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'Your Next Avenue' Podcast Episode 4: Encore Careers

Encore career expert Marci Alboher on how to launch yours

By Richard Eisenberg

You may be interested in launching an encore career— where you do paid work or volunteer to serve the greater good — but unsure how to do it. If so, you’ll want to listen to the new Episode 4 of the free “Your Next Avenue” podcast by clicking on our podcast link here.


In the 20-minute podcast, host Richard Eisenberg, Next Avenue’s Work & Purpose channel editor, interviews Marci Alboher, author of The Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life, and vice president, strategic communications at She is one of the nation’s leading experts on career issues and workplace trends.

In the “Your Next Avenue” podcast, Alboher explains what an encore career is, how to prepare for one, how to find a nonprofit that might want your skills and services, Encore Fellowships and’s Generation to Generation initiative where people 50+ assist young people.

Photograph of Richard Eisenberg
Richard Eisenberg is the former Senior Web Editor of the Money & Security and Work & Purpose channels of Next Avenue and former Managing Editor for the site. He is the author of "How to Avoid a Mid-Life Financial Crisis" and has been a personal finance editor at Money, Yahoo, Good Housekeeping, and CBS MoneyWatch. Read More
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