Are you seeking a career change or a new job? If so, plan to attend AARP’s Virtual Career Fair, Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET. The fair will feature employers from across the country.
It seems unbelievable that in 2015 there are so many Americans who don’t use the Internet. A recent Washington Post article describes why this is the case. Of the next six adults you meet, chances are one of them has never sent an email. By the U.S. Census Bureau’s latest count, 15 percent of U.S. adults, or about 37 million people, don’t use the Web.
This weekend we all had the opportunity to celebrate our fathers. As I remembered my Pop — a funny, hardworking, unselfish man — I thought about his devotion to my mom, especially during their later lives when he was her primary caregiver. He shouldered huge responsibilities that I think weighed heavily on his mind.
Digital giants like Facebook, Apple, Google, Amazon and Microsoft would all like to be the home base for your mobile phone or tablet. The challenge is keeping you connected to them even when you're doing something completely different.
Twitter is known as a rapid and simple way to communicate, but lately it's also become an easy way to get hacked. A new hack quickly spreading right now through the social media site seems innocent enough. It appears as a tweet from someone who follows. Here's one I got:
When beginning my fitness makeoverseveral years ago, I was suffering from a torn hamstring. Knowing that I could easily reinjure myself with an overly aggressive exercise program or by undertaking the wrong kind of exercise, I hired a personal trainer.
Growing old in America is not what it used to be. If you are an African-American or Hispanic over 50, you're more likely to feel financially insecure than any other minority group. These are some of the reasons why older adults either have to look for a job after retirement or delay retirement for a few years. Women in particular, have suffered rising unemployment rates in the last 3 years, peaking at more than 7 percent this past summer. But as they look to return to the workplace, many older adults find they need to complete their degree or upgrade their skills to be competitive.
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