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someone over 60 with experience wants a new career. What are the possibilities?

Experience in oil and gas procurement. Earning 60+ a year, but tired of the stress. Seeking a new avenue. Willing to relocate. Are there any opportunities out there?

Asked By: - 5/22/2010
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My dad is in his late 50's. After retirement, he continued working as a consultant for a mining company. It's a good jobs, earns good dollars, and keeps him alive and productive. He's home by 5 o'clock, gets generous vacations, and travels for business about once a month to a beautiful tropical rainforest... More
Answered By: Mizz G - 5/23/2010
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A lot of jobs are stressful, i would have thought getting another position in your field would be possible if you were thought of as someone highly experienced/respected. Starting afresh with something else though, would be very difficult at your age, im 37, and i feel (true or not) that a lot of doors are now closed... More
Answered By: Wise Sage (Steve) - 5/22/2010
 
You can use your Life Experience towards getting a teaching certificate from the state. Teach school. Work as a Real Estate Appraiser. You don't have a boss. You set your own appointments. Consider working on a boat. Not a cruise line but a real working ship. You can be a deckhand or cook.
Answered By: Ed Atun - 5/22/2010
 
Jobs are not easy to get once you're 50, much less 60. There are jobs, though, such as rental car shuttle driver, and caregivers, etc, that one could go for. these usually pay minimum wage or just above, but are usually less stressful.
Answered By: InspectorBudget - 5/22/2010
 
You could e.g. search for a refinery maintenance manager job on http://www.maintenancemanagerjobs.org/ . It sounds like something up your alley, still easier.
Answered By: Rick - 5/25/2010
 
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