Dice, a DHI Group, Inc. brand , today released its 2021 calendar of Virtual Career Events, featuring focused remote events throughout the year that will connect employers and recruiters with a wide talent pool of skilled, engaged candidates seeking their next career opportunity. The convenience of Dice virtual career events allows employers to share their values, brand, and open positions with numerous engaged technologists. On the candidate side, the focus on specific skillsets, job locations, and diversity, equity and inclusion, better positions technologists to pursue the roles they want with the organizations they are most interested in.
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“While we launched Dice’s Virtual Career Event program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the extremely positive feedback we’ve received from both candidates and employers shows that there is real value in moving forward with virtual events,” said Arie Kanofsky, Chief Revenue Officer for DHI Group, Inc., parent company of Dice. “In 2020, our 23 virtual career events generated nearly 8,500 real-time chat conversations between technologists and recruiters looking to hire, and we’re proud that we were able to earn an extremely high attendance rate of 64% during the year.”
Focus areas of Dice’s 2021 Virtual Career Events will include women and diversity in tech, veterans, college grads/interns, regional audiences, specific skillsets (IT operations, cybersecurity, gaming/networking, software developers), healthcare professionals and more. Through these events, technologists can learn about employers through their posted jobs, content and videos, and can easily connect with recruiters during events through text, audio or video. In addition to the value provided to skilled technologist candidates, Dice career events offer a variety of benefits to recruiters, including:
1. Building brand awareness through meaningful connections with technologists
2. Encouraging candidate engagement and decreasing time to hire
3. Simplifying candidate pipelining, helping recruiters reach 2021 hiring goals
4. Providing logistics management, driving candidate traffic, allowing for more time to focus