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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Getting Government Jobs by Partnership for Public Service

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Encore Careers

Unlike past generations, people are now working longer (well into their 60s and 70s) and looking for more meaningful opportunities to give back to their community, to a specific cause, or to their country.
Encore careers can come in all shapes and sizes. From a Fortune 500 company senior manager taking a new position as a GS-15 in the Department of the Treasury to a private-sector technology guru who became a part of the exciting work done using technology to enhance Department of Agriculture economic development services—the sky is the limit.
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An encore career is one that a retiree begins when he or she rejoins the workforce or when someone with a full career in one field or sector moves to another job in another ...

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