Advancements in the delivery of workforce training such as virtual job preparation workshops are astounding. According to SHRM and a Recruitics survey, 83 percent of in-person hiring events have been canceled, postponed and/or made virtual.
According to Instructor Adam Torr, virtual tools such as immersive simulation experiences for jobseekers are more effective than traditional offerings.
“Learning how to write a resume or improving interviewing skills can be intimidating. Using new technologies and software tends to not only be fun for learners, but also memorable, and ultimately impactful; not unlike a Science teacher conducting an experiment to teach a new concept to their students rather than simply writing on a chalk board.” -- Adam Torr, Instructor
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With the reality that so many people have lost their jobs and the fact that people are becoming more comfortable with virtual interactions, online job fairs have become a regular offering at most of the AJCs across the country. Experts agree that the main benefit for hosting virtual hiring events is flexibility—for both jobseekers and employers . Not being limited by location and being able to meet anytime, anywhere is very convenient, timely and effective.