Companies Hiring at the Career Fair



Chicago
Hiring Event

Discover and connect with companies committed to diversity! The Virtual Career Fair easily connects you – from wherever you are – with employers seeking to hire diverse candidates. It is designed to bring employers and job seekers together virtually, for jobs that can be done remote or on-site.

What can I do at the Virtual Career Fair?

  • View and apply to fresh and exciting jobs from top leading companies. To help prepare for this event, find out which companies will be participating, register for the event and you will receive job alerts with the positions available.
  • Learn and interact with organizations about their open jobs, their company culture, and why they value diversity in the workplace.
  • Chat live with employers/recruiters and get interviewed through chat and audio conference.

Why Participate • Candidate Experience • How It Works

REGISTER

Complete your registration and upload your resume. Interested Employers will be sending interview invites prior to the event.

APPLY TO JOBS

Get the chance to source hundreds of jobs, apply in real-time, and put your resume in front of key decision-makers.

GET INTERVIEWED

Recruiters will schedule job interviews on the event day and conduct them through audio and video.

Recruiters: Match Great Local Talent with your Jobs!

CANDIDATE QUALITY

Attract a higher volume of qualified diverse candidates, including the often elusive passive candidates with great experience in multiple industries.

SHOWCASE YOUR EMPLOYER BRAND

Your brand and corporate culture is shared with potential candidates in Illinois, representing a significant pool of hundreds of qualified professionals.

JOB MATCH & RESUME DATABASE

We encourage candidates to register early. Employers will have access the candidate profile/resume database prior to the fair and may schedule chat (text, audio or video) interviews in advance.

About Professional Diversity Network

America’s No.1 Diversity Recruitment Event Organizer

National Conventions, Summits, Technology Conferences, and Online Virtuals

  • Major markets including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington DC.
  • Partnerships with leading diverse communities and professional associations.
  • Virtual Career Fairs targeting specific affinities and industries. Resume databases and pre-event interviewing.
  • Diversity branding and target marketing.
  • More events and partnerships are being added.

Interested in learning more about PDN’s Virtual Hiring Events?

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the employer need to create a ‘booth’ or ‘virtual site’?

The vFairs Platform has created an automated process to create and populate each Exhibitor’s Booth. Once participation is confirmed, our team will send you a link to begin the process. Employers will be provided a range of booth templates to choose from. Once completed, company information, logos, job posting details, etc. will be uploaded.


What’s included with the virtual booth?

Each booth includes the following items:

  • Company profile
  • Contact information
  • Links to Company Website, Social Media Pages, Career Sites, etc.
  • Video Vignettes (if desired)
  • Upload docs and presentations

Will Employer upload all their job postings?

All job posting will be upload through the Booth Setup link. Additional assistance will be provided for those companies with more than 15 job postings.


Does someone need to “man” the site each day during the Virtual?

No – an employer can check on his/her postings or search the database anytime. Each employer will be assigned an admin account after registering to which they can login and check their account.


How long will the employer have access to the database search?

The Searchable Resume Database will be available 7 days prior to the event and 30 days post-event.


Can the employer chat with job seekers during the virtual event?

Yes. Recruiters can chat with job seekers during the virtual event. Employers can do group chat as well as private chat with job seekers.


How does the customer access the Search Profiles Database?

Once participation has been confirmed, Exhibitors will be sent login details and will be able to:

  • View their booth and chat with job seekers
  • Click on the Search Profiles tab on the Tool Bar to search profiles by; the highest level of education, the field of expertise, the current industry employed in, current job title, city candidate is seeking employment at.

What if I need assistance or a ‘walk-through’ of the site?

Technical and Customer Service help is available by emailing chicago@getvfairs.io.