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Tribune Digital to Host Innovative Virtual Career Fair on July 20
Providing a new, highly engaging way for jobseekers to connect with top employers, Tribune Digital announces its first-ever virtual career fair, to be held simultaneously in eight major markets across the US.
Attendees participate as they would at a "traditional"
In addition to exhibitor booths, the virtual career fair includes a social networking lounge where candidates can engage with one another in a vibrant group chat, available to all participants, and share their experiences with friends and colleagues through the event's integrations with various social media tools.
Tribune Digital's career fair will be available in eight markets: Los Angeles, Chicago, Baltimore, Hartford, Orlando, South Florida, Central Pennsylvania and Newport News, Va. Interested participants can register for free through these affiliated websites:
Chicago Tribune: http://www.chicagotribunevirtualcareerfair.com
Baltimore Sun: http://www.baltimoresunvirtualcareerfair.com
South Florida Sun Sentinel: http://www.ssvirtualjobfair.com
Los Angeles Times: http://www.latimesvirtualcareerfair.com
Hartford Courant: http://www.courant.com/
Orlando Sentinel: http://www.orlandosentinelvirtualcareerfair.com
Morning Call: http://www.mcall.com/
Daily Press: http://www.dpvirtualjobfair.com
"We are looking forward to connecting employers and jobseekers in the virtual space through this unique, interactive platform," said Eddie Tyner, vice president of Tribune Marketplaces.
Poised to draw top employers and career seekers throughout the nation, this innovative departure from the traditional career fair will feature different exhibit hall for the various markets. It is being created by industry leader Shaker Virtual Events, a division of Shaker Recruitment Advertising & Communications.
About Tribune Digital
Tribune Digital manages the interactive operations of Tribune's daily newspapers and their associated websites, plus all aspects of the company's classified advertising operations, as well as websites for Tribune's TV stations. Its national classified sites include CareerBuilder.com, Cars.com and Apartments.com. With more than 50 websites overall, Tribune Interactive ranks among the nation's leading news and information networks. The sites attract more than 15.5 million unique visitors per month.
About Shaker Recruitment Advertising & Communications
Shaker Recruitment Advertising & Communications helps organizations realize their business objectives by connecting them with top talent through employer branding, employee and candidate communications, interactive media solutions, campaign development, collateral materials and metrics. Shaker strategizes and manages recruitment and retention communications-
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Shaker helps organizations realize their objectives by connecting them with top talent through employer branding, employee communications, interactive media, campaign development, collateral and metrics.