The chamber will kick off it's "Meet Your Match Virtual Job Fair" on June 17 with a live, virtual event from 9 to 10 a.m.
“We are in touch with our members daily and have personally experienced the business community’s need for helping employers meet and hire quality, skilled workers,” said Terri Kimble, President/CEO of the Chandler Chamber of Commerce, in a release. “This is a great way for job seekers to connect with companies that could offer them a chance to thrive and grow.”
The virtual job fair allows companies to speak directly to job seekers and share their screen to provide any visuals on their organizational overview, positions available, and the application process, according to the release. Employers who purchase a virtual booth will have a webpage available 24/7. The job fair booth includes a company overview, contact info, social media links, and positions available updated in real time, according to the release.
The live virtual meeting will take place once a month with options for employers to hold booths from one month to a year, according to the release. The job fair is in partnership with Chandler Gilbert Community College and Northern Arizona University, according to the chamber.
More information about the Chandler Chamber Meet Your Match Virtual Job Fair can be found at www.ChandlerChamber.com or by calingl 480-963-4571.
City of Chandler's upcoming job fair
The city of Chandler, in partnership with Arizona@Work Maricopa County, Career Connectors, Pipeline AZ and BestCompaniesAZ, will host a virtual hiring event that will launch June 23. Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke and the city’s partners will kick off the event at 10 a.m.
“The city of Chandler is thrilled to offer the first city-sponsored, state-of-the-art virtual hiring event in the East Valley as the coronavirus pandemic continues,” Hartke said in a news release. “As the city partners with our workforce professionals in Maricopa County, we hope to provide residents relief through jobs and continue to work through the challenges brought on by the public health emergency. We are especially proud to connect Chandler companies with job seekers through this event.”
During the event, employers will share information on their company, culture and career opportunities, according to the release.
Job seekers will be able to speak with the hiring managers and recruiters directly online and have access to some of Chandler’s top employers with hundreds of available positions, according to the news release. Participants will also be able to leverage skills-mapping technology to match their skills to employer’s opportunities and make it easy to connect for online interviews.
The job fair will continue through July 10. To find out more on how to participate, visit www.chandleraz.gov/jobfair to fill out the registration.
“Career Connectors is honored to provide the interactive portion of Chandler’s virtual hiring event,” said Jessica Pierce, CEO and founder of Career Connectors, in the news release. “This event is another example of why Chandler has such an outstanding quality of life.”