Careers after 50-Ever thought you were in the wrong career?
"Quickly Learn How to Turn Years of Experience into a Career Change
After 50 Where You Love Going to Work Every Morning!"
- Have you ever sent out dozens maybe hundreds of resumes in an attempt to change careers after 50 and
gotten little or no response?
- Are you over 50 and you see your job ending with a reorganization, layoff, or your
If any of these describes you, you are not
In this site we will help answer your career changing and career planning questions
with special emphasis on career challenges facing those looking at changing careers after 50.
An added tip: Though you may not be currently looking for a new job, or changing your
career, we discuss the importance of putting in place a strong networking structure that is
designed to help you keep aware of possible job opportunities, promotions or future career changes.
Careers After 50-Career Change
Career planning, career development and job search today
are not what it was when we “50 something’s” started working. The perils of not doing career
planning can have dire consequences.
We’ve all seen the Department of Labor data that shows in the average American’s working lifetime: they will
work for about 10 employers, have over three different careers and keep each job less than four
Further adding to career planning complications is new careers are being created every day and a
career that seemed so promising a few years ago may now be a dead end.
Here are 17 job hunting tips that will help you make a successful career change at any age and will be especially helpful for
making a career change after 50.
Job Hunting After 50
Likewise a job search is not what it was 10, 20 or 30 years ago. Job hunting has become more
complex and more competitive.
Don’t consider your age a handicap in your job search. We’ll show you a full range of
strategies to turn your age and experience into the job offer you want. Working smarter, using
your experience to advantage will go a long way to being the first choice in the job search.
Find the New Career After 50
The internet and computers gives us almost instant access to jobs, career
research and other opportunities that a few years ago would take months, and maybe never, to uncover.
This website was built (and will continue to be a work in progress) to provide the experienced individual with a
comprehensive source for career change and career planning.
The website focus is geared toward the after 50 career change. (Of course many of the tools and
techniques are applicable toward career changes and development at any age.) Our objective is to provide
you with a complete tool box necessary to ease your midlife career change journey toward
your desired career goals.
Start Career Planning Right-End Right
You’ll find a series of sections in this site that will guide you into finding and developing a
career plan that will point you toward you career objective.
Of course you must be realistic, if you’re 52, it’s doubtful the best career
plan ever written and executed will be good enough for you to play middle linebacker for the Green Bay
Almost everything else is wide open. Start a business, get a law degree at 62, turn your
love for music into playing in a symphony orchestra, become a chef, move from a dying industry into one with a
greater future, move to a more desirable area of the country, turn a hobby into a promising enterprise, and the
list goes on and on.
Explore This Site and You’ll Find These Valuable Resources for Your Midlife
Start right end right with
self-assessment of your interests, skills and passion.
Stories of after 50 individuals just like you, turning their
age, passion, and experience into a career change and job hunting advantage.
Career Education and Training:
Accelerate your learning to get the needed training and experience in your new career after
Ideas: Tips and cunning to find the right job to partner with
your planned career change.
- Growing in the
Job: When you found the right job and career-tips to make yourself
- Careers After 50
Articles: A wide range of articles spotlighting career development, career
changing ideas, job hunting after 50 tips and strategies.
- Careers After 50
Blog: Frequent updates on career hunting, career planning and changing careers. Go here
often to get the latest in managing your career.
- New Career
Beyond 50: A great article helping you get started in your career planning to make a
successful career change at 50 and beyond.
The Critical Step in Changing Careers After 50
Every journey starts with the first step. To help you get started finding a job in your
new career I've written some internet job hunting ideas you may not have thought of, you'll find it all
in, “Simple use of the internet for the over 50 Career Change.”
This FREE report will introduce you to the following powerful ideas and
internet tools that you can put to use right now:
- Make the internet a powerful partner when the prospective employer checks your
- Demonstrate your expertise in your planned "new" career.
- Use the internet to become an “expert.”
- Lets others pay for your time and research.
- Grow your network and increase your opportunities.
- Add eye-catching achievements to your resume.
You’ll learn all of the above and more in the FREE report. Just complete the
information in upper right corner of this page. Take the first step now. It’s up to you to
make your age, cunning and experience work to your advantage.