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[23 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 1,330 views]
“ENCORE CAREERS – Recession Prompts Reinvention”

“ENCORE CAREERS – Recession Prompts Reinvention”

By Terry Nagel, Managing Editor
Encore.org
As the economy forces people to rethink their careers, a vanguard of the adventurous and the desperate is navigating an unrecognizable landscape that has little to do with resumes and contacts.
In the June issue of San Francisco magazine, Nina Martin tells the stories of more than a dozen Bay Area residents who have discovered that all the rules about job hunting have changed. Landing a job these days requires reinvention – “a do-it-yourself proposition,” according …

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[16 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 1,523 views]
‘A Revolutionary Gathering’ of Social  Entrepreneurs – The Purpose Prize Summit

Ann Higdon
MEET ANN HIGDON
2009 PURPOSE PRIZE WINNER
“The Purpose Prize gathering is revolutionary,” said Ellen Goodman the newspaper columnist and herself, the winner of a Pulitzer Prize. “I am looking at you as my mentors,” she told the audience in her keynote address at the recent Purpose Prize Summit.
I have to agree. It was a room filled with inspiring people and stories.
I met Ann Higdon, winner of a 2009 Purpose Prize ($50,000.) and was impressed by her strength, warmth, and humor. Ann is the fist to admit that in high school …

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[27 Oct 2009 | No Comment | 1,577 views]
MEET “THE PURPOSE PRIZE WINNERS” – Encore Careers &  Civic Ventures Honor Change-Makers Over 60!

Marcy Adelman: 2009 Purpose Prize Winner
BRINGING EXPERIENCE TO SOCIAL INNOVATION CHANGES EVERYTHING
In a culture that often seems to thrive more on “creating” villains than honoring heroes, it is especially rewarding to report on people who are changing the world. THE PURPOSE PRIZE – announced by Encore Careers and Civic Ventures – celebrates and honors people over 60 who are bringing experience to social innovation (read the press release).
I was proud to have been a judge for this Award, and I can tell you the candidates and winners are a …