Careers for Over 50

Workers over the age of 50 may feel that the only choice they have is to “stick it out” until retirement. Quite the opposite is true, however, and some choose to spend the remainder of their working years in a new career.

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1. Home Health Aide

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Home Health Aide

Your Match?

For people who naturally love caring for people, becoming a home health aide could serve as a fantastic career!

2. Entrepreneur

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Entrepreneur

Your Match?

An entrepreneur is an individual who has identified a need in the marketplace and has come up with an innovative business idea to fill that need.

3. Retail Salesperson

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Retail Salesperson

Your Match?

A retail salesperson is someone who sells products directly to consumers, such as beauty supplies, clothing, electronics or cars.

4. Retail Manager

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Retail Manager

Your Match?

A retail manager is someone who is responsible for the management of a retail store.

5. Customer Service Representative

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Customer Service Representative

Your Match?

Do you like helping people and solving problems?

6. Truck Driver

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Truck Driver

Your Match?

A truck driver is someone who earns a living driving a truck, transporting goods and materials over land.

7. Nurse

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Nurse

Your Match?

Nurses are indispensable when it comes to protecting public health.

8. Author

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Author

Your Match?

Are you naturally inclined to think creatively?

9. Franchise Owner

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Franchise Owner

Your Match?

A franchise owner is a business owner who has bought a franchise — an already established business model that is part of a chain (think McDonalds, Subway, or Kentucky Fried Chicken).