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10 Tips to Prepare for Your Virtual Career Fair

Posted by Joakim Jonsson on Nov 27, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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Topics: Virtual Recruitment

3 Ways to Recruit Smarter in a Competitive Job Market

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Aug 16, 2018 3:00:00 PM

With the US unemployment rate just at or below 4% and even lower in key sectors like healthcare and technology, it’s a candidate’s market. Organizations of all types are forced to compete for top talent and leaving key jobs open for longer periods of time. With job seekers having the upper hand, how can you get smarter about recruiting? 

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A Job Fair You Can Attend in PJs

Posted by Michael Nelson on Oct 16, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Virtual Job Fairs are a win-win for job seekers and companies. While it’s an inexpensive way for employers to meet potential employees, you can share your LinkedIn profile and resume with companies that are hiring. You might be able to have an initial, albeit brief, interview with a hiring manager — without having to leave the comfort of home. But this is not a casual browsing event. Take it as seriously as you would an in-person interview. Here's how you can make the most of a virtual job fair.

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How to Set Up a Virtual Career Fair

Posted by Joakim Jonsson on Aug 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Career fairs have long served as a way to attract and pre-screen a large number of potential job candidates at one time and in one place. But two factors have lessened their efficiency.

First, the growing movement to seek out talent where it lives rather than being limited to local areas is making live job fairs obsolete. Technology and best practices for telecommuting have made the requirement to live and work in the same area less important for knowledge-based jobs than it once was, allowing organizations to seek out qualified candidates globally. The second factor is the increased time and expense with travel and renting a space to hold a career fair.

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Job Hunting in Your Pajamas

Posted by Michael Nelson on Mar 6, 2017 8:00:00 AM

When I think about all the virtual event use cases, virtual recruiting tops the “hot list” – whether it’s a large-scale virtual career fair or a more intimate virtual open house. 

If you’re a job seeker, what could be better than searching open jobs and connecting with recruiters from wherever you happen to be?  Hop online and have an interview before you even get dressed for the day.  Or take your iPad out to lunch and connect with recruiters from the local café.

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HR Technology Trends in 2017 Virtual Career Fairs

Posted by Joakim Jonsson on Feb 27, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Virtual Career Fairs are becoming increasingly popular with employers and job seekers around the country. They are a convenient and innovative alternative to traditional job fairs that allow companies and talent to connect in a way never before possible. The odds of companies finding the right talent increase dramatically when obstacles like distance and schedules melt away.

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