Wednesday, January 13, 2010
We're old--wanna make something of it?
Seriously—want to make something of it? Like money?
Have you employers ever realized that older workers have been around, know what works, what doesn’t, how to act, and so on.
Some companies know this. They have programs to FIND 50-plus people. Check out retirementjobs.com.
At-home or other health care groups serve older people—and hire older people.
Temp agencies like the seasoned (by that, I mean salty and peppery).
Public sector employers tend to like older people better than the private sector, which thinks of itself as trendy and sleek. It's usually not, but...
Transit authorities are fast growing now. Schools. Waste management. Vocational ed. Think about it. Got to www.psjobs.com or www.govtjobs.com.
That impulse knows no age.