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      How to Stay Competitive

      Write the Perfect Cover Letter

      Customize for the job and proofread till it hurts

      How Job Hunting Has Changed

      Hunting for a new position is not what it used to be

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      Improv to Get the Job

      Create connections more easily and confidently through basic improv skills. Learn how to use humor and fun to engage with others for greater impact on job interviews

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      Job Search

      Can Twitter Help You Get That New Job?

      Social networking might open the door to your next gig

      How to Job Search When You’re Discouraged

      Time to reframe your feelings

      How Social Networks Impact Your Job Search

      Potential employers will weigh your digital identity


      Job Search Resources

      Start Your Job Search Here

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

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      Working at 50+

      6 Solid Part-Time Job Options

      Options for workers to fit all skills and schedules

      How to Take Control of Your Work Schedule

      Planning and coordination can boost your productivity

      Flexible Employment Quiz

      See how much you know about finding greater flexibility



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      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?

      Technology Whiz Kids Over 50

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

      Using Crowdfunding to Start Your Business

      Grassroots investing can help raise business capital, but be aware of some of the financial pitfalls

      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

      Uncover Your Calling

      Use "Work Reimagined: Uncover Your Calling" to figure out what you're meant to do with your gifts and what best enables you to experience fulfillment in all phases of your 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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