Free online event facilitates connections with employers and delivers career-focused guidance to help participants with their career development amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, is hosting its fourth-annual Virtual Career Fair on Sept. 29, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDT. Participants can network and discuss qualifications, as well as review and apply to open positions with 50 leading nationwide employers through live chat or video.
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented an unprecedented need for career resources. This free, virtual career fair is for students, alumni and community members looking for career resources such as interview practice, resume review, networking and beyond. Additionally, job seekers can also attend mini preparatory, career-focused workshops and interact directly with the College’s Career Services team, who will be on hand during the event to virtually answer questions and provide career advice.
Because this is an online event, participants have the flexibility to log in and out of the digital platform at their convenience and from any location or device of their choosing.
Recruiting and hiring managers’ jobs are being greatly influenced by technology and virtual engagement in this economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Job seekers must be prepared to virtually engage and use technology to compete in today’s job market. The Virtual Career Fair helps participants grow by allowing them to:
- Network with local, regional and national companies in a variety of industries.
- Engage in direct, individual conversations with hiring managers.
- Participate in a variety of career-focused webinar events hosted by industry professionals.
- Interact directly with career services advisors dedicated to professional development.
"Rasmussen College is a career-readiness expert. We’re dedicated to preparing people for success whether they are entering the job field for the first time or returning due to economic hardships," said Lamont Allen, assistant vice president of Campus Operations and Student Services at Rasmussen College. "The Virtual Career Fair allows candidates to engage with employers and their community in an easy, efficient, safe and convenient way. The platform has been created to enhance participants’ skillsets, broaden opportunities and provide a future career path."
For more information about the Virtual Career Fair and to register for the event, visit: rasmussen.vfairs.com/en/.
ABOUT RASMUSSEN COLLEGE:
Rasmussen College is a regionally accredited private college that is dedicated to changing lives and the communities it serves through high-demand and flexible educational programs. Since 1900, the College has been committed to academic innovation and providing the highest standard of education while empowering students to pursue a college degree. Rasmussen College offers Certificate and Diploma programs through Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs online and across its 24 Midwest and Florida campuses. A pioneer in online education, the College is helping lead advancements in innovations such as competency-based education and comprehensive student support services that help working adults advance their careers. The College is also committed to providing a positive impact on society through public service and a variety of community-based initiatives. For more information about Rasmussen College, please visit rasmussen.edu.