IHS – Why Work For Us?

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At IHS, we are Advancing Decisions that Advance the World™. Our team of more than 8,000 global colleagues is comprised of world renowned experts who thrive in our dynamic, diverse, fast-growing environment. 

Careers

IHS employs more than 600 people in Colorado and over 8,000 worldwide.

We offer a wide range of career opportunities to talented candidates interested in joining one of the most dynamic, successful companies in the information industry. As one of the leading global providers of critical technical information, decision support tools and related services to customers in the energy, defense, aerospace, construction and automotive industries, we are always in search of new talent to join our team.

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Corporate Sustainability

At IHS, Corporate Sustainability is about being thoughtful and responsible citizens and improving the quality of life for our customers, colleagues, shareowners and the communities in which we live and work. IHS is committed to addressing environmental, economic and social issues facing the world today. IHS Corporate Sustainability ensures that we are structured for long-term success in a changing business environment, have a positive impact in our communities and the environment, and provide our customers with EHS and Sustainability solutions...

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At IHS, Corporate Sustainability is vital to the way we do business and is a critical aspect of our values and our culture. Corporate Sustainability is one of the five IHS top company goals. The IHS Sustainability Policy is in place to help us achieve this goal, with an increased focus on improved public reporting to provide greater insight regarding environmental and social dimensions. This also includes an increased focus on metrics, tracking and goal setting on operational eco-efficiency; continued commitment to and support of citizenship and philanthropy, and strengthening corporate governance focus. More

IHS is committed to the highest ethical conduct as outlined in the IHS code of conduct in all aspects of business, including Human Rights, Labor, Environment and Anti-Corruption. IHS operates from our core values of Teamwork, Respect, Accountability, Integrity and Innovation as demonstrated every day by all colleagues, management and the board. IHS is a signatory to, the World Economic Forum, Partnership Against Corruption (PACI). And at the local level, IHS colleagues contribute to, and work within communities around the world to improve life and the sustainability of communities for others through volunteering and philanthropic efforts, with a focus on advancing education, health and wellness and environmental sustainability.

IHS respects fundamental human rights and views them as a key component of responsible corporate citizenship. In addition to supporting the fundamental principles contained in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we are committed to finding practical ways to apply those principles in our daily operations, interactions with customers and in our communities. The business of IHS is based on the need for knowledge and information. We believe that education is a key component to a healthy society and a right for every individual. IHS colleagues around the world support efforts to advance education, the environment and health and wellness, having shared over 6,000 hours helping communities in 2012. This includes efforts in EMEA, APAC and the Americas, supporting local schools through provision of necessary materials such as books, computers and other supplies. In some instances we are helping to provide access to clean water, tutoring, career and life guidance.


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The Denver Post: IHS Named Top Workplace

"At IHS, we are committed to helping great people do great things, and I am incredibly proud that IHS has been named one of Denver’s Top Workplaces in recognition of our talented, hard-working colleagues,"

- IHS Chairman and CEO Jerre Stead

 
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Houston Chronicle: IHS Named Top Workplace
 
"Being recognized as a Top Workplace in Houston is something all of our hardworking colleagues can be very proud of as they work to delight our global customers every day,"
- IHS Chairman and CEO Jerre Stead


 
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Daniel Yergin honored as a "Person that Mattered" by Time Magazine. - Dec 2011 
"If there's one man whose opinion matters more than any other on global energy markets, it's Daniel Yergin,"
- Time
 
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IHS ranked 11th in Most Innovative Growth Companies by Forbes
 
 
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IHS ranked 11th in Most Innovative Growth Companies by Forbes
 
 
 
undefinedLEED Gold Certification: Calgary Facility
 
"Implementing key improvements in the operating practices at our new Calgary facility is just one way IHS is committed to creating an environmentally healthy workplace that supports our business operations..."
- IHS VP Global Product Portfolio Ganesh , Murdeshwar

IHS Reviews

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    Pros

    Was fairly easy work for an internship, worked as a product support specialist and essentially had to assist customers with issues dealing with one of the company's products

    Cons

    Didn't seem challenging enough, reminded me more of simple administrative works and tasks, was a temporary summer internship

IHS Interviews

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    The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at IHS.

    Interview

    Pre-interview contact was done via email. In-person interviews were conducted with hiring manager, department head, and several department colleagues. All interviews were done in one day over a 3 hour period, which was fine with me. I would have liked to see the office environment during my visit, but was put in a conference room close to the entrance. A separate on-boarding department, not the hiring manager, makes the offer and discusses salary and benefits. Overall, it was a pleasant experience.

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IHS Awards & Accolades

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2012 Top Places to Work, Denver Post, 2012
Most Innovative Growth Company in the World, Forbes, 2011
30 Under 30: Energy (Xizhou Zhou, Assoc. Director), Forbes, 2011
Person That Mattered - Daniel Yergin, Time Magazine, 2011
LEED® Gold Certification for Commercial Interiors, Canada Green Building Council, 2010
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Additional Info

Website www.ihs.com
Headquarters Englewood, CO
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1994
Type Company - Public (IHS)
Industry Media
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

IHS Inc. (Information Handling Services Inc.) handles the hottest commodity around: information. A publisher of technical documents for clients in the energy, defense, aerospace, construction, electronics, and automotive industries, the company distributes its data in several electronic formats (Internet, intranet, extranet, CD-ROM). Products such as collections of technical specifications and standards, regulations, parts data, and design guides are sold through its four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment. The company also offers... More

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