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New Face of Work Survey
People Everywhere Are Working for the Greater Good in the Second Half of Life

MetLife Foundation/Civic Ventures Survey of Nonprofit Employers

Many nonprofit organizations face talent shortages and want to hire experienced workers. This new survey found that seven out of 10 nonprofit employers rated the experience that encore workers bring to the job as a significant benefit. And nonprofits with experience in hiring late-career or recently retired workers were the most positive about hiring more. However, some of the 427 nonprofit employers surveyed expressed concerns about entering this uncharted territory.

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MetLife Foundation/Civic Ventures - New Face of Work Survey

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Executive Summary
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Forward by Marc Freedman
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Essay by Phyllis N. Segal
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