Work & Volunteerism Resources

Book
Author/Presenter:
Civic Ventures
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Resource:
Blueprint for the Next Chapter
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Publisher:
San Francisco, CA: Civic Ventures, 2005
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Notes:
Offers guidance to communities and organizations wanting to develop new approaches that help adults beyond mid-life make choices for their next stage of life, with an emphasis on connecting older adults with opportunities that can make substantive contributions to their communities

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/61193509
Book
Author/Presenter:
Civic Ventures
.
Resource:
Blueprint for the Next Chapter
.
Publisher:
San Francisco, CA: Civic Ventures, 2005
.
Notes:
Offers guidance to communities and organizations wanting to develop new approaches that help adults beyond mid-life make choices for their next stage of life, with an emphasis on connecting older adults with opportunities that can make substantive contributions to their communities

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/61193509
Book
Author/Presenter:
Collins, James
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Resource:
Good to Great and the Social Sectors: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Collins Business, 2006
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Notes:
Answers commonly asked questions about how good-to-great principles can help social sector organizations make the leap to greatness, using interviews with over 100 social sector leaders. This monograph stands on its own but being familiar with the concepts in Good to Great (for the business sector) may be helpful

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/173167201
Book
Author/Presenter:
Collins, James
.
Resource:
Good to Great and the Social Sectors: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Collins Business, 2006
.
Notes:
Answers commonly asked questions about how good-to-great principles can help social sector organizations make the leap to greatness, using interviews with over 100 social sector leaders. This monograph stands on its own but being familiar with the concepts in Good to Great (for the business sector) may be helpful

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/173167201
Book
Author/Presenter:
Corbett, David and Higgins, Richard
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Resource:
Portfolio Life: The New Path to Work, Purpose and Passion After 50
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Publisher:
San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2007
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Notes:
Turns two simple ideas into a program for life-enrichment: (1) you can create a life expressly for yourself and (2) the so-called retirement years are the best time to do it

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/70207944
Book
Author/Presenter:
Corbett, David and Higgins, Richard
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Resource:
Portfolio Life: The New Path to Work, Purpose and Passion After 50
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Publisher:
San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2007
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Notes:
Turns two simple ideas into a program for life-enrichment: (1) you can create a life expressly for yourself and (2) the so-called retirement years are the best time to do it

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/70207944
Book
Author/Presenter:
Costa, Dora
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Resource:
Evolution of Retirement: An American Economic History (1880-1990), The
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Publisher:
Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2000
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Notes:
Offers a comprehensive economic history of retirement in America within the context of steadily increasing life expectancies. Looks at factors underlying this increase and discusses the dramatic implications for both the general public and the U.S. government. Sheds light on such important topics as rising incomes and retirement, work and disease, the job prospects of older workers, living arrangements of the elderly, the development of a retirement lifestyle, and pensions and politics

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/175175486
Book
Author/Presenter:
Costa, Dora
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Resource:
Evolution of Retirement: An American Economic History (1880-1990), The
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Publisher:
Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2000
.
Notes:
Offers a comprehensive economic history of retirement in America within the context of steadily increasing life expectancies. Looks at factors underlying this increase and discusses the dramatic implications for both the general public and the U.S. government. Sheds light on such important topics as rising incomes and retirement, work and disease, the job prospects of older workers, living arrangements of the elderly, the development of a retirement lifestyle, and pensions and politics

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/175175486
Book
Author/Presenter:
Critchley, Robert
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Resource:
Rewired, Rehired, or Retired? A Global Guide for the Experienced Worker
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Publisher:
San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, 2002
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Notes:
Offers guidance for anyone who wants to stay afloat in these turbulent times, launch a new career, or get more out of work than just a paycheck

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/48249321
Book
Author/Presenter:
Critchley, Robert
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Resource:
Rewired, Rehired, or Retired? A Global Guide for the Experienced Worker
.
Publisher:
San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, 2002
.
Notes:
Offers guidance for anyone who wants to stay afloat in these turbulent times, launch a new career, or get more out of work than just a paycheck

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/48249321

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