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  • The #1 Way to Find a Flexible Job in Retirement

    It’s not easy to find a high-quality flexible job in retirement. But there is one strategy that beats all others. That’s why I want to share this excerpt from a recent newsletter I received from my colleague Kathryn Sollmann of the website 9livesforwomen.com that explains what works best – and why:

    “The best place to start looking is close to home at smaller, growing businesses filled with ex-corporate executives tired of bureaucratic red tape. Lots of big corporations are offering flexwork, too—but it’s much more widespread at smaller companies where nimble, innovative thinking and doing reigns. Smaller companies don’t always have the resources to hire traditional full-time employees (who require health benefits), and they need your help.”

    So how best to find these elusive opportunities?

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  • 25 High Growth Flexible Jobs


    Earlier this month, FlexJobs announced the top 25 flexible jobs with high growth potential for 2016 and beyond. A “flexible job” is defined as a job that has at least one flexible work option such as telecommuting arrangements, flexible or part-time schedules, or a freelance contract. To come up with the list, the research team at FlexJobs compared the jobs listed in Business Insider’s The Best Jobs of the Future and LifeHack’s Jobs with the Most Potential in 2015 and 2016 with FlexJobs’ flexible job database.

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  • 100 Great Second-Act Career Resources


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    This list of 100+ great resources is for boomers (and others) interested in fun, flexible and fulfilling second-act careers. There are lots of other “best-of” career lists out there, but as far as I know, this is the first and only one to focus on flexible, part-time and entrepreneurial options. So if you’re done with the “big” job and are eager to profit from your passions on a part-time basis, this is the list for you.

    Of course, there is no way I could include every outstanding resource, so if you feel that a worthy resource has been left off this list, please do let me know by leaving a note in the comments section below.

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  • Tips for Finding Part-Time Work (With Benefits!)


    Most of what I write about here on MyLifestyleCareer.com is for people who are ready to move past working “for the man” in favor of creating their own income. That said, I realize that some of you would like nothing more than to find a part-time job  – with benefits if possible.

    So to help you do just that, here are 8 helpful articles/ resources I pulled together on this topic: 

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  • 10 Best Career Sites for Boomers (From the Forbes Top 100 List)


    I am truly honored that MyLifestyleCareer.com was selected for the second year in a row to the Forbes list of the Top 100 Websites for Your Career. The list includes a wide variety of career-related sites and a number of my personal favorites, many of which you’ll recognize from both my book and this site.

    When you have a chance, I encourage you to read through the whole list. But until then, here’s my own “mini-list” of ten boomer-friendly sites that I culled from the Forbes list. These sites specialize in flexible work, encore careers and second-act reinvention advice — all topics that I know are of great interest to my readers and clients. 

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