Reinvention 2.0

A composit of various views of a monarch emerging from its chrysalis.As we said on our “Who We Are” page, we are embarking on an effort to reinvent the Gray Matters Coalition Website. What better way to kick things off than to have our first article be about reinvention?

You hear about “reinventing yourself” fairly often these days. But what does it really mean?

Reinvention actually means a lot of things to a lot of

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Appearances Part 1

Anonymous writes:

After 19 years of employment I have been laid off from a company I’d planned on retiring with. I’m in mid-management, and haven’t even considered looking for a job or been on an interview in years. My resume is in progress. I’ve attended classes on reentering the job market and now my wife and daughter are convinced that not only do I need to update my wardrobe, but I need a makeover and should dye my hair.  REALLY??  I’ve seen some of those guys who look like they put their heads in a shoe polish bottle. If you at GMC can show me the “value” of dying my hair and that it might actually help me in my job search, I might consider going along with it.  But frankly if someone doesn’t like my gray hair, it’s their problem.

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