The pleasure of working during retirement

For some people retirement is a long-awaited time in which the last thing they would think about is working, however, for some this does not go with their routine since time without being busy becomes tedious and boring. In this article our central theme is about that; What alternatives exist once retirement knocks on the door?

Although, working for a company is no longer an option (in some companies it is forbidden to establish contracts with people who are already retired) but there are many other alternatives that can become part of the daily routine and even be paid, here are some examples:

Consulting service

If your passion is still everything related to your profession, this is an excellent opportunity to continue sharing ideas and different points of view. Specialized companies like to hire more personalized consulting services to deal with problem solving or simply to have a broader picture on cases of study, so you can approach companies related to your area of ​​knowledge to offer your services as a external consultant.


The best thing about retirement is to be able to have your time the way you want, but if you are looking for activities to do that do not require your full time presence you can choose to volunteer. Whether in a charitable institution, in sporadic social assistance activities or perhaps a program abroad that allows you to learn more about a subject or to know another cultures, volunteering is always an excellent option to meet more people and lend your time to causes that make you feel satisfied.

Tourist guide

Being passionate about history is a quality that can lead you to meet many people while doing what you like. You may wonder, in what way? Well, being a tour guide. If you have had the opportunity to know different places and get into their most relevant traditions, customs and curios information, you can surely offer this service, if on the other hand, you are an expert in everything your city has and offers, you will not have to move! There are currently many applications in which you can register and offer your services, as well as obtain a payment established for it.

Work in your hobby

Having a hobby along with your daily life should make you, at the time of your retirement, an expert. Therefore, in your retirement you can get the most out of it. Hobbies such as baking, carpentry, painting, gardening, etc. they can become a business and thereby earn extra income.

Retirement is one of the best stages of life, whether you decide to spend it resting or retaking your hobbies, do not forget that the main thing is to enjoy it to the fullest!