Great jobs for everyone 50+ : finding work that keeps you happy and healthy ... and pays the bills / Kerry Hannon
- Introduction -- Great jobs. Great part-time jobs -- Great work-from-home jobs -- Great nonprofit jobs -- Great healthcare jobs -- Great tech jobs -- Great jobs in education -- Great skilled trade jobs -- Great jobs to ride the age wave -- The great jobs workshop. How to plan for your second act -- Strategies for 50+ job hunters -- Adding new skills -- Volunteer your way to a job -- How to prepare for nonprofit work -- Tips for a great resume and cover letter -- Job hunting and social media -- Navigating the job search boards -- Tapping others for help -- Great job interview tips -- Special job circumstances -- Negotiating pay -- Why part-time or contract work is worth it -- Be you own boss -- Afterword.
- "You can find profitable, fulfilling work after 50! Kerry Hannon's national bestseller, Great Jobs for Everyone 50+, has become the job-hunting bible for people in their forties, fifties, and beyond. With her no-nonsense style, Hannon shows where the opportunities are and how to get them. In this completely revised edition, Hannon offers twice as many jobs and brand-new material to market your skills in today's job market, with expert tips on revamping a résumé, networking, interviewing like a pro, building a social media platform to stand out in the crowd, and much more. Whether you took early retirement, were laid off, are seeking a job that you will love, need supplemental income, or want to stay engaged and make a difference by giving back with your talents, Hannon's book is an essential tool. The truth is that many companies are looking for candidates with your experience, expertise, and maturity. The trick is finding those employers--and going into your search with a positive attitude and realistic expectations. This completely updated Great Jobs shows you how to avoid common job-seeking mistakes and helps you find your ideal employment in today's landscape"--
- 9781119363323 paperback and 1119363322 paperback
- "AARP real possibilities.", Revised and updated edition of the author's Great jobs for everyone 50+, ©2012., and Includes index.
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