Monster Gulf, one of the leading online careers and recruitment solutions providers in the region, has announced its next in the series Virtual Job Fair (VJF) for the Middle East, scheduled from 23rd-27th March 2014.
The VJF will see companies across sectors such as Manufacturing, Electronics, IT, Government and HR amongst others making it the right place to go to for both a graduate as well as an experienced jobseeker. The registration numbers are predicted to exceed 25000 this year.
The Monster VJF offers a unique experience allowing jobseekers to interact with potential recruiters both in the Middle East and internationally, the opportunity to enter a virtual exhibition and engage with companies seeking talent.
Monster VJF is a new, versatile, innovative and customized hiring solution using the world’s most advanced Monster technology to help companies Find Better. Participating employees benefit from increased brand awareness with minimal resource requirements in return for maximum exposure, with less costs and a higher return of investment. The mobile interaction platform provides several booth options to meet the needs of employees with the ability to use Skype or Chat to interview prospective candidates during the communication.
Employees will also have access to webinars, links to social networks and the ability to download candidate files to see if the individual meets the necessary job requirements. Meanwhile job seekers have the ability to seek expert career advice before embarking on their job hunt, view employee testimonials and assess company profiles before submitting their application.
During 2013, over 16 companies participated in the Monster VJF receiving more than 110,000 visits and over 34,000 CVs collected. The platform which gives both professionals and full access to Monster’s job tools, received over 42,000 applications during the two fair’s held last year.
Monster Virtual Job Fair enables companies to find talented candidates ready for today’s dynamic workplace on one single platform from their desks, and qualifies them to ensure they meet the culture and role requirements.
Sanjay Modi, Managing Director, Monster.com (India, Middle East and South East Asia), said: “Last year we had an unprecedented amount of visitors to the VJF and many found their ideal job through the platform. With the improving economy in the Middle East region, companies are having big recruitment drives over the coming months and Monster is well placed to find the jobs meet the right candidates”
“The inaugural VJF was well received with huge attendance where job seekers and employees can access all the information they need in one place at one time and can take advantage of many national career opportunities without the expense of travel. Virtual job fair are setting the trend in job search. They are a unique and cost effective alternative to actual career fairs in a media-rich interactive environment. Such fairs enable viewer engagement where candidates and employers can interact live and chat with videos and Q&A sessions as well,” added Modi.
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