Over Fifty? Here Are the Best Second Careers for Women
Second Career Options For Women Over 50
Don't think of it as a mid-life crisis, embrace the change. Whether you're ready to retire from your career of many years or want to change it up at 50, the process doesn't have to be daunting. If you're not sure what you want to be when you grow up, let us show you the way.
This doesn't have to mean you sit at a front desk all day. Companies hire receptionist that double as office managers, secretaries, or informative directors. Say, you were a receptionist at a gym, you wouldn't be attached to a desk all day, you could interact with patrons. If you love organization and dabble in perfectionism, there are plenty of reception-like jobs out there for you!
In the world of apps, Uber and Lyft dominate the scene. If you know you're city like the back of your hand and love listening to music in the car, you don't have to look far. Becoming an Uber driver is pretty simple and it's a great way to make fast money. You set your own hours and locations allowing you flexibility.
There are many websites, blogs, and companies that need freelance or work-from-home writers. If you love typing away, you'll be happy to know there are a plethora of websites to find work from.
6. Call Centers/IT Support
Have you ever "chatted" with a Help Desk online? Well there's someone behind that computer and it could be you! Call centers, help desk, or IT support is a lucrative and abundant career. Better yet, most work can be done from home.
Local newspapers and publications should support local artists, including photographers. If you have the eye for pictures and love your point and shoot camera, get out there and start snapping away!
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