UN SDG #8 Decent Work and Economic Growth UN SDG #8
UN SDG #10 Reduced Inequality UN SDG #10

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Providing Career advice and opportunities for seniors in workforce

Americans are working longer into their senior life than any generation before. With pressures on Medicare and Social Security, many people who would have been previously considering retirement are now working well in to their old age. It is hard make a career change at any age, but the elderly face a particular challenge as the workplace can be unaccommodating.

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Providing Career advice and opportunities for seniors in workforce

Americans are working longer into their senior life than any generation before. With pressures on Medicare and Social Security, many people who would have been previously considering retirement are now working well in to their old age. It is hard make a career change at any age, but the elderly face a particular challenge as the workplace can be unaccommodating.
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The elderly still working and wanting to change careers deserve meaningful career advice to help them obtain better, more meaningful employment. The work experience they have could be vital to new and growing companies but often goes undervalued.

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Encore provides meaningful career advice for people aged 55+ who want to change their current jobs and find better, more meaningful employment. The website gives information and examples of people who have used their training and employment for social good.

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