25 Additional National Employers Join GettingHired.com’s National Consortium to Promote Hiring of People with Disabilities
BEDMINSTER, N.J., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — GettingHired.com, the nation’s largest disability employment portal, announced the signings of 25 additional national employers including General Dynamics, Harris Corporation, Raytheon, Hyundai Kia America, John Deere, MassMutual, National Grid and Zurich North America. GettingHired.com’s Employer partners are seeking qualified workers and they are committed to considering people with disabilities for all of their open positions.
GettingHired, LLC Chief Executive Officer Thomas Capato stated, “We are very excited and pleased to welcome our new members to the hundreds of other national employers we are working with to promote/increase the hiring of people with disabilities. People with Disabilities continue to be the most underemployed people in the country. A recent Harris Poll cited that among all working-age people with disabilities, only 21% stated they were employed part-time or full-time as compared with 59% of working-age people without disabilities.”
Mr. Capato went on to say, “GettingHired.com’s National Consortium of the USA’s largest employers, disability service providers, advocacy and veterans groups, universities and colleges, government agencies and business alliances act as a hub to provide and coordinate workforce preparation, disability employment education, career advice, university outreach, peer mentoring and job opportunities to people with disabilities in a positive, fully 508-compliant, pro-disability, socially networked environment. As part of our full-service commitment to our members, we bring talented people with disabilities to the attention of national employers for equal consideration in their hiring process.”
About GettingHired, LLC
GettingHired, LLC is a software and services organization focused on creating employment opportunities for people with disabilities and helping employers find talented employees. The company is well-known for its national employment and social networking portal GettingHired.com – Careers and Community for Talented People with Disabilities.
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