Looking for Retirement Jobs?

The CEO of Retirement Jobs explains how going back to school can help you get a job.
Posted by on Mon, Aug 18, 2014


On the hunt for your retirement job? In this exclusive interview with the CEO of Retirement Jobs, Tim Driver explains that a way to reimagine or advance your career is to either go back to school and finish your degree or to enhance your skills with an online course.

Having the right skills is invaluable, especially at midlife. According to Driver, when you show employers that you are continuing to learn, you are showing them that you are current, and that can increase your marketability. Retirement jobs are an opportunity to leverage your background and skills in a powerful way. Showing potential employers that you are willing to use the current tools of online learning also demonstrates your ability to evolve into new career possibilities.

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Tim Driver, CEO of RetirementJobs.com, shares his insights on finding employment in midlife.

Retirement job opportunities are broad. Working part-time in a nearby hospital, consulting for a company, turning a hobby such as gardening into a part-time landscape design business, and starting a new career as a teacher are all considered retirement jobs.

Driver says, “Earning a degree may help show employers that you are a dedicated worker who will stick with a profession.” Potential career fields for 50+ students include health care, entrepreneurship, education, and even information technology. Driver asserts that in today’s service-driven economy, having the right skills is invaluable.

 

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  1. I need an additional income to supplement my social security to live, what can help me!

  2. Diane Thomas says:

    Hi Judy! That is a great question that many people are asking themselves. Without knowing your education and background, I can’t be specific, but LearningAdvisorl has links to many programs that would be able to help you make a choice. From free online courses to degree and certificate programs, use LearningAdvisor to find your path to jobs in real estate, education, health care, business, and more. You can even learn how to be an entrepreneur and start a business of your own from home. Let us know what you come up with!

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