Alumni Career Webinar – Wednesday, April 26

“How to Make a Living and a Difference During the Second Half of Life”

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pacific time

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Would you like to move ahead in your current position or transition to an entirely new field? The University of Iowa Alumni Association is pleased to offer a FREE career development webinar series to take your career to the next level! Join national experts each week to receive valuable career tips and strategies on topics such as personal branding, social media, and crafting the perfect elevator pitch. To participate, all you need is a computer and an internet connection! The next weekly webinar is:

“How to Make a Living and a Difference During the Second Half of Life”

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pacific time

Wondering what’s next in your life? Thinking about doing work you feel good about? Join us for a conversation with Marci Alboher, author of the highly acclaimed Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life. Alboher, a former New York Times careers columnist is a Vice President of Encore.org, a nonprofit making it easier for millions of people to move into second (or third) acts for the greater good.
 
In this webinar you’ll learn, among other things:


    • How volunteering or pro bono consulting can lead to paid work;
    • How to network effectively and harness the power of social media;
    • How to find the most age-friendly jobs in nonprofits, government, education, healthcare and socially-minded businesses;
    • How to combat age discrimination;
    • The pros and cons of going back to school;
    • How to financially plan for your transition


Whatever transition looms on your horizon, you have the power to use it to shape the future you want. Join Marci Alboher to learn the best ways to make the second half of your life, the best half.
Presenter: Marci Alboher

 
Marci Alboher, author and Vice President of Encore.org, is a leading authority on the changing face of work.


Her latest book is The Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life, published by Workman Publishing in January 2013.


She is also the author of One Person/Multiple Careers: The Original Guide to the Slash “/” Career (originally published in 2007 and re-released in 2012), which popularized the term “slasher” to refer to those individuals who can’t answer “What do you do?” with a single word or phrase. She also created the Shifting Careers column and blog for The New York Times and the Working the New Economy blog for Yahoo. Her articles have appeared in scores of national publications, including Time Out New York, Travel and Leisure, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The International Herald Tribune and More magazine.


Marci is on the advisory boards of The Op-Ed Project, which focuses on increasing the number of women and minority voices in public conversations, and She Writes, an online community for women writers. She holds an undergraduate degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from the Washington College of Law at American University.
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