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In this recession, it may seem that the job market is going only one way—down. At Retirementjobs.com, a job-hunting website for people over 50, the number of help-wanted postings has plunged from 55,000 a year ago to fewer than 40,000. But as Bob Skladany, the site's chief career counselor, points out, that suggests "there are still hundreds of thousands of jobs open across the U.S." Finding one for you, Skladany and other experts say, means looking at the industries that are hiring—and being flexible. "You'll need to be creative in marketing yourself and willing to move around," advises Bert Sperling, who publishes "Sperling's BestPlaces" to live, retire, and work at bestplaces.net. … Back to Article

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