JOBFair Creates Career Fair That Businesses Want to Attend
Career & Job Fairs
Feb 07, 2022 | 2 min read
Building a Career Fair with Top Companies and NGOs
Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies is a public university institute working in the field of applied sciences. The Sant’Anna School aims at experimenting innovative paths in research and education where professors and researchers live and interact with students, enjoying a continuous cultural and intellectual exchange.
Their event, JobFair, was established in 2014 as an initiative of the Career Service of the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, as an annual career fair with the aim of creating a link between the academic world and the job market. The event, coordinated by Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, now involves all six Italian schools of excellence.
In 2017 they started using b2match event matchmaking app for their JOBFair event.
“The product is user-friendly, makes operations smoother and faster and is adaptive to every need. We managed to adapt it to our JOBFair event which was growing fast in the years. The move to an online event networking platform was quick when the pandemic situation arose. We would absolutely recommend it to many users!”- Dott.ssa Céline Mongason, Responsabile U.O. Placement
The reason they made the move was because for the first three years, they managed their event manually. As it was growing so much, they had to find a solution allowing them to facilitate the matching and to schedule appointments between students and recruiters.
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It was impossible to manage the agenda for all participants and allow them to arrange appointments. The event networking platform helps them manage 1,000 one-to-one meetings without any problem and the system has been able to adapt to the virtual job fair event quickly, allowing them to maintain a high-performance and fully online event.
When assessing the success of the b2match virtual job fair solution, they got quick and fantastic feedback from companies. Having spoken with companies who attend many university career fairs around Italy, they came back to Sant’Anna School with excellent feedback about the event networking software which enables smooth and fast exchanges without big difficulties.
When asked what the one thing the organizer of JobFair would want someone who is considering using b2match to know, Ms. Mongason said,
“The b2match event networking platform is really simple to use and can manage matching successfully. The support available is perfect. The platform really performs when allowing processing of statistics data during and after the event.”
The Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna is a public university that holds a unique position within the Italian higher education system. It is a university in its own right, offering Master’s and PhD programmes, whereas the undergraduate programmes are run in conjunction with the University of Pisa.
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