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July 21, 2008
Employment Web Sites
Career advice, e-newsletter, podcasts; “age-friendly” certification for employers
For job seekers 40 and over
For job candidates 50 and over; formerly called “Senior Job Bank”
Older boomers, seniors, and retirees
For job applicants 50 and over
Older scientists, engineers, and product developers
Retirees and mature workers
Job listings plus a schedule of job fairs throughout the U.S.
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.
Wall Street Journal career site. Position announcements, virtual job fairs, job-hunting tips.
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.
24-hour Internet radio about jobs and employment. Listen live or search for podcasts on demand.
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.
Senior management jobs in nonprofit organizations. A resource for those interested in moving from the private to the nonprofit sector.
For executive jobs in the $100,000 annual salary range; requires paid membership (30-day, 180-day, and 360-day options)
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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