New America Foundation Hosts Encore Career Panel

We’ve long understood encore careers as a win-win – a windfall of talent for social purposes and a boost to individuals’ financial security through continued income. An event at the New America Foundation in Washington, D.C., Thursday explored whether there is a third...

Making it Easier to Finance Encore Transitions

What’s the biggest challenge for midlife career changers seeking work for the greater good? If you guessed finances, you’d be right. With support from MetLife Foundation and Encore.org (formerly Civic Ventures), researchers at Penn Schoen Berland surveyed...

Bridging the Gap to an Encore Career

After decades in real estate, Dave Hughes was ready for his encore career. He applied for jobs at nonprofit organizations near his new home in eastern Oregon, hoping to capitalize on his years of church volunteer work. He got no offers. “We needed the additional...