Are you over 50, out of work, or going through a life transition and not sure what to do? Join us today as we welcome John Tarnoff to talk about his inspirational book, BOOMER REINVENTION, How to Create Your Dream Career Over 50. Ideally, our careers should be expressions of who we are, doing what gives us the most joy. If you need help creating the next act of your life and career, tune in!
JOHN TARNOFF is a reinvention career coach who provides career counseling for baby boomers looking to defy ageism, work beyond retirement, & pivot to a new job or business as an encore career. Fired 39% during his 40 year career as a Los Angeles-based entertainment industry executive, John learned secrets of turning setbacks into successes. When his tech startup folded in 2001, he went back to school at age 50 to figure out a second act career, and earned a master’s degree in spiritual psychology. Pivoting to a focus on career counseling, he networked his way to a new role as Head of Show Development at DreamWorks Animation from 2006 –2009, and developed creative leadership training & college recruiting programs.
In 2010, he joined the Carnegie Mellon University Los Angeles-based Master of Entertainment Industry Management graduate program, as a professor and Head of Industry Relations. In 2012, he launched his Boomer Reinvention® career coaching program, a practical 5-step, 23-strategy methodology. This set of modular tools lets anyone, at any stage in their career planning process, to envision and implement a second stage career.
John holds a B.A. magna-cum-laude from Amherst College, and a M.A. in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica. He grew up in New York and Paris, and lives in Los Angeles. John also loves to cook and is a lifelong Trekkie!