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Online Job Fair for Those with Disabilities on May 16

GettingHired, a national disability outreach and recruitment solution, is hosting an online career fair for job seekers with disabilities on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 between 12 – 3 p.m. EDT. More than 20 actively hiring GettingHired employer partners, including Merck, MetLife, Amgen, Comcast NBCUniversal and Waste Management, are participating in the event which will give job seekers the opportunity to talk directly with recruiters in real-time via a text-based chat system.

Recruiters from participating employers will share information on their business, available jobs and company culture. Job seekers will have up to 10 minutes to chat with each prospective employer; each employer will have at least three recruiters available. Candidates are encouraged to bring updated copies of their resumes.

GettingHired last held an online career fair in October 2016. The event included more than 20 employers, attracted over 700 job seekers, and prompted more than 400 conversations between candidates and recruiters.

Tracey Klein, executive vice president of GettingHired, commented:

"We are proud to host this unique event for the fourth year in a row. Our career fair gives job seekers with disabilities an unmatched opportunity to connect with dozens of inclusive employers that are actively hiring. Past events have been very successful and we anticipate even higher turnout this year."

About GettingHired

GettingHired, an Allegis Group Company, is a recruitment solution dedicated to helping inclusive employers and advocacy organizations hire professional individuals and veterans with disabilities.

We provide employers with a full-service solution for attracting, recruiting, hiring and retaining the talent they need to meet their goals while also complying with OFCCP regulations. We provide job seekers with a fully-accessible career portal and connections to various educational resources.

GettingHired is your ally in building a thriving, diverse and inclusive workplace. Let us connect you with a professional community of job seekers with disabilities to help your business flourish. 

Visit our website:www.gettinghired.com.