Wednesday 20th September 2017 – On 3rd October, the seventh edition of EAE Business School’s (www.eae.es) Online Employment Forum gets under way, the first 100% virtual event of its kind run by a business school. One of the largest in the sector, the event will be active until 9th October and can be accessed 24 hours a day from anywhere in the world
THE COMPANIES TAKING PART IN THE FORUM
More than 80 companies will post more than 2,000 job offers, tripling the number of opportunities posted at the last edition. Compared to last year, in this edition, there are almost three times more participating companies, both national and international firms, including Deloitte, EY, Leroy Merlin, Meliá Hotels, Nestlé, Carrefour Property, Ogilvy, Boehringer Ingelheim, Siemens, Ricoh, Avis, Carrefour, Engel & Völker, Everis, Primark, Telefónica, Pepe Jeans, Interbank, Philips, Mediaset, Randstad and Volkswagen, among others.
The Forum will be 100% bilingual, in Spanish and English, and there will be a version adapted for tablets and smartphones, enabling students to access live chats with the recruitment managers of the various companies, submit their CVs, find out about the experience of employees who have built their careers in the companies, watch company videos and get employment tips.
When registering, visitors have to take the Orientation Test, which will guide them towards the most suitable companies in view of their interests, qualifications and skills. They will then be able to browse the companies’ stands using the Stand Map and decided which employment offers to go for.
Meanwhile, the recruiting companies can upload the employment offers to the stand, which facilitates visitors’ access to the offers and enhances their visibility.
FIGURES FROM THE LAST EDITION
Since the creation of Online Employment Forum, the participation figures have grown year after year, both in terms of recruiting companies and potential candidates. In the last edition, 34 recruiting national and international companies took part, posting 629 employment and internship offers on the platform, with 305 national and 324 international opportunities to work in 39 countries.
A total of 3,590 students from 94 countries registered for the Forum to take advantage of the opportunity to speak directly to leading companies in 48 scheduled chat sessions. In the sixth edition, the Forum received a total of 54,319 visits.