Free Webinar: Mature Workers – Why Hiring Them is Good for Business and Society

Macomb Community College’s Workforce & Continuing Education’s Center for Health Careers invites you to tune into an informa

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This webinar offers tips for community college administrators interested in offering courses for 50-plus students seeking encore careers, using lessons learned by Encore College Initiative grantees. Presented by Civic Ventures and the American Association of Community Colleges’ Plus 50 Initiative, the webinar also addresses the work force needs of social-purpose and public sector employers.

Length: 1 hour
Date recorded: September 30, 2010

NY Times, Civic Ventures Offer Encore Careers Webinar

I'm thrilled to be leading an online seminar about encore careers in partnership with The New York Times, the home of my former Shifting Careers column and blog.

The course will be offered online through The New York Times Knowledge Network on Fridays, October 22 and 29, from noon to 1:15 p.m. Eastern time, 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Pacific time. The cost is $95. The deadline for reservations is October 21.

Free Webinar for Community College Administrators

If you are a community college administrator interested in offering courses for people seeking encore careers, you’re invited to sign up for a free webinar on September 30 at 12:30 p.m. (PT)/3:30 p.m. (ET). This one-hour session, which is offered by Civic Ventures and the American Association of Community Colleges’ Plus50 Initiative, will feature tips on gearing programs to meet the needs of older students seeking encore careers. It also will address the work-force needs of social-purpose and public-sector employers.

New York Times Webinar: Introduction to Encore Careers

Marci Alboher of Civic Ventures will lead an online seminar about encore careers in partnership with The New York Times that features two live, interactive sessions and a team of presenters including Civic Ventures founder Marc Freedman<

Start: 10/29/2010 - 9 a.m. PT/Noon ET
End: 10/29/2010

Learn More About Green Encore Careers

The recent report, "How Baby Boomers Can Help the Nation Go Green," details eight growing job categories that are a good match for the skills and interests of people seeking encore careers.

The authors of the report, the Council on Adult and Experiential Learning and Encore Careers, offered a free webinar on green encore careers in honor of Earth Day on April 21, 2010. Here are links to information shared during the webinar:

The Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) helps nonprofit professionals put technology to work for their causes. NTEN Webinars are listed here; to qualify for a $60 pass which is good for one free Webinar at the member rate, enter coupon code Encore-60 in the discount field in the online shopping cart.

This interactive online tutorial for nonprofit employers has interactive tools to help them attract and retain paid and unpaid workers age 50 and older. Topics include assessing workforce capabilities, marketing to older adults and job "sculpting." It's available free here.

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