Work Reimagined

55+ Unemployment Infographic
[Updated 6/24] Some argue that the Great Recession is in the rear-view mirror. That's not the case if you're a layoff victim over a certain age and if you've been unemployed for nearly a year - or longer.
AARP IL Blog - Job Hunting 2.0: Calling Cards and You
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Infographic: The New Normal for Experienced Workers
More older Americans are in the workforce today than in 2007 when the recession started. And while experienced workers are faring better in the overall employment numbers compared to their younger counterparts, they still face many challenges in the current job market. Find out more about the current worker landscape below and what AARP is doing to help.
AARP Illinois Blog - Job Hunting 2.0
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CNNMoney Older Workers Welcome
A new co-sponsor for the  Best Employers for Workers Over 50 Award has some pull in executive suites when it comes to charting employment policies, and AARP is hoping for a record number of applications for the awards program (due November 12).
Life Reimagined
Reaching your 50s brings a whole new world of complexities, opportunities and excitement. To get the best of it, it is crucial to stay current with our fast-changing world, always looking for fresh perspectives and keeping your options open. At this stage in life, you don't want to feel forced into something that doesn't fit into your lifestyle; on the contrary, you should have the flexibility to choose when, where, how and with whom you are enjoying your life.
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Who else remembers looking forward to Sunday mornings when a certain section of the newspaper would arrive, thick with possibilities?
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