RetirementJobs Partner to Reach Older Workers

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<p><strong>Minneapolis &mdash; June 20&nbsp;</strong><br />Arbita, a provider of global job advertising distribution solutions, and RetirementJobs.com, a career destination for people older than 50, have announced a job posting and media solutions affiliation. </p><p>With this strategic partnership, Arbita and RetirementJobs.com connect employers with a market of experienced workers boasting valuable traits such as lower turnover, greater dependability and work ethic and flexibility over work schedule and salary as the younger workforce shrinks.<br /><br />&ldquo;By 2010, more than 62 million adults over age 50 will be online by 2010, according to analyst firm Jupiter Research),&rdquo; said Tim Driver, RetirementJobs.com CEO. &ldquo;Partnering together, Arbita and RetirementJobs.com will make it easy for millions of mature Americans to log on to identify and secure meaningful work with employers who will value their experience.&quot;</p><p>In a report titled, &quot;Reimaging America &mdash; AARP&#39;s Blueprint for the Future,&quot; AARP found that, &ldquo;In 2000, workers 55 and older accounted for 13 percent of the workforce. BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) projects that figure will rise to 19 percent by 2012. Over that same time period, workers between 25 and 54 are expected to decline as a percentage of the workforce, from 71 percent in 2000 to 66 percent in 2012.&rdquo; </p><p>Further, according to a retirement survey by Merrill Lynch, &ldquo;While 37 percent of the boomer generation indicate that continued earnings is a very important part of the reason they intend to keep working, 67 percent assert that continued mental stimulation and challenge is what will motivate them to stay in the game.&rdquo; </p><p>&quot;We believe in the efforts of the RetirementJobs team to encourage and empower people to find fulfilling work in their golden years,&rdquo; said Don Ramer, Arbita.net CEO and founder. &ldquo;RetirementJobs is positioned to add value for jobseekers and employers as our market sheds its misconceptions about the role of so-called older workers in the post-baby boom economy. </p><p>&quot;We&rsquo;re confident that our employers will find real value in the audience that RetirementJobs.com is developing.&rdquo; </p>

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