NORFOLK, VA – Frye Properties, Inc. recently signed AARP’s employer pledge to recognize the value of experienced workers and recommit to the value of hiring across an age-diverse workforce. The AARP Employer Pledge Program encompasses a nationwide group of employers that know a multigenerational workforce helps to yield a strong pipeline of talent, protect business continuity and tap into new resources to address labor shortages. Frye Properties joins more than 1,000 other companies in signing the pledge.
Frye Properties’ Founder D.B. “Bart” Frye, Jr. said: “Our multigenerational workforce is a great asset, adds significant value, and helps gives us an edge in our industry. Employees with different work and life experiences help to make us a better, stronger organization.”
AARP Vice President for Financial Resilience Susan Weinstock said: “We’re thrilled that Frye Properties has signed AARP’s employer pledge. We know that employees and employers succeed when they remain committed in words and in action to hiring and maintaining an age-diverse workforce.”
AARP’s employer pledge reads: “We believe in equal opportunity for all workers, regardless of age, and that 50+ workers should have a level playing field in their ability to compete for and obtain jobs. Recognizing the value of experienced workers, we pledge to recruit across diverse age groups and to consider all applicants on an equal basis as we hire for positions within our organization.”
AARP’s Job Board and other employer resources connect 50+ job seekers with employers like Frye Properties and hundreds of other employers that recognize the value of experience.
AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability, and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org or follow @AARP and @AARPadvocates on social media.
Founded in 1978, Frye Properties, Inc. is one of the East Coast’s most respected and trusted real estate development, property management, and construction companies. Frye Properties has consistently created award-winning communities that have withstood the test of time. Most recently, the company created the successful East Beach Community of over 500 homes on the Chesapeake Bay in Norfolk, Va., and the 81 Residences at Cavalier Resort in Virginia Beach. Frye Properties is currently involved with the construction and sale of 42 Ocean condominiums at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. For more information, visit www.fryeproperties.com.