All Research Reports

Building Momentum for Encore Careers

Research trendlines since 2008 show broad appeal, rising interest and diminishing worries about the coming decades among people in midlife, according to national research by and Penn Schoen Berland.

Back to School for Encore Talent’s 2014 research shows that college-educated encore-seekers are eager for higher-ed opportunities to support their transition to encore roles.

Pass It On: Encore Talent and Vulnerable Youth

How can the skills and experience of encore talent be mobilized to support vulnerable youth? The full proceedings from Stanford’s Pass It On conference offers compelling ideas and concrete strategies for change.

Tips on Starting an Encore Program

Ten tips for launching successful encore efforts from innovators in nonprofits, local and regional collaborations, foundations and higher education.

Innovations in Encore

innovations in Encore Report coverThe essential resource for those interested in harnessing the energy, experience and talent of millions of people in their “encore” stage of life. Read how the encore movement started, and get tips and success stories from encore leaders.

Marshaling Encore Talent: Matching Encore Opportunities with Experienced Adults

Marshaling Encore Talent Report CoverAlthough formal programs currently matching experienced adults with the need of youth are relatively small in scope and scale, this white paper, prepared for a conference sponsored by, the Stanford Center on Longevity and the David and Lucille Packard Foundation, argues that the potential is enormous.

Encore Careers: The Persistence of Purpose

Encore CareersThe Persistence of Purpose Report’s 2014 research shows that the encore career trend is re-emerging with new resilience as the economy recovers from the downturn. Millions of people continue to want to use their experience to address big problems in their communities, the country and…