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"Retirement job" seems like an oxymoron. And yet a growing number of Americans say that they plan to continue to work during their retirement years. Unfortunately, finding employers willing to hire them is not easy.
Wellesley resident and entrepreneur Tim Driver founded RetirementJobs.com, a website that caters to people over 50 looking for employment opportunities, in 2006.
“Retirement is for sissies” reads the tagline on former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s new movie. In the “Governator’s” latest go-round as an action hero—“The Last Stand”—he plays a long-in-the-tooth sheriff charged with st…
A Government Accountability Office report shows that, since 2007, unemployment rates doubled and remained higher than before the recession for workers aged 55 and older. These workers also have a tougher time finding a new job.
Finding senior jobs after age 50 can be tough enough at any time, but the recession is casting into a shrinking job market a lot of older people who never expected to be there.
Jobs for seniors and retired? Those with lengthy work histories must keep résumés brief and adjust to today's digital times, career specialists say.
Social Security age? Younger workers may have lots of energy and a technological edge. But you have had more opportunity to develop people skills and a network of resources, plus you're a more relaxed problem solver.
Who knows what service work jobs will be born a decade from now? Though unemployment is at a 25-year high, work will return eventually. Here are 10 ways your job will change.
Prolonged economic collapse leaves little time to reinvent, recover, rebuild. Discrimination on age makes it even tougher. It wasn’t supposed to happen this way.
How a Supreme Court decision is making age discrimination harder than ever to prove. Many older workers in unemployment do not have the option of making a go of it in retirement.