Jun 18, 2015, 08:20 ET
NEW YORK, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jopwell, a tech-enabled minority hiring platform, announced today it is partnering with the North Shore-LIJ Health System, the largest health care provider in New York and one of the largest in the nation.
"Our partnership with Jopwell represents an important step in our diversity recruitment initiatives, which are a critical piece of our organization's growth strategy," said Elaine Page, Chief Talent Officer at North Shore-LIJ.
Jopwell helps companies identify and connect with minority candidates for professional development opportunities and internships, as well as entry-level and experienced positions. Founded in July 2014 by Porter Braswell and Ryan Williams, Jopwell's proprietary technology allows partner companies to search and filter through a pipeline of talented minority candidates with varying levels of experience, from all over the country. Current partners leveraging the Jopwell platform include Facebook, MasterCard, Pinterest, McKesson, McKinsey, Morgan Stanley, Teach for America, and more.
"We are very excited to partner with the North Shore-LIJ Health System in their efforts to increase the diversity of their organization," said Porter Braswell, CEO of Jopwell. "North Shore-LIJ is among a list of valued partners who have shown a clear commitment to increasing minority representation within their firm. We are honored to have them as a partner and excited to build a long lasting relationship."
"It's imperative that our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities we serve," says Page.
Jopwell will be assisting North Shore-LIJ with its hiring needs across all levels and departments. The company will also join North Shore-LIJ in various speaking events throughout the NY region to bring awareness to the breadth of roles and opportunities available within the health care system.
For further information regarding Jopwell, please visit www.Jopwell.com or contact [email protected].
About North Shore:
The North Shore-LIJ Health System is one of the nation's largest health systems, delivering world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area. It conducts pioneering research at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, a visionary approach to medical education highlighted by the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, and offers healthcare coverage to individuals, families and businesses through the CareConnect Insurance Co. Inc. North Shore-LIJ cares for people at every stage of life at 19 hospitals and more than 400 outpatient physician practices throughout the region. North Shore-LIJ's owned hospitals and long-term care facilities house more than 6,400 beds, employ nearly 11,000 nurses and have affiliations with about 10,000 physicians. With a workforce of about 54,000, North Shore-LIJ is the largest private employer in New York State. For more information, go to www.northshorelij.com.
Founded in July 2014 by Porter Braswell and Ryan Williams, Jopwell is a tech-enabled platform that helps companies target, connect with, and recruit minority candidates for internships, entry-level positions, and experienced hiring opportunities. To accomplish this, Jopwell partners with companies from a variety of industries and provides access to their proprietary technology to allow them to search and filter through a pipeline of minority candidates. Jopwell's mission is to end the minority employment gap plaguing the U.S. For more information, please visit: www.Jopwell.com.
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