How to Find a Job When You’re 65 or Older

Many seniors decide it’s best for them to continue working into their golden years as it provides them with a sense of purpose. Not to mention that it also improves financial security, mental stimulation, and social activity.

Finding a job that fits your needs and skill set can be challenging, especially if you haven’t had to job-hunt in many years. To help you, we’ve curated some tips for finding a job when you’re already eligible for medicare.

Update Your Resume

If you haven’t job-hunted in years, odds are that you don’t have an updated resume. Add only your work experience within the last ten years and make sure to showcase your skill set.


Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community while also developing more skills. You may also grow your professional network and find a job through those you volunteer with.

Consider Self-Employment

Many seniors begin their own businesses after retiring. Retirement is the perfect time to chase any dream you never got to pursue, whether it be cake decorating or consulting. This is a great way to bring in extra income and stay busy.

Whether you are wanting an activity to keep busy or financial security after turning 65, a job is a great way to spend your golden years.

Author Bio: Abby Christensen is a content creator with experience in a variety of industries, including finance and Medicare. When she’s not soaking up the latest digital marketing news, you can find her reading, playing with her pooch, or budgeting.

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1 Response to How to Find a Job When You’re 65 or Older

  1. Pingback: Locating Your Forgotten 401(k) and Tips to Save For Retirement | Always Be Job Hunting

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