Manheim Named One of the Top 50 "Best Employers for Workers Over 50" By AARP

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September 29, 2008
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MANHEIM NAMED ONE OF TOP 50 "BEST EMPLOYERS FOR WORKERS OVER 50" BY AARP





            ATLANTA - Manheim's reputation as a great place to work has
been recognized by one of the nation's most recognized member
organizations. AARP has ranked Manheim 36th in its 2008 "Best Employers
for Workers Over 50 list," which will be featured in AARP The Magazine's
November/December issue.

 

            Manheim earned high marks in the categories of recruiting,
which includes the types of employment Manheim offers and its methods
and efforts to attract new candidates; continued workplace
opportunities, which includes how Manheim provides  new experiences for
employees in the workplace and opportunities for continued career
development; and organization statistics, which includes the age
composition of Manheim's workforce. 

 

            "Manheim is honored to be included on this list with other
great companies across the nation, and we're proud that our workers feel
that our company offers opportunities for growth and career development
for those over 50," said Lilicia Bailey, Manheim chief people officer.
"Approximately one-half of our employees are over the age of 50, and
their commitment and dedication help make us a respected leader in the
vehicle remarketing industry."

 

Manheim joins a broad group of employers in the top 50 that includes
Cornell University, Scripps Health, S. C. Johnson and Son, Inc., and the
National Institutes of Health. The complete list can be found online at 
www.aarpthemagazine.org <http://www.aarpthemagazine.org/> . 

 

Employers applied for the Best Employers honor by submitting an
application outlining their exemplary policies and practices related to
workers over 50. Candidates were reviewed to ensure that practices met
the needs of older workers. Key areas of consideration include:
recruiting practices; opportunities for training, education and career
development; workplace accommodations; alternative work options, such as
flexible scheduling, job sharing and phased retirement; employee health
and pension benefits; retiree work opportunities; and training and
development.

  

About Manheim

 

Manheim (www.manheim.com) is the world's leading provider of vehicle
remarketing services. Through its wholesale operating locations and
array of technology products, Manheim impacts every stage of a used
vehicle's life cycle, helping commercial sellers and automobile dealers
realize the full value of their vehicles. 

 

The company's operating location services include reconditioning,
certification, inspections, dealer financing, transport, title
management and marshaling, among others. Manheim is also the leader in
vehicle remarketing technology, using its online tools to connect buyers
and sellers around the globe to the world's largest, most comprehensive
wholesale marketplace.  In 2007, Manheim handled nearly 10 million used
vehicles, facilitating transactions representing more than $59 billion
in value. 

 

Manheim's subsidiary companies provide value-added remarketing products
and services, including paintless dent removal (Dent Wizard), Auto Body
Repair and salvage vehicle remarketing (Total Resources Auctions). 

 

Manheim is a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises, Inc., one of
the nation's leading media companies and providers of automotive
services. 

About AARP 

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. AARP does not
endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to either
political campaigns or candidates. We produce AARP The Magazine, the
definitive voice for 50+ Americans and the world's largest-circulation
magazine with over 33 million readers; AARP Bulletin, the go-to news
source for AARP's 40 million members and Americans 50+; AARP Segunda
Juventud, the only bilingual U.S. publication dedicated exclusively to
the 50+ Hispanic community; and our website, 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 Rico and the U.S. Virgin
Islands.

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