When you are searching for a job, it is very important to keep up on the latest information. Fortunately, there are many tools available to today’s job seekers. But, finding just the right resources can sometimes be hard. AARP Foundation has put together some tutorials, videos and other resources to help you learn, stay informed and be more successful in reaching your employment goals.
Online Job Source Tools
Searching for job information online can sometimes feel overwhelming. A single search can produce hundreds of different websites using up valuable time sorting through them all. We’ve made it a little easier for you by compiling a master list of what we think are some of the best career resources online. Knowing which websites to enter will maximize your time and effort. These websites offer career planning tools, job boards and sound career advice. Choose from a list of recommended job search websites for mature job seekers.
Tutorials and Demos
Let us introduce you to new technology. Here’s your chance to learn new skills or update old skills. Tutorials and demos provide learners with a list of websites that provide free online computer and typing courses. You can also browse through our extensive video library of internet and social media demonstrations. These videos, designed with you in mind, guide you through a step by step process. Follow along with the videos and you’ll be LinkedIn and surfing the web in no time!
Job Club Tools
Beginning a job search takes preparation. We have created a catalogue of essential tools to support your success and to get you started. Here you’ll find checklists, fact sheets and worksheets containing helpful tips on successful resume writing, organizing your job search, interview questions and answers, goal setting, and many more topics. Use these helpful aids both individually and in group settings. These tools will help you successfully manage your job search from start to finish.
- The Overqualified Label (PDF)
- Guide to Writing a Winning Resume (PDF)
- How Job Hunting Has Changed (PDF)
- Age Discrimination Fact Sheet (PDF)
- Creating your Personal Brand (PDF)