Chicago (PRWEB) February 09, 2015
Think Beyond the Label will connect top employers to professionals with disabilities at the Think Beyond the Label Online Career Fair on February 11. More than 200 job seekers with disabilities will have an opportunity to interview and network with employers Anthem, Abbott Labs, Aetna, Dart Container, VHA, Capital One and the U.S. Postal Service.
This quarterly event helps federal contractors and subcontractors, as well as other businesses, build their pipeline of qualified candidates with disabilities. It is the first of four virtual career fairs Think Beyond the Label will host this year, in partnership with Brazen Careerist.
DATE: Wednesday, February 11, 2015
TIME: 1 pm to 4 pm Eastern Standard Time
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Job seekers with disabilities of all skill levels; businesses looking to diversify their workforce, including federal contractors
REGISTER: Visit Think Beyond the Label’s online event registration page
“We set the stage and federal contractors have really responded,” says Barbara Otto, CEO of Health & Disability Advocates, which operates Think Beyond the Label. “Federal contractors—who are some of the nation’s largest and most diverse employers—are turning to organizations like ours to find qualified candidates with disabilities to meet their 7% hiring target. The Think Beyond the Label Online Career Fair is just one of the many ways we can serve these businesses."
Since 2013, Think Beyond the Label Online Career Fairs have connected qualified job candidates with disabilities to top U.S. government agencies, global corporations and colleges and universities. The events are co-hosted by Brazen Careerist, a leading recruiting technology firm.
Past employers including Aetna, AT&T, Discover Communications, IBM, KPMG, Merck, Navigant, Qualcomm, Quest Diagnostics, The Boeing Company, The Hartford, The Internal Revenue Service, UnitedHealth Group, Wells Fargo and many others have participated in the career fair and engaged job seekers with disabilities a virtual recruiting environment.
Upcoming fair dates in 2015 include May 20, July 29 and October 21.
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 Brazen Careerist
Brazen Careerist is transforming career and professional development through its live, online event platform Brazen Connect. The cloud-based platform is leveraged by hundreds of employers, universities, job boards, associations and media companies for better recruiting, expanded networking and valuable audience engagement. For more information, please go to http://www.brazencareerist.com.