Ask For Advice
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: what's a good job for a 59 year old man???

  1. #1
    greysfan
    Member greysfan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Posts
    17

    Exclamation what's a good job for a 59 year old man???

    my dad worked in the medical field for 30 years as a respiratoy therapist. he recently got let go due to performance issues, he says he was burnt out. Also, he used to drink alot so he brain doesn't work like it used to. he is now looking to get a new job. what are some entery level jobs that an older person can get and make more than minimum wage with no experience?

    thanks

  2. #2
    greysfan
    Member greysfan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Posts
    17
    bump. I really need advice thanks

  3. #3
    stella74
    Platinum Member stella74's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    1,451
    Thanked
    1
    I've heard Walmart and Home Depot are hiring older workers for entry level jobs. But I doubt they pay much more than minimum wage.

  4. #4
    Squiggy
    Member Squiggy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    189
    OMG, i feel sorry for your dad. It will be very difficult for him to work at an entry level job. For 30 years in the same field, he would be better off trying to stay in that field. If he was let go because of "drinking" he should have a chance to correct that habit and have the company support him. Most companies has policies drawn up to help the people that work for them. With regulations to unfair employment to human right advocates. I would spend more effort in finding out the reason why was terminated. If company says because of his "alcoholism", ask them if he can retain his job or stay within the company after he finishes rehab. It may all be complicated because policies are hard to understand. I would greatly advice to getting legal advice, if you cannot afford one, try legal aid.

    For a person working that many years, no person can expect them to return to work at an entry-level position. I wouldn't hire your dad, because I know that is not the best thing for him. But if you say he has been bouncing off jobs to jobs, and the longest period he has work for a company is 5 years, then that's a different story. Seek legal help, for wrongful termination and violating his human rights!

Top Threads
Being Entitled To Some of the Tax Return
Ladies: If a you "were" in a relationship with a man, that helps and plays the father role in your child's life, and he's not the child's father, and
Unusual situation
I was laid off at the end of January. I was with the company for nearly 15 years and was told it was a financial decision. I understood that and
Wanting to start a business and scared to death I will not succeed.
I know that confident is important in anything we do in life. The reality of the matter is, it's easier said than done. I have been wanting to start
Starting job next week but planned vacation already. In dilemma
I started a job a week ago in a startup and I'm a bit of a slow learner.For now, I'm working in home and from next week we're gonna have our own
So lost about future - Study or Masters?
I graduated in Computer Science engineering in the year 2014. I don't have a good resume since my academics is average. I applied for Master's but
CV help
hey guys I would like some help with my CV. I asked for proffessional advice and They said it is good but It needs more detail of the work I did

valendtine's  day counseling
Featured Threads
Ugly pictures
We had a professional photographer come in at work. I used the photo and put it on my dating profile. But when my Roomie saw it,she said take it
Not being "too" available.
I posted a few days ago about the younger guy I've been dating for 6 months and how he doesn't want to use BG/GF labels. I got some great feedback
I am having difficulty accepting my boyfriends bisexuality for no reason
So here goes; the main reason why I got this account here is probably because I am so ashamed of myself and that because I am surrounded by either
relationship advice
hi... I'll start by saying i'm a guy, i just really needed a woman's point of view for this, so i hope you can help me! My mom is paying for my
Seeing ex tomorrow..so confused. Need advice!
Hi everyone. I'm really confused with my ex. Dated two years; he was very hurt by the breakup. He hasn't dated many people, and I was his first
Needing advice and/or support with ex girlfriend
Ok. Long story short... I ended up in a serious relationship with my best friend of 7 years. The last 3 years of which we were in a serious
I really need some advice and a outside opinion
I really don't know what to do ... My girlfriend and I have been dating for about a year now she is no longer attracted to me but tells me she loves
Ask For Advice

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •