“It's not enough anymore to know what you want to be when you grow up. You also need to think about what you want to do next, and after that, and then during retirement, too. Fortunately, a thick brainstorm of a book by Kerry Hannon, Great Jobs for Everyone 50+, can help job-seeking baby boomers -- and those right on their heels -- find work that, as the subtitle puts it, keeps them happy, healthy and able to pay the bills…. It's a lot of ground to cover, but Hannon's practical, empowering book is an all-encompassing career resource for older workers in a variety of life situations.”—USA Today
Find Profitable, Fulfilling Work After 50
"Great Jobs for Everyone 50+: Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy . . . and Pays the Bills by AARP columnist Kerry Hannon is a must read for anyone mulling what kind of work will work for you in the next phase of your life."
The Wall Street Journal
"Whether you need help deciding what to do next, pursuing your dream encore career, or landing a job that will pay the bills, Kerry Hannon's Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ is the place to start."
Jane Pauley, host of Your Life Calling on NBC's Today show
"Curiously, there aren't many good books targeted at this crowd, but a strong one has just been published, written by the award-winning journalist Kerry Hannon. It's called AARP Great Jobs for Everyone 50+."
"In this invaluable book, Kerry Hannonour most gifted guide to making the most of work in the second half of lifeshows how we can create genuine virtue out of working longer, and she does so in a way that is consistently engaging, packed with compelling stories, and leavened by wise and pragmatic counsel. For all those in search of means and meaning, the book is destined to become the definitive volume on jobs after 50."
Marc Freedman, founder and CEO of Encore.org, author of The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife, and dubbed "the voice of aging baby boomers" by The New York Times
"Kerry Hannon has written an incredibly useful, smart book for the 50+ job-seeker. It's full of terrific new career ideas tailored for older workers in a wide array of life situations, and offers very specific job-hunting adviceright down to the correct font to use on a resume. Kerry's friendly, supportive voice and personal anecdotes make this book a pleasure to read."
Mark Miller, Reuters retirement columnist and author of The Hard Times Guide to Retirement Security
"Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ should be required reading for everyone turning 49 . . . 59 . . . and 69. It provides a perfect combination of up-to-the-minute resources and tried-and-true principles. I talk to hundreds of people each year about their next job, and this book is #1 on my recommended reading list."
Betsy Werley, Executive Director of The Transition Network
Some of the jobs in the book are great if you can find them and people are willing to hire you in this economy. The rich get richer and the poor get poorer.Published 9 days ago by David R. Goodlin
VERY helpful book for those of us who are retired or facing retirement and want a new, meaningful "second phase" of life--not just a job to scrape by in our "golden... Read morePublished 1 month ago by lovebrits
Excellent book if you're searching for your next career move after retirement.Published 2 months ago by Walter Joyner
The book answered a lot more questions than I thought I had, and gave a lot of tips, and info, in a clear and concise way.Published 2 months ago by C Lambert
Book is fine for someone that hasn't had to look for a job in some time. It's basic information that I believe I have read everywhere else and not as beneficial for me... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mom
On the strength of the authoring company, AARP, I had some great expectations for this book and therefore bought it to read on my summer vacation at the lake. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Timothy J. Ryan