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Employment For Seniors is the premier resource linking mature adults with employment opportunities.  If you are 50 years of age or older, we are here to help you find employment!  If you are a Central Ohio employer, our mature, talented, skilled and dependable job seekers will provide significant value to your organization. 

EFS has provided career assistance and resources to nearly 30,000 clients, free of charge, over the past 40 years.  Our trained volunteer job counselors work with clients, prepare them for their job search, and connect them to employers through our job referral process.   Registration is an easy ½ hour appointment and can be scheduled by calling the EFS office at 614/863-1219.

Local employers have found a highly skilled workforce by posting their positions, free of charge, on the EFS JobMatch system.  With assistance from the EFS staff, employers are guided through job postings and initial applicant screening. Employers can also utilize the Annual Senior Career Expo to network and connect to hundreds of valuable applicants.

We look forward to working with you at Employment For Seniors! You can easily reach us at 614/863-1219 or by email at info@employseniors.org


Here are some helpful articles for job seekers:

Positive Attitude is Key For Older Workers and Job-Seekers
by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D., Quintessential Careers

EFS Featured on WRFD Radio
Saturday, April 19 Saturday, April 12 Saturday, August 2

Finding Meaning and Purpose in Retirement
by Mary E Ghilani, NCDA

COA Grant Funds Senior Job Training Workshops
by Stacy Kess, Delaware Gazette

Senior Citizens Contribute Much as Employees
Another Dispatch article crediting EFS, Feb 13 2014
(Read past the Jack Hanna story)

Help exists for seniors to find jobs
Columbus Dispatch Article Featuring EFS, Feb 10 2014

Seniors Can Volunteer to Beat Loneliness
Senior Agenda with Lisa Stockdale

Managing Your Career Over 50
Online Webinar featuring Dr. Carol Ventresca
(Requires Windows Media Player)

Ready for your Second Career?
Make a difference and earn money at the same time
by Sally Abrahms | AARP Bulletin, October 2013

Poll: Half of older workers delay retirement plans
by Matt Sedensky | Associated Press

Looking for a Job? Why you need to go social.
by Jane Bryant Quinn | AARP Bulletin June 2013

Senior Volunteering at a Ten-Year High
Corporation for National & Community Service

The Real Reason You Should Complete LinkedIn Profile
by Alexandra Chang | Wired Business

How to Quantify Your Career-Job-Work-Life Accomplishments for Employers
by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. | Quintessential Careers

Work Still Beckons for Some Seniors
by Sean Dobbin | Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat & Chronicle



Computer skills need updating?
Check out the Computer Gnome!

Specializing in comprehensive computer learning solutions for beginners and individuals 50+, the Computer Gnome can help you with those critical workplace skills!  For more information and the class schedule, go to www.computer-gnome.com

List of classes available


Linked In

Important Date

Employment For Seniors Career Expo

A Huge Success!

Thanks to all who participated, sponsored, or otherwise contributed to this success.

Carol Ventresca's interview on the radio program, 'Journey Through Aging', discussing the advantages of attending job fairs.
Listen here

Job Search Basics for Mature Job Seekers
Linked In

A two-session workshop

Franklin County Delaware County

Save the Date!
"Workin' for a Livin'"

5k Run/Family Fun Walk
Saturday, November 8
Details Registration

Events Page



Upcoming Events & Programs

Restoration Hardware Open House
Sept 18, 12:00 - 4:00

Big Fish Networking 2014 Tradeshow
September 18, 2014; 5pm
Fort Rapids Water Park
4560 Hilton Corporate Drive

Come and visit the EFS Table!
Further Information

Quantum Health Employment Open House
September 17th , 18th , 20th
7450 Huntington Park Drive; Suite 100

Franklin County Municipal Court
Job/Education/Resource Fair 2014
September 30, 2014, 11am-2pm
County Courthouse Auditorium/Pavilion;
373 S. High Street; Columbus 43215

Reimagine Your Life: Explore Volunteering
October 1, 2014, 4pm-7pm
Fawcett Center; 2499 Olentangy River Road

National Church Residences
STNA (State Tested Nursing Aide) Hiring Event
October 2, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday, October 11, 2014
9am-3pm; 3455 Mill Run Dr; #200

Take advantage of many personal development workshops to assist you in Caregiving/retirement; Job Searching; Owning your own business.

EFS clients receive a discount.
see the attached flier for details.

Interested in starting your own business?
Check out these free webinars from
U.S. Small Business Administration

Encore Entrepreneurs: An Introduction to Starting Your Own Business

Encore Entrepreneurship for Women

Hit the Ground Running in your Job Search!
JumpStart Program sponsored by
Scioto Ridge Job Networking Group
Classes are held on the
2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month
3-5:00pm at the Dublin Entrepreneurial Center
565 Metro Place South

Goodwill Columbus Programs
Batelle Career Education Center
1331 Edgehill Road, Columbus

Project Go for Disabled
Project Go for Veterans
Beyond Jobs for Women

Teleperformance Career Fair Open House
Monday through Friday from 8:30am until 2pm and Saturdays from 9am until noon
4339 Equity Drive, Columbus, OH  43228



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