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'Youth has no age'   Picasso

 

 

Since starting this website, we have discovered that the 'topicpages' of greatest interest to our users are those about jobs, paid and unpaid.    So in addition to the 'topic pages' listed below (which set out a few ideas for earning a modest crust) we are compiling and udating information on specific jobs which may  be of intreest to you.  These are:

NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS WANTED. An aggegated and updated list of advertised jobs for nonexecutive directors.

TRUSTEES WANTED.   An aggregated list.

VOLUNTEER ROLES OF THE MONTH. In partnership with Reach Skilled Volunteers, we are publishing a list of opportunities for you

to share your wisdom and experience with your community.

A COMPENDIUM OF WEBSITES RELEVANT TO OVER 50s 
who are interested to make us of their skills and experience.

 

For unpaid jobs, see also 'Volunteering' in our section on 'Giving Back'.

In our topic page on 'Jobs on Offer' we list some websites which may be of interest, including both paid jobs and

voluntary work.

 

Other websites relevant to retirees interested in jobs include:


Direct Gov's website on 'Public Services all in one place' has a section of tips on looking for work when you retire

see
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Jobseekers/LookingForWork/index.htm


Retired for Hire  www.retired4hire.co.uk  for retired professionals interested in occasional employment
 

For a comprehensive factsheet aimed at people over 50 who are looking for work  (including voluntary work) or starting their own

business see: http://www.ageuk.org.uk/work-and-learning/looking-for-work/


'Your Encore' puts retired scientists and engineers together with companies who would like to use the retirees expertise in order to

accelerate innovation  ‘ See http://www.yourencore.com/

See also  www.skilledpeople.com which connects small businesses needing work done with experienced people who can do it.  The

site lists full-time, part -time and project jobs and is aimed at the over 50s
.    

See an article on 'The Rise of Olderpreneurs' including a link to a company formation website.
 

Did you know that half the jobs created in UK last year were filled by people above state pension age?

Angel investing 
Antiques : Collecting
Antiques : Repairing

BandBs
Bee keeping
China repair

Coaching   
Consultancy


 Day trading

DIRECTORSHIPS (NON EXECUTIVE)

Film extra

Freelancing

House sitting
Interim management
Jam making

 

JOBS ON OFFER see current lists
NON EXECUTVE DIRECTOR APPOINTMENTS CURRENTLY ON OFFER
Jewelry making
Lecturing
Mentoring
Mystery shopping

Pass on your experience to others - and be paid for it!Public speaking
Public sector and 'not for profit' jobs
School Governor

START YOUR OWN BUSINESS

Training for a new job
Teaching

Teaching creativity through the performing arts
Tourist guide

Trusteeship

Voluntary work