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“The Successful Encore Career”


Employment For Seniors is the premier resource linking mature adults with employment opportunities.  If you are 50 years of age or older, living in Central Ohio, 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:

5 Ways to Respond to Ageism in a Job Interview
by Rebecca Zucker

Why I Won't Hire You (And What You Can Do About It)
by Dawn Graham, Forbes Magazine

How to Extend Your (Working) Life
by Liz Weston - Nerd Wallet

Five Tips to Rock a Job Interview
by Henry Landau

What Is a Job Simulation & How Do You Prepare for One?
by Emily Moore

The STAR Method: The Secret to Acing Your Next Job Interview by Kat Boogaard

What All Effective LinkedIn Profiles Have In Common
William Arruda, Contributor, Forbes Magazine

Ask Job Interview Questions That Set Yourself Apart
By Peter A. Gudmundsson

An Introvert's Brief Guide to Networking
by Simone Stolzoff

How to Silence Your Inner Critic After a Layoff
by Susan Peppercorn, Harvard Business Revue

Want to get a tech job after 50?
by Karen Wickre, LinkedIn

Age Discrimination Facts
AARP Bulletin

Age Discrimination Goes Online
AARP Bulletin

Here's How Boomer Women Are Thriving in Retirement
by Kerry Hannon

Hiring Older Workers is Suddenly In Season
by Chris Farrell

Job Searching Over the Decades—
Tips for Today's Job Seeker

by Dr. Carol A. Ventresca, Executive Director, Employment For Seniors

When the Boss Is Half Your Age
by Joanne Kaufman, The New York Times

How to Answer the Hardest Interview Question of All
by Liz Ryan, Forbes Contributor

Reframe Yourself to Create Your Dream Career After 50
by John Tarnoff

5 Myths About Landing a Good Job Later in Life
by Anne Turgesen, Wall Street Journal

5 Tips for Fighting Age Discrimination in Your Job Search
by Randall S. Hanson

The 10 Best & Worst Ways to Look for a Job
by Richard N. Bolles, Next Avenue Contributor

EFS Featured on WMNI AM920 Radio
Columbus Concerns Featuring EFS Director discussing
“Mature Job Seekers and Transferable Skills”

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





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Important Date

Call the EFS office to register 614-863-1219

Friday, December 6, 2019
Q&A and Jobs Information Sessions
9:30-noon ~ MUST REGISTER

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
9:30-11:30 am

Trick or Treat Family Festival
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Saturday, October 12th
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