Retirement Work Grows With Aging Baby Boomers

Baby boomers retirement my mean starting a businessBased on the traditional definition, retirement work is an oxymoron. Wasn’t retirement supposed to be the time after work? With over seventy-five percent of baby boomers reporting they will continue to work passed traditional retirement age, there is an opportunity to redefine the concept of retirement. [Read more...]

Retirement Work in Public Safety

While most public safety jobs are for younger people, there are a fair amount of opportunities for older people. Public safety jobs often require working at odd times of the day or night. The work may require working in isolated situations. The environment may include dramatic conditions. Often the pay is minimal. With that said, age is often considered asset in some public safety jobs. [Read more...]

Retirement Activity Guides: Healthcare and Medical

working in retirement: Traditional HealthcareThe Healthcare and Medical Industry provides many opportunities for both work and volunteering. Many new retirees don’t realize how many different types of work in healthcare that don’t require advanced degrees. You’ll want to research the programs, as well as the job prospects before investing valuable time and money. Another component of healthcare work that many people are not aware is not all medical jobs require you to work with patients. [Read more...]

Retirement Work in Hospitality: Gaming

Retired people have a reputation of enjoying gambling and gaming. In addition to recreation, there are also retirement jobs in the industry. As local governments have looked for creative ways of raise revenue without directly increasing taxes, gambling has become more popular. Gambling facilities are usually connected with Native American Reservations or Tourist Enterprises. Not everyone lives close to a casino, although that has changed significantly over the last twenty years. [Read more...]

Retirement Work in Administration

If you are looking for retirement work, consider a job in administration.

If you have excellent computer skills, good with detail and organized, there is retirement work in administration. Many administration  jobs have been lost over the last twenty years with the advent of the personal computer. Likewise, the computer has given rise to many more tasks than ever before. [Read more...]

Are Your Ready for the World Of Nonprofits After Retiring?

Volunteer for a nonprofit

In many ways, the organizational structure of a nonprofit is similar to a for profit business. According to Shelly Cryer, author of The Nonprofit Career Guide: How to Land a Job that Makes a Difference, all nonprofits have a similar structure. (If you are serious about working for a nonprofit, this is the best book on the market.) [Read more...]

Retirement Activity Guides: Fundraising, Sales, Collecting

If you have a knack for selling or influencing others, you will always be able to earn extra retirement income. In fact, sales work is probably the most common and popular areas for retirement work. It’s easy to adapt to different schedules and areas of expertise.

Many people will contend they can’t sell. [Read more...]

Retirement Work in Personal Services: Personal Appearance

Personal appearance includes workers in occupations, such as barbers, cosmetologists (hairstylists), nail technicians (manicurists and pedicurists), make-up artists, estheticians (skin care specialists), electrologists, and image consultants. [Read more...]

Retirement Work with Transportation

For younger and new retirees, transporting material and/or people can be a wonderful way to earn retirement income. Driving is an area where being more mature is considered an asset. Mature drivers are considered more responsible behind the wheel than younger people. [Read more...]

Retirement Work in Personal Services: Hospitality

Do you enjoy serving people and making them feel comfortable? The hospitality industry is huge and offers many opportunities for part time, flexible and seasonal work for retirees. In some cases, travel may be involved.

The hospitality industry spans a great number of situations and positions. [Read more...]