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Find a Job Online

Online job hunting, application and networking resources at your fingertips

Volunteer your way to next job

Job Experience Through Volunteering

Volunteer work and nonprofit work is a resume builder


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Job Searching Strategies

Take These Tests to Find Your New Job

How to Identify Your Career Skills

Online assessments like personality and Myers-Briggs tests can help you find your new job

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Are Recruiters Really Working for You?

7 myths (and truths) you should know about headhunters

Using Facebook for job search

Use Facebook to Find Your Next Job

How this powerful social media platform can boost your networking opportunities

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Programs & Initiatives

AARP Foundation: Back to Work 50+

This program connects 50+ workers with the information, training, support, work experience, and employer access they need to get back into the workforce.

  • Life Reimagined

    This is a vision, a methodology, and a community that helps people rediscover what truly matters and focus on what they really want to do.

  • Public Policy Institute: Future of Work

    A multiyear initiative to examine the new work reality, discuss how workers can adapt to the challenges of today and be prepared for the workplace of tomorrow.

  • Business Case for Workers 50+

    This 2015 study reveals that experienced workers provide value to employers through high engagement, lower turnover, strong work ethic and professionalism.


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! Don't Retire

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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