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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:

Why Brooks Brothers is Investing in Veteran Tailors
Bloomburg Business Week, March 9, 2016

Call to Action: Make a Late Life Career Change
Quintessential Careers Blog

Navigating the Intergenerational Workforce
by Robert L. Dilenschneider, AARP Bulletin, Jan/Feb 2016

Managing Your Career After 50
"Journey Through Aging" Radio Program
Featuring Carol Ventresca, EFS Executive Director

Don't Conduct a Job Search, Conduct a Company Search
by Mark Murphy, Forbes Contributor

Call to Action: Avoid These Interviewing Pitfalls

Frequently Asked Questions About Salary Negotiation:
The Complete Job Offer and Salary Negotiation FAQ for Job-Seekers. by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D.

How to Choose the Right References
by Rebecca Knight, Harvard Business Review

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




Computer Training Opportunities

Do you need help learning to master the fundamentals of using a computer? These days it is difficult to find a job that doesn't require using a computer. Click here for a list of computer training resources.


Important Date

Legacy Awards Program

May 25th ~ Fawcett Center
Details Invitation Sponsors

Whitehall Food Truck & Fun Festival 4-Miler
presented by Planet Fitness.
Saturday July 30
Details and Registration

Senior Career Expo

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Fawcett Center

Register Now

"Nuts & Bolts" workshops for a
successful job search!
April 20th & 27th

Job Search Basics Workshops
Gahanna Library
Tuesday, May 31st and Thursday, June 2nd
Learn more on:
Resumes, Interviewing, Networking and LinkedIn



Upcoming Events & Programs

Be strategic when you attend job fairs!
Utilize the EFS Job Fair Strategies Tip Sheet

Columbus State Community College &
The Columbus Urban League present
Customer Service Operations Certification
Info Sessions: June 1st and 8th

12th Annual Easton Job Fair
Jewish Family Services
Monday, June 6th (noon to 4pm)

Goodwill Columbus  Hiring Event
Security positions
Wednesday, June 1st from 10am – 2pm

Custodial Positions
June 7, 2016;  10am - 2pm

BMI Federal Credit Union
Attend the EFS workshops Oct 24th and 31st
Registration via BMI at 614.707.4000

Godman Guild Employment Workshops
Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity
Call Godman Guild to register
Dates and details here

Ability Professional Network
Corporate and Personal Outplacement Services
Programs to meet your needs
Check here for details

New Directions Career Center
Take advantage of these job search programs
Details on the “New Directions” program
Details on all programs
Visit their website

Learn new computer skills through
Digital Works
Discover new opportunities with flexible,
work-at-home positions

CompTIA A+ Certified in just 8 weeks!
Check out the free of charge Per Scholas
training program and job placement



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