Job seekers throughout Arkansas are in for an progressive method to discovering a brand new profession, visiting with employers and getting their resumes in entrance of a number of employers simply and rapidly by attending the 2020 Digital Arkansas Statewide Job Honest, offered by Arkansas’ premier newspapers: the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the El Dorado Information-Occasions, the Texarkana Gazette, the Sizzling Springs Sentinel-Document, The Camden Information, the Pine Bluff Industrial and the Magnolia Banner-Information.
Sometimes a one-day occasion on the Statehouse Conference Middle in Little Rock, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Job Honest has helped employers and job seekers join for greater than 20 years. This 12 months, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, occasion organizers will host a digital occasion that begins Tuesday and runs for 30 days. This occasion will permit job hunters to discover job alternatives from their houses.
“Because of present modifications in our neighborhood and laws for venues and indoor occasions, we’ve seen many occasions should cancel,” stated Amanda Copley, advertising and occasions director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. “Nevertheless, it is usually our precedence to carry job seekers and recruiters collectively. And this 12 months, we might be doing it from throughout the state on-line.”
So how does a digital job truthful work? Just like the stay occasions, job seekers will nearly stroll as much as a sales space to be taught in regards to the employer’s openings and chat with employers by the chat options. You will get a bounce in your search by registering on-line at jobsarkansas.careerfair.stay. There, you possibly can see the employers who might be participating within the truthful and add your resume previous to the occasion kickoff.
Guests can take part in plenty of typical job-fair actions, together with chatting with employers and making use of and searching for related job openings, all whereas staying protected. This 12 months, there’s a stay chat function for the primary two days of the occasion. From 9 a.m. to midday Tuesday and from 1-Four p.m. Wednesday, job seekers can go to the sales space of an employer and select to talk with the recruiter. The occasion is free, and quite a lot of employers statewide might be represented on the truthful.
As soon as logged on, job seekers can see job postings from employers all through Arkansas. From there, the job hunters can choose the roles they’re thinking about to be taught extra in regards to the job itemizing, the corporate and methods to apply for a place. A search perform additionally permits job seekers to slender their selections by location and class. The job truthful might be periodically up to date with new employers, so it is vital for job seekers to proceed checking again to the location.
“The digital job truthful will permit candidates to community, search and apply for jobs supplied statewide from the consolation and security of their houses,” Copley stated. “No want to decorate up. Simply go to the location, and begin your job search.”
Job seekers also can go to jobsarkansas.com year-round. The web site, hosted by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, is Arkansas’ solely statewide job board that connects with native employers anytime.
“The job market is troublesome — particularly now — however the job truthful is right here to assist ease this burden on each job seekers and recruiters,” Copley stated. “The Jobs Arkansas part and web site are nice assets for job seekers and employers.”
( Go to jobsarkansas.careerfair.stay on-line for extra details about this 12 months’s Digital Arkansas Statewide Job Honest.)