Finding a Job After Age 50
Finding yourself out of a job at 50 years old can be scary. Figuring out what steps to take first is not always easy. Before the internet, the best option to find a job was through printed classified ads. The internet has caused an explosion of information for jobseekers. We'll help you navigate through all of this information to create a job search plan that will help you to hit the ground running and find that new job.
AARP Foundation combined advice from job search experts, employers and successful 50+ jobseekers to create, 7 Smart Strategies for 50+ Jobseekers, a guide filled with valuable information about the job search process. This popular guide offers a strategic approach to understanding how employers look for job candidates. We’ve taken excerpts from the proven to be effective strategies from 7 Smart Strategies for 50+ Jobseekers and we’re sharing them with you.
We’ll show you how to make a great job search plan, create the tools that will increase your visibility and connect with people and organizations that can help you gain skills and find a job. Below are a few strategies to get your job search started.
Every job search needs a target. Targeting specific jobs in your area with specific employers that match yours skills and interests allows you to use your time more wisely.
Don't be a hidden jobseeker. Become more visible by creating a personal marketing plan that can get you noticed.
Dial toll free 1-855-850-2525. Select option 2 BACK TO WORK 50+ to get your free copy of the “7 Smart Strategies for 50+ Jobseekers” guide and to find out if there is a local BACK TO WORK 50+ site near you.
BACK TO WORK 50+
AARP Foundation is partnering with workforce services providers to strengthen the bridge between 50+ job candidates and respected employers.
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BACK TO WORK 50+ is currently being administered in the following communities:
- Denver Metro Area, CO
- Charleston, WV
- AARP Foundation WV
- AARP Foundation WV
To connect with BACK TO WORK 50+ in one of these communities, please call 1-855-850-2525.