Preparing for the Fair Dress: Professional attire is required for this event. A business suit is recommended.
Districts: Over 220 employers (school districts and educational organizations) with over 600 recruiters are expected from 22 states and several international sites. Take this opportunity to research, prepare for, and speak to those of interest!
Identify Registered Employers & Do Your Research:Registered employers are searchable in Career Fair Plus. Use this link to navigate to PERC Education Virtual Job Fair. Check frequently for updates on employers registered for the job fair and the certification areas for which they have current or anticipated vacancies.
Contract Offers: Some employers may offer employment contracts.
Tips for the Day Before the Fair - Log into your account via the Career Fair Plus app or the web portalto verify you can access your virtual meeting schedule. - Check the interaction type listed under the schedule for each of your meetings by clicking through to the schedule, and checking under the employer name. - For Schedules using Career Fair Plus's built-in Video Meeting Rooms If the interaction type says CF Plus Video Room, the meeting will take place on our integrated video meeting platform. Click Join Meeting from one of your scheduled meetings and test that your video and microphone are working. You may need to grant/request permissions if it is the first time you are using the platform. If you have issues, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org - For Schedules without Career Fair Plus's built-in Video Meeting Rooms Check the interaction type, so that you know what to expect on the day of the fair, whether it's a phone call, or an external link (Zoom, Skype, etc). If there are additional instructions provided on the schedule, these might give further details about how you can expect the recruiter to contact you.
NOTE: You will receive an email the day before the fair with reminders about your upcoming meetings, complete with links to the video meeting rooms for your meetings. If a recruiter makes any changes from the time of that email, the platform will have the most up-to-date information. You can click the links to join on the web on your desktop computer/laptop on the day of the fair for a smoother experience, and do not need to join through your phone.
Day-Of-Event Tips The Day of the Virtual Fair (March 24, 2021)Sign in to your account via the Career Fair Plus app or the web portal. Access your virtual meeting schedule and meet with employers, via the app, or the web (video).Use the app to help you track your meetings and make notes.Be sure to check out additional employers beyond your pre-scheduled meetings.
Additional meetings may become available, and employers may be hosting group sessions. This is your chance to network with fantastic recruiters from many different school districts and organizations! Check out the Video Walk-Through of a virtual fair using built-in video meeting rooms to help you better prepare!
Join the PERC Virtual Help Desk during the event if you need support regarding any tech issues or other challenges you may run into. A link to the Virtual Help Desk will be provided to registered candidates via email prior to the fair.
President: Andrea Zito, University of Pittsburgh Employer Registration Coordinator: Danielle Taft, Penn State Behrend Candidate Registration Coordinator: Jenna Churilla, Saint Vincent College Communications/Marketing Coordinator: Dorothy Zilic, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Secretary: Julie Paskiet, Kent State University Treasurer: Renee Coyne, Slippery Rock University Immediate Past President: Diana Brush, Clarion University
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