Don’ts of Job Searching
Mar 6, 2017 • 17 min
You have just one opportunity to make a great first impression! Here are tips to help keep your job search on target. Initial Job Searching Steps Job Applications and Materials Reviewing Job Descriptions Interviewing Networking Learning New Skills Thanks…
Defining Transferable Skills
Feb 20, 2017 • 13 min
Skills are learned! Identifying transferable skills is critical in a job search – they add dimension to a resume and cover letter and provide needed details in an interview. Transferable skills can be deemed from work experiences, as well as volunteer…
Transferable Skills
Feb 6, 2017 • 7 min
Mature job seekers have worked for years. You’ve built skills and honed those skills over many years of experience. This is an important part of your marketability in looking at the next job. An employer wants to know that you can do the job they have…
Benefits Of Attending A Job Fair
Jan 23, 2017 • 10 min
Individuals think it’s a waste of their time, but then they also complain that when they’re doing applications those online applications go into cyberspace and they don’t get an opportunity to talk to somebody. Well, guess what? At a job fair, you are…
Interview with Bill LaFayette, Regionomics, LLC
Jan 23, 2017 • 24 min
Bill LaFayette, founder and owner of Regionomics LLC, is our guest. Regionomics is a consulting business specializing in small-area economies with a focus on strategic economic and workforce analysis and planning services. We help clients in public,…
The Successful Encore Career - Welcome!
Jan 9, 2017 • 7 min
Welcome to our initial podcast! A funny thing happened to baby boomers on the way to retirement: Many realized they couldn’t afford, or didn’t want, to retire. Whether it’s for financial reasons or a chance to try something new, more baby boomers are…