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This summer AARP Academy is hosting job search webinars to help you land your next great gig. Sessions will help teach you how to find the jobs that fit your skills and ex perience, craft your résumé so that it conveys your ability to do the job and sell yourself in the interview. Featured webinars start this month and conclude in August (June 14 — available on-demand — July 21 and Aug. 9). They lead up to AARP's Virtual Career Fair on Sept. 20. Experts will introduce you to tools and strategies that will also help prepare you to chat online with employers at the fair.
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Every new year brings new resolutions — exercise more, eat a healthier balanced diet and maybe even travel to new countries are a few of the common goals individuals set out for themselves when starting a fresh year. For 2016, there is another popular goal on many Americans’ to-do lists — find a new job.
Pa Noi
Pa’ Noi manages the neighborhood restaurant that my boyfriend, Joe, and I love here in Thailand, where I’m doing part of my master’s program in gerontology.
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Detroit-based Faygo, a fixture in the soft drink industry since 1907, is being sued for age discrimination by the grandson of one of the company's founders.
Nancy LeaMond, AARP
AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond delivered the following speech on the impact of an aging America on individuals and institutions in an address to AARP staff and volunteers this morning:
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If you think women work from home more than men, maybe helping a child with homework after school or cooking dinner in between phone conferences, you'd be mistaken.
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Do you have a plan to recession-proof your life? A growing number of workers age 50-plus do, and it involves turning interests, hobbies or skills into a small business.
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Survey results show that older workers who found new jobs are happier.
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