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In this conversation, we are joined by Kerry Hannon, AARP’s Job Expert. Kerry is a national keynote speaker, best-selling author, and columnist on personal finance, career transition, and retirement. Her latest books include Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ and What’s Next? Finding Your Passion and Your Dream Job in Your Forties, Fifties and Beyond. Kerry is a contributor and columnist for The New York Times and she writes a weekly column for NextAvenue.org.

Kerry shares her perspective and advice on:

  • Interesting work options that people may not consider
  • The key challenges workers over 50 face today
  • How to best prepare if you want to work longer
  • What you should keep in mind if you’re planning a Second Act career
  • Why becoming an entrepreneur is an attractive option for some people – and a few important cautions to be aware of
  • How innovative employers are leveraging mature workers
  • A preview of her new book coming out this spring


For More on Kerry Hannon:

 Kerry’s Books mentioned in this episode:

Great Jobs for Everyone 50 +

What’s Next? Finding Your Passion and Your Dream Job in Your Forties, Fifties and Beyond

Never Too Old to Get Rich: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting a Business Mid-Life (Pre-Order)


Kerry’s website


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