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Great Jobs for Everyone 50 +

Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy...and Pays the Bills, Updated Edition

Hannon, Kerry

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2. Auflage Dezember 2017
416 Seiten, Softcover
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ISBN: 978-1-119-36332-3
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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.

Introduction

Acknowledgments

About the Author

Part 1: Great Jobs

Chapter 1: Great Part-Time Jobs

Chapter 2: Great Work-from-Home Jobs

Chapter 3: Great Nonprofit Jobs

Chapter 4: Great Healthcare Jobs

Chapter 5: Great Tech Jobs

Chapter 6: Great Education Jobs

Chapter 7: Great Skilled Trade Jobs

Chapter 8: Great Jobs to Ride the Age Wave

Part 2: The Great Jobs Workshop

Chapter 9: How to Plan for Your Second Act

Chapter 10: Strategies for 50+ Job Hunters

Chapter 11: Adding New Skills

Chapter 12: Volunteer Your Way to a Job

Chapter 13: How to Prepare for Nonprofit Work

Chapter 14: Tips for a Great Resume and Cover Letter

Chapter 15: Job Hunting and Social Media

Chapter 16: Navigating the Job Search Boards

Chapter 17: Tapping Others for Help

Chapter 18: Great Job Interview Tips

Chapter 19: Special Job Circumstances

Chapter 20: Negotiating Pay

Chapter 21: Why Part-Time or Contract Work is Worth It

Chapter 22: Be Your Own Boss

Afterword

Index
"Great Jobs for Everyone 50+: Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy . . . and Pays the Bills by AARP columnist Kerry Hannon is a must-read for anyone mulling what kind of work will work for you in the next phase of your life."

--The Wall Street Journal

"Whether you need help deciding what to do next, pursuing your dream encore career, or landing a job that will pay the bills, Kerry Hannon's Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ is the place to start."

--Jane Pauley, anchor CBS Sunday Morning

"In this invaluable book, Kerry Hannon--our most gifted guide to making the most of work in the second half of life--shows how we can create genuine virtue out of working longer, and she does so in a way that is consistently engaging, packed with compelling stories, and leavened by wise and pragmatic counsel. For all those in search of means and meaning, the book is destined to become the definitive volume on jobs after 50."

--Marc Freedman, founder and CEO of Encore.org, author of The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife, and dubbed "the voice of aging baby boomers" by The New York Times

"Kerry Hannon has written an incredibly useful, smart book for the 50+ job-seeker. It's full of terrific new career ideas tailored for older workers in a wide array of life situations, and offers very specific job-hunting advice--right down to the correct font to use on a resume. Kerry's friendly, supportive voice and personal anecdotes make this book a pleasure to read."

--Mark Miller, Reuters retirement columnist and author of Jolt: From Trauma to Transformation

"Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ should be required reading for everyone turning 49 . . . 59 . . . and 69. It provides a perfect combination of up-to-the-minute resources and tried-and-true principles. I talk to hundreds of people each year about their next job, and this book is at the top of my recommended reading list."

--Betsy Werley, Director, Network Expansion at Encore.org

If you're feeling lost or you've given up on your job search, Kerry's new book is required reading. It will help you gain confidence in yourself, while showing you different job opportunities and how to get them so that you can bounce back."

--Dan Schawbel, New York Times bestselling author of Promote Yourself and Me 2.0, and Founder of Millennial Branding.

"Kerry Hannon combines real-life examples with in-depth knowledge. Whether you are launching a second career later in life or just interested in a "bridge" job to fill the gap between career employment and complete retirement, Kerry skillfully presents the dos and don'ts of making a job change. Not only is Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ a roadmap for a successful transition to retirement, it is also a stimulating read for anyone and gets those wheels turning!"

--Kevin E. Cahill, PhD, Research Economist, The Center on Aging & Work at Boston College