NEWS & BLOGS
Stay up to date on what’s happening with encore careers, from emerging jobs to training opportunities to the latest research. Here are the top stories:
Encore.org's Marci Alboher Joins Award-Winning Journalist Jane Pauley for Webcast
Following the airing of an AARP-produced segment on NBC's Today show about Purpose Prize winner Barbara Chandler Allen, Pauley, Alboher and Allen chatted with viewers about ways to pursue an encore career.
Harvard Business Review Showcases a New Vision of Midlife and Beyond
Encore.org founder and CEO Marc Freedman urges us to shed the "golden years" ideal of retirement as we serve the greater good while earning a living and enjoying what we do.
USA Today Calls The Encore Career Handbook "Practical, Energizing and Essential"
Writer Kerry Hannon explains how the handbook can help those who want encore careers for the greater good but don't know where to start.
Today Show Talks With Encore.org's Marci Alboher About New Guide to Encore Careers
Alboher, author of The Encore Career Handbook, reveals some of the strategies people use to find work that is both personally meaningful and pays the bills.
The New York Times Recognizes 2012 Purpose Prize Winners
Writer Michael Winerip describes Purpose Prize winners as people who have "created fresh solutions to old problems" and says The Purpose Prize "has become a sort of MacArthur genius award for people" who are changing the world in the second half of life.
Marc Freedman, founder and CEO of Encore.org, is the author of The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife.
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Marci Alboher, a former New York Times careers columnist, offers help in finding your encore career.
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Phyllis Segal leads programs aimed at understanding and expanding encore careers as an important source of talent to meet society’s most pressing needs.
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Michele Melendez, whose articles have appeared in major newspapers, posts on various topics of interest to people seeking encore careers.
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Next Avenue, a PBS-system website and Encore.org partner, providing in-depth information, perspective and inspiration to help people 50+ navigate their next life stage.
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Encore.org is a nonprofit organization working to promote encore careers – second acts for the greater good. More >