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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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.
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:
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.
I am delighted to announce that beginning today, October 1, 2012, I’ll be writing a weekly blog post every Monday about careers, work and volunteering for NextAvenue.org. The site, which launched in May, is an initiative of the PBS system with content tailored to meet the unique needs of the boomer generation
On the Work & Purpose channel, you’ll find dozens of articles, videos and resources designed to help you with every aspect of your career including reinvention, entrepreneurship, the job search and encore careers. Beyond the Work & Purpose channel, the site also covers the following topics:
Be sure to check it out and let me know what you think. And if you have any suggestions about topics you’d like to see me cover on my blog, please don’t hesitate to let me know!
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