Bayt.com’s First Virtual Job Fair for Pakistan

As a part of our continued commitment towards empowering job seekers with the best tools and technology to professionally thrive, Bayt.com held the first of its kind virtual job fair in Pakistan. The virtual event was held from the 12- 14th of August, our way of celebrating the talent in the country, and helping them connect with local employers to explore job opportunities and industry trends. With numerous reputed organizations looking to hire, this event was successful in helping both companies and job seekers in overcoming the obstacles associated with physical job fairs, thus resulting in improved talent acquisition, seamless communication, and overall mutually beneficial outcomes for all.

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With mobile-platform compatibility for aspiring professionals’ on-the-go, the event provided employers with never-before access to a very broad pool of talent without any geographical limitations. Meanwhile, job seekers were able to network and pitch their skills to influential organizations such as Wi-Tribe, Shell, MCB, Brighto Paints, Carmudi, WorldCall Telecom Limited, Kaymu, Darak and Bramerz (just to name a few). With audio/video/group chat capabilities, an easy to navigate virtual environment, and a help-desk to provide other related support- the virtual job fair ensured powerful interactions, engagement, candidate screening and exchange of valuable information amongst all:

  • Total registrations: 7,642
  • Total visits: 7,943
  • Total booth visits: 11,469
  • Number of employers: 18
  • Average visits/booth: 638
  • 30% of job seeker traffic came from the mobile site set-up for the virtual event

 

VJF Hall
VJF Hall

With evident proof that the local talent has keen interest in virtual job fairs, Bayt.com looks forward to organizing many other events to play its part in uniting hiring managers and skilled professionals. Want to hear more? Here’s some of the feedback shared by participants highlighting their experience with the virtual event:

“The graphics and presentations of the job fair page were amazing. There was an individual information window, and accessibility to the employers’ key information required for a job seeker. Even from the starting time, the job fair was crowded be handsome number of participants with active chats with the representatives of the companies listed there.”- Arif Ullah (Group Coordinator HR- The Bank of Khyber)

“I salute you for this work, it was really a nice to see that the companies/brands are with you and they are actually speaking the right thing. Very respectfully I like the way / the platform you created for us is outstanding and specially the chat room. This idea was amazing and workable .Thank you Bayt.com For thinking, for the betterment of young professionals like me.”- Mubasher Ali

“It’s a big achievement on the whole for the job industry players and for job seekers also having advantage, directly knocking the door of multinational and local employers, may have the HR contacts for future correspondence. Employers can portray its true & nice image around the globe among the job seekers they can have the CVs on the floor, at the same time interact with the individuals.”– Mubasshir Hasan Madni

VJF Lobby
VJF Lobby