Ottawa Companies Battle for Technology Talent

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CareerDoor’s new eCareerFairs provides effective methods for Ottawa area companies to tap into “Technology” talent and recruit LIVE from the convenience of their desktops.

We were pleased to see that the number of online participants remained in excess of 150 attendees online at any point in time during the duration of the Career Fair. This provided a larger pool then anticipated for employers to tap into. Employers were impressed with both the quantity and quality of talent

CareerDoor Inc. announces the first eCareerFair for Technology and Technology Sales Professionals in Ottawa, March 5, 2008 following the successful launch of eCareerFairs in the Toronto market. CareerDoor’s Ottawa eCareerFair (online career fair), provides a unique way for companies to brand regionally while recruiting talent quickly, conveniently and more cost-effectively than many other recruitment vehicles.

“With all the talk regarding ‘the technology talent war’, it is gratifying to be able to offer solutions to help organizations utilize the underemployed local and national talent pools. We read frequently of the technology talent shortage and yet so few take creative action to address the problem,” says CareerDoor CEO Terri Joosten.

Our Toronto event enabled recruiters to meet online. one-on-one with the almost 900 registered candidates. The ability for both the hiring companies and jobseekers to interact from the convenience of their desktops provides an unparallel successful and convenient opportunity to unite jobseekers with employers.

26% of attendees surveyed indicated they participated from work and 86% said they would attend another eCareerFair in the future. Jobseekers most frequently commented on how easy, convenient and instantaneous the results were.

”We were pleased to see that the number of online participants remained in excess of 150 attendees online at any point in time during the duration of the Career Fair. This provided a larger pool then anticipated for employers to tap into. Employers were impressed with both the quantity and quality of talent,” says Jason Vrance, CMO ejobfairs.net the providers of the software that powers the eCareerFairs.

Companies who are interested in learning more about eCareerFairs or participating in the upcoming Ottawa event should contact CareerDoor directly.

About CareerDoor Inc:
In light of the ever-tightening technology professionals talent pool in Canada, more innovative and aggressive recruiting measures are needed at the local levels across the country to better utilize this precious resource – our technology professionals. Regional relocation; improved talent utilization, re-education and a finely-tuned infrastructure to facilitate face-to-face meetings between employers and talent all need to be addressed to give our talent the opportunity for career growth. It is to these principles CareerDoor Inc is dedicated.

CareerDoor Inc. is leading the way with creative recruitment solutions helping employers to strategically position themselves to attract and hire technology and technology sales professionals online, in print and face-to-face. Visit us at http://www.careerdoor.com.

Terri Joosten                    
CEO                    
CareerDoor Inc.            
tjoosten(at)careerdoor.com        
1-888-866-7750            
http://www.careerdoor.com
This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: http://www.HRmarketer.com) on behalf of the company listed above.

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