Helpful Web Sites for 50+ Workers
If you’re job hunting, planning a career change, or thinking about working in your “retirement” years, here’s a list of resources to help you get going. The number of web sites dedicated to job search is in a state of constant growth and change. I have cherry-picked some to get you started. It is by no means a definitive listing, and subject to change after publication.
AARPWorksearch.org is AARP Foundation’s WorkSearch Information Network, which covers each phase of the job search in detail, from beginning a search to accepting a job.
AARP.org/work has a complete channel with news, resources, and how-to help, plus the biennial list of Best Employers for Workers Over 50.
CareerBuilder.com is an extensive overall career site.
CareerOneStop.org offers career resources to job seekers.
CoolWorks.com is a database of seasonal jobs, amusement park jobs, and more.
Craigslist.com provides a wide range of job listings.
Enrge.us (The Employment Network for Retirement Government Experts) helps retired government employees—federal, state, and local—find new employment.
Erieri.com (The Economic Research Institute) provides free salary information for both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations by industry and geographic location. It also offers cost-of-living data.
ExecSearches.com is a job board that focuses on government, nonprofit, education, and health openings.
Execunet.com is a network of senior-level retired executives.