Older Workers Information

"When push comes to shove"/a> The Globe and Mail

6 Secrets to Staying Employed After Age 50: How to hold on to your job as you approach retirement US News & World Report (October 12, 2010)

8 Interview Questions for Older Workers to Anticipate AARP Bulletin Online (September 2002)

10 Job Ideas for Older Workers AARP Bulletin Online (September 2002)

National Council on Aging JobSource

"20 Ways Older Workers Can Sell Themselves" U.S. News & World Report (Dec. 15, 2008)

Approaches and Tactics for Older Workers Who Can't Find a Job Quintessential Careers.

"10 Best Places for Older Employees" U.S. News & World Report (April 5, 2011)

Older Workers in the News

Unemployment statistics


Plus 50 Program American Association of Community Colleges

Job Boards for Older Workers

National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC), a national non-profit organization dedicated to promoting experienced workers as a valuable and critical component of the nation’s workforce. Since its establishment in 1997 NOWCC has -- through hundreds of workers ages 55+ -- provided over 13 million hours of dedicated, experienced labor to two federal agencies.

Retirementjobs.com, a jobsite whose goal is to identify companies most-suited to older workers and match them with active, productive, conscientious, mature adults seeking a job or project that matches their lifestyle.

Seniors4Hire is a nationwide online Career Center for businesses that value a diverse workforce to actively recruit folks in the U.S. 50 and older including retirees and senior citizens looking for a job and/or other ways to earn money.

WiserWorker.com is dedicated to providing quality employment opportunities and resources to the Baby Boomers. Its clients offer a variety of employment opportunities, both hourly and salaried; paired with a national job fair series, it features targeted job postings and a robust resource center for employers and jobseekers.

YourEncore a service provider connecting the technology and product development opportunities of member companies with world class talented individuals--experts in their chosen field who are ready to apply years of experience and talent from a lifetime of creative problem solving.

Job Boards for Older Workers: Other Countries


United Kingdom

Job Boards for Older Workers: Canada

HR50: Human Resources for the 50+ is a Canadian to specialize and create initiatives would help the 50plus age worker find employment, provide them with career coaching services, and guide them on how to market themselves for job opportunities through networking.

Prime50, owned by Drake International, is focused specifically at matching people over 50 with part-time or interim assignments that may lead to full-time, permanent jobs.