Re-Careering For Mid-Life: Planning What’s Next


Meets Tuesdays, October 7, 14 and 21, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
or Meets Saturdays, October 18 and 15, 9 am to 1 pm

Registration fee is $189.00. Register with SMU
October 7, 14 and 21
October 18 and October 25

Facing career chaos? Lost your job, your enthusiasm for it, or are facing a no-choice retirement?

Explore/learn your career options and opportunities tied to your what makes you tick internally! Focus on functional age vs. chronological age! Perfect your Yo Yo = You’re on Your Own” Career Model for your next career move. This special nine hour seminar series will help you identify your Brand You – your career skills, interests, temperament, values all tied into your list of Success Criteria – your essential “Glass Balls” vs “Rubber Balls” that clutter up our lives.

Design a Career / Life Plan B for your next 20 years that will give you meaning and money!

  • Session I provides validated assessment instruments to identify your career unrest, uncover your values, motivations, skills, personality and interests.

  • Session II Receive an individualized Career Design Profile™ identifying specific careers matching your assessment results.

  • Session III Learn how to identify the best jobs for your future, effectively research your targeted careers, communicate your major accomplishments, and gain answers to your critical career questions.


    Students signed up for this course will also receive a complementary 3-hour session focusing on the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (held at the CDA offices). Dr Harkness’ books: “The Career Chase,” “Don’t Stop the Career Clock,” and “Capitalizing on Career Chaos” will be available at the sessions for purchase!

    If you would like additional information, please call or e-mail. You must register with SMUApril 8, 15 and 22 or April 26 and May 3 for this course, but may contact us with questions. CDA telephone: 972.278.4701, CDA please email us at