Why Boomers Need to Update Their Skills & Attitudes for the 21st Century…
Why Companies Need to Support Their Teams at a Time of Rapid Change…
Tom Peters on the “no-brainer” value of training…
Two 3-Hour Workshops
Enlist Boomers to help future-proof your organization.
Put their 30+ years’ experience, skills & contacts to work.
Create a Multi-generational Workforce.
Leverage their Value & Wisdom.
Meet the Challenge!
“Retiring boomers represent the first generation of professionals and managers to leave the workplace with deep knowledge of complex technical systems, advanced scientific practices and sophisticated management processes. This lost knowledge will cost organizations millions of dollars if they don’t pay attention to what is walking out the door.”
Dr. David DeLong
Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce
(Oxford University Press)
72% of HR professionals describe loss of talent due to retirement or downsizing as a “problem” or “potential problem.
Only 5% have implemented specific policies and management practices in anticipation of this potential loss.
Society for Human Resource Management
SHRM – AARP Strategic Workforce Planning Survey – 2012
Career Reinvention As A Life Skill
Educator - Psychologist - Senior Executive - Team & Project Leader
Current: Career Reinvention Coach and University Educator (Carnegie-Mellon).
Previous: 35 years as executive, film producer, and entrepreneur in Hollywood and Technology.
Challenges Overcome: 3 crucial career pivots/reinventions creating success out of the unknown.
Lessons Learned: Fired 39% in my career: resilience, self-reflection, and personal growth.
Visionary – see the future
Strategist – establish the path
Synthesizer – create the balance
Connector – discover the right ‘fit’
Communicator – reveal the essence (on page, or on stage)
Mentor – define direction, focus & purpose
“The objective of John Tarnoff’s workforce development program at DreamWorks Animation was to seed the next generation of creative talent for the Studio. As the head of the program, John was instrumental to its success during a time of significant growth at the company.”