FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2011
Brett Scott, Business Development Manager
Direct: (757) 351-8156
Mike Vogel, Director Virtual Events
Ph: (708) 358-0361
CHICAGO - For the first time, CareersinGear.com and DriverJobs.com are collaborating to provide a unique, first-to-market online virtual career fair for the transportation industry that will take place on Wednesday, June 1, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. CST. This unique event will be sponsored in part by the Midnight Trucking Radio Network.
Attracting both employers seeking top drivers and transportation professionals looking for jobs with the best companies, this event offers the ultimate in convenience, cost-effectiveness, and live interaction. The participants don’t have to go anywhere; they just need a computer and a connection to the internet to attend; thus saving the considerable time, money and effort required in attending a traditional career fair.
Best of all, attendees will be able to do everything they would do at a traditional job fair, including interviews via live chat and video chat, so employers and candidates can communicate in real time on the Internet. Candidates can also upload and submit their work histories and/or resumes online for employers to review.
Candidates will be able to enter the virtual exhibit hall and visit exhibitor booths where they can learn more about the participating employers, watch videos, download documents, apply to specific job postings and chat live in group and private chats. The event will also feature an auditorium with on-demand presentations and a networking lounge where all of the attendees and exhibitors can interact in a vibrant group chat and access a social media interface.
"By combining the strengths and capabilities of CareersinGear.com and DriverJobs.com, we're providing an unprecedented way to reach our industry on both sides of the equation," said Brett Scott, Business Development Manager at CareersinGear.com. "We're looking forward to seeing how drivers and businesses respond to being able to easily and conveniently connect through this virtual medium."
DriverJobs.com National Sales Manager Tony Orr knows that the event will be a landmark in the recruitment of transportation professionals. “This is a new and innovative way to reach drivers while they’re in their trucks, and to communicate with employers while they’re in their workspaces. It gives both groups more freedom to accomplish their goals,” he stated.
Sponsorship opportunities for the online employer booths run from $1,500 for a standard booth, to $3,000 for a premium booth, and $6,000 for an event sponsor booth.
Employers and transportation professionals can learn more and register today at TruckingVirtualCareerFair.com
DriverJobs.com is a niche online resource for jobs that move you. The site offers applicants a place to find relevant jobs that fit their needs and specialties, as well as access to advice, tips and industry news that will help advance their careers. DriverJobs.com is also a reliable resource for companies to find qualified talent across the truck driving industry.
CareersinGear.com, a division of Dominion Enterprises, specializes in recruitment solutions for the trucking industry. Its clients offer a variety of diesel mechanic employment listings and truck driving jobs for over-the-road and owner-operator positions. CareersinGear.com drives truck driving staffing needs.