Boost for jobseekers and employers

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JOBSTODAY have opened registration for their national Virtual Careers Fair to connect great

employers with talented job seekers across the UK.

The Virtual Careers Fair is an online platform where employers can showcase their business and

vacancies to relevant job seekers through a virtual stand, and connect to promising individuals in a

real-time environment. Proven a popular platform with both employers and job seekers alike, the 11

day fair will take place from the 18th February until the 1st March.

With great online features such as chat and video technology, businesses can bring to life their

vacancies while job seekers have the opportunity to really show off their skills and expertise to

help them land their next job. A wide range of employers will be attending to suit every candidate’s

needs – great businesses already booked to attend include IKEA, the Hesley Group and Victoria’s


The pre-registration process will ensure that only the most motivated job seekers attend the fair,

while guaranteeing registrants entry to the event. Registrants will also receive essential updates

helping them to prepare fully and maximise their opportunity for success. Plus, all job seekers who

register before the 18th February will be automatically entered into a free prize draw to win an iPad


Jobstoday is part of Johnston Press PLC, one of the UK’s leading publishers of over 200 local

newspapers and internet sites including the Scotsman and the Yorkshire Post. Promotions of the fair

will appear not only on but also in all Johnston Press publications expanding the

marketing reach of all participating businesses to the 14 million people in the network, and ensuring

they fill their vacancy with the ideal person.

Joanne Harwood, Group Category Manager at Johnston Press, said: “We previously ran two very

successful Virtual Careers Fairs last year focusing on the Health Care and Customer Service & Sales

sectors, so we are extremely keen to help candidates and employers connect again all over the

country. This time we’re running a national fair to include all sectors and businesses so that we are

able to offer something for everyone. The fair will help great employers connect to local job seekers

who are really committed to finding a new job and vice versa. We wish everyone the best of luck.”

Job seekers interested in the fair are encouraged to sign up for free today at to ensure they are guaranteed entry from the 18th February.

Businesses can find out how to get involved by contacting Suzie Muir on 07793 170754 or by