Great Jobs for Everyone 50 +, Updated Edition: Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy...and Pays the Bills
You can find profitable, fulfilling work after 50!
Kerry Hannon's national bestseller, Great Jobs for Everyone 50+, has become the job-hunting bible for people in their forties, fifties, and beyond. With her no-nonsense style, Hannon shows where the opportunities are and how to get them.
In this completely revised edition, Hannon offers twice as many jobs and brand-new material to market your skills in today’s job market, with expert tips on revamping a résumé, networking, interviewing like a pro, building a social media platform to stand out in the crowd, and much more. Whether you took early retirement, were laid off, are seeking a job that you will love, need supplemental income, or want to stay engaged and make a difference by giving back with your talents, Hannon’s book is an essential tool.
The truth is that many companies are looking for candidates with your experience, expertise, and maturity. The trick is finding those employers—and going into your search with a positive attitude and realistic expectations. This completely updated Great Jobs shows you how to avoid common job-seeking mistakes and helps you find your ideal employment in today’s landscape.
About the Author xiii
Part I Great Jobs
Chapter 1 Great Part-Time Jobs 15
Chapter 2 Great Work-from-Home Jobs 67
Chapter 3 Great Nonprofit Jobs 89
Chapter 4 Great Healthcare Jobs 101
Chapter 5 Great Tech Jobs 117
Chapter 6 Great Jobs in Education 125
Chapter 7 Great Skilled Trade Jobs 137
Chapter 8 Great Jobs to Ride the Age Wave 149
Part II The Great Jobs Workshop
Chapter 9 How to Plan for Your Second Act 165
Chapter 10 Strategies for 50+ Job Hunters 177
Chapter 11 Adding New Skills 189
Chapter 12 Volunteer Your Way to a Job 197
Chapter 13 How to Prepare for Nonprofit Work 209
Chapter 14 Tips for a Great Resume and Cover Letter 217
Chapter 15 Job Hunting and Social Media 235
Chapter 16 Navigating the Job Search Boards 261
Chapter 17 Tapping Others for Help 277
Chapter 18 Great Job Interview Tips 299
Chapter 19 Special Job Circumstances 317
Chapter 20 Negotiating Pay 333
Chapter 21 Why Part-Time or Contract Work Is Worth It 343
Chapter 22 Be Your Own Boss 351