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Career Day for Older Workers

Posted on 03/17/2010 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

WorkWe already know that the unemployment rate of older workers has skyrocketed over the last decade. Among the statistics, this one: from January 2000 through December 2009, the number of unemployed Americans aged 55+ went increased from 490,000 to 2,114,000. Alarming. In an effort to step up and provide resources for unemployed older Americans, AARP is taking part in “Helping Experience Work@50+”! Sponsoring 48 career fairs throughout the year in 19 states – areas where the unemployment rate is 10 …

Purpose Prize Nomination Deadline Tomorrow

Posted on 03/4/2009 by | General News | Comments

TechnologyKnow someone over 60 who is changing the world? They could win $100,000 for their passion. Nominate them for the Purpose Prize. The Purpose Prize awards up to $100,000 to social innovators over 60 who are creating new ways to solve pressing social issues – from education to health care, poverty to global warming. Winners are finding purpose in an encore career and putting their experience to work for the greater good. Click Here for stories on past winners and …

News To Know: Hitting The Big-Time

Posted on 09/22/2008 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

WorkFortune Magazine recognized aarp.org as an excellent resource for the older worker looking for a new job.