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 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 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...]

Retirement Work in Healthcare: Work with Equipment

Not all jobs in healthcare require working with patients. With an explosion in diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, there is a demand for people who can install, maintain and repair it.

The jobs below are hand-on working with equipment, requiring good hand/eye coordination, problems solving skills. These jobs are done inside in clean or sterile environments. They may require standing or lifting equipment. Most of these jobs are done during the day, although, there may be on-call or shift work. [Read more...]

Retirement Work in Healthcare: Work with Patients and Equipment

With the rapid rise in diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, there is an increased demand for equipment operators. Not only must the technician understand the equipment, but also be able to interact with patients and other healthcare professionals. [Read more...]

Retirement Work in Healthcare: Work with Patients

There are a wide range of occupations that provide hands-on assistance and treatment to patients. In addition to knowledge required for their specialty, these jobs require special people skills. Working with people who are ill or needing medical treatment requires tact, compassion and the ability to work with a wide range of personalities. [Read more...]