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JUMP-START YOUR ENCORE CAREER

Bart Kendrick said “early retirement wasn’t what it was cracked up to be.” Mitchell
Smith
got laid off from his job in sales. Ann Higdon dreamed of inspiring high school dropouts to finish school.

Whatever your motivation, starting a search for an encore career isn’t easy. But you can get some help from the Get Started Guide, funded by MetLife Foundation and published by Encore.org. Hailed as “essential reading” by The Wall Street Journal, the Guide offers expert advice, tips and success stories that will help you pursue your encore career in education, health care, government, the environment or the nonprofit sector.

WATCH AND LISTEN

Hear from three career experts who offer advice to people looking for encore careers.
Learn five essential tips for starting your encore career.
Find out how to tap your network to get started.
Learn more about getting started in the top five encore fields.

PRINTED GUIDE

The Get Started Guide is also available as a PDF that is easily printed.

Click here to download the entire guide as a printable PDF. (Download Acrobat Reader for free here.)

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