FARGO, N.D.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Mind Shift announces a new partnership with Anthem, Inc. to recruit and hire people on the autism spectrum for highly specialized jobs in data analytics. Anthem’s Health Care Analytics department is hiring motivated, detail oriented talent with exceptional attention to accuracy to perform data cleansing and data entry.
Mind Shift has selected three highly skilled and motivated candidates on the autism spectrum qualified for these positions. Mind Shift and Anthem have worked together to train and assess candidates to ensure their qualifications and skills meet the needs of Anthem’s Health Care Analytics team. Mind Shift is also providing a supervisor on site that will assist with communication and integration of the new team members for the first few weeks.
“At Mind Shift, our mission is to find meaningful and sustainable employment for people on the autism spectrum,” said Tony Thomann, executive director at Mind Shift. “We work with companies to educate them on the benefits of hiring people on the spectrum – finding the positions where their skills would be valued. Our partnership with Anthem will open the door for people on the autism spectrum to join a great team and well-establish national company.”
“This partnership furthers Anthem’s commitment to promoting diversity in the workforce – reflecting the diverse consumers and communities we serve,” said Patrick McIntyre, senior vice president Anthem Health Care Analytics. “At Anthem, we see diversity and inclusion as essential to building high-performing teams and delivering on Anthem’s promise to be your trusted health partner.”
Mind Shift has secured a one-year contract with Anthem and both companies will assess the success of the program to potentially expand the partnership further.
About Mind Shift
Mind Shift helps businesses employ the strengths of people on the autism spectrum with exceptional personal attributes like reliability, honesty, loyalty and intellectual integrity. For more information visit www.mindshift.works.
About Anthem, Inc.
Anthem is working to transform health care with trusted and caring solutions. Our health plan companies deliver quality products and services that give their members access to the care they need. With over 73 million people served by its affiliated companies, including nearly 40 million within its family of health plans, Anthem is one of the nation’s leading health benefits companies. For more information about Anthem’s family of companies, please visit www.antheminc.com/companies.