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SOCIAL NETWORKING

Thousands of like-minded people are connecting through various social networks to fuel encore careers and promote change in their communities.

Get started by joining one of Encore.org's social media pages, where you can connect with and learn from others, post comments about your encore journey, and share the ups and downs along the way.

New to social networking? Read five tips (below) to help you navigate and find out how to network your way to an encore career.

FACEBOOK

Facebook, a social networking site where you can fill out your profile, connect with friends, find new ones, join groups like encore careers, share news stories, photos, videos and more.
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LINKEDIN

LinkedIn, primarily a professional networking site where you can find colleagues, recommend someone’s work, post your resume and join groups like the encore careers group.
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TWITTER

Twitter, a social networking service that allows users to send and read messages (no more than 140 characters.) Sign up and follow us @encorecareers.

See all tweets related to the #encorecareers channel.

YOUTUBE

YouTube: a video-sharing website where users can upload, share, comment and rate videos. Encore Careers has a channel on YouTube dedicated to telling encore stories through video.
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FLICKR

Flickr, an online photography database where you can post photos, short videos, connect with friends, find millions of public photos, and comment and share ones you like. Encore Careers and The Purpose Prize post official photos of the Prize winners on our Flickr page.
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TIPS FOR SOCIAL NETWORKING YOUR WAY INTO AN ENCORE CAREER

In a tough economy – or any economy, for that matter – tapping your network is always essential for getting on the inside track to job openings. Social networking is the ideal way to meet people online and make connections, both personal and professional, and Encore.org is the “go-to place” to get in on the action.


FIVE TIPS FOR SOCIAL NETWORKING

New to social networking? You’re not alone. While adults over age 45 are the fastest growing demographic on sites such as Facebook, for many it’s a new way of interacting and may take some getting used to.

Here are five tips to get started:

  1. Read FAQs on social networking.
  2. Read our privacy policy and terms and conditions of use.
  3. Test the waters by joining one of Encore.org's online communities. It’s a free and easy way to connect with others and share ideas.
  4. Read Encore.org's community guidelines.
  5. Click on the social networking links above to join Encore Careers groups on major social networking sites.

SOCIAL NETWORKING

Connect with others and share photos, videos, news and comments:

FOLLOW ENCORE CAREERS ON TWITTER

Keep up with the latest encore news. Follow us on Twitter: @EncoreCareers