These resources are good for anyone who is at a stage in their life and career when faced with the "overqualified" label or decided they need a change.
Offers free information and social tools that helps individuals looking to transition to jobs in the non-profit and private sector. Job database is powered by Prime Careerbuilder - a database with a focus on baby boomers and can be accessed by the top tab "Find Your Encore Career" and selecting "Encore Career Finder".
Established as an organization in 1965, Experience Works offers low income seniors training, employment, and community service opportunities. No formal jobs, but offers several programs to place seniors back into the work force.
An extensive job database with the majority of jobs requiring senior level experience and offers other resources on financial planning, health care, and senior living.
Focus is on persons over age 50. Offers advice and a resume database, free job search and a premium job search database. Please note that the free job search database does have some entry level jobs mixed in.
Senior Environmental Employment Program - US Environmental Protection Agency
A program in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and grantee organization that scouts out retired and unemployed Americans over age 55 to share their expertise and skills with the EPA. To apply for program, candidates must contact grantee organizations who ultimately recruit, qualify, and handle benefits. Positions range from administration to engineering, accounting, etc.
Focus is on those in their mid-career or approaching retirement phase who want to make a career change. To get to the job database, scroll down on home page and under the "Tools" section, click on job listings. Job databases consist of executive jobs in the private and non-profit sectors and users must be registered.
Work from AARP
American Association of Retired Persons is an organization that is dedicated to helping people over the age of 50 in the way they live their lives by providing resources on career changes, retirement, discrimination, health, etc. The job database system listed with AARP is powered by retirementjobs.com, a web site helping job seekers to connect with pre-screened age-friendly employers.