You may be approaching retirement age, however, you may not be ready or able to stop working. Through this workshop, participants will learn how to transition into an encore career, how to market their experiences to potential hiring managers, and what resources to tap into when making the transition. This workshop is being hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations and the Center for Career Services. The featured speakers are from Turning Leaf Career Consulting.

Event Details
Date: Wednesday, March 7
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Feliciano School of Business, Room 101

Registration
Registration is required. If you plan on attending, please register online by March 1. You may also register by calling 973-655-4141.

For more information, contact Jenna Villani, Office of Alumni Relations, at 973-655-7872 or villanij@montclair.edu.

 

About the speakers:
Andrea Garrido, M.Ed. and Jennifer Rodgers, M.S.Ed have a combined 40+ years of Human Resources and as well as private career counseling experience and experience in career services in both public and private universities. Each has made career changes to do this work.

Andrea spent the first half of her career in recruiting, human resources and managed care sales/account management. Her professional experience spans across a broad-spectrum of industries, including staffing, biotech, printing/advertising and managed healthcare. In 2002, she transitioned her recruiting and HR background into higher education, working at career centers of both public and private universities where she supported undergraduate, graduate/MBA students and alumni of all professional backgrounds and experience levels. In 2010, she founded Turning Leaf Career Consulting with her colleague and friend, Jennifer Rodgers. She has a business degree from the Sellinger School of Business at Loyola University – Maryland and a M.Ed. in counseling psychology from Seton Hall University.

Jennifer spent the first part of her career working in human resources, primarily in creating and implementing campus and experienced hire recruiting strategies and processes. Jennifer has been involved in career counseling since 2002, helping individuals at all levels become more aware of who they are and how they fit into the world of work. Her experience includes working in public and private universities with undergraduate and MBA students and alumni. In 2010, she fulfilled a dream of having a private career coaching practice with her friend, Andrea Garrido. Jennifer holds a BA from SUNY Albany and an MSEd in counseling from Fordham University.