Although the baby boomer generation is approaching retirement age, many have found it necessary to continue their participation in the workforce. Other seniors wish to remain in their jobs as they are healthy, engaged and continue to contribute their skills and expertise. Still others must re-enter the workforce and yet find opportunities difficult, or discover the search process challenging.
Employers in central Ohio strive to discover strong, experienced and reliable employees; many have realized the value of employing mature job seekers in their organization. Employment For Seniors works to bring qualified, skilled clients to the attention of central Ohio employers through our job posting process. For more than 40 years, this valuable relationship with local employers has successfully matched qualified candidates to ideal opportunities. Employers have found success with mature job seekers who possess traits honed over years in the workforce. Traits such as: lower absenteeism, low turnover, fewer mistakes and sufficient follow-through, strong loyalty to their employer, and a solid work ethic.
Employers in need of a strong candidate pool can take advantage of EFS services, free of charge. We provide:
Job Posting Services:
To enhance their candidate pool by adding mature, qualified job seekers, employers can post their position(s) on the EFS website. Each job posting reaches thousands of EFS clients, providing ready access to qualified candidates in our community. The posting process (Post A Job) features each position for 30 days. Employers work with EFS staff to ensure the posting is complete and maintained appropriately. Employers can receive a solid pool of qualified candidates utilizing the EFS system, instead of merely a large number of applications.
Annual Senior Career Expo:
Each year, employers take the opportunity to meet with qualified, mature job seekers at the Annual Senior Career Expo. Networking with hundreds of candidates, employers recruit and attract strong applicants to their organizations. The Expo program includes a series of career workshops, specifically designed to attract senior job seekers. The Expo is consistently successful in attracting qualified participants through its multifaceted program of recruiting, resource agencies and educational programing.
Employer and Community Advocacy:
A primary commitment of Employment For Seniors is advocacy for mature job seekers ~ assisting local employers with the information and resources needed to enhance their applicant pool. Advocating for senior clients also provides EFS with the opportunity to promote local employers and the value of joining their workforce. Such advocacy and guidance will continue to promote successful hiring and placement ~ success for employers, as well as for our clients.