Thursday, November 22, 2007

Survey: Top 50 Places for a "Retirement Job" in the United States

RetirementJobs.com has released its list of the 50 best places in the United States for those seeking retirement jobs. A "retirement job" for these purposes can span a large spectrum and include, among others, workers who have achieved the traditional retirement age of 62 to 63 yet continue to work to those who have retired (stopped working in their primary occupation) but seek to resume working or begin a second career ad to individuals age 50 to 65 who have been “involuntarily retired” and need to become reemployed on a full time basis.

The factors considered for "The 50 Best Places for Retirement Job Seekers" in the selection of a locatokn as a "Best Place" include:
  1. General employment growth;
  2. Unemployment rate;
  3. Housing costs;
  4. General cost of living;
  5. Prevalence of key retirement job opportunities;
  6. Presence of "Age Friendly Certified Employers™"; and
  7. Healthcare services.
Source: Retirementjobs.com Press Release (November 21, 2007)

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