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Jump Start Your Job Search

Jumpstart Your Job Search Strategies and Resources

Jump Start Your Job Search

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how Kentuckians are searching for new jobs or seeking to advance their careers. Whether you are looking for a job or considering a career change, this workshop is designed to help you make a smooth transition. This free workshop will share tips and strategies for career building:

  • Demonstrating the value you bring to a company by developing your personal brand.
  • Taking inventory of your skills to see which are most transferrable to other industries or positions.
  • Growing your network and marketing yourself to attract the ideal job opportunities.
  • Navigating the modern job search platforms with confidence.
  • Updating and age-proofing your resume to land more interviews.
  • How to look your best virtually and ace that virtual interview.

Special Guest Job Club Panelists and AARP volunteers presentation
Download Jumpstart Your Job Search Presentation (PDF)

More Career Resources (PDF)

Common Interview Questions
Job Seeker Services (Kentucky Career Center)
Need a Career Advisor? (Kentucky Career Center)
Ready to Make Your Comeback?
AARP Kentucky Ambassadors and The Graduate! Network can help you find your next learning path!
Employers search daily to hire and retain qualified employees to meet workplace staffing needs. Millions of American workers, especially those over age 50, have some college credits, but need opportunities to complete that degree or earn a certificate. Learn More:

The AARP Work & Jobs website – – provides information, tools and connections to a variety of resources.

  • A list of companies that value experienced workers and recruit across diverse age groups
  • Tips for those who are looking for work or just exploring their options.
  • Information, tools and programs to empower and guide workers who are contemplating a career change.
  • Help navigating your work life by connecting you to trusted resources and peer networks.
  • Information, programs and expert insight on how to stay competitive and prosper in the workplace.
  • Insights, programs and tips from seasoned experts on starting a business.
  • Tips and information about the challenges and opportunities in part-time, flexible and work-from-home jobs.
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