Second Career Ideas

Whether you're a retiree or just looking for a fresh start, these second career ideas for tips on how to revitalize your worklife.

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Some people find this as lucrative as hosting overnight stays, but with less hassle.

By Dave Roos

Working with children and teens can be difficult, but satisfaction and fulfillment come in many forms when you're shaping young lives. Here are five jobs for those up to the challenge.

By Dave Roos

your very favorite activity. Maybe you love to knit or sew. Maybe you're obsessed with movies or theater. But can you turn your passion into a career?

By Becky Striepe


Most of us spend 25 percent of our lives at work, so it should be something we love doing. Here are five tips on how to find that job you love.

By Danielle Fisher

If you're living off of a trust fund and you don't need much of a paycheck, what fun job should you have to pass the time?

By Clint Pumphrey

Changing jobs can be a stressful situation, but sometimes, it's almost mandatory for a career-minded person to switch. What are the best reasons to do this?

By Matt Cunningham

You're a seasoned professional with scads of experience, but suddenly, you're longing to try out something new. Can you make a mid-life career change successfully?

By Lance Looper


You're mid-life and forced to change careers because of the economy. But who's got the money to pay for the new training you'll need for that?

By John Perritano

Job training programs are designed to give workers the skills they need to become more competitive in the job market. But how do they work?

By John Perritano

If you think that most seniors are content to sit at home and play golf once they retire, prepare to think again: Nearly three-quarters of retirees plan to get new jobs once they quit the rat race. Here are 10 of their best options for new careers.

By Dave Roos

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


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

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

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