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Dealing With Job Loss

11 Things That Affect Unemployment Eligibility

11 Things That Affect Unemployment Eligibility

Unemployment compensation eligibility in the workforce is determined by many factors that every worker should know

You're Fired. Now What?

You're Fired. Now What?

8 things to do before handing over your employee ID

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Overcoming Unemployment

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Get the Most Out of Online Job Search

New features help you network, research companies and salaries

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The Road to Reemployment

Here are the steps folks recently surveyed took to get back to work after being unemployed

best job search apps

You Should Be Using the Latest Job-Hunting Apps

In the job market? These are must-downloads

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.

  • 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.


How to Get the Job You Want after 50 for Dummies

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

AARP Books: Work Reimagined

Uncover Your Calling

Use "Work Reimagined: Uncover Your Calling" to figure out what you're meant to do with your gifts and what best enables you to experience fulfillment in all phases of your life

Great jobs for everyone 50+

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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