Marci is regularly interviewed about the latest trends in workplace and career issues. Her career insights have been featured throughout the media including the Today Show, MSNBC, CNBC, BusinessWeek Magazine, National Public Radio, USA Today, The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Kansas City Star.

To contact Marci for an interview, please email her.

Recent Media Appearances

Huff Post Live

NBC Nightly News, March 3, 2013

Marci named “Woman of the Week” in Tales of Ordinary Magic blog March 13, 2013

USA Today Review: Advice for Seeking a Second Career Jan 13, 2013

Does your career need a second act? CBS Moneywatch, Jan. 11, 2013

Marci on HuffPost Live talking with folks in their encore careers who are enriching the lives of foster children, preserving the planet by recycling mannequins, and helping young gay and lesbian victims of bullying

“Is the Great Recession Redefining Retirement,” KPCC Radio: Take Two
Oct. 26, 2012

“Find your calling the second time around,” USA Weekend, Nov. 15, 2012
Baby boomers are reinventing themselves with later-in-life jobs that blend personal meaning and financial need. Whether you’re re-entering the job market after taking time off or rethinking your current career, Marci Alboher, author of The Encore Career Handbook, says these tips will help your search.

“Catch phrase for career transition: ‘Fail early, fail often.’,” Minneapolis Star Tribune, Your Money, October 13, 2012

“How to Find a Job with Purpose (and Income) in Your Retirement Years,” The Allstate Blog, June 27, 2012

“Why We Don’t Want to Retire,” Star Tribune, April 3, 2012

“Competing for Internships With Mom and Dad,” U.S. News & World Report, March 22, 2012

“Encore careers expert: More boomers, older workers seeking jobs with social purpose” by The Associated Press. Appeared in The Washington Post and other outlets.

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Bad female boss? She may have Queen Bee Syndrome , 4/12/11
Cash-Strapped White-Collar Workers Moonlight, 8/25/10
Funemployment: Out of Work and Loving It, 7/5/09
Fiftysomethings taking their turns as interns, 3/20/09
De-Age Your Resume, 7/10/08
Baby Boomers Juggling More Jobs, 11/27/07

Psychology Today 

Earnings and Yearnings: Meet the Slashers, January 1, 2011

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WNYU’s The Takeaway
Looking for Work? Get a Job-Search Buddy!, 7/20/09
Despite a tough economy, some industries are still hiring, 4/30/09
Last letters and parting shots: How to say goodbye at work, 4/16/09
Getting to “You’re Hired” by any means necessary, 4/9/09
Finding opportunity out of underemployment, 12/3/08
“Shifting Careers” blogger offers tips for tough economy as job options shrink, 11/19/08


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Give Best Earful in Telephone Interviews, 5/27/09

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The Benefits of Being a ‘Slash Careerist’, 4/22/09

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Better TV, a nationally syndicated TV show produced by the Meredith Corporation
Land a Job, 5/22/09

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NPR’s All Things Considered, Boomers Find Way to Make Social Impact, Money, 7/25/08
Grappling with a shaky economy, baby boomers are looking for new ways to make money. A new survey estimates that a chunk of these Americans are launching “encore careers” — positions that combine income and personal meaning with social impact.
NPR’s Bryant Park Project, What to Do If You’re Laid Off, 7/22/08
With the economy in a downturn, reading about layoffs or knowing people who are losing their jobs are increasingly common experiences.

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CNBC, Workaholics Anonymous, 7/6/07

A growing number of people are coming to terms with their relationships…with their professions. (Subscription required)

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The Time Magazine Blog, Career Change Isn’t About Bigger Paychecks, 6/1/07

I had lunch the other day with Marci Alboher, the author of One Person/Multiple Careers: A New Model for Work/Life Success. Her book sprung from her own experiences as a former lawyer-turned-writer/speaker/teacher. Note the slashes; they’re key to her message.

Business Week
Your Next Career:Advice for midlife career changes

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A.M. New York, Signs It’s Time to Move On, April 2, 2007

“If you’re presently unhappy with where you’re working what’s preventing you from taking that last step out the door? How do you know for sure if now is the time to leave.”


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The Boston Globe, The key is to embrace instability, March 4, 2007 

“What can people do today to mitigate risk in the face of an inherently high-risk workplace? Get good at dealing with transition, because today’s workplace is full of it. The people who are most adept at dealing with transition are the people who will do best in their careers and in their lives.”

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USA Today, Get a job? No, make a job, 2/5/07

“More and more Americans are becoming self-employed, both for the lifestyle and out of necessity. Yet fewer schools teach entrepreneurship skills than teach kids to be excellent readers and mathematicians. But this is starting to change — and that bodes as well for the economy as do the increases in reading and math skills [the No Child Left Behind Act] is starting to inspire.”

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