“If enough of us find our encores, we’ll become a small army for change: We’ll transform the world and ourselves.”
Jane Pauley, host of AARP’s Your Life Calling on NBC’s Today show

“A treasure trove for anyone hitting midlife and wondering what’s next. Engaging, practical. … This book will inspire you to think big and take action!”
Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project

“Marci Alboher has written a fast-paced and hugely helpful guide on how to bow in to your encore career. It’s full of stories and advice for those who want to raise the curtain on the next act of life. For this she deserves a standing ovation!”
Ellen Goodman, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and author

“More and more people – sometimes by necessity, but increasingly by choice – are forgoing traditional retirement and inventing a new stage of life and work. Marci Alboher has written the ultimate guidebook to the financial, educational and even physical adjustments required to create and take full advantage of these opportunities. The Encore Career Handbook is essential reading for the rest of your life.”
Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and A Whole New Mind

“This is a passage we didn’t see coming and this is the book to guide you to reignite – instead of retire.”
Gail Sheehy, author of Passages and New Passages

“This book strikes a brilliant balance between illuminating the possibilities of a new life stage and offering practical advice. Marci Alboher will help you give shape to your dreams.”
Suzanne Braun Levine,
first editor of Ms. magazine and author of Inventing the Rest of Our Lives and How We Love Now

“For baby boomers who want to re-energize their careers and do some good in the world at the same time, this book is an unusually useful guide to investing in entrepreneurial skills, growing your network, finding new opportunities and embracing uncertainty. Highly recommended!”
Reid Hoffman, co-founder and chairman, LinkedIn, and co-author of The Start-up of You

“An invaluable resource for older workers looking for purposeful career alternatives.”
The Associated Press

“Step-by-step advice and inspiration for finding your dream second (or third!) career.”
Tory Johnson, Good Morning America contributor

“An exceptional guide for navigating the changing landscape of the job search in the second half of life. Marci Alboher is the new employment Sherpa. … A must-read for anyone looking for work.”
Lester Strong, CEO, AARP Experience Corps

“Provides a unique framework for introspection, discovery and adventure. [Its] vignettes of other people’s transitions serve as an inspiration to dream fearlessly!”
Angela F. Williams, senior vice president and general counsel, YMCA of the USA

“You launched the kids, now it’s time to relaunch yourself. This book offers more than nuts and bolts, it inspires courage.”
Sally Koslow, author of Slouching Toward Adulthood