May 08, 2010
CHICAGO, IL - May 8, 2010 - ChicagoJobs.com, the premier local job board serving the Chicagoland area, presents the seventh ChicagoJobs.com LIVE!, taking place June 8th, 2010 from 9am–5pm CST. ChicagoJobs.com LIVE! is a one-day virtual networking career fair that takes place online, replacing the traditional brick and mortar career fair. Employers and job seekers will be closer than ever in this easily navigable, realistic 3-D virtual environment. Employers will have the opportunity to engage in live interaction with qualified local talent, collect resumes and exchange electronic business cards, position their company as an innovative employer of choice, attend a career fair without the costs associated with travel, food or lodging, customize their booth to match their employer brand, and receive in-depth, post-event reporting with chat transcripts and more. There will also be a Recruiter Networking Lounge with representatives from three local HR associations to answer questions about upcoming events and membership options: National Association for African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR), Society of Human Resource Professionals (SHRP), and Staffing Management Association of Greater Chicago (SMAGC).Job seekers will be able to chat publically or privately with Chicago's premier companies, visit employer booths & view company information, submit various resumes to multiple job openings, view career-related presentations in the auditorium, network with other job seekers and recruiters in the lounge, and more. It’s free for job seekers to register and attend, making it easy and affordable for everyone.“We’re always listening to our job seekers and employers, and we continually enhance our site and virtual career fairs,” says Joe Shaker, Jr., General Manager of ChicagoJobs.com. “We’re excited about all that our virtual career fairs offer. The environment is more robust than ever, with state-of-the-art technology that makes it incredibly easy and intuitive to use. And due to the great response received,” Shaker adds, “we plan to host one more virtual career fair in September of 2010.”Employers and job seekers can sign up for ChicagoJobs.com LIVE! at www.chicagojobs.com/live.About ChicagoJobs.comChicagoJobs.com provides unmatched local coverage, enhanced services, and consolidated information to area employers and prospective employees. Exclusively focused on the 11-county Chicagoland area, ChicagoJobs.com brings enhanced services to maximize exposure for both local employers and job seekers. ChicagoJobs.com was named a Top 100 Job Board by WEDDLE's, the world's largest publisher of print guides to job boards, in conjunction with the publication of their 2009/10 Guide to Employment Sites on the Internet.