Helping Older Long-term Unemployed New Jersey Job Seekers: Lessons Learned from the New Start Career Network
The Secrets of Total Engagement and Self-Actualization in the Workplace
(Career Coaches are still available)
is the Director of the New Start Career Network, an
initiative launched by the Rutgers University Heldrich
Center for Workforce Development in late 2015 to assist New
Jersey’s older (45+), long-term unemployed job seekers to
reenter the workforce. She is also a Senior Researcher at
the Heldrich Center, where since 2006 she has worked on
research and technical assistance projects regarding
dislocated workers, older workers, the long-term unemployed,
and persons with disabilities. Recent publications have
included Improving Education and Training for Older Workers,
co-written with Dr. Carl Van Horn and Kathy Krepcio and
published by the AARP Public Policy Institute.
Milutis is an INFP committed to human capital development,
continuous workplace learning, and corporate mindfulness. He
works with technology organizations to develop innovative
learning cultures and he coaches individuals and teams so
that they can develop continuously, grow personally, and
realize their highest potential.
Since 1997, Michael has worked in marketing, new business development, and L&D for Computer Aid, Inc (CAI), an international IT services and support firm. He is also the creator and director of CAI’s IT Metrics and Productivity Institute, an organization devoted to continuous learning and career development within the global IT community.
Michael speaks around the world and offers coaching and consulting in the areas of human capital development and peak performance management. You can connect with him on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/michaelmilutis or on Twitter at @itmpi.
Certified Life and Job Search Coach
Tony Calabrese is a
certified Life and Career Coach. A lifelong New Jersey
resident, he has thrived through a series of life changing
events. Coaching, consulting, facilitating
support groups, and writing blogs and newsletters provide
the opportunity for him to share what he has learned with
others. Additionally, the last several years have
afforded him the opportunity to be a “student of life”, and
he knows that will continue by partnering with others as
they continue forward on their life’s journey.
After a long and successful career in Project Management and Systems assignments, a series of life events led Tony to shift directions and pursue a new career in coaching. In 2009, Tony earned his certifications from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC) in both their intensive coach training program and their Energy Leadership assessment and debrief process. He enjoys working with the ever growing population of individuals who are facing many different life challenges as they transition from one new experience to another.
Tony continued to expand his coaching knowledge and services that he is able to offer his clients. In August of 2011, he became a Certified Career Coach. He believes in guiding his clients through a strategic job search process that allows them to target what position it is they next want for their career. He is well versed in all steps of the job search process from assessment, to research and targeting, to preparing how to present oneself to interview, and how to follow-up on those opportunities which present themselves.
Tony is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and was President of its New Jersey chapter in 2012. He has also held to office of Secretary for the New Jersey chapter of ICF.
Tony and his wife, Carolina, reside in Maplewood, NJ.
Telephone: (973) 762-1350 Cell: (201) 306-9811
Igniting Personal and Professional Growth
and Transforming Vision Into Reality
Marian Janes is a
passionate and dynamic leader, coach and speaker possessing
an innate ability to help people discover and apply their
core potential and make progress towards their vision. She
inspires her clients to consider possibilities in their
lives and connect with opportunity amidst ongoing change and
uncertainty through a creative process that unleashes
Marian is an astute and creative thinker capable of processing complex challenges and addressing them with practical, real world solutions. She is well respected as a coach and well liked as a leader. She attributes her ongoing success to continually coaching and guiding others towards their vision by empowering them to embrace opportunity within circumstance.
Marian is currently the President and Owner of Jancom Associates and Ignite Growth Coaching. She is committed to making a difference in the lives of those she meets and serves. Marian spends much time coaching and mentoring people with Lyme disease and chronic illness.
Marian has had the distinct privilege of leading organizations while stimulating growth in varied business environments amidst constant market and cultural changes. Previously, Marian founded a corporate university within a large technology company that became a model for success both domestically and internationally. She holds an ACC Associate Certified Coach accreditation from Philosophy IB and Rutgers University. She is also a certified Café Style Master Facilitator, providing experiential learning and change interventions to accelerate business growth. In addition, she teaches at Rutgers University in the Professional and Continuing Education department.
Marian possesses a Master’s Degree in Education from Indiana University and is an active member of Toastmasters International. She is involved with Bryan’s Dream Foundation in support of pediatric brain cancer families, Special Olympics and Disability Olympics. She enjoys working with teens and young adults she meets as a youth ministry and mission trip leader. Marian is an outdoor junkie who regularly participates in adventures in the great outdoors.