September 01, 2009 // Franchising.com // OKLAHOMA CITY - 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.
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.
"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," said Funk. "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."
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 and diversity of the workforce.
Express Employment Professionals helps 350,000 people find jobs each year with nearly 600 offices in four countries. Express provides expertise in evaluation hire, temporary staffing, professional search and human resources.