Over 65? These 15 Places Are Jumping To Hire You

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Updated March 30, 2024
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There are plenty of good reasons to keep working after you turn 65 years old.

You may need to supplement your income to cover expenses during your golden years. Or perhaps you simply enjoy working no matter your age.

The following companies welcome older workers and have taken the AARP Employer Pledge, stating that older workers have a place in their companies.

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Walgreens

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Walgreens is hiring older Americans. Your local pharmacy might have cashier positions open. You could use your experience as a pharmacist to work at the store and boost your bank account.

Apple

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Older tech-savvy workers can find a place in an Apple retail location.

Help customers find what they need or lend a hand at the Genius Bar, Apple’s technical support service.

You can also try getting a position at the company’s corporate headquarters if you live near Cupertino, California.

AMC Theatres

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Movie buffs should check out their local AMC Theatres location to see if there is an open position.

The theater chain can use workers in the ticket booth, concession stand, or other spots. You also may be able to get discounts or free admission to movies.

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DoorDash

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DoorDash invites older drivers to earn money while delivering food. You can typically work as much or as little as you like.

H&R Block

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Some companies rely on seasonal work to help them get through busy seasons, which can be a great option if you don’t want to work full-time but would like to have a job occasionally.

H&R Block hires seasonal workers to help people prepare their taxes. You can assist in filling out tax forms or find other jobs in local branches, such as scheduling or reception.

Ace Hardware

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Put your handy skills to work helping others on their projects at Ace Hardware. The hardware retailer hires older workers to help out with sales or other tasks.

Staples

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Stock up on office supplies and get some extra cash when you work at Staples.

The company has nearly 1,000 locations across the country, so find your local store and see if Staples may be an option for you.

Amazon

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Amazon has plenty of open jobs in its offices and fulfillment centers across the country. Check out Amazon’s employee website to see if there's a job near you.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

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A job with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices allows you to work in real estate, helping others find homes.

You can work in an office or get into the field as a real estate agent, working with clients and earning commissions on your sales.

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McDonald’s

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McDonald’s has more than 13,000 locations across the country, with many restaurants being run by local franchisees. Check with your local restaurant to see if it has openings.

MGM Resorts

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MGM Resorts is best known for its properties in Las Vegas, such as the Bellagio, Mandalay Bay, and Luxor.

But you don’t have to live in Vegas to work for the company, which has other locations throughout the country.

LinkedIn

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Help others find their own new jobs by taking a job with the networking website LinkedIn.

The company may have different positions that fit your talents, especially if you have previous experience in recruiting or information technology.

Kelly Services

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If you're an older worker, let Kelly Services help you find the right position.

The agency matches workers with employers and can get you a position for either a short or longer period.

Bank of America

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Use your interest in banking and finance to get a job at Bank of America.

The company has locations across the country. Check to see if one nearby has a position for you.

Hallmark

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Spread some joy with a job at Hallmark, which is known for its greeting cards and gifts.

The company has more than 1,000 locations spread across the nation. So, there is sure to be one that can give you the chance to put a smile on someone’s face as you get ahead financially.

Bottom line

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You don’t have to stop working at a certain age. There are still plenty of great companies that appreciate your experience and would love to hire you.

So, if you retire early and change your mind about working or simply need extra cash, check out some of the companies on this list.

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