Employment and Career Change Resources for People Over 50
As Bob Dylan wrote in the early 60s, "the times they are a-changin'". The workforce is aging. Many of the 78.3 million baby boomers will choose not to retire as previous generations have done. They want to stay engaged, some pushing forward and some scaling back, and some seeking more meaningful career paths. Workforce50.com arms the older workforce with employment resources and career information to achieve their goals. Help them make the most of their talents. Hire them.
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Our agenda is this...provide information and resources helpful to the experienced worker in making job and career changes, provoke new ways of thinking for both job seekers and employers, and advocate for the hiring of older or more experienced workers.
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Workforce50.com Names Chuck Yanikoski as its First Annual Expert Writer of the Year
December 8, 2011
Workforce50.com has named one of its regular contributors, Chuck Yanikoski, as its first Expert Writer of the Year. The website attracts a host of highly qualified writers to share their expert knowledge and address topics of interest to its readership of generally older workers and job seekers. This readership has very different needs and concerns from those early in their careers. 'Workforce50.com is incredibly fortunate to be able to offer Chuck's expertise with personal finance issues to our audience of mature workers,' says Nancy Peterson, Publisher of Workforce50.com. 'He tackles issues so close to home for many of us and, with his instructional approach, takes the emotion out of the thought process.'
Certain companies have been in the news and recognized as employers friendly to hiring older workers. Workforce50.com has listed our favorite national employers in this section. Browse their current listings by selecting a company name.
Careers and Education
Workforce50.com includes a career and education section to assist boomers and experienced workers who are considering a career or job transition. We provide typical salary and job growth data for a wide range of job opportunities that might be of interest to our readers. Local data is available for each job in major metropolitan areas across the country and includes the number of jobs, mean salary and a local popularity index.
Here is a sample of careers in which our visitors have expressed strong interest:
In addition to the career data, we provide information on training and education for each career listed. For instance, if a reader is interested in becoming a mechanical drafter, we provide information on schools that have training programs to become a mechanical drafter. Schools are listed by state if they are campus-based and online if the training is delivered online. Readers can request more information on specific training programs using the links to the online forms.
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