teachforamerica.jpgIn search of fulfillment, many workers are now ditching corporate jobs and turning to so-called “encore” careers in non-profit, education or health sectors, each motivated by a similar urge: to give something back.

“When I look at the personal rewards I get, that’s more important to me than money,” said Barbara Higbee, 57, who was a district manager for a Texas merchandising company and often put in 80-hour weeks.

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