Work & Jobs

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Whatever your next step is, AARP’s Flexible Work Online Expo can help you get the career skills to take it.
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Open enrollment is right around the corner, and so is your chance to learn all about the Health Insurance Marketplace. Join us for a free health webinar where we’ll give tips for finding coverage that works for you.
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Are you making the jump from military to civilian work? Veterans, transitioning service members and their families can get help getting hired—learn how at our free webinar.
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We may be physically apart, but AARP continues to provide valuable information and resources in communities across Connecticut through a wide variety of free educational and fun online events, including our weekly Webinar Wednesday series.
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Are you looking for a new job or considering a career change? Do you believe your personal brand or virtual presence would benefit from a tune-up or overhaul? Are you feeling like you could use a hand navigating the reality of a changing world? AARP Connecticut is offering a series of free virtual events and programs with information, resources and essentials designed to meet you where you are in your career.
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This guest post was written and submitted by Bernie Weiss, President, Seniors Job Bank
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Age discrimination has been illegal for more than 50 years, however a 2018 AARP survey of people age 45 and over show problems persist. More than 60% of respondents witnessed or experienced age discrimination in the workplace and nearly 45% of those who applied or interviewed for a job in the previous two years were asked age-related questions such as birth and graduation dates.
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AARP Connecticut State Director Nora Duncan joined State Senator Derek Slap (D-West Hartford) and a bipartisan group of legislators, the Connecticut Business & Industry Association, and additional advocates at a press conference yesterday to announce support for a bill that prohibits employers from asking the date of birth, or school attendance and graduation dates of job applicants, unless a age is a bona fide occupational qualification.
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The decision to go back to school as an adult isn’t easy or always the right choice, but the number of students at secondary education institutions across the country who are over 50 is becoming more the norm than the exception.
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