Older Workers in PA Can Start ‘Second Career’ Search Online
HARRISBURG – After retirement, many seniors discover they want to do something with their free time, and find as well that they need extra money for living expenses, so they start second careers. ?For those who may be at that point and are not quite sure where to start, according to AARP spokeswoman Anne Black, her organization has a website to help, at LifeReimagined.org.?”You can go on, and there is this diagnostic tool that you can experiment with and really assess where you are, where you want to be, and make a plan,” she said.?She said that as older people enjoy years of good health, many are eager to find work that gives them more personal satisfaction, and a chance to make a difference in their communities.?”Volunteering is a great way to explore options and see if what you’re thinking about is a good fit for your skills,” she said. “And the ‘LifeReimagined.org’ has a volunteering section to it.”?Black said many people at midlife and beyond are looking for that dream job they always wanted, and that one good way to see if that career choice is really a “dream” is to volunteer first in the field. ??