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How to Find Employers Who Hire Older, Experienced, and Retired People

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Many employers will happily hire an older worker. If you're over 50 and considering changing careers or are looking for part-time work to stay active in retirement, resources are available to assist in the job search.

Visit the AARP Foundation Work Information Network website. The AARP site offers tools to point those over 55 who are looking for a job in the right direction, such as information on education and training, career exploration and the job search process.

Investigate the Senior Community Service Employment Program. The SCSEP is a federal community service and work program that helps workers over 55 enhance their job prospects. Participants work part-time hours in settings such as day-care centers or hospitals.

Visit the Retire Brains website to search for a position. You can search for open positions targeted to older workers or temporary assignments. You can also post your resume for employers seeking older workers to see.

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