An Encore in Teach For America? Absolutely!
02/08/2013 - 06:07:29am
I've long felt that the encore movement needed its own Teach For America, a social innovation so powerful that it not only helped a significant number of individuals transition into work with real social impact – but changed the culture in the process.
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.
For Many, a Sense of Purpose Makes Job Stress Worthwhile
01/16/2013 - 12:58:00pm
A recent study with a catchy headline about the most stressful jobs of 2013 found its way to the soft hour of news last week.
5 Ways to Start an Encore Career
01/11/2013 - 08:44:04am
Retirement isn’t likely to make it onto any lists of hot trends for 2013. But if retirement is out, what’s in? For a growing number of people, it’s continued work. But not the same old work. Work that feels right. Work that matters. And work that may prove to be more significant than what came before. An encore career.
Want to get a move on your own encore? Here are 5 models for how it’s done, which you can also learn about by watching this recent segment on HuffPost Live.
Policies for a 21st Century Workforce
01/09/2013 - 07:35:02am
We’ve heard it all before – many, many times before: The U.S. (and the world) is getting older and grayer. People are working longer. Boomers can’t afford to retire.
For many boomers, this is true. People are working longer, often in encore careers, because they can’t afford to retire or because they want to continue making a contribution to their communities.
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.
A Policy Victory for Working Learners
01/08/2013 - 10:17:29am
The following blog is written by Amy Sherman, associate vice president for policy and strategic alliances at the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL). CAEL shares many of the goals of Encore.org, including making it easier for adults to get targeted education and training when transitioning to their encore careers.
Stanford Social Innovation Review Examines The Encore Fellowships Network
12/19/2012 - 06:30:20am
Editor's note: This post originally appeared here, on the blog of researcher Beth Kanter. The authors are part of the team that runs The Encore Fellowships Network. The network helps highly experienced workers from the public sector transition to nonprofit work.
By Leslye Louie and Lyle Hurst
Highlighting Second Acts in the Second Half of Life
12/13/2012 - 01:19:18pm
Interested in an encore career but don't know where to start?
Check out The Encore Career Handbook, a comprehensive, nuts-and-bolts guide to finding passion, purpose and a paycheck in the second half of life.
To learn more follow this link.