Friday, August 15, 2008

News You Can Use: New Web site for older workers launched by AARP

The nation's largest trade organization, AARP, announced yesterday that they are partnering with, an online career portal for workers aged 50+. Workers can search for full time, part-time, and flexible work through

“Given that nearly half of AARP’s members are currently working, our new collaboration with will add great breadth to AARP’s career site by providing our members opportunities to find job openings and transition into new jobs,” said Deborah Russell, AARP’s Director of Workforce Programs.

In our September issue, we'll be covering this very topic by talking about a new Hewitt report suggesting workers hope to continue working long beyond traditional retirement age.

It seems as if this new resource seems like it can only be a good thing. What's your opinion? If you've used the site, or recommended it to your workers, how do you rate it over CareerBuilder's new site for mature workers,

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