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5 Jobs Not Requiring a College Degree

Annual median salary is about $50,000, and some have room for growth

Online Career Fair

Spotlight on Part-Time Work & Skills

Get the hours you want! Find out how a rewarding, part-time job can help you balance your life. Register for AARP’s Online Career Fair to enhance your skills, connect with employers and more.

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Job Search Strategies

10 Promising Job Fields for Workers Over 50

New report lists 10 fields with highest demand for workers

6 Biggest Job Interview Mistakes

Stiffness, name-dropping and salary talk could hurt your chances

Job Search Resources for 50+

The top online websites to help land your next job

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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.


  • 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.


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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