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  • Positive Polarity Podcast

How Mid and Late-Career Professionals Create the Perfect Value Proposition


John Tarnoff is an executive and career transition coach, speaker, and author who supports mid and late-career professionals in defining, planning, and achieving more meaningful and sustainable careers.

Fired 39% during his 35 years as a film producer, studio executive and tech entrepreneur, he learned how to turn setbacks into successes in a volatile business. He reinvented his own career at 50, earning a master’s degree in counseling psychology to share his career lessons with others going through similar challenges.

Since leaving entertainment in 2010, John has coached individuals, groups, and led career workshops for university alumni, including for UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. Corporate coaching clients have included Bank of America, Bridgewater Assoc., Levi-Strauss, Softbank, TD Ameritrade, and Thrive Global.

He is the author of the best-selling Boomer Reinvention: How to Create your Dream Career Over 50 and has created four courses on the multi-generational workforce for LinkedIn Learning.

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In this episode, John discusses the 3 biggest challenges facing mid-late career workers in today's economy, What the "hidden job market" is and how can job seekers tap into it, and how to discover your "value proposition."

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