“second careers”

Contemplating a Second Act? 3 Key Things to Consider

Posted on 04/5/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

WorkThis is a guest post by Nancy Collamer, M.S., a career coach, speaker and author of the upcoming book Second-Act Careers: 50+ Ways to Profit from Your Passions During Retirement (Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA, Jan 2013). Nancy is an expert on how to create income without a 9-5 job, and her advice has been featured in numerous national media outlets. In my role as a career coach, I am often asked how people can figure out what to do as a second-act …

Looking at the Sweeter Side of Life in 2011

Posted on 01/6/2011 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Home & FamilyOne resolution that many folks have every year is to stress less. While we all have our own ways of removing stress from our lives, some could take some advice from chocolatier Antoinette Little. (Is it just me or isn’t that such a perfect name for a chocolatier?) In AARP’s December feature of Your Life Calling, we profiled this woman’s transition from lawyer to chocolate-maker, and how much “sweeter” it’s made her life. Check it out and read more about …

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.

News To Know: Model For Success

Posted on 07/10/2008 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeConsidering that many boomers are going to have to put off retirement due to tough economic conditions, the exploding demand for older models may provide a great second career for a lucky few.