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AARP Foundation is excited to launch the Digital Skills Ready@50+™ program, made possible through a generous grant from Google.org. The free initiative provides digital skills training for people over 50 who are living with low income, with a focus on digital essentials to help you find and secure a job, change careers, or explore entrepreneurship. Watch the video tutorials and read the additional resources to help you build your digital skills.

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Digital skills are essential to success in today’s workforce, whether you’re entering data into a computer or using a smartphone to make deliveries. These step-by-step guides and how-tos can help you build the skills and confidence to navigate the evolving technology landscape.

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Resume Best Practices

Increase your chances of landing an interview with these three resume tips.

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Resume Tech Terms to Know

Learn how to upload your resume and apply to jobs online.

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Intermediate Tech Terms

Learn a few common technical terms about the internet.

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Advanced Tech Terms

Step-by-step tips for troubleshooting your internet at home.

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Resources for Jobseekers

Are you an adult over 50 looking for work? We’re here for you.

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How to Make an Indeed Profile

Learn step-by-step how to start looking and applying for jobs online with Indeed.

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How to Make a Fiverr Profile

Learn step-by-step how to start earning extra money through freelancing.

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Digitally Build Your Professional Network

Are you looking for a job or growing your side hustle? Here are three tips for how to build your network on LinkedIn.

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Introduction to Digital Skills Ready@50+

Learn more about what Digital Skills Ready@50+ can offer you.

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Avoid Job Scams

Watch this video for tips on avoiding job scams while looking for work online.

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How to Detect a Scam

Protect yourself online and on the phone with these three crucial tips.

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How to Find Freelance Work Online

Watch this video for tips on earning income in the new gig economy with a flexjob or side hustle.

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How to Deposit a Check Without Going to the Bank

Learn how to deposit checks from home with your smartphone or tablet in this step-by-step video.

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Find Volunteer Opportunities Online

Discover where to search online for volunteer opportunities that could help build job skills.

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Join a Zoom Meeting on Your Phone

Learn how to join a Zoom meeting from a mobile device.

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