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AbilityLinks VIRTUAL JOB FAIR

Monday, October 24 – Friday, October 28

REGISTER NOW

To celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month and our Ten Year Anniversary, AbilityLinks is hosting a virtual job fair Monday October 24 -Friday, October 28th. Registration for job seekers and employers is free. Each employer registration includes unlimited job postings, a virtual booth with your logo and the opportunity to host chat sessions to meet qualified AbilityLinks candidates.

Accessible 24 hours a day October 24-28, the virtual job fair is week-long online recruiting event where talented job seekers with disabilities showcase their skills and inclusive employers highlight their employment opportunities – from entry level to technical and management.

To participate, job seekers need to have a current AbilityLinks resume and complete the registration form. Employers need to post a current job and register.

PARTICIPATING EMPLOYERS

  • RR Donnelley
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Starbucks Coffee Company
  • Employment Options
  • GE Aviation Systems – Long Island, NY
  • United States Steel Corporation
  • Nicor Gas
  • Amcom Software
  • MSA Professional Services
  • Kirkwood Community College
  • Karmanos Cancer Institute
  • TRC Global Solutions, Inc.
  • GC Services LP
  • Oce North America
  • Excellus BlueCross
  • More to come…

Participating job seekers will be able to

  • Learn about each company
  • Review a wide variety of job postings
  • Search for jobs by occupation type, location and more…
  • Apply by sending your AbilityLinks resume directly to job fair employers
  • Network with employers during Live Chat sessions
  • Consult disability employment experts
  • Secure your future career
  • It’s free to register

Participating employers and recruiters will be able to

  • Have unlimited job postings
  • Have Virtual Booth Space with a company description, link and logo
  • Host Live Chat sessions to network with qualified job seekers
  • Search AbilityLinks resumes by occupation type, education level, location and more…
  • Identify and review applications made by AbilityLinks candidates
  • Consult disability employment experts
  • Recruit qualified candidates and increase your disability diversity
  • It’s free to register

How to Participate in the AbilityLinks Virtual Job Fair

Job Seekers

  1. Post a resume. If you already have a resume on AbilityLinks, check to make sure it is current. (Click this link to post a resume or check the status of your resume.)
  2. Complete the job fair registration form
  3. Login to the virtual job fair anytime October 24-28 to
    • View company profiles
    • Chat with employers and recruiters
    • Apply for jobs with your AbilityLinks resume
    • Consult disability employment experts and more…

Employers and recruiters

  1. Post a job(s). If you already have a job on AbilityLinks.org, check to make sure it is current. (Click this link to post a job or check the status of your job postings.)
  2. Complete the employer registration form including
    • Select jobs to include in the job fair
    • Enter a brief company description and link
    • Schedule times to chat with job seekers (optional)
    • Email your logo in JPG or GIF format. (High definition preferred.) to kskord@abilitylinks.org
  3. Login to the virtual job fair anytime October 24-28 to
    • Search job fair resumes
    • Chat with job seekers
    • Consult disability employment experts and more

REGISTER NOW

Contact UsAfter you register, return to AbilityLinks.org anytime October 24-28 to login and participate in the the virtual job fair. If you have any questions about the job fair, or are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact us.

Ken Skord
AbilityLinks program director
kskord@abilitylinks.org
630/909-7440

Janice Duvall
AbilityLinks information and referral counselor
jduvall@abilitylinks.org
630/909-7443

Bill O’Connor
AbilityLinks information and referral counselor
boconnor@abilitylinks.org
630/909-7444