Work & Jobs

AARP's online skill-building resources help you stay connected, competitive, and current in the workplace. 

AARP Work & Jobs Digital Skills Inventory

Jobs Digital Skills Inventory will help you identify what technical skills you need to find a job or excel in a job you already have. Finding the right digital skills to get or keep a job is easier than you think. Take the inventory.

AARP's Virtual Career Fair is now available On-Demand!

This online career event featured helpful job search resources and more than 30 AARP Employer Pledge Program organizations that value experience.  Register now for access to the recorded webinars, participating employers, advice, and resources to help you recharge your job search!

Discover more resources by visiting AARP's Work & Jobs page. 

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AARP’s Job Search in the Digital Age workshop will help you discover the best websites and apps that will connect you to job resources, important tips about networking and how to notice by hiring managers. Learn more below. 

Job Search Engines

Exploring Indeed

A job search engine is a website or app that uplls together, or aggregates, job listings. Unlike an individual company’s website, a job search engine collects job postings from
thousands of company websites and online newspapers, and lists them all in one place.

 

Resumes

Action Verbs for Resumes
Resume Kit
Work at Age 50 Plus - Strategies for a Successful Job Search







Using Keywords can help your resume get
noticed by recruiters, Human Resources (HR)
Managers and even companies that use computers
to scan resumes to identify qualified candidates.

 

Age Proofing Your Resume

Unfortunately, age discrimination in the workplace still exists, but there are steps you can
take to ensure that your resume is treated fairly in the stack.  Have fun with this interactive game and learn more about age proofing your resume. 

Online Networking & LinkedIn

Social Media for Job Searches

Interviewing

Test your interview skills knowledge with a little game play. To learn more about preparing for a job interview read the article 19 Ways to Prep for the Interview


Skills for the Workplace

Whether you’re looking for work or just exploring your options, these short videos will help you learn the basics, get you up-to-date and help you harness the power of new technologies. 

Staying Competitive in the Workplace Learn how to stay competitive in your industry by using social media, blogs and more.

Staying Competitive in the Workplace
Learn how to stay competitive in your industry by using social media, blogs and more.

Productivity Tools  Be more productive at work with technologies like Microsoft 365, note taking apps, communication tools, online meetings and project management.

Productivity Tools 
Be more productive at work with technologies like Microsoft 365, note taking apps, communication tools, online meetings and project management.

Search & Research Uncover key skills of online search and research that could help you in the workplace.  

Search & Research
Uncover key skills of online search and research that could help you in the workplace.  

Computer Fundamentals & Security Learn how to browse the web, protect your computer, understand operating systems. 

Computer Fundamentals & Security
Learn how to browse the web, protect your computer, understand operating systems. 

Microsoft Office 2013 for PC Learn the basics of Microsoft office, including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. 

Microsoft Office 2013 for PC
Learn the basics of Microsoft office, including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. 

Innovation, Creativity and Change Learn how to foster innovation, creativity, and manage change within an organization. 

Innovation, Creativity and Change
Learn how to foster innovation, creativity, and manage change within an organization. 

Work Better from Home & On the Road Get the latest on technology tools that keep you connected, competitive and current. 

Work Better from Home & On the Road
Get the latest on technology tools that keep you connected, competitive and current. 

 

Additional Work & Job Resources

View our Work & Jobs recorded webinars located on the Recorded Webinars page.  

Bonus Resource: Even after the work is done - it pays to wait.  Take a look at this video highlighting the benefit of waiting to take social security.  For more information about social security visit aarp.org/work/social-security

 

 

Discover more resources by visiting AARP's Work & Jobs page.