CHICAGO, Ill. (PRWEB) January 23, 2013
Global engineering and construction firm CH2M HILL is the newest employer to join Think Beyond the Label, a private-public collaborative that connects businesses, job seekers and the public workforce system together to ensure greater employment opportunities for workers with disabilities.
Think Beyond the Label will help CH2M HILL attract new candidates and build awareness for the company’s disability hiring efforts. In addition to featuring CH2M HILL as a sponsor on its digital hub, Think Beyond the Label will promote the firm’s career opportunities on the Think Beyond the Label jobs board, and help raise CH2M HILL’s profile through digital marketing and advertising initiatives.
“CH2M HILL has an outstanding reputation as a leader in diversity hiring, and they make our work easy for us,” says Barbara Otto, CEO of Health & Disability Advocates, the Chicago-based policy and advocacy organization that operates Think Beyond the Label. “People with disabilities add tremendous value to the workplace, and employers like CH2M HILL are looking to us to help them tap into this talent pool. We’re proud to have them as a sponsor, and we look forward to helping them find and hire qualified candidates to match their business capabilities as well as their values.”
“We’re committed to providing an inclusive, respectful, and creative work environment that values diversity, including people with disabilities,” says John Madia, CH2M HILL’s Chief Human Resources Officer. “Through our partnership with Think Beyond the Label, we want to continue to attract and appeal to qualified job candidates who will help bring our strategy to life, drive our business goals, delight our clients and make our company an even better place for all of our employees.”
Think Beyond the Label connects the entire range of job seekers with disabilities to employers looking to hire through its virtual career fairs, online jobs portal, social platforms and community profiles. One-quarter of Think Beyond the Label’s 3,500 registered community members have at least five years of relevant job experience; one in three have a professional certification or college level degree or beyond.
About Think Beyond the Label
Think Beyond the Label is a private-public collaborative that helps businesses and the public workforce system more effectively recruit, hire and retain job seekers with disabilities across 50 states. Our partnership spans state health and human service and employment agencies; businesses; and Health & Disability Advocates, a national private nonprofit organization that manages the Think Beyond the Label partnership. For more information please go to http://www.thinkbeyondthelabel.com.
About CH2M HILL
Headquartered near Denver, Colorado, USA, employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in consulting, design, design-build, operations, and program management for government, civil, industrial and energy clients. The firm’s work is concentrated in the areas of water, transportation, environmental, energy, facilities and resources. With US$6.4 billion in revenue and 30,000 employees, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record and named a leader in sustainable engineering by Verdantix. The firm has been named a FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For six times and was named Water Company of the Year at the 2012 Global Water Awards. Visit us at http://www.ch2mhill.com, http://www.ch2mhillblogs.com/water, twitter.com/ch2mhill and facebook.com/ch2mhill. Search for jobs at http://www.ch2mhill.jobs