Wondering About Your Next Chapter? Check Out Next Avenue From PBS
02/26/2013 - 09:37:54am
We at Encore.org often encourage you to ask yourself: What’s next? Many of you have told us you’re looking for ways to apply your years of experience toward helping others – while continuing to earn a living. Our partner Next Avenue, a PBS system website for people 50 and older, is a great resource to help you shape your second act.
Tap LinkedIn to Find Your Encore Career – Free Teleconference
02/01/2013 - 03:41:55am
As Encore Career Handbook author Marci Alboher has been touring the country, people have been asking her lots of questions about one resource she recommends enthusiastically in her book: LinkedIn. With more than 187 million members, LinkedIn operates the world's largest professional network. It could be the key to finding your encore career, work that makes a difference in the lives of others.
Join Us on the Encore Career Handbook Tour
01/08/2013 - 11:45:22am
We at Encore.org have heard from so many of you, excited about the new Encore Career Handbook.
Please Help Spread the Word About The Purpose Prize Winners
12/10/2012 - 09:33:33am
I have great news to share, and I hope you’ll share it, too.
Last week's announcement of the 2012 Purpose Prize winners has attracted tremendous attention in the media – highlighting people in their encore careers who are changing the lives of low-income families, foster care children, former inmates and many more.
Make a Living and Make a Difference With `The Encore Career Handbook'
12/01/2012 - 05:18:30am
As 2012 winds down, think about what you want 2013 to look like. Make a New Year’s resolution that can enrich your life and help others.
Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy … And Pays the Bills
09/28/2012 - 10:33:20am
Kerry Hannon knows careers.
Caring Encores: A Look at Caregiving Opportunities
09/12/2012 - 01:59:51pm
As the aging population grows, so does the demand for health care workers. The federal government predicts that the health care industry is on track to add 3.2 million jobs between 2008 and 2018 – a 22 percent increase. And health care reform will potentially boost that number dramatically.
Caregiving – which can take various forms, requiring different levels of expertise – is among the most in-demand prospects in health care today. And with so much potential to help others, it makes a great encore career.
Can We Solve the Jobs Crisis? Check Out This Discussion
08/28/2012 - 06:48:52am
Tune in online Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. Eastern, to HuffPost Live, as Encore.org founder and CEO Marc Freedman joins some big names in Tampa., Fla., during the Republican National Convention to talk about solving the unemployment crisis.
Freedman’s fellow panelists are:
An Accidental Encore
06/15/2012 - 01:32:55pm
College Park Elementary in San Mateo, Calif., had a great computer lab but no one to run it. Gifford Calenda, whose son attends the school, had years of experience developing software at Apple, and – in retirement – he had free time.
Perfect conditions for an encore career.
Where to Look Online for Careers With Purpose
05/08/2012 - 02:03:35pm
If you’re one of the 31 million people ages 44 to 70 who would like to find an encore career combining purpose, passion and a paycheck, Encore.org can help.
Encore.org isn’t a job matching service, but we have compiled and recently updated a hefty list of websites and resources that we hope will help you get started. Take a look here.
- Ten links to websites that list a wide range of job openings.