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You can find profitable, fulfilling work after 50!

Kerry Hannon's national bestseller, Great Jobs for Everyone 50+, has become the job-hunting bible for people in their forties, fifties, and beyond. With her no-nonsense style, Hannon shows where the opportunities are and how to get them.

In this completely revised edition, Hannon offers twice as many jobs and brand-new material to market your skills in today's job market, with expert tips on revamping a résumé, networking, interviewing like a pro, building a social media platform to stand out in the crowd, and much more. Whether you took early retirement, were laid off, are seeking a job that you will love, need supplemental income, or want to stay engaged and make a difference by giving back with your talents, Hannon's book is an essential tool.

The truth is that many companies are looking for candidates with your experience, expertise, and maturity. The trick is finding those employers - and going into your search with a positive attitude and realistic expectations. This completely updated Great Jobs shows you how to avoid common job-seeking mistakes and helps you find your ideal employment in today's landscape.



About the Author

Kerry Hannon

Kerry is the author of Getting the Job You Want After 50 For Dummies, Love Your Job: The New Rules for Career Happiness, the gold-medal winning, What's Next? Finding Your Passion and Your Dream Job in Your Forties, Fifties and Beyond (Berkley Trade, 2014) and the National Best Seller, Great Jobs for Everyone 50 and six additional books.

She is a columnist and contributor to The New York Times, a contributing editor for Forbes and columnist for PBS Next Avenue. She is AARP's Jobs expert and writes a monthly column for AARP.

Kerry is career transition, retirement and personal finance expert. She is self-employed as a freelance writer and a sought after motivational speaker.

She is a contributor to Money magazine and USA Today and has appeared as a financial, retirement and career transition expert on numerous television and radio programs, and speaks regularly on money topics.

She is a former staff writer and editor for Forbes Magazine, Money, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and a former personal finance columnist for USA Today. She has published several books on financial planning. Kerry is a MetLife Foundation/New America Media Fellow on Aging. She also serves on an editorial board at Duke University.

In the hardcover edition, WHAT'S NEXT? Follow Your Passion and Find Your Dream Job (Chronicle Books, 2010) , was a winner of the Independent Book Publishers medal for Career and Business Books and Axiom Business book award.

Hannon is the author of Getting Started In Estate Planning (John Wiley & Sons) , Suddenly Single: Money Skills for Divorcees and Widows (John Wiley & Sons) , Ten Minute Guide to Retirement for Women (MacMillan Publishing) , and You and Your Money: A Passage from Debt to Prosperity (Credit Education Group) . She has penned one non-fiction saga of an American Indian Trading Post, Trees in a Circle: The Teec Nos Pos Story (Teec Nos Pos Trading Post) .

Hannon has previously served as a reporter and personal finance columnist for USA Today and as a writer and editor for U.S. News & World Report, Money, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and Forbes. She was a regular women and money columnist for iVillage.com.

Hannon's work has been published in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Readers Digest, Good Housekeeping, Institutional Investor and Advertising Age, among other national publications.

She has appeared as a financial expert on ABC News, CBS, Fox, CNBC, and CNN and has been a guest on numerous radio programs, including National Public Radio's "Talk of The Nation."

Hannon received a Bachelor of Art's degree from Duke University and is currently a member of an editorial board at Duke.
For more on Kerry, visit, http://www.kerryhannon.com/
Follow her on Twitter: @KerryHannon



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