Second Careers

  • Starting A Second Career At Age 60

    Starting A Second Career At Age 60

    Donna Read never planned to spend the rest of her life working at a grocery store. But the decent wages and great benefits kept her there for 12 years, until she was fired last summer. At age 58, Read fell into poverty, and into a depression that kept her in bed for three months. But now Read is going back to... Continue Reading

  • Best Second Careers For People Over 40

    Best Second Careers For People Over 40

    Here are five career paths where having a long resume makes you a desirable prospect. Continue Reading

  • Job To Consider For A Second Career

    Job To Consider For A Second Career

    Bill Hannan wasn't supposed to be here. A 2005 graduate of Villanova University with a degree in finance, he wasn't thinking about sales training sessions three years ago while working as a commodities trader. But reality crept in, in the form of the financial crisis, leading him to give sales, the... Continue Reading

  • Second Career: TV Producer Turns Olympic Hopeful

    Second Career: TV Producer Turns Olympic Hopeful

    Lisa Fisco's life changed after her husband left her and their three young children. She went back to work full-time as a TV producer while she struggled through a brutal divorce that led to depression and a 100-plus pound weight gain. Seven years after her divorce, her children decided to move in with their... Continue Reading