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16 High-Paying Jobs That’ll Let You Tap Into Your Creativity: There are obvious choices, including copywriting and graphic design, but no two paths to a creative career are alike. Everything from data analysis to marketing to software development to coaching or training can be creative—it all depends on your perspective. Not only are there plenty of jobs out there that let you bring your creative side to work, but many of them are also high paying. We’ve got a dozen options, right this way.

25 Entry-Level High Paying Jobs With Low/No Experience: Encouraging news for older workers…Employers are starting to appreciate older workers. Check out this article on yahoo!finance to find out hiring trends and see the top 25 Entry-Level High Paying Jobs With Low/No Experience.

6XD Media: Guides

  • Disability inclusion in the workplace… In an increasingly digital and remote working environment, it’s important to focus on inclusivity. This guide explores the key aspects of disability in the workplace in depth, providing insight into how inclusive company policies and working styles tend to be (or tend not to be), as well as showcasing key data. We’ll also look at what methods companies can use to ensure a more inclusive culture. By making disability inclusion a priority, businesses can help drive motivation, engagement, and talent retention at work. The definitive guide to disability inclusion in the workplace
  • Neurodiversity in the Modern Workplace: https://www.helloezra.com/neurodiversity-modern-workplace/ provides an overview of the benefits and challenges of a neurodiverse workforce, as well as guidance on supporting neurodiverse employees.
  • Managing Employee Well-being: https://www.jam.co.uk/responsible-screen-time-employee-wellbeing/ provides information on the relationship between screen time and well-being, how to improve emotional and physical health through responsible screen time, and encourages two-way conversations between employees and managers.
  • Upskilling and Reskilling Teams for Hybrid and Remote Collaboration:https://www.adaptavist.com/ebooks-white-papers/upskilling-and-reskilling-teams-for-hybrid-and-remote explains the best way to motivate and assure your team gives 100% of their performance through hybrid work.

AARP: AARP represents the needs of nearly 38 million members with lifestyles and political views as diverse as any group in the United States. Developing public policy recommendations that serve such diversity is a formidable task. We concentrate on the issues most important to those in the 50+ community as they age: economic security; health care; access to affordable, quality long-term care; creating and maintaining livable communities; consumer protections; caregiving; and ensuring that our democracy works better for all. AARP

AI’s Influence on Decision-Making: What Leaders Need to Know The Role of AI in Decision-Making: A Business Leader’s Guide explores how AI is reshaping decision-making processes for business leaders, offering valuable knowledge and strategies for leveraging this technology effectively. The Role of AI in Decision-Making: A Business Leader’s Guide delves into:

  • An overview of the evolution of AI

  • A statistical look at the current state of AI use in business

  • How different sectors use AI to enhance performance

  • 10 ways AI can help leaders make better decisions

  • The risks of AI

Adobe: Adobe has created a guide to serve as a go-to resource for freelance business owners who want to learn how to organize and manage their important documents such as certifications, licenses, contracts, and more. Running your own business can prove challenging, and we hope to ease that difficulty by providing this resource. Our goal is to help freelancers confidently pursue the freedom and success of managing their own businesses. Guide for Freelance Business Owners

The Amazing Advantages of ADHD at Work: For over a year, Marlee’s neurodiverse team had this ongoing survey that explores the significant impact brought by individuals with ADHD in the workplace. We’ve compiled our findings into this easy-to-digest piece titled ‘The Amazing Advantages of ADHD at Work,’ which highlights how individuals with ADHD contribute unique strengths such as creativity, hyperfocus, and adaptability to certain job roles. We believe it could offer a fresh perspective on workplace neurodiversity, providing valuable insights for your audience and help spread the word that neurodiverse individuals are active participants in the overall success of businesses and organizations. The Amazing Advantages of ADHD at Work

Arielle Executive: Guide for individuals with disabilities interested in working remotely. Working remotely offers several benefits for individuals with disabilities. Our article, Remote Work Resources For Individuals With Disabilities covers those benefits, as well as:

  • How To Remodel A Remote Workspace For An Employee With Disabilities
  • Best Accessibility Software And Technologies For Remote Work
  • Becoming A Remote-Ready Candidate/Employee
  • How Management Can Support Employees With Disabilities

Our article also discusses creating a telework-friendly workspace, how to find a job at a telework-friendly workplace and how to write a resume and cover letter for a remote job. The full guide can be found here: https://arielle.com.au/work-from-home-disability/

BroadbandSearch: 20 Essential Internet Learning Resources for Adults – Where should you start online if you want to learn? Here are 16 of the top resources for you to review and see if they are for you…with tips for you to get the most out of your learning experience! 20 Essential Internet Learning Resources for Adults

CHANGING THE NARRATIVE: Changing the Narrative just released Guidelines for Age-Inclusive Communications. It covers language, messaging and visuals to use—and what to avoid. Guidelines for Age-Inclusive Language

CoGenerate: We are creating a COMMUNITY that treats the viewpoints, wisdom and contributions of people of all ages and backgrounds with HONOR; that brings innovators, visionaries, leaders, practitioners, partners, individuals and colleagues together for LEARNING and seeking common-sense SOLUTIONS; and where the power of young and old is a source of OPTIMISM that together we can create a better future for future generations. https://cogenerate.org

Encore Network’s Age-Friendly Employer Guide:  This guide documents the benefits to employers of including older adults in their talent pipeline strategy. Age- Friendly Employer Guide

Job Hunting in the Age of Remote Work: Virtual Interviews & Onboarding The guide covers:

  • How remote working has changed job hunting, for better and for worse
  • Starting a new job as a remote worker and how to ace a virtual interview
  • What to do if something goes wrong in your new remote role

Jobscan: Over 90% of large companies use Applicant Tracking Systems [ATS]. These systems analyze resumes to surface candidates that best match the position, but qualified applicants slip through the cracks. When James Hu found himself on the job hunt in 2013, he discovered that the powerful resume portals that companies were using for hiring were simply parsing, ranking, and filtering resumes with an algorithm based on keywords. He built Jobscan from scratch to automate the process and now it can help you get noticed. www.jobscan.co

Maximising Teamwork and Collaboration: A Senior Leaders’ Guide is a new guide published by Admincontrol.com to promote a cooperative culture for business success. Maximising Teamwork and Collaboration: A Senior Leaders’ Guide includes: 

Part 1: The importance of teamwork and collaboration
Part 2: Identifying four main communication styles in business
Part 3: Strategies to enhance collaboration, from staff to management/board level
Part 4: Additional resources for improving teamwork

The Muse: The Muse wants to help you build a career you love. Get practical advice on finding a job, exploring different career paths, and succeeding in the job you already have. www.themuse.com

My Move: 10 Women-Owned Moving Companies to Use For Your Next Move. Women-Owned moving companies | Top 10 | MyMove.com

New York Life: No matter when you leave your job, the money you accumulated in your employer’s retirement plan while you were there-like in a 401(k) or 403(b) plan-can make the trip with you. You have several options, just be sure you don’t lose track of your assets along the way. Click to learn more! New York Life

nextavenue: public media’s first national journalism service for America’s booming older population. Their daily content delivers vital ideas, context and perspectives on issues that matter most as we age. Their mission is to meet the needs and unleash the potential of older Americans through the power of media. www.nextavenue.org/

Novorésumé: Novorésumé began in 2014 to solve a common problem among several of their contacts. Despite having extensive work experience and impressive skill sets, these individuals didn’t know how to showcase their talents with a professional resume and cover letter. In February 2016, Novorésumé launched their online resume builder. Novorésumé also offers great articles on jobs for seniors, cover letters, and interviewing. https://novoresume.com/career-blog/jobs-for-seniors

NVISION Eye Centers: Although people who are visually impaired work in as many different job sectors as people with normal vision, the unemployment rate of visually impaired people is significantly higher. The rate of employment of visually impaired individuals has been steadily increasing, but more opportunities need to be made for these highly qualified and skilled individuals to enter the workforce. https://www.nvisioncenters.com/education/careers-for-visually-impaired

Prescription Advantage Program: Each year thousands of Medicare beneficiaries reach that gap in their Medicare prescription drug plan that is often referred to as the “donut hole”. If you reach that gap, you will see your prescription drug costs increase dramatically! Don’t let this happen to you. Prescription Advantage can help. Prescription Advantage is a Massachusetts state-sponsored program that supplements your Medicare drug plan to fill that gap.

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resume.io: We recently put together this resource helping people with disabilities in combating discrimination in their job search. Applying for a job with a disability or impairment, and we have an extensive blog that covers every aspect of searching for a job, from optimizing resumes to interview tips and more. resume.io home page

Resume Builder, Resume and Employment Guide for People With Disabilities: People with disabilities encounter numerous challenges in securing employment. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 17.9 percent of persons with a disability were employed compared to 61.8 percent for persons without a disability. Our resource is focused on helping people with disabilities create a strong resume that would help increase their chances of getting hired. Important information such as laws that protect their rights and dealing with workplace discrimination and harassment are also included to help them prepare for employment. Resume and Employment Guide for People With Disabilities

RetiredBrains: As the name implies, Retired Brains is a job resource created by retired brains for retired brains. It has an impressive amount of quality information on finding temporary or seasonal jobs, as well as starting your own business, working from home, writing your resume, finding full-time work, and continuing your education. And all the information is geared for the 55+ audience. www.retiredbrains.com

RetirementJobs: Geared towards helping you fight age bias, their goal is to identify companies most-suited to older workers and match them with active, productive, conscientious, mature adults seeking a job or project that matches their lifestyle. Whether seeking to supplement your income, a new challenge, a way to get out and meet people, or another reason, this site might be for you! www.retirementjobs.com

Senior Entrepreneurship – The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Business Later in Life: Niels Bohrmann’s guide includes inspiration from successful entrepreneurs, business ideas, market statistics, and considerations for potential challenges in starting your own business for people who are 50+. Senior Entrepreneurship

StorageUnits.com: Our dedication to creating an all-encompassing guide led us to not only conduct thorough research but also collaborate with moving companies nationwide that specialize in assisting seniors. This effort has enabled us to address the diverse storage and moving challenges faced by aging adults. Our guide offers a curated list of moving companies that specialize in assisting seniors, as well as an extensive compilation of moving resources by state. This ensures seniors receive comprehensive support as they navigate through the significant transitions in their lives. Moving Companies and Resources for Seniors Guide

Testing.com: We are a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine. We work with our Medical Review Board, consisting of authorities in their medical and scientific field, to review cutting-edge medical research and developments. We provide people with trusted and reliable information to help them make informed health decisions. Our collection of approachable and actionable guides sheds light on important questions and helps individuals make informed health decisions. To learn about lab tests: https://www.testing.com/ For those assisting the elderly, please check out “Tips to Help the Elderly through Their Medical Tests”: https://www.testing.com/articles/laboratory-testing-tips-elderly/

WAHVE: WAHVE is a unique contract staffing talent solution that brings companies and pretiring professionals together across the country to meet their work needs. Companies get the right matched talent and vintage experts get to extend their careers working from home. https://wahve.com

What’sNext: What’sNext believe it’s possible for people to find and create a career path that is financially, emotionally, and even spiritually rewarding. Their mission is to re-invent the way people choose and find work by giving them the tools they need to create a rewarding, future-proof, and satisfying career path. The site provides online assessment tools, calculators, career guides, books, lots of articles filled with expert content, and career coaches – all available to help you figure out how to create the life you want. www.whatsnext.com

Workforce50: For the 50+ workforce, Workforce50.com has jobs and information to help navigate your job search or a search for a new direction. It provides content, job search functions, and a list of favorite age-friendly employers by industry. It also gives you the ability to sign up for job alerts. Not quite sure what’s next? Experts cover topics from finding your life’s purpose, to raising grandchildren, avoiding mistakes on LinkedIn or strategic résumé writing for a less than perfect work history. www.workforce50.com

Zety: Since 2016, Zety has helped millions of job seekers worldwide find employment. With a rapidly growing community of more than 40 million readers a year, Zety is one of the world’s fastest growing career advice website.
From resume and interview advice to networking, our guides have been recognized by over 200 universities and organizations worldwide. They help job seekers write resumes and cover letters, and improve their chances of landing a job. Zety is powered by a team of 10 career experts featured in Forbes, Financial Times, CareerBuilder, and Glassdoor. https://zety.com/