The Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life (Paperback)

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Until recently, most Americans equated the end of a successful career with the beginning of retirement. No more. Now they want to stay in the game (or better, change the game). They want to leave a mark. Make a difference and continue to make money. From, the leading organization in the field, comes a road map to every step of the encore career journey. Here's how to plan the transition. How much you need to make. The pros and cons of going back to school. When to volunteer, and when to intern. How to network effectively and harness the power of social media. Who's hiring and for what jobs? (Check out the Encore Hot List of 35 viable careers). A comprehensive, nuts-and-bolts guide, filled with inspiring stories and answering in extensive FAQ sections the concerns of its readers, this book is everything you need to help you strike a balance between doing good and doing well--in a way that will sustain you through this new stage of life.

About the Author

Marci Alboher is a vice president of, the leading nonprofit organization making it easier for millions of people to pursue second acts for the greater good. She is also the author of "One Person/Multiple Careers, "and created the Shifting Careers column and blog for "The New York Times. "Her work and commentary have been featured in countless national media outlets including "USA Today, "and NBC s "Today "show"." Ms. Alboher lives with her husband in New York City.Follow Marci (@heymarci) and (@encorecareers) on Twitter.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780761167624
ISBN-10: 0761167625
Publisher: Workman Publishing
Publication Date: December 18th, 2012
Pages: 336
Language: English