Renée Lee Rosenberg, Boomer Job Search Contributor
With a Master's degree in Vocational Counseling, Boomer Renée Lee Rosenberg, MA, is a specialist in vocational counseling, career management, job search, and retirement.
Renée is also a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) with over 25 years of experience helping individuals navigate career change, cope with stress, and achieve successful outcomes.
Renée has been a Certified Five O’Clock Club coach for over 20 years, offering creative job change tools and strategies. She assists individuals to create a personalized plan that de-stresses the job search process. She has also served as an outplacement counselor with the United Federation of Teachers for many years and taught career management/retirement redirection classes at New York University.
Her book, "Achieving The Good Life After 50: Tools and Resources for Making it Happen," offers tools to prepare for the emotional roller coaster of retirement as well as advice on how to move into "working retirement." .
For more information about Renée, visit her websites RetirementTutor.com and PositivityPro.com. You can also find her Profile on LinkedIn, send her an email at email@example.com, or call her office at (212) 924-2117.
Articles by Renée Lee Rosenberg
- Figuring Out What's Next: Step 1 - Wanting
In my over 25 years of practice as a career counselor working primarily with clients over 50 and beyond, I have observed that the ones who achieved the most satisfying results and who were the happiest with their results were the ones who were committed to - and worked consistently toward - identifying their needs, skills, values, and goals.
- Figuring Out What's Next: Step 2 - Ouching
Once you have completed your assessment exercises in the “Wanting” stage you will have a greater self-awareness, a clearer idea of what you want, what is important and what you can offer to a prospective employer. Knowing your values, skills, and interests will help you to focus your job search and help you to explore setting realistic goals.
- Figuring Out What's Next: Step 3 - Winning
This is the most important step in the process of positive work/life change and perhaps the most challenging because it calls for courage and confidence in yourself to achieve your personal happiness.
- Boomer Best Foot Forward
Here are three proactive suggestions to help foil those annoying age discrimination thoughts that may stand in the way of your success.
- Common Boomer Job Interview Mistakes
You may be like so many others who are 50 plus, finding yourself, during this turbulent time, fearful and concerned about how to prepare for the guardian of your next job, the dragon at the gate: the dreaded interview process.
- Don't "Wing It" in Job Interviews
Always prepare as completely as you can for the interview. Research the company; prepare your answers and questions, and always be sure to practice, practice, and practice.
- Job Search Affirmations
"Who will want me? I’m too old. I worked 20 years in the same company; this is all I know." "I have the qualifications but I’m older than the interviewer and all the other candidates. They’ll never hire me." "Why bother to look, I haven’t looked for a job in years and, besides, my age is a major handicap." Are those thoughts running through your mind, too? Here's how to beat them!
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