Work and Careers

AARP: Careers

Provides extensive information on choosing a career, finding a job, knowing your rights, and other job topics.

AOL (America Online) Find a Job
Provides career advice, salary surveys, and a wide array of job-search resources. (In partnership with

This site "is an integrated suite of national web sites that help businesses, job seekers, students, and workforce professionals find employment and career resources." Includes the comprehensive job search site
"America's JobBank".

Guides for Specific Careers
"These sites are packed with information about planning your career. What kind of training or education is required? What can you earn? What kind of environment will you work in? What's hot? What's not?" A well organized and annotated guide to Internet sites.

Job resources and listings in California

National Council on Aging (NCOA)
Describes job programs operated by this organization. Includes links to additional information.

National Employment Counseling Association
Association of workforce development professionals dedicated to helping people prepare for, enter, understand and progress in the world of work through legislative advocacy, establishing standards and guidelines, showcasing best practices and networking.

Retired Brains
Provides strategies for those who wish to start something new. Includes information on finding work, returning to school, starting a business, volunteering, and other activities. (Note: Includes paid ads.)

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives)
This nonprofit organization, in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, is "America's premier source of free & confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs." Also lists local offices throughout the country.

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
Provides basic information on this "community service and work based training program."

Senior Journal
This daily news journal highlights issues and events relevant to seniors. Topics include health and fitness, government, enjoying life, elderly issues, and money.
Lists jobs posted by employers.