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Ask Alexis | How Can I Break into the Nonprofit Sector at 60?

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Dear Ask Alexis, I am a retired financial services professional (just turned 60). As an “encore” career, I am seeking a full-time or part-time job in the nonprofit sector. Areas that interest me specifically include the environment and homelessness. Since retiring, I have been volunteering extensively in those areas. Some of that volunteer work has […]


Leaving the Only Job You’ve Ever Had

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Are you interested in making a career change but you’re feeling a bit paralyzed because you’ve never done that before? Like never ever? If you’ve been in the same job (or with the same organization) for most of your working life, it can be downright scary to consider a job search. And sure, things have […]


Ask Alexis | Exploring Career Options After 50

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Dear Ask Alexis, What are some creative ways that a person who is still looking for the right career after 50 can go about exploring career options? Looking forward to your reply! Starting Fresh at 50 *** Dear Starting Fresh at 50, What an exciting time! There are honestly so many ways to go about this […]


Returning to Work After a Career Break | We Explore Social-Impact Opportunities with iRelaunch

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I recently had the opportunity to connect with the team over at iRelaunch to share with them some insights on what it takes to return to the workforce after a long career break. iRelaunch offers career “relaunchers” resources, networking opportunities, and a sense of community as they navigate what can often be an overwhelming career […]