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Federal Agency Jobs Just For People Over 55

Next Avenue | Chris Farrell | Posted 05.26.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Chris Farrell Gary Olson put in 32 years as an analytical chemist at Kodak in Rochester, N.Y., including stints in R...

10 Great Sites To Find Gigs And Part-Time Work

Next Avenue | Nancy Collamer | Posted 04.13.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Nancy Collamer If you’re considering escaping your 9-5 job for something more flexible or want to work part-time i...

Work-at-Home Employment Opportunities for Retirees

Jim T. Miller | Posted 04.05.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Here are a few popular home-based career opportunities to check out, along with some trustworthy resources to help you search for employment.

Semi-Retirement Jobs With Great Benefits

Next Avenue | Nancy Collamer | Posted 09.01.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Nancy Collamer If you’re thinking about working part-time during retirement, you’ve likely heard that finding go...

5 Great Seasonal Jobs For Post 50s

Posted 08.12.2013 | Fifty

Seasonal jobs are a great way for retirees to earn some extra income in a low-stress, no commitment setting. From working as an extra on the set of a ...

Just How Good Are 'Over 50' Job Boards?

Posted 08.11.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Nancy Collamer A career coach and a job seeker test the leading websites -- and are underwhelmed Over the last fe...

Want Extra Cash? 10 Great Jobs You Can Do From Home

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Cari Wira Dineen | Posted 06.27.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Earn extra cash with these flexible jobs you can do based on your own schedule. Make Extra Cash Whether you alr...

The Great Program That Helps Older Workers

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 03.11.2013 | Fifty

BOSTON -- Alan Greenfield has leverage and he loves it. A serial community volunteer for many years, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology enginee...

The Best Part-Time Jobs For Post 50s

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 03.28.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Jobs for the Over 50 Set What are the best part-time jobs for you? We put the question to Tim Driver, founder and ...

How This Couple Started A Thriving Business In Retirement

Next Avenue | Posted 03.12.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Nancy Collamer After stepping away from their careers, an Ohio husband and wife started two websites that, like thei...

3 Jobs You Didn't Know You Could Do In Retirement

Next Avenue | Posted 02.02.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Nancy Collamer Become a voiceover artist, life-cycle celebrant or senior move manager. It can be fun, part-time (and...

Retirement Advice For Type A Boomers

Next Avenue | Posted 11.16.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Richard Eisenberg Retirement can be rough for hard chargers, but there are ways to make the transition smoother S...

What October's Jobs Report REALLY Means For Older Workers

Sara Rix | Posted 01.08.2013 | Fifty
Sara Rix

America's older workforce experienced a dip in unemployment in October (5.8 percent compared to 5.9 percent in September for those aged 55-plus). Monthly unemployment figures tend to generate a lot of interest, but they often don't tell much of a story.

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?

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...

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...

What's Your Retirement Fantasy?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.01.2012 | Fifty

For some of us, retirement has turned into re-hirement, and the idea of actually riding off into the sunset has gone the way of the Marlboro Man. But ...

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 ...