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Welcome to the New AARP Work & Jobs Site

Work matters. Wherever you are in your work life – looking for a new job, negotiating a job offer, thinking about a second act, or wanting to learn a new skill – AARP Work & Jobs can be your ally.

With AARP Work & Jobs, you'll find a wealth of resources at your fingertips that can help you take control and plan a winning strategy for what comes next in your work life. The site has been especially created for experienced workers to help you navigate the workplace.

Take advantage of tools, expert insight and articles that can help you stay connected, competitive, and current – let's get started!  

 

 

Working at 50+

AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins Value Experience

The Value of Experience

Employers are rediscovering the value 50+ workers offer to an organization, like experience, reliability and a strong work ethic

The Value of Older Workers

The Value of Older Workers

Workers over 50 bring value, experience, work ethic, and professionalism to today's workforce as seen in movies such as The Intern

10 Great Jobs for workers over 50 - Massage Therapist

Great Jobs for Workers Over 50

Great jobs for workers 50+ job hunting in today's job market where there is high demand for massage therapists and financial advisers.

Find a Job

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Growing Job Fields

Job searching for full- or part-time work? See the job growth forecast between now and 2022

Senior Director at Burson-Marsteller Patrick Kerley give social media advice to CEO Don Baer on Tuesday, January 28, 2015 at the company Washington, DC headquarters.

Avoid These Common Job Search Mistakes

Job search dos and don’ts to successfully search for a job through networking and social media

15 Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

9 Ways to Liven Up Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn profiles are résumés to employers. Improve job search with these tips

 

 

Live Webinar

AARP Virtual Career Fair

This Career Fair live virtual event for experienced workers will feature job search resources and AARP Employer Pledge Program organizations that value experience! It offers you a great way to recharge a job search, meet potential employers, get timely job search advice, and connect with other job seekers. And live chat with AARP Work/Jobs Expert Kerry Hannon.

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Staying Competitive

Love your job

Avoiding Burnout on the Job

Not ready to retire? Recharge your batteries to keep up the good work at your job

Theresa Siebert poses for a portrait in front of the Quest Diagnostics corporate headquarters in New Jersey

Forced Out and Fighting Back

Job and age discrimination creates a hostile work environment; some older workers are fighting back

Fall back in love with your job

Fall Back in Love With Your Job

Tap these five qualities of the HOVER approach to create the change you want

Career Change

Beverly Robinson at her goat farm in Soperton, Georgia

Is it Time to Change Jobs?

Boomers consider career change rather than stay unhappy in a work situation or part-time job. Career expert shares employment advice

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Find Work You'll Love

Work Reimagined provides a step-by-step guide to determining what your particular calling is.

Saving the World

See how personal experiences gave 4 entrepreneurs the drive to reimagine their lives, reinvent their careers, start nonprofits

Employer Pledge Program

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About the Program

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?

Digital Entreprenuers Over 50

Technology Whiz Kids Over 50

Meet entrepreneurs over 50 in the digital world who have taken the app market to new levels with their innovative small business ideas.

crowdfunding your business

Use Crowdfunding to Start Your Business

Grassroots investing helps many entrepreneurs raise capital for start-ups. Here’s what to know about some financial pitfalls

Starting a freelance business

How to Start a Freelance Business

A breakdown of key legal and regulatory processes, plus important "business-ready" documentation you'll need when starting a freelance business

Work Programs & Resources

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AARP Foundation: Back to Work 50+

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

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Life Reimagined

Public Policy Institute

Future of Work

AARP Research

Business Case for 50+

Bookstore

How to Get the Job You Want after 50 for Dummies

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

Refire

Read Ken Blanchard and Morton Shaevitz's "Refire Don't Retire" for a humorous and practical guide on how to lead a fulfilling second half of life

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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