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Most people spend anywhere from 20 to 80 hours every week on the job. That's a huge chunk of your time -- so it's a good idea to know what's going on in the world of work.

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Retired police officers can end up facing quite the quandary: Should they hang it up and enjoy the fruits of a rewarding career, or try a second career while they're still young enough? Career opportunities abound for battle-hardened retired cops.

By Stephanie Watson

Some retirees like to relax and play golf all day. Others like to work doing things they actually love, now that they've left the rat race. If you're in the latter category, here are some fun second careers for retirees.

By Marie Willsey

Once you retire, you'd like to stay retired, right? But retirees are returning to the workforce more often for a variety of reasons. Once you decide to get back in, what jobs can you get? Here are 10 of the best post-retirement job options.

By Dave Roos

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Think you could be happy driving a truck with your husband or wife? Many couples seek out jobs after retirement that allow them to work side by side. Find out if one of these professions is perfect for you.

By John Kelly

More U.S. retirees are working full-time jobs than ever before. For older workers who are passionate about the environment, green-collar jobs could pose a great fit. Here are five that could renew your career and your planet.

By Jonathan Atteberry

After retirement, it's not uncommon for people to start looking for a little extra work. If you want to make a little extra income but would rather do so from the comfort of your home, we've got five great at-home jobs for your consideration.

By Jane McGrath

After years of hard work, you'd think most doctors would look forward to a little leisure time in retirement. But many feel the need to stay active. Fortunately, there are tons of opportunities for retired doctors to offer their expertise.

By Jane McGrath

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Now that the kids have left home and it's just the two you, retirement is the perfect time for couples to start a new career together. Here are 10 business ideas to make the most of you and your partner's knowledge and expertise.

By Chris Opfer

You are very knowledgeable about computers and want to become a software engineer. This article will show you how to become a software engineer.

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You love the outdoors and fishing, and you'd love to become a fishing guide. Read this article and learn how to become a fishing guide.

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You're fascinated by the way the heart works and want to become a heart surgeon. It's not an easy task, but here is what you should know about how to become a heart surgeon.

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You just had your home inspected by an inspector and you'd like to become a home inspector too. Take this opportunity and learn how to become a home inspector.

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If you'd like to help stop the ever-growing tide of drug addiction, consider becoming a drug counselor. Read this article to learn how to become a drug counselor.

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If you love dogs, especially one particular kind, consider becoming a dog breeder. Learn how to become a dog breeder from this article.

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Become a modeling agent and help ambitious people break into the modeling industry. Learn about how to become a modeling agent in this article.

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Are you a talented fighter interested in becoming a fight choreographer? Learn about how to become a fight choreographer in this article.

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You know how to manipulate your voice and would like to become a voice actor. Learn about how to become a voice actor in this article.

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You'd like to know how to become an elementary school teacher. Learn about how to become an elementary school teacher in this article.

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Becoming a locksmith involves working with your hands and helping people in need while making an excellent income. Learn about how to become a locksmith in this article.

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You want to become a radiation therapist, but you’re not sure how to do it. Learn about how to become a radiation therapist in this article.

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You want to become a certified medical coder, but you’re not sure how to do it. Learn about how to become a certified medical coder in this article.

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You want to become a fashion photographer, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to become a fashion photographer in this article.

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You have always been fascinated by fossils and really would like to become a paleontologist. Read here to find out how to become a paleontologist.

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You love sports and have a knack for broadcasting, and would like to become a sports broadcaster. Don't go anyplace else as here you will find out how to become a sports broadcaster.

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You love sports and are a good writer, so you want to become a sports writer. We'll show you how to become a sports writer.

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