Meet your match: Great office and home-based jobs you should look for
Mar 16, 2012, 6 a.m.
While retirement has its fair share of vacations and relaxing, some folks find themselves looking for part-time retirement jobs even after they have escaped the every day nine-to-five routine. Whether extra cash is needed for bills or the goal is to find something more interesting or challenging, an ideal retirement job is just a resume away.
There are many great office jobs and home-based jobs that make perfect retirement jobs for those looking to join the work force again. The perfect retirement jobs really depend on the interest, skill level, and education of the applicant.
Those who consider themselves to be a "people person" and enjoy working with the public may want to consider a job in specialty retail sales or customer service where they can interact with people each day. If math is your forte, you just might make an excellent teacher's assistant, tutor, or even an accounting assistant or seasonal tax preparer. Qualified healthcare providers can excel in a the field of nursing, become a personal care assistant, or help people by becoming a healthcare technician. If you want something more flexible, try lending a helping hand to a family who needs a babysitter or to someone who needs someone to watch their pet in the afternoons.
All that is needed is the desire to get back to work -- even if only part-time -- to get started on a retirement job that can be very rewarding.
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