Successfully Delivered Virtual Career Fairs

Posted March 03, 2015 by

College Recruiter Virtual Career Fair

Many employer, higher education, and other clients of College Recruiter are continually looking for new ways of engaging with recent college graduates and students. They want something that will stand out, be innovative, and allow them to interact with difficult-to-reach young adults in new and innovative ways. Enter our new virtual career fair solution.

Ever been to an on-campus information event where one employer delivers a presentation on their organization and opportunities to a room full of interested candidates? That’s what our virtual career events are like when we set them up with a single booth.

Ever been to a job fair where multiple employers have booths and they either talk with multiple candidates at once or one at a time? That’s what our virtual career events are like when we set them up with multiple booths.A pretty reasonable question that we’re getting from the employers, colleges, universities, consumer marketers, and other clients is whether the virtual career fairs have worked for other organizations with similar needs. In short, definitely! Here are some success stories:

National grocer utilized integrated media and PR campaign to drive traffic to a virtual hiring event to interact live with candidates nationwide. Virtual event saw over 400 attendees, who were well-educated (86% with at least some college) and experienced (83% with 3+ years relevant experience). Feedback from the event host was extremely positive and the event was deemed a success.

Global pharmaceutical company employed a highly focused media strategy to invite highly qualified candidates to a niche virtual career fair. Virtual event was used a way to pre-qualify and invite candidates to a high touch in-person event. Virtual fair included over 275 candidates engaged in over 750 chats, resulting in at least 9 interviews and 5 hires.

National food, beverage and retail company replaced its traditional, in-person career fairs with a  virtual career fair that allowed recruiters to interact with candidates in 3 distinct locations around the country at one, centralized event. Over 2,000 candidates attended and participated in hundreds of private and group chats. Multiple interviews and hires resulted from the virtual event.

Global alliance of academic and corporate institutions have held multiple career fairs as well as Graduate School fairs to connect students with career opportunities and Master’s programs around the world without the constraints, cost and logistics of travel.

Want more information? Of course you do. Visit our virtual career fair page, watch the video demo, or contact us. Thanks!

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