Chicago (PRWEB) July 31, 2014
Global engineering and construction firm CH2M HILL announced it has extended its partnership with 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 continue to help CH2M HILL attract new candidates and build awareness for the company’s diverse 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.
“We are one team here at CH2M HILL, and we know a key strength of our team is its diversity. We are 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 qualified job candidates who are as committed to working on fun and complex challenges, making not only our company, but also our world, a better place for all.”
“In continuing their partnership with Think Beyond the Label, CH2M HILL underscores their commitment to a diverse workforce, and we look forward to helping them sustain momentum as a leader in disability and employment,” says Barbara Otto, CEO of Health & Disability Advocates, the Chicago-based policy and advocacy organization that operates Think Beyond the Label.
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. More than half of Think Beyond the Label’s 6,000 registered community members have at least five years of relevant job experience; 80% have a professional certification or college level degree or beyond.
About Think Beyond the Label
Think Beyond the Label is a cross-sector collaborative that helps businesses and the public workforce system more effectively recruit, hire and retain job seekers with disabilities across 50 states. 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. 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 visit 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, environment, nuclear, energy, facilities and urban environments. With US$6.6 billion in revenue and 26,000 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 was named Water Company of the Year at the 2012 Global Water Awards. Visit us at ch2mhill.com, http://www.ch2mhillblogs.com/water, twitter.com/ch2mhill and facebook.com/ch2mhill. Search for jobs at ch2mhill.jobs.