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:
‘Genius’ Awards for Retirees Two of this year’s seven winners, being announced today, have focused their work on veterans.
Purpose Prize Winners: Changing the World After 60. These inspiring folks won the 2013 awards for using their second acts to improve the lives of others.
Encore.org names veteran group family advocate as part of the 2013 Purpose Prize. 22013 Purpose Prize winners Ed Nicholson and Carol Fennelly have both been recognized for their innovative programs dedicated to improving the lives of veterans and families with incarcerated fathers.
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.
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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Sara Ying Rounsaville, directs communications for Encore.org and shares the latest resources available with the Encore.org community.
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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 >