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Best Career Opportunities after Retirement

Many people like to chill and relax after their retirement, but there are also the ones who just don’t like to sit idle. If you belong to the latter group, you would certainly want to remain active even after your retirement. You could either start your own business or get a job after your retirement. With your job/business, you can remain financially independent. Remaining active after retirement is also considered good for your mental and physical health. Here are some of the best career opportunities that you can consider after your retirement.

Consultant/advisor: As a retired person, you would have gained significant knowledge and expertise in your specific domain. You can sell this knowledge and expertise to others by working as a consultant/advisor. For example, if you have spent a lifetime building power plants, you could easily work as a consultant for businesses that want to utilize your expertise. When working as a consultant, you will be your own boss. You don’t have to worry about tight schedules or deadlines.

Liaison officer: Over the years, you may have built good relations with a wide variety of people such as bureaucrats, police personnel, politicians, civic authorities, etc. If so, you can easily get a job of a liaison officer. There are many businesses and people who are looking to make the right contacts, an area where you can lend your expertise.

Stock trading: If you like to take risks, your post retirement time can be spend well in stock trading. You would have made adequate savings by the time you retired, some of which you can allocate to stock trading. You would also have loads of time to research and place your bets on the most promising stocks. You can trade intraday or choose stocks that can give good returns in the medium to long term.

Insurance agent: By the time you retire, you must have met thousands of people. If you like people and have the ability to influence them, you can work as an insurance agent after your retirement. You can tap in to your network to offer a wide variety of insurance products such as health insurance, accident insurance, life insurance, etc. You will have the freedom to choose your work timings and there will not be any pressure to meet sales targets.

Freelancing: With increased digitization, there’s plenty of freelancing jobs available in the field of IT, ITeS, BPO/KPO, Financial Services, Engineering, Architecture, Teaching/Training, Digital Marketing, etc. Depending on your areas of expertise, you can easily find freelancing jobs on the internet. You will have the freedom to work from home and you can take projects that you can complete easily.

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