From Laurence Bradford, a contributor at Forbes - Read about 14 In-demand Tech Jobs Employers Are Struggling To Fill

While starting a new job is always exciting, it can also be a little nerve-wracking. These 19 companies boast awesome new employee programs that will help you learn about your workplace, meet your colleagues, and have you feeling right at home in no time.  The best part? They're all hiring right now. 

AARP Employer Pledge Partners

The AARP Employer Pledge Program is a national effort to help employers solve their current and future staffing challenges and direct job seekers to employers that value and are hiring experienced workers. Working with AARP, participating organizations have signed a pledge that they:

  • Believe in equal opportunity for all workers, regardless of age
  • Believe that 50+ workers should have a level playing field in their ability to compete for and obtain jobs
  • Recognize the value of experienced workers
  • Recruit across diverse age groups and consider all applicants on an equal basis
  • Access the full list here.

Check out the at-home job opportunities available at AETNA.

These Are the 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Companies in the U.S

Forbes Best Small Companies.  Check it out. Three Illinois companies made the list. The names might surprise you.

Crain's Chicago Business Best Places to Work in Chicago 2017 List

Want to know how to generate income in retirement? Check this out.  

Courtesy of the students in Miss Denise's class at The Brenham Community Center in Texas.  They found us on line and reached out with this information.

Want to know what your worth?  Check this out!  payscale.com 

The two best job sites for general employment for all ages, all abilities are Linkedin and Indeed.

Job Sites for Seniors (over 50) from temp work to full-time employment

Patina Solutions

Your Encore

Jobs Over 50

ReServe

Retired Brains

Retirement Jobs

Seniors4Hire

What's Next

Workforce50

Retireeworkforce

Senior Corps

National ABLE Network

Back to Work 50+ (AARP)

The GIG Economy Job Sites

Inkwell

Hourly Nerd

Virtual Vocations

LocalSolo

 

Upwork has over 1.5 million clients, so there is work for most types of freelancers. There are jobs for both beginners and experts, and projects can be as short as one hour or much longer.

PeopleperhourIf you are a writer, web developer, designer or SEO specialist, there is work for you here.

College RecruiterIf you are a recent graduate or a student, this is the perfect job site for you. They only offer jobs to students and graduates, and they list both entry level jobs and intern-ship. They offer work in accounting, marketing, business, education, computer science and more.

Freelancer is a competitive job platform, so it is ideal for confident and qualified freelancers. For each project, hopefuls compete with each other to prove their skills.

Freelance Writing Gigs is ideal for writers, editors, publishers and bloggers. It offers paid writing work, and it also runs a blog with tips on writing, blogging and business.