brings successful Virtual Job Fair concept to KSA

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Published January 8th, 2012 - 08:04 GMT, the Middle East’s number one job site, has announced that its popular Virtual Job Fair (VJF) will run for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on January 14-18. In the past years, the online job fair has been received with massive success across the region, for providing a convenient platform from whichjobseekers and employers can interact directly without the need for a physical forum.

The VJF presents a unique concept; jobseekers are able to fully interact with potential employers within a virtual environment, styled to look like a real job fair. Using a range of digital tools, such as chat rooms, webcasts and webinars, jobseekers and employers can exchange vital job-related information. Jobseekers can search for available jobs and submit their CVs, while employers can interact with jobseekers through virtual ‘booths’.

“We are living in a fast-paced world where convenience is key, and both employers and jobseekers want to pursue the full potential of the market in an expedient and effective manner. That is why the Virtual Job Fair has been extremely successful across the region; it has proved to be the ideal solution for all parties to explore as many opportunities as possible, at their own convenience and from the comfort and privacy of their own home or office environment,” said Amer Zureikat, VP Sales at “Our last VJF in KSA attracted 48,000 jobseekers, who made more than 100,000 visits through the fair’s duration. Employers who have participated in our VJFs across the region have consistently commented on their satisfaction with the pioneering platform as well.”

Jobseekers wishing to participate’s KSA Virtual Job Fair can register for free at logged in, candidates are able to apply for jobs 24/7, at their own convenience and from the privacy and comfort of their own home or office environment.

Participating employers benefit from increased brand awareness, and access to’s extensive portfolio of jobseekers – made up of over 6,750,000 registered users covering over 94 industries and 185 countries. With the’s Virtual Job Fair there are minimal resource requirements in return for maximum exposure, meaning less costs and a higher return on investment than with a traditional job fair. 

Background Information is the leading job site in the Middle East and North Africa, connecting job seekers with employers looking to hire. Every day, thousands of new job vacancies are listed on the award-winning platform from the region's top employers.

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