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FIND AN ENCORE CAREER

Now that you’re focused on the kind of encore career you want, how do you land a job? You’ll find tips and resources here to help you get up to speed on the current hiring climate, shape your resume and cover letter, learn how to answer tough questions during interviews, leverage online and offline networks, and navigate online job listings.

  • Learn essential tips for job hunting today
  • Check out nonprofit job listings
  • Get expert job search tips on this podcast

TUNE UP YOUR RESUME

A hiring manager may spend only 15 seconds reviewing your resume. How can you make it stand out?

Adapt your corporate resume for a nonprofit opportunity
Find firms that value older workers

JOB LISTINGS

Use the Encore Career Finder to find jobs that offer purpose, passion and a paycheck.

SURVIVE THE INTERVIEW

Learn how to answer the tough questions
Wear your heart on your sleeve when you interview
Ace an interview after age 50

WORK YOUR NETWORKS

In today’s competitive job market, your online and offline contacts may be the key to employment.

Learn how online social networks can assist your job search
Pump up your networking skills
Connect with others in your community

DO IT YOURSELF

If working for others isn’t your thing and you want to shake up the world, consider creating your own encore career.

Discover what it takes to strike out on your own

HARVARD EQUIPS LEADERS FOR ENCORES

The Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative prepares experienced leaders to transition to community and public service in the next phase of their careers. More >

IS AGE BIAS A PROBLEM?

Our survey of ageism in the workplace found some surprising answers

SOCIAL NETWORKING

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