Episode 246

Studying in your 40s (Ep 246)

How to Successfully Change Careers Later in Life

As life expectancy increases and people stay healthier longer, the concept of a single, lifelong career is becoming outdated. More professionals are embracing the idea of changing careers later in life, seeking fulfillment and new challenges as they age. This trend is not just a fleeting notion but a significant shift in how we approach our professional lives. According to the American Institute for Economic Research, there are between one and two million older career changers each year, showing that this phenomenon is more common than ever (Psychology Today).

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Timestamps to guide your listening:

  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 01:39 Leaving a Successful Career
  • 03:31 Burnout and the Desire for Change
  • 05:37 The Importance of Treating People Well
  • 07:52 The Decision to Study Law
  • 10:16 The Need for Justice
  • 12:37 The Desire to Keep Working
  • 14:51 Planning for a Long Career
  • 20:08 Balancing Responsibilities and Challenges
  • 23:28 Preparing for a Career Change
  • 28:38 The Value of Networking and Seeking Advice
  • 32:22 Using Social Media to Share Your Journey

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Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job-hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

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I'm Renata Bernarde, a former CEO and senior executive, now dedicated to helping professionals succeed in advancing their careers. I believe that you can have the best career. One that satisfies your financial and personal needs, brings you joy, and adds value to your life.
I designed career services that can meet your needs and your budget. So, if you're a seasoned professional at a career crossroads, seeking to align your next job with your life's purpose, then let's redefine your career path together and turn aspirations into achievements. Are you ready? Let's embark on this journey together.

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Renata Bernarde