Coffee Chat: Life After Retirement

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Thursday, Nov. 8 | 10 – 11 a.m.
Cafe Carolina & Bakery
601 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill
GAA Member Exclusive

This event is full. To be added to the waitlist, email Jack at

Thinking about retiring or retired and life isn’t quite as you thought it would be? Feeling the itch to get back in the workforce full- or part-time? Looking for a great volunteer opportunity to utilize your skills and experience? Connect with other alumni and our career coach, Catherine Tuttle, at this free group discussion. Coffee provided, too. GAA members will receive a reusable coffee sleeve.

Not sure what a Coffee Chat is? Check out our FAQ below.

And don’t forget, GAA membership also includes a complimentary one-hour coaching session every 12 months ($150 value) with our career coach, Catherine Tuttle. Catherine will work with you directly to schedule this session at a time that is mutually convenient. She is available by phone, Skype and in-person (for individuals who live in/near the Raleigh area).

Coffee Chat FAQ

What is a Coffee Chat?

A Coffee Chat is an informal discussion with fellow Tar Heels and our career coach over a cup of coffee. You will be able share your experience, hear from other Tar Heels and gather professional guidance from our top-notch career coach, Catherine Tuttle. The best part? Coffee is provided.

What will be the takeaway from the Coffee Chat?

You will walk away from this Coffee Chat with some thoughts around next steps learned from the experience of fellow Tar Heels and our career coach.

What do I need to wear? Do I need to bring anything?

Attire is casual, but we know some of you may be headed straight to work, so business or business casual is fine too. Feel free to bring a resume or business cards but they are not required.

What if I can’t stay the whole time?

Don’t worry, there is no requirement to stay for the entire hour.

Catherine Tuttle, Career Coach

Catherine is a career consultant with the General Alumni Association. Over the past 10 years, Catherine has worked one-on-one with MBAs, recent graduates, mid-level career professionals and executives. She has extensive experience working with resumes, cover letters and coaching, and is the owner of Forward Thinking Resumes. We are excited to have Catherine working with us to provide career support to our alumni.