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AARP Answers: Unemployment and the Coronavirus

The latest on applying for benefits, eligibility, additional stimulus benefits and more

     

Looking for Work

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Companies Are Hiring During Coronavirus Shutdowns

Unemployment is rising, but these essential businesses need workers

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Seeking a Job During the Pandemic

Career experts weigh in on how to navigate this challenging new market

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Overcoming Unemployment

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4 Steps to Acing a Video Job Interview

Employers are screening candidates remotely

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How to Avoid Being Labeled Overqualified for a Job

Improve your résumé and cover letter to beat the bias

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Community Colleges Help Adults Learn New Job Skills

These schools offer affordable, convenient classes

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.

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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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