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19 Ways to Prep for the Interview

Showcase the value and passion you'll bring to a workplace


Cover Letters & Résumés

Write a Cover Letter That Gets Read

Is your cover letter outdated? Stand out as a job applicant with an impressive résumé opener

Tips for Making Your Résumé Stand Out

Résumé revamp may amp up job search success when employers seek experience and skills



9 Tips on Virtual Job Fair Success

Digital job fairs connect online employers to job seekers

Quiz: Will You Ace the Job Interview?

Are interview skills keeping you from getting a great job?

WATCH: How to Answer to Tough Interview Questions

What to do when a prospective employer asks about your work history, experience and salary




Online Job Application

Find a Job Online

Improve your job search with websites that put online job hunting, application and networking at your fingertips. Learn about new features that can help you network, research companies and learn about companies' salaries


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Interview Tips

Prepare for a Video Interview

Grab that next job from the computer in your home office from AARP work expert Kerry Hannon

10 Must Ask Job Interview Questions

Ace your next job interview with these 10 questions to ask your future employer

Steer Clear of These Interview Questions

Never ask these questions during a job interview. Here’s why


Creating Your Personal Brand

In competitive job market, you need to create a personal professional brand and use it often

15 Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

Surpass your competition and attract recruiters. Tips on connections, endorsements and photos

Find a Job on Facebook

Job search through Facebook allows networking through social media for job hunting success

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.

  • AARP Foundation SCSEP Program

    Senior Community Service Employment Program helps people age 55+ find work, develop new skills, and build their financial security.

  • Future of Work

    A Public Policy Institute 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 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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