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.

How to Land that Late-Life Job: Tips from a Nonprofit Executive