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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Thinking About Starting A Business?

    More and more boomers are taking the entrepreneurial route. But starting a business is a risky venture. Before taking the plunge, take a hard look at yourself, your finances, and your business ideas. Research, network, and plan, plan, plan. Take the time to choose. Carefully compare the pros and cons,...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Your Job Search: The Job Offer

    All your hard work - the resume tweaking, the anxiety, the frustration, the researching, the interviewing, and the reference checking - has finally paid off. Congratulations, you've got the job! .Chances are you get this news in a phone call. You feel a flush of excitement and a sense of...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Your Job Search: Preparing For The Interview

    You've sent out r?sum?s and applied for numerous job openings. If you're fortunate, you've received acknowledgements, and a long period of silence has followed. Suddenly, finally, it comes - an e-mail or phone call: "Can we talk about your interest in the job?" Perhaps no call provokes as much elation...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Your Job Search: Applying For A Job

    After researching different companies, you are ready to start applying for jobs. If you are doing most of your job search online, start by going to the employer's Web site and locate the "Jobs," "Careers," or "Employment" section. Here you can see lists of openings with the option of posting...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Your Job Search: Researching Jobs And Employers

    Remember when looking for a job meant scanning the newspaper and circling the openings with a red pen? Or remember when you could just walk into the lobby of a company and fill out an application? Those days are over. Welcome to the brave new world of job searching. Sure,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Your Job Search: What Type Of Work Arrangement Is Right For You?

    Before you launch your job search, it's important that you understand what type of employment you want and what type of job you want. Your employment status can directly affect how you're paid, how you're taxed, what your benefits are, and what level of employment security you have. Spend some...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Your Job Search: Preparing Your R?sum? And Cover Letter

    Regardless of your occupation, work history, or objective, you need a r?sum? in order to get a job. The handwritten application, in which you had to squeeze the required information into very small boxes, is largely out of use. Applying for a job today means submitting an electronic r?sum? via...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Your Job Search: What Do You Want To Do?

    Finding a job if you are age 50+ isn't easy. Many older job seekers are coping with poor health and disabilities, personal and family difficulties, caregiving for parents, and financial problems. Sometimes they are dealing with all these burdens simultaneously. In the best of times, looking for a job is...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Your Job Search: The New World Of Job Searching

    If you're 50 or older and haven't had the experience of searching for a job in recent years, you're in for a real surprise - and it may not be all that pleasant. You probably won't need a pencil, pen, typewriter, fax machine, envelopes, or stamps. That's the good news....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2008

    Find Out About Jobs And Employers

    What are the hot jobs and industries in your area? Which employers are hiring, and do they welcome older workers? Where can you find salary information? This paper will help you zoom in on the most promising job openings. Do your research and you can match your job search to...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Your Job Search: The New World Of Job Searching

    If you're 50 or older and haven't had the experience of searching for a job in recent years, you're in for a real surprise - and it may not be all that pleasant. You probably won't need a pencil, pen, typewriter, fax machine, envelopes, or stamps. That's the good news....

    Provided By AARP

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Your Job Search: Applying For A Job

    After researching different companies, you are ready to start applying for jobs. If you are doing most of your job search online, start by going to the employer's Web site and locate the "Jobs," "Careers," or "Employment" section. Here you can see lists of openings with the option of posting...

    Provided By AARP

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Your Job Search: What Do You Want To Do?

    Finding a job if you are age 50+ isn't easy. Many older job seekers are coping with poor health and disabilities, personal and family difficulties, caregiving for parents, and financial problems. Sometimes they are dealing with all these burdens simultaneously. In the best of times, looking for a job is...

    Provided By AARP

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Your Job Search: What Type Of Work Arrangement Is Right For You?

    Before you launch your job search, it's important that you understand what type of employment you want and what type of job you want. Your employment status can directly affect how you're paid, how you're taxed, what your benefits are, and what level of employment security you have. Spend some...

    Provided By AARP

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Your Job Search: Researching Jobs And Employers

    Remember when looking for a job meant scanning the newspaper and circling the openings with a red pen? Or remember when you could just walk into the lobby of a company and fill out an application? Those days are over. Welcome to the brave new world of job searching. Sure,...

    Provided By AARP

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Your Job Search: Preparing For The Interview

    You've sent out r?sum?s and applied for numerous job openings. If you're fortunate, you've received acknowledgements, and a long period of silence has followed. Suddenly, finally, it comes - an e-mail or phone call: "Can we talk about your interest in the job?" Perhaps no call provokes as much elation...

    Provided By AARP

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Your Job Search: Preparing Your R?sum? And Cover Letter

    Regardless of your occupation, work history, or objective, you need a r?sum? in order to get a job. The handwritten application, in which you had to squeeze the required information into very small boxes, is largely out of use. Applying for a job today means submitting an electronic r?sum? via...

    Provided By AARP

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Your Job Search: The Job Offer

    All your hard work - the resume tweaking, the anxiety, the frustration, the researching, the interviewing, and the reference checking - has finally paid off. Congratulations, you've got the job! .Chances are you get this news in a phone call. You feel a flush of excitement and a sense of...

    Provided By AARP

  • White Papers // Jan 2008

    Find Out About Jobs And Employers

    What are the hot jobs and industries in your area? Which employers are hiring, and do they welcome older workers? Where can you find salary information? This paper will help you zoom in on the most promising job openings. Do your research and you can match your job search to...

    Provided By AARP

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Thinking About Starting A Business?

    More and more boomers are taking the entrepreneurial route. But starting a business is a risky venture. Before taking the plunge, take a hard look at yourself, your finances, and your business ideas. Research, network, and plan, plan, plan. Take the time to choose. Carefully compare the pros and cons,...

    Provided By AARP