“A new AARP national survey shows that 20% of 50+ workers say they looked for a new job in the last year, and a whopping 35 percent say that they will either “very likely” (18 percent) or “somewhat likely” (17 percent) look for a new position in the next three years”.
This is some evidence that waiting until 65 until you retire increases your life expectancy.
Here are a couple of links to sites that give advice on how to find work when you are retired and links to sites that target jobs for older people.
- The AARP Work and Jobs website provides insights and tools to help maximize mature workers’ career potential. AARP members and non-members alike can access the information free, and search and apply for jobs for free, although those who wish to create a searchable profile for employers and post a resume will be asked to register on the AARP Job Board
- Booming Encore
- New Retirement
Many people shift to writing, painting and photography when they retire. Here are some sites that focus on jobs in these areas: