The Best Jobs after Retirement

The Best Jobs after Retirement

10/05/2017
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So, you are retired and perhaps the excitement of retirement is beginning to fade. Maybe it’s the thought of earning some extra cash, or you just want to get back to having a set routine, a job in retirement is sounding more, and more appealing to you. What kind of jobs are out there to do after retirement? There are literally hundreds of possibilities! We will give you four of the best jobs to do in retirement!

 

  1. Seasonal Help. Sure, it’s only October, but the holidays are just around the corner! You have probably noticed just how busy retail stores get around the holiday season. You might have already noticed signs outside of stores already looking for extra help. Having a seasonal retail job is the perfect job for retirees who miss the lively interaction with colleagues and customers. Plus, the employee discount doesn’t hurt!
  2. Work on something you love! Maybe the job you really wanted to do before retirement just didn’t meet the income you needed. However, now is the perfect time to find a job that matches your hobbies! The possibilities here are endless. Do you love animals? Search for an opportunity at your local pet shop! Do you like to cook? How about working in a kitchen store, or looking for cooking opportunities at a favorite restaurant of yours! Do you like kids? Look for opportunities as a teacher’s aid, or working as a nanny!
  3. Start your own business. This will take a lot of commitment, but if you have the time and motivation, this can be so rewarding! Did you have a passion for teaching? Maybe you can start a tutoring service! Perhaps you are an excellent cook. Start a cooking class! The most important thing? Do something that makes you happy!
  4. Volunteer. If having an additional income is not important to you, volunteer work is the perfect fit for you! There are so many places that can use additional help; hospitals, schools, libraries, churches, animal shelters, the list goes on! Volunteer work can be the most rewarding work there is!

These are just a few ideas for jobs to do in retirement. The opportunities are endless! Having a job is a great way to keep your mind active and engaged! What kind of jobs have you done after retirement?