Type of Content: News
Subtype: Website Post
Resource Title: How to Land that Late-Life Job: Tips from a Nonprofit Executive
Publication Title: Aging Today
Publish Date: November 18 2019
In the past decade, I’ve talked with hundreds of people looking to make a midlife career transition. I’ve thought about what worked for me and learned what worked for others.
Here is my analysis: Those who are successful mix several elements: they volunteer—both on the job and off the job; they articulate what they’re looking for—the missions that inspire them and-or the skills they want to use; they rally their network and their network’s networks; they get a foot in the door; and they’re willing to be a big fish in a smaller pond.