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Job Search Websites for 50+

Employment Web Sites

RetirementJobs.com
Career advice, e-newsletter, podcasts; “age-friendly” certification for employers

Jobs 4.0
For job seekers 40 and over

Workforce50.com
For job candidates 50 and over; formerly called “Senior Job Bank”

Retired Brains
Older boomers, seniors, and retirees 

Seniors4Hire
For job applicants 50 and over

YourEncore
Older scientists, engineers, and product developers

RetireeWorkforce.com
Retirees and mature workers 

WiserWorker.com
Job listings plus a schedule of job fairs throughout the U.S.

USAJobs.gov
Official job site of the U.S. government.

 

Other Web Sites and Resources

These sites do not target a specific age group, but they offer useful information for 50+ workers and career changers.

CareerJournal.com
Wall Street Journal career site. Position announcements, virtual job fairs, job-hunting tips.

Job-Hunt.org
Links to a wide range of employment Web sites and career resources, including industry-specific and "niche" sites.

Secrets of the Job Hunt 
A social network for job seekers and career advice professionals. Blogs, forums, videos, podcasts and other resources.

JobRadio.fm
24-hour Internet radio about jobs and employment. Listen live or search for podcasts on demand.

Quintessential Careers
Comprehensive site for job search and advice. Includes e-book on using online tools--such as blogs and social-networking sites--in your job search. 

The Riley Guide
Career advice plus links to thousands of Web sites with job postings and resources.

Bridgestar
Senior management jobs in nonprofit organizations. A resource for those interested in moving from the private to the nonprofit sector.

Execu-Net
For executive jobs in the $100,000 annual salary range; requires paid membership (30-day, 180-day, and 360-day options)

40Plus
Volunteer organization supported by member fees. Offers training courses, counseling, résumé development, and peer support. FortyPlus chapters operate in six states as independent organizations. The Washington, D.C. Web site has links to other chapters.

The Five O’Clock Club
Offers a five-volume set of job-search books by professional career counselors. Members attend weekly meetings in person or by teleconference. Membership fees are based on the number of sessions attended. The Web site has some free content.


These resources are provided as a public service. Their inclusion does not imply an endorsement by AARP of organizations on this list or of the content on their sites.

 

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