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Job Search Resources

The 9 Best Job Search Apps You Should Download

In the job market? These are must-downloads

How Job Search Has Changed

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

Career Change

Quiz: Change Your Career

Test your knowledge on making a new career move

Kick-Start Your Career

Consider these not-so-common paths to new beginnings

Make Money Using Your Natural Talents

Have a niche in singing or mechanics? AARP expert Kerry Hannon shares job search secrets

Part-Time Jobs

5 Great Short-Term Jobs

Temporary work can bulk up your résumé and your wallet

Great Part-time Jobs for Retirees

Part-time jobs provide opportunity for retiree flexible work schedules

Part-Time Jobs for Workers 50+

Revamp career, work from home and use skills employers seek the most

Resources

AARP Foundation: Back to Work 50+

Take advantage of the program offerings of free job search guides, info sessions and more

Take These Tests to Find Your New Job

Feeling burned out with your job? Take these personality tests to see if a career change might be what you need.

Your Membership

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Programs & Initiatives

Employer Pledge Program

A national effort to connect job seekers to employers that value and are hiring experienced workers to help companies solve their current and future staffing challenges.

  • 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.

  • AARP Foundation SCSEP Program

    Administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, this is the nation's oldest program to help low-income, unemployed individuals aged 55+ find work.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Bookstore

Getting the Job You Want After 50 for Dummies

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: Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life

Read Ken Blanchard and Morton Shaevitz's "Refire" for a humorous and practical guide on how to lead a fulfilling second half of life

Great Jobs for Everyone 50+: Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy... And Pays the Bills

Get the latest how-to guide to finding profitable, fulfilling work after 50


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