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Looking for resources and websites to help you with your job search? Look no further.

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Below is a list of AARP resources and other websites that can help your job search in 2012.

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The Work channel provides information and education to help persons 50+ find a job, tweak resumes, polish interviewing skills, negotiate a salary and benefits, explore a second career path, explore flexible work arrangements, consider self-employment, and more.

The National Employer Team is a collaboration developed by AARP to help jobseekers 50+ connect with employers that value experienced workers.  National Employer Team employers represent different industries across the U.S. that recruit and retain experienced workers.

At The Water Cooler, one of’s online community groups, you can seek and share advice about finding a job, jump-starting a new career or business, returning to work after retiring, and achieving work/life balance.

The AARP Foundation offers two types of employment assistance. The WorkSearch Assessment System provides community-level job and career assistance to older adults seeking employment. A range of no-cost services is available to help individuals assess interest, abilities, and skills. The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) helps job seekers 55+ strengthen work skills, obtain training, and find job opportunities. (For SCSEP, income eligibility guidelines do apply.)  Both programs are available through AARP Foundation SCSEP sites around the country.

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