Read Published Article For many retirees, taking on a holiday job is a great way to pull in extra cash. It might even lead into a longer-term position, if that’s the goal. Cashier and sales positions at retail shops and mall kiosks are the most plentiful for job hunters, but there are other opportunities that might […]
Read Published Article Carlos D. Romo, Ph.D. works from home as translator-interpreter and mediator. — Michael Winokur Working from home has a nice ring to it. You can’t argue with the commute to an office off the kitchen. The freedom to set your own hours is a real carrot. For Carlos D. Romo, Ph.D., […]
Read Published Article Have medical experience or willing to learn? These 5 fields are in demand.You don’t have to be a surgeon or ICU nurse. There are hundreds of areas of specialization, such as paramedical examiner, school nurse, medical records administrator, medical assistant, or homecare aide. All offer flexible work schedules.If you have health care […]
Read Published Article If you are willing to forgo working 9 to 5, there’s a smorgasbord of jobs that can be sampled during the hours when most folks have dimmed their lights. These range from baking pastries and breads to manning the front desk at a hotel, selling movie or theater tickets, cleaning offices or […]
Read Published Article Personal training, tutoring provide rewards for those who love to help others learn and grow After the last school bell rings, retired teachers have a leg up. Opportunities cut a broad swath from tutoring to substitute teaching to jobs a little further afield, such as fitness training. Teachers have a combination of tools in their kit […]
Read Published Article From national parks to ballparks to amusement parks, seasonal hiring is heating up at a whole host of summer vacation playgrounds. For many retirees, this is the perfect time to scoop up short-term work that lasts anywhere from a few weeks to a few months. Ask Rich Bartkowski, 67, of Perry Hall, […]
Read published article Blogging, coaching or teaching provide opportunities for income with flexible schedules Just recently, relatively few retirees took on part-time jobs. Today, the majority of retirees are working as a way to stay engaged, support a lifestyle or both. For Jose and Jill Ferrer, ages 61 and 56, respectively, it’s the whole […]
Read Published Article Heading south for the winter? Unique employment opportunities await. Snowbirds are on the move. Biting cold in the North has sparked the annual migration of retirees and semi-retirees south for the winter. In parts of Florida and Arizona, especially, populations swell as warm-weather seekers make the seasonal shift. While climate […]
>Returning to work is an economic necessity for some retirees and a personal choice for others. Either way, the prospect of long commutes and annoying co-workers can be daunting. A good compromise might be to find a work-at-home job. That’s what Jackie Booley did. In 2007, she retired from her position as an AT&T call […]
Read Published Article ‘Tis the season for retirees to earn a little extra money on the side. Here’s how. Getting hired during the holiday season can be easier than finding work at other times of the year. That’s a big boost to retirees who are interested in earning some extra cash and staying active without committing to […]
What I Told The Senate About Older Workers and Jobs
I testified before the Senate Special Committee on Aging and its Chairman, Senator Susan M. Collins (R-Maine), and Ranking Member, Claire McCaskill at its June 24th hearing, Work in Retirement: Career Reinventions and the New Retirement Workscape, I was honored, and admittedly, a little thrilled Watch the video
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