The Encore Career Handbook
How to Make a Living and a Difference in the
By Marci Alboher
Paperback, 320 pages
Coming Jan 1, 2013 from Workman Books
A comprehensive nuts-and-bolts guide on how to start a second (or third) career—one that combines personal meaning with social purpose — for people facing retirement still in need of a paycheck; professionals over 40 looking to make a career change or in search of more meaning and new purpose; mothers re-entering the workforce; people who want to give back
but also need to get paid.
Marci Alboher is a vice president at Civic Ventures and Encore.org, the leading think tank on boomers, work, and social purpose. Author of One Person/Multiple Careers, she created the Shifting Careers blog and column for The New York Times, where she has contributed hundreds of freelance articles. She also created the Yahoo! blog Working the New Economy. Her work and commentary have been featured in such outlets at Today, USA Today, and National Public Radio, as well as countless print and web publications.