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About the Author
Marci Alboher is a leading authority on career issues and workplace trends.A former blogger and columnist for the New York Times, Marci currently works as a vice president at Encore.org, an innovation hub tapping the talent of people over 50 as a force for good. In addition to serving as part of the organization's management team, she leads strategic communications for Encore.org and writes about issues related to the encore movement.Marci has written two books that explore new models for working today, The Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life and One Person/Multiple Careers: The Original Guide to the Slash Career. Marci regularly speaks about the future of work and how to craft a career with meaning and purpose. She's appeared in or been quoted by countless media outlets, including the Today show, the Wall Street Journal, and National Public Radio.Earlier in her career, Marci was a coach to aspiring writers and a journalism teacher. In addition, she practiced law for nearly a decade. She currently lives in New York City, travels extensively, and spends her free time reading, urban hiking, and playing low-stakes poker.