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Approximately one in four workers will be over 55 by 2024, which is double the number from 1994. Additionally, in 2018, nearly half of the new job vacancies in the country were filled by professionals over 55.
So what does that mean?
Regardless of your age, the job market is tough! So let Jollity Jobs make the search simple. You can increase your chances of getting hired by looking for employers with our “Older Workforce Approved” badge or job listings on our website specifically for seniors.
Any company you see with this badge is “Older Workforce Approved.”
What does being “Older Workforce Approved” by Jollity Jobs mean?
It certifies that the company…
…is committed to hiring and supporting older employees.
…offers age-diverse training and development opportunities.
…has policies and practices that aid those who are 50+
…offers meaningful employment with development opportunities, competitive pay, and benefits to senior employees.
… recognizes and values the knowledge, maturity, reliability, and productivity of its senior employees
The “Older Workforce Approved” program increases the awareness of businesses that are senior-friendly.
What does it mean for my business to be “Older Workforce Approved?”
It means that your business…
…appreciates and values its senior employees’ knowledge, maturity, reliability, and productivity
… prepares to help older staff members thrive in the multigenerational workplace.
… encourages and supports the hiring and retention of older workers.
… has policies and practices that assist those over the age of 50
… has meaningful employment opportunities, competitive wages, and benefits for senior employees.
… promotes age-inclusive training and development.
Why become “Older Workforce Approved?”
It is a tight job market right now. Good employees and jobs are getting harder and harder to come by.
Get ahead of the trend. We are in the midst of a long-term demographic shift. Older workers are among the fastest-growing segments of the labor force.
Age diversity can boost a company’s competitive edge. Age diversity can broaden a team’s skills and knowledge of customers as well as bring perspective.
In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of seniors remaining in the workforce or choosing to return to work after retirement.
Some persons over 50 will remain in their careers and job fields, while others will seek new opportunities. These workers will look for employers that value older employees in this steadily growing segment of the population. It has been proven that mature workers generate measurably higher customer satisfaction rates. They also remain in their jobs three times longer than younger workers, reducing recruitment costs significantly.
How to Get a Badge For Your Company
Is your local business interested in our “Older Workforce Approved” badge? The application is open to all organizations, including small businesses, large corporations, and non-profits. We only approve this badge for companies and organizations committed to being a top place to work for employees aged 50+.
As an “Older Workforce Approved” recognized business, you can use the badge on your website, recruitment, and marketing materials. Many consumers and job seekers seek companies that support older workers, which can become a valuable marketing tool.
Become “Older Workforce Approved” today. Interested? We’d like to hear from you, so don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.