AARP names Oklahoma City's Express to best employer listPublished: Wednesday, September 9, 2009 7:00 am
Express Employment Professionals was recently named one of AARP's Best Employers for Workers Over 50 for the second year in a row, according to Robert A. Funk, founder and CEO of Express.
"We are proud to be recognized again by AARP for our company's continuous efforts in making sure everyone, no matter their age, finds employment," Funk said. "At Express, our mission is to find great jobs for great people - of all ages. We're thrilled to be a part of the top employers for this age group."
The AARP's Best Companies Program was launched in 2001 to recognize that by 2014, almost a third of the U.S. workforce will be comprised of employees 50 and up. The program recognizes organizations that are leading the way, addressing issues of the aging workforce through cutting-edge best practices and policies.
Applicants for AARP's best employers list are judged on:
- recruiting practices
- training opportunities
- education and career development
- workplace accommodations
- alternative work options
- health and pension benefits
- retiree benefits and age
- diversity of the workforce