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Tips for returning to work after retirement

Prolonged life expectancy, lack of savings, and rising health-care costs are forcing many people remaining in the workforce for longer than past generations or re-entering it during his or her golden years.

Returning to the workforce, can be daunting for older works, but there are several things to keep in mind when you are searching for a new career, which many make this process both easier and fun.

One tip to returning to the workforce is knowing where to look. There are some fields who are looking for people over 50, such as customer service, retail, wealth management, and elder care. A second step is to stand out. Job seekers of all ages now, know that is not just about resumes.

It is also about having an personal brand and online presence. What this means having a resume that is polished and in some cases professionally designed and have presence on a social network such as Monster.com or Linkedin.

A third tip is find websites and resources, which have become available for older generations who are searching for work. RetirementJobs.com was created for those looking for full-time or part-time work in retirement. This site currently has over one million job-seekers who are searching for work.

 

 

 

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