If you're hunting for your next job but aren't sure where to turn for advice, support or job postings, this list of resources will help.
The Work channel provides information and education to help people age 50-plus find a job, tweak résumés, polish interviewing skills, negotiate a salary and benefits, explore a second career path, explore flexible work arrangements, consider self-employment, and more. It also features the SimplyHired job search tool, which lets you easily search by job title or company as well as location.
AARP Foundation's Back to Work 50+ program helps older workers find better jobs by assisting with job training, career counseling and networking. You can learn more about smart job-seeking strategies as well as gain the support of national and local job-assistance partners.
AARP's LifeReimagined offers a work program that includes tips on getting reinvigorated about your job, setting goals and becoming your own boss. You can take an online course that will help with your job search.
- Workforce50.com: For job seekers 50 and over; formerly called Senior Job Bank.
- Retired Brains: For older boomers, seniors and retirees.
- Seniors4Hire: For job seekers 50 and over.
- YourEncore: For older scientists, engineers and product developers.
- USA Jobs: Lets you browse federal government job openings.
- The Riley Guide: Career advice plus links to thousands of websites that offer job postings and resources.
- Job-Hunt.org: Links to a wide range of employment websites and career resources.