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This Might Be The Reason Your Adult Kid Still Lives At Home

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.14.2014 | Fifty

More than 92 million Americans -- 37 percent of the civilian population who are 16 and older -- are not only not working, but they aren't really even ...

San Pasqual Academy Grandparents Program: A Unique Volunteer Living Option for Seniors

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 11.05.2014 | Impact
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

This is a narrative about volunteer surrogate grandparents living among teens (who are not related) in a rural, residential school setting far from the crowds of urban Southern California -- and loving it.

Code Word for Age Discrimination

Jessica Lappin | Posted 03.19.2013 | New York
Jessica Lappin

To be sure, job creation efforts should benefit New Yorkers of all ages. But with the senior population expected to double over the next 30 years, this group deserves special attention. They're ready to work; they just need a chance.

5 Ways To Rev Up A Summer Job Search

Posted 08.18.2012 | Fifty

Summer is a fantastic time to jumpstart your job-search efforts because your application will have less competition, plus it offers numerous social events for networking and fine-tuning your elevator pitch.

12 Tools To Help Land Your Dream Job

Posted 08.16.2012 | Fifty

The prospect of reinventing yourself after 50 can be a daunting one without some basic tools and support. Fortunately, while it can't give you the all...

AARP Launches Networking, Job Search Site For Post 50 Unemployed

Huff/Post50 | Laura Rowley | Posted 08.16.2012 | Fifty

AARP today announced the launch of Work Reimagined, a social networking site powered by LinkedIn that connects post 50 professionals on the hunt with ...

Great News For Older Workers

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2012 | Fifty

Older workers benefitted the most from employment gains over the past two years, according to a study released Monday by outplacement consultancy Chal...

Who Will Be Supporting Retired Workers In 2020?

William K. Zinke | Posted 08.25.2012 | Fifty
William K. Zinke

In 1950 there were 16.5 workers for every retired worker. In 2012 the ratio was reduced to 3.3 to 1. By 2020 that ratio is projected at 2.2 to 1 and to almost 2 to 1 by 2030. Is anyone considering these projections and their implications for the U.S. economy?

3 Ways Post 50s Can Stay Relevant In A Changing Job Market

Ira Wolfe | Posted 08.13.2012 | Fifty
Ira Wolfe

If you're over 50 and feel like you're running a losing battle trying to keep up, you might be right.

How To Get An Employer To See You Instead Of Your Age

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 08.08.2012 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

There's no doubt about it -- ageism is out there. Older applicants will inevitably run into hidden objections regarding their energy level, their ability and willingness to do the job, their desire (or lack of it) to learn new skills and other unfortunate prejudgments based solely upon age.

Top 10 Employers For People Over 50

Huff/Post50 | Molly Turner | Posted 06.04.2012 | Fifty

The dismal May employment report released last week was bad news for all, but especially for workers 55 and over, who have been hardest-hit by long-te...

Working Longer: Creating a 21st Century Workplace for the 21st Century Workforce

Kathleen E. Christensen | Posted 07.23.2012 | Business
Kathleen E. Christensen

We need a new set of reforms to address the millions of older Americans in the workplace, and to ensure that the jobs we have work for them.

Looking to Land a Job? Think Old School!

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 07.22.2012 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

If you are one of the throngs of post 50 job-seekers who's turned to the Internet to land your next position, you're probably reaping some rather lackluster results.

3 Things Clark Kent Can Teach You About Your Job Search

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 07.02.2012 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

You may not be able to "change the course of mighty rivers," or "bend steel with your bare hands," but by the age of 50, you've amassed a number of well-honed skills and a wealth of experience.

How To Make Maturity An Asset In Your Job Search

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 06.18.2012 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Having confidence in what you bring -- your skills, experience, and your added value as a unique individual of talent and energy -- is the cornerstone to mounting a successful job search campaign.

Got 20-Plus Years Of Experience? Apply Here!

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.22.2012 | Fifty

Imagine a universe where those who are post 50 are pursued for their experience, where those who don't have at least 20 years of experience needn't bo...

Baby Boomers: Turning To Serve God

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.14.2012 | Fifty

Annie Wells will be 58 when she graduates in May from the Claremont School of Theology. She hopes to land a paid internship and ultimately a job as a ...

Why It's A Perfect Season For Job Hunting

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 06.13.2012 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Job-seekers over 50 are savvy to the ways of the world, but this might come as a surprise: believe it or not, the holidays are the absolutely best time of year to look for work!

Boomers Want Better Career Choices

David Bank | Posted 06.13.2012 | Fifty
David Bank

Some issues confronting the country require hard choices and tough tradeoffs. Helping experienced adults enhance their financial security by working for a better future should not be one of them.

5 Hot Jobs For Older Workers

CBS/Moneywatch | Posted 06.13.2012 | Fifty

Looking for a job isn't just a concern for those under 65. Retirees and those past the traditional age for calling it quits increasingly need or want ...