AARP today announced it is expanding its National Employer Team and connecting older workers with six additional companies that value their experience and abilities: APAC Customer Services, Inc., Client Logic, Robert Half International, Spherion, Staples and Toys R Us/Babies R Us.
The companies that AARP selects for its National Employer Team are committed to an aggressive program of recruiting, hiring and retaining mature workers. Some of the other companies involved with the AARP National Employer Team include: The Home Depot, Adecco, Borders Group, CVS Pharmacy, Principal Financial Group, Metlife, Kelly Services, Schneider National and Johns Hopkins Health System.
"The AARP National Employer Team members know that mature workers make great employees," said Deborah Russell, Director of Workforce Initiatives for AARP. "We now have 30 premier organizations that have job openings today and are eager to hire mature workers."
"We are honored to be part of the AARP National Employer Team—it is a big step in our initiative of becoming the employer of choice in all of our markets," stated Karen Tulloch, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for APAC Customer Services, Inc. "Our mature workers truly bring exceptional value to our organization and we are fortunate to have them as part of our team. We welcome mature workers who are interested in applying their knowledge, skills and work experience to a customer service environment. This program with AARP is a win-win relationship."
Job seekers can visit AARP's website, www.aarp.org/employerteam, to learn about the 30 companies that comprise the AARP National Employer Team. The website has detailed information about each employer, including how to apply for jobs.
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole. We produce AARP The Magazine, published bimonthly; AARP Bulletin, our monthly newspaper; AARP Segunda Juventud, our bimonthly magazine in Spanish and English; NRTA Live & Learn, our quarterly newsletter for 50+ educators; and our website, www.aarp.org. AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity that provides security, protection and empowerment to older persons in need with support from thousands of volunteers, donors, and sponsors. We have staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rice and the U.S. Virgin Islands.