As with other networking and professional development events, job fairs are also transitioning back to their in-person form, but not without changes. The beauty of a job fair is the convenience and efficiency for recruiters and job seekers alike - a place to meet possible matches all in one location. When pandemic restrictions moved events online, the convenience grew as people did not need to leave their house, but efficiency gains were not always realized. Just as the workforce is now hybrid, so too is the job seeking environment.
Virtual Job Fairs Mirror Virtual Work
Virtual job fairs are here to stay because of the convenience, time savings, and their ability to facilitate geographically inconvenient meetings. With more companies hiring a hybrid workforce, location is not as important-you could be in Washington, DC interviewing for a job in Austin, TX or vice versa. Many people have found they prefer remote work to in-office positions and those people will also look for virtual opportunities for networking.Continue reading →
In the wake of the sudden, unexpected decision to postpone the GEOINT 2013 Symposium, which was scheduled to be held in Tampa Oct. 13-16, more than 200 Intelligence Community members gathered Oct. 15 for a USGIF special event at the Embassy Suites in Springfield, VA.
As a result of the ongoing government shutdown, USGIF announced Oct. 8 the decision to postpone its 10th annual GEOINT Symposium to April 2014. The special event offered community members the opportunity to reflect upon this news, look ahead to the spring, and network.
USGIF CEO Keith Masback said there is "no playbook" for postponing an event the size of the GEOINT Symposium, which was expected to bring more than 4,000 attendees and around $5 million in revenue to the Tampa Bay area.
Largest Annual Intelligence Gathering Offers Exciting Opportunities
Herndon, VA--The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) will host its tenth annual GEOINT Symposium October 13-16 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, FL.
As the nation's largest intelligence event of the year, GEOINT 2013 promises an agenda packed with dynamic keynote speakers, insightful panel discussions, training and education sessions, networking opportunities, and an exhibit hall showcasing the latest intelligence capabilities of more than 250 companies and organizations.