Did you know that there are virtual career fairs held that allow you to meet and interact with recruiters from the comfort of your own home? Check out this press release from Veteran Recruiting Services about an upcoming virtual career fair for military spouses.
PHILADELPHIA, May 7, 2013 -- /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Veteran Recruiting Services, the recognized leader of virtual career fairs for the military community is pleased to host the Military Spouse Appreciation Day Virtual Career Fair in support of the White House Joining Forces Initiative on May 10th.
Military Spouses from all over the world with have an opportunity to meet and interact live with recruiters in the virtual career fair, and from the comfort and convenience of their home or office. Each employer will have a virtual booth that will provide everything the spouse will need to consider when looking at their next career choice.
Thirty of America's leading employers will participate including: 24 Hour Fitness, Aetna, Airgas, Citi, Comerica Bank, Convergys, DaVita, DialAmerica, DISH, Exelon, Graybar, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Lowe's, Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Nordstrom, Penske, Pfizer, Progressive, Sears Holdings Corporation, The Mission Continues, Travelers, TSA, USAA, Union Pacific Railroad, Verizon, Volt, Walgreens, Waste Management, Wells Fargo, and Xerox.
Military Spouse Appreciation Day
Friday, May 10th
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for a great event exclusively for Military Spouses, and be entered to win some great prizes such as;
$50 Visa gift cards every 30 minutes
$200 Coach gift card
In the virtual career fair, you will be able to build a profile, upload your resume, picture, and connect live with recruiters from each employer in their virtual booth.
No need to leave home, VRS brings the career fair to you, and all you need is a computer with a high speed internet connection.
You can also access well before the virtual career fair starts in order to research the employers, find jobs of interest, and to actually apply. You can even send recruiters emails beforehand to ask any questions.
Okay, so I registered for the virtual career fair and I was impressed by how easy it was to setup a profile and enter the virtial lobby. VRS does a decent job at giving you the visual appearance of being at a brick-and-mortar job fair. Moving around the virtual area is easy and there is a virtual hostess providing instructions along the way. There are staff members available and ready to answer any questions you may have through the chat feature. The idea is pretty cool and getting to information about jobs available is quick and easy. I'm looking forward to interacting with recruiters on Friday.
Read more here: Military Spouse Appreciation Day Virtual Career Fair
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