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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.
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Job Sites for Seniors (over 50) from temp work to full-time employment
The GIG Economy Job Sites
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.
Peopleperhour - If you are a writer, web developer, designer or SEO specialist, there is work for you here.
College Recruiter - If 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.