Top Jobs for Your Golden Years

By siliconindia  |   Tuesday, 30 July 2013, 12:10 Hrs
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Bangalore: Did you have a great run in your career? Now do you aspire to make your golden years shine even brighter by following a passion or enjoy a less taxing, yet satisfying work, but don’t know where to start from?

To help you we have put together a list of jobs that could be a great fit for older adults, as listed by Terence Loose for Yahoo Education.

#5. Pharmacy Technician

Do you aspire to help people stay healthy and take pleasure in interacting with people? If your answer is a ‘yes’, a career as a pharmacy technician could be tailor-made for you.

As a pharmacy technician you will have to work under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist or other healthcare provider, and your job duties will mainly revolve around preparing and dispensing pharmaceutical drugs. 

The flexibility, plus the fact that there is no age limit and an individual can be employed in this line of work as long as he/she wants, makes it an easy pill to swallow for a retiree.  

There is no specific training or educational requirement to get started in this line of work. Most employers prefer to hire candidates with some formal education and train them on the job for a few months. However, possession of some kind formal training or a certificate could enhance your chances of landing a job in this field by manifolds.   

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