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5 Great Jobs in Health Care

Industry offers many opportunities for older job seekers

10 Jobs That Could Lure You Out of Retirement

These gigs offer unique rewards


Work & Travel

Could a Vacation Help Boost Your Career?

Reasons why a getaway could help you get ahead

5 Great Jobs for the 50+ Travel Lover

If you love to see the world, we have the jobs for you

The Top Spots to Retire

Stretch your nest egg in these 10 lovely countries


How to Stay Competitive

Video: The 'New' Power Struggle: Younger Bosses, Older Workers

AARP Work & Jobs expert Kerry Hannon spoke with Dr. Phil about the challenges of working for someone younger and how to overcome them.

6 Questions to Ask Before You Go Back to School

Don’t enroll until you answer these

AARP Online Career Fair

Spotlight on Part-Time Work

Couldn't make the live event? Register now and take advantage of job postings and other resources to help you find a part-time job. Webinars and presentations are also available on-demand so you can watch them whenever you want

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Improve your job search with tips and resources to help find the work you want

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Working at 50+

What Are Your Rights When You Lose a Job?

What to know before handing over your employee ID

Millennials: A Water Cooler Chat

How to communicate effectively at the office with your younger colleagues

Is Job Sharing For You?

Find out if the latest part-time work trend might work for you



Employer Pledge Program

Employers Looking for You

A national effort to help employers solve their current and future staffing challenges and direct job seekers to employers that value and are hiring experienced workers


Ready to Start a Business?

Patent Your Million Dollar Idea

Meet five innovators who are among a wave of older, digital entrepreneurs

Should I Start a New Business?

6 questions to ask yourself before you decide

Video: Telephone Repairman Follows His Dream

Chris Donovan quit his job to design women's shoes

Work-Focused AARP Programs & Resources

AARP Foundation: Back to Work 50+

AARP Foundation creates lasting opportunities for struggling older adults. Job search programs provide training and resources to help you get back on track and find a new job.


Getting the Job You Want

Coming back into the workforce or have been laid off? "Getting the Job You Want After 50 for Dummies" is your guide to finding rewarding employment

Get the Most Out of Retirement

Whether you’re planning to retire – or already have – "Get the Most Out of Retirement: Checklist for Happiness, Health, Purpose and Financial Security" helps you fill your days with happiness and meaning

Great Jobs for Everyone 50+

Get the latest how-to guide "Great Jobs for Everyone 50+: Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy ... And Pays the Bills" to find profitable, fulfilling work after 50

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