This page is about How To Find Your Early Retirement Job. You have retired early and know the opportunities you want to pursue. Opportunities that are aligned with your interests and passions. Retiring Early and Often means you have to start taking the next step which is finding those opportunities.
There are many Job Search Engines available online.
- Some charge and others are free to search and post your resume online.
- Some are basic. Only offering little in advanced filters while others are robust. Such as allowing you to filter down to only opportunities within a few miles of your desired location. Or as far as 100 miles away.
I have used five of the top Job Search Engines and uploaded my resume with all providing some level of success getting email replies, phone calls and interviews.
Job search sites that I recommend for any retiree wanting to find that dream retirement job is:
- Monster (monster.com)
- Snag-a-job (snagajob.com)
- InDeed (indeed.com)
And for Tech Opportunities I have used Dice (dice.com) and found my technical encore career success with LinkedIn (linkedin.com).
Why I recommend these sites-
It’s FREE to anyone looking for that perfect retirement gig and posting your resume online. What sets them apart is they have job listings for jobs from professional level opportunities to short-term temp jobs. Retirees should find exactly what they are looking for.
If you need more than basic search and resume posting assistance they also offer other services for reasonable prices.
How To Find Your Early Retirement Job Online
Most online job sites will have thousands of available opportunities throughout the U.S.
The easiest way to search and then apply for a job is to create a profile and upload your resume. By creating a user account you can receive your personalized job ads sent to your email inbox. By uploading your resume you will have the ability to easily apply immediately to any opportunity that you wish to pursue.
I set up my user accounts on all of these online sites to get maximum exposure.
Online Dream Retirement Job Search Features
#1- Use the site filters to search for jobs near you by entering your targeted geographic area (city/state) or Zip Code in the search filter.
#2- Then if you know the job title or key word for your retirement dream job enter that in the ‘What Job Are You Looking For’ or sometimes simply listed as ‘Keyword or Title’ box.
#3- On the search results page or filter drop-down you can further refine your job search by limiting the distance from your Zip Code that you want included in your results, by the company, category, industry, or job title. Use the filters to fine-tune your job search results.
#4- One of the neat features that makes searching for your early retirement opportunity of interest and passion easier is setting up your personal and specific job alerting. All it takes is registering by quickly filling out your profile. Best of all this is usually all free to use.
#5- Look for a “Save Search” option when you have the perfect job search criteria set. This way you can come back to the site and simply rerun it.
#6- If you decide to get job search alerting, you can set the frequency you would like to receive email alerts for any jobs that match your criteria. Most sites give you choices about how often you want the alerts emailed to you. Either daily or weekly basis. You do not have to set up email alerts if you prefer to just log back into your account to manually rerun job searches.
How To Find Your Early Retirement Job When Seeking Exciting Seasonal Opportunities
As mentioned above you can search for Seasonal opportunities using the above online job search sites. But perhaps your idea of Seasonal Work leans towards the adventurous side of life.
If you are interested in seasonal work at a ski resort, ranches, tour boats, lodges and all kinds of resorts working as guides, cooks, reception, maintenance, retail, etc. then you should check out the site CoolWorks.com.
From National Parks to Alaskan fishing and hunting lodges. If your passions and interest are about spending some interesting early retirement time in the outdoors and/or active localities, then give this site a lot of your attention.
Using an online job search site to find and apply for jobs that meet your early retiree goals is easy and straightforward. Hopefully this page answers the question, How To Find Your Early Retirement Job.