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Self-Employment Help

I get excited about small businesses that are run with passion so that’s what I recommend in my guidebooks. -- Rick Steves

Michele uses this approach* to interviewing for a job. Take it into the next interview with you. It's what you can bring to the job.

  • Get it Done
  • Get it Right
  • Get Along
  • Get Acknowledged
  • Make it Fun!

* High Five Employee Development Tools is a component of Michele Jackman Enterprises

Cornerstone - Cloud-based applications to recruit, train, manage, and connect people across your organization.

CoolWorks.com - Finding employment information job seekers and employers.

Self-employment Ideas - Most businesses fail. This highly practical article shows how to maximize your chances of success.

Product-ivity - Self employment ideas with a minimum of risk and maximum profits | Going self employed offers you independence, financial security and flexibility.

500+ Self-employment Ideas - Under $2K start-ups.

General Help

SBA - Fund Your Own Business - We support America's small businesses. The SBA connects entrepreneurs with lenders and funding to help them plan, start and grow their business.

AARP National Employer Team - These companies, formerly known as Featured Employers, joined with AARP in this program because they recognize that older workers make up a very important part of the workforce. They want to hire older workers because they know that we bring leadership, experience, and skills to do the job.

7 Reasons to Work Part-time - Working part-time during your retirement years is a quick way to improve your finances.

Joyfully Jobless - Tips, ideas, resources and inspiration that you can borrow to make your own journey the joyful adventure that you want it to be.

Senior Employment Resources - a non-profit job placement service that matches companies with job seekers age 50 and above who live in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. (Note: Many of the resources on this site are general and not specific to the D.C. area.)

Senior Careers - Department of State