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Certificates That Can Launch Bright New Careers

College degrees are nice. But the right certificate programs are a faster, cheaper route to switch careers


Life at Work

Thriving in the Multi-Generational Workplace

Four strategies for working well with colleagues of all ages

Networking & Connecting

Boomers, Millennials Reverse Mentoring Roles

Creates an exchange of knowledge

Tell The Right Story About Yourself

Harness your history to shape your future

PLAY: Practice Your Elevator Pitch

Don't miss your shot to land a new job

Your Membership


Today's Hot Deals

Considering a Career Change

Career Change Quiz

Test your knowledge on making a new career move

Is It Time to Leave a Job You Like?

Navy vet wonders if he should make his next career move

Programs & Initiatives

AARP Foundation: Back to Work 50+

Connecting 50+ workers with the information, training, support, work experience, and employer access they need to get back into the workforce.

  • AARP Foundation SCSEP Program

    SCSEP helps people age 55+ find work, develop new skills, and build their financial security.

  • Employer Pledge Program

    A national effort to connect job seekers to employers that value and are hiring experienced workers to help companies solve their current and future staffing challenges.

  • 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

Refire! Don't Retire

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+

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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AARP In Your State

Visit the AARP state page for information about events, news and resources near you.