What Needs to Happen So More People Can Do Good for Others While Earning a Living?
02/15/2013 - 12:44:28pm
By Richard Eisenberg
Is it really possible for somebody in their 50s or 60s to embark on an “encore career,” one that lets you earn income and make a social impact? Or do you need to be wealthy to be able to do it, since the new work would typically be at a nonprofit?
Those questions kept bubbling up at Encore 2013, the awe-inspiring conference I just attended in San Francisco, hosted by Encore.org, the nonprofit organization dedicated to second acts for the greater good.
Fellowships Devoted to Community Service
09/24/2012 - 01:10:21pm
Many of us in our 50s and 60s have The Itch.
Community College Program Focuses on Helping Students Over 50 Find Jobs and Thrive
08/15/2012 - 10:57:27am
By Lisa Holton
Career consultants often urge 50-somethings to head back to college so they can learn skills that will make them stronger job candidates, especially in the current economy, with the unemployment rate for Americans 55-and-up a steep 6.2 percent.