On-line recruitment fair

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Hi-tech start-up Invisix will host a 24-hour worldwide recruitment fair overthe Internet next week.Ten managers from Invisix, a joint venture between Motorola and CiscoSystems, will go on-line on 16 February to conduct interviews across Europe,Asia and America.Candidates will be able to see the interviewer on their screens.The company is hoping to recruit 30 to 35 network engineers, programmemanagers and business development staff to work in offices in Uxbridge, Tokyo,and Dallas or San Jose in the United States. Invisix is desperate to recruit Cisco-certified engineers, of which thereare only 5,000 in the world. Project manager Tim Franta said the virtual fairwill save on costs. “Over the Internet we can interview them all in 24hours without having to leave the office.”Adverts inviting people to register for the fair and submit their CVs havebeen posted on European, Japanese and American technology sites and jobs boardssuch as Monster.com. Around 150 known candidates have been e-mailed directly.Franta said 50,000 people visited a trial fair last December, restricted tothe UK, and 300 were registered for interviews. www.wirelessipalliance.comFord aims to get ahead with staff PC plan• Ford plans to offer all US employees the chance to have a PC installed intheir home for a nominal fee.The three-year scheme is aimed at helping staff develop IT skills.Employees who take up the offer will also have free Internet access and acolour printer.Employees will also be encouraged to use the technology to check up on thecompetition.The offer is being introduced in America first and will be rolled outworldwide within 12 months.The fee will be set at $5 per month. Previous Article Next Article On-line recruitment fairOn 8 Feb 2000 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. last_img read more