Fun new way for Illinoisans to learn job search skills, family caregiving advice and how to stay safe online.

Can you sell yourself to a potential employer in the time it takes to ride an elevator? Take the awkwardness out of the conversation when you’re helping a loved one plan for the future? Keep yourself safe from a hacker or handle the four toughest questions you’ll ever face in an interview?

Introducing AARP’s new interactive videos that put you in the middle of the story! With the push of a button, you can decide how to navigate these situations. Go ahead, these videos are fun and free!

You’ve just bumped into John – an old colleague – while you’re waiting for a flight at the airport. His company is expanding and they may have career opportunities. What’s even better, his boss is traveling with him. What do you say? www.aarp.org/elevatorpitch

It’s smart to plan ahead but talking about a loved ones wishes for the future can be AWKWARD! Mom’s not afraid to take you over her knee if you ask the wrong questions. How do you start a family caregiving conversation? www.aarp.org/caregivingadventure

What’s with that gap in your work history? Why do you want to leave the job you already have, especially if you’re over-qualified for this job? And just how much do you want to be paid to work here? Don’t let these four questions crash your job interview. www.aarp.org/interviewquestions

Next time you get a cup of Joe, you might get a side order of evil twin or a sniffer. They’re scammers lurking around public wi-fi networks in places like coffee shops. Turn your head for a minute and you might get HACKED! www.aarp.org/hacked

Want to learn more about work & jobs, family caregiving or technology? Or looking for a local event in your area? AARP has you covered at: www.aarp.org/academy

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