Virtual Job Fair

Welcome to the Employment Options Job Fair

Virtual Job Fair | Employment OptionsThursday, April 14,  2016

HOURS: 10:00AM to 4:00PM Eastern

NOTE: EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME (EDT)

 

Welcome

This webpage is the Main Job Fair page. You will access all employer chat rooms here!

We have __ Individual Chat Rooms below including:

  • __  Employer rooms
  • __ Agencies who assist job seekers with disabilities
  • __  Host Rooms (at the very bottom): General Questions (#19) and Tech Support (#20).
  • TIP: Please read all instructions and tips provided in Sections A and B!
    We want your Job Fair experience to be a successful one! We are thrilled to have you!
  • TIP: We recommend ‘bookmarking’ (CTRL-D) this page for easy navigation. 
  • TIP: ‘Refreshing your browser’ (CTRL-F5) will reset the Log-in box.
  • Each employer’s schedule is posted above their respective chat room in Section C.
  • There are 3 sections on this Page:
    • Section A: Instructions on How to Enter a Chat Room (3 steps)
    • Section B: How to Learn More About Employers (Click Logos)
    • Section C: Employer Chat Room Entry Area (Meet Recruiters)

Enjoy the Job Fair today!

Other Log-in Tips

The Log-In Instructions email you received Wednesday included many technical tips!

  • Be sure to read all information above each employer chat room before logging in.
  • JAWS or Tablet Users: Must select ‘Mobile/HTML to log-in.
  • Choosing Java or Flash is a personal choice based on what works with your system.
  • Mobile/HTML: If your system prevents you from using either JAVA or Flash, you can choose Mobile/HTML.
    • Will open software in a new browser tab. Basic version.
    • You can only be logged into 1 chat room at a time.
    • If prompted: Press ‘OK’ or ‘RUN’ to launch the Parachat program on your device
  • After steps 1-3, you will enter a ‘chat’ room with recruiters & other job seekers.
  • Recruiters will answer questions in the order received! Please be patient/respectful!
  • If a chat room is extremely busy, you can log out. Then, log-into another room.

LOG-IN ISSUES: If you have issues entering a room: ‘Refresh’ browser (CTRL F5)

For Technical Issues

Please visit the Parachat Help link below before contacting us!

It is important that you have appropriate updates on your system.

TIP: *Google Chrome Users*
Cannot choose JAVA to log-in. Will receive a ‘plug-in not supported’ error.
–Solution Option #1: Choose Flash or Mobile/HTML to log-in (rather than JAVA.) (or)
–Solution Option #2: Use a different browser program (other than Chrome) with JAVA

TIP: If you no longer see the chat log-in area: Refresh Browser (CTRL F5)
TIP: Additional Technical Help Links: http://bit.ly/1LxHglR
TIP: Tech Support Chat Room is Room #20 in Section C below. (Scroll to the bottom).

Section A: How to log-in to chat rooms

Log-In is easy!

– Follow Steps 1-3 below to properly log-in to any chat room in Section C.
– Repeat the same 3 steps for each employer chat room.
– You will see the same log-in box in the middle of each chat room box.
– If you practiced on the demo site, this will be familiar to you.

Step #1: Enter your Name in User Name field (First+last)
Step #2: Choose One: Flash or Java or Mobile. (See Recommendations below)
Step #3: Click “Connect” to Enter a Chat Room.

TIP: No longer see the log-in box?
Solution #1: Refresh your browser (CTRL F5):
Solution #2:
Try closing all browser windows and re-open browser program entirely.
Solution #3: Try Clearing your caches.

TIP: **Google Chrome Users** Chrome no longer supports JAVA.
Solution #1: Choose Flash or Mobile/HTML to enter a room (rather than JAVA.) (or)
Solution #2: Use a different browser program (not Chrome) with JAVA.

Section B: How to learn about employers

Simply, click any company logo to learn more about an employer!

  • Clicking a ‘logo’ takes you to an Employer’s information webpage.
  • Clicking the links on an Employer page may take you away from our Main Job Fair to external sites.

TIP: To Return to Main Job Fair Page: Use saved bookmark or instructions email.

  • Above each chat room will be: (See example picture below)

– Company logo
– Employer Schedule
– Types of job openings
– States hiring in

EXAMPLE ONLY:

logo example picture for main page

 

Section C: How To Use Employer Chat Rooms

Welcome! All employer chat rooms are located in this section below.

  • Each chat room is numbered 1-20.
  • Be sure to check the schedule and specific details above each room before you enter.
  • Schedules do vary by employer. Some employers are only here certain hours or shifts.
  • Click any logo to learn more about a company.
  • Employer schedules are listed in –Eastern Daylight- Time Zone.

 -EMPLOYER CHAT ACCESS AREA-

Remember: Keep scrolling up and down the entire page to see all 20 rooms!

You will repeat the same 3 step log-in process from Section A for each room.

Chatroom #1: Convergys

10:00 AM EDT – 5:00 PM EDT (all day)

JOB OPENINGS: Work at Home and Onsite (Brick & Mortar)

STATES HIRING IN: Work At Home: AL, AZ, CO, FL, GA, ID, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

Onsite: Click Logo to Learn about locations

Chatroom #2: Pearl Interactive Network

10:00 AM EDT – 5:00 PM EDT (all day)

JOB OPENINGS: Work at Home and On-site (Brick & Mortar)

STATES HIRING IN:

Work at Home: Anywhere – USA

On-site (Brick and Mortar):  Washington, D.C; Denver, CO; Lynn Haven, FL; Tampa, FL; Des Moines, IA; Lawrence, KS; London, KY; Winchester, KY; Bogalusa, LA; Hattiesburg, MS; Columbus, OH; Harrisburg, PA; Brownsville, TX; Waco, TX; Sandy, UT

Chatroom #3: Sutherland CloudSource

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT– only

JOB OPENINGS: Work At Home – only
STATES HIRING IN: ANYWHERE USA – in the 48 contiguous states

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Chatroom #4: TeleTech

10:00 am EDT – 5:00 pm EDT (all day)

JOB OPENINGS: Work at Home and On-site (Brick & Mortar)

States Hiring In:

  • Work at Home: AL, AZ, AR, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NC, NH, ND, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT
  • On-site (Brick and Mortar) locations: Phoenix, AZ; Tempe, AZ; Greeley, CO; Melbourne, FL; Rockledge, FL; Ennis, TX; McAllen, TX; Springfield, MO; Paducah, KY; Hopkinsville, KY; Jonesboro, AR; Sherwood, AR; Morgantown, WV; Kalispell, MT; Westlake, OH; Uniontown, PA;

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Chatroom #5 Concentrix

10:00 AM EDT – 1:00 PM EDT – only
2:00 PM EDT – 5:00 PM EDT – only

JOB OPENINGS: Work At Home mainly and Brick & Mortar (Onsite)

STATES HIRING IN:

  • Work at Home: Hires in all 50 states
  • Brick & Mortar Locations (On-site) – Bremerton, WA; Daleville, IN; Boulder, CO; Salt Lake City, UT; Rochester, NY; Tempe, AZ; Freemont, CA

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Chatroom #6: Asurion

asurion10:00 am EDT – 5:00 pm EDT (all day)

JOB OPENINGS: Work at Home and Onsite (Brick and Mortar)

STATES HIRING IN:

-Work At Home: AL, AR, AZ, CO, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, OH, OK, PA, SD,TN, TX, VA, WV, WI

-On-site (Brick and Mortar) Locations: Houston, TX; and Nashville, TN

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Chatroom #7: Teleflora

TFQLogo10:00 AM EDT – 1:00 PM EDT – only
2:00 PM EDT – 5:00 PM EDT – only

JOB OPENINGS:
Work at Home – (Seasonal) and Onsite (Seasonal)

STATES HIRING IN:

Work at Home: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Caroline, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

On-site (Brick and Mortar): Paragould, AR and Oklahoma City, OK – only

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Chatroom #8: Enterprise Holdings

logo Enterprise11:00 AM EDT – 5:00 PM EDT – only

JOB OPENINGS: Work At Home only – (at the Job Fair)

STATES HIRING IN:

  • Work at Home: UT, AZ, OK, MN, MO, IL, MI, TN, GA, NC, OH, CO, ID, FL

  • On-site: Click their logo for the Career Link to see their Onsite jobs.

    • Recruiter present today is for Work At Home -only.

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Chatroom #9: Bender Consulting

10:00 am EDT – 4:00 pm EDT– only*

*Note: Bender Consulting Services receives career opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

JOB OPENINGS: Full-time. On-site (Brick & Mortar)- only
-No- Work-at Home positions available

STATES HIRING IN: Federal Jobs: Hires nationwide (50 states)

  • Private sector jobs: Hires in 20 states – current opportunities in AZ, CA, CT, DC, FL, MD, PA, TN, TX, VA, and More!

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Chatroom #10: Anthem, Inc.

Anthem_Inc_PMS300 (1)MORNING: 10:00 AM EDT – 11:00 AM EDT – Only

AFTERNOON:

12:00 PM EDT – 1:00 AM EDT – only
2:00 PM EDT – 3:00 PM EDT – only
4:00 PM EDT – 5:00 PM EDT – only

JOB OPENINGS: Work at Home and On-site (Brick & Mortar)

STATES HIRING IN: Work at Home: All 50 States

Note: Some positions may require initially working on-site and later work-at-home.

Over 30% of our workforce is Work-At-Home.

  • On-site (Brick and Mortar): We have offices in the following states beow:

    • Note: States with an asterisk * include our Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield licensee.

  • *California,* Colorado, *Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, *Georgia, Illinois, *Indiana, Iowa, Kansas,* Kentucky, Louisiana, *Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, *Missouri, *Nevada, *New Hampshire, New Jersey, *New York, North Carolina, *Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, *Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, *Wisconsin.


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Chatroom #11: SC Contact Centers

AM: 10:00 AM EDT – 12:00 PM EDT – only
PM: 2:00 PM EDT – 4:00 PM EDT – only

JOB OPENINGS: Work at Home and On-site (Brick & Mortar)

STATES HIRING IN:

  • Work at Home: WI, IA, MO- only
  • On-site (Brick and Mortar) Call Center Locations: Monroe, WI; Dickeyville, WI; Clinton, IA; Hannibal, MO

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Chatroom #12: Department of Labor

Department of Labor10:00 AM EDT – 2:00 PM EDT – only

States Hiring In: Hires across the US – Nationwide

Job Openings: Most positions are On-site (Brick and mortar). However, there is the opportunity, depending on the position, of teleworking part of the time. Recruiter can explain.

Note: Recruiter here today recruits for Boston and NY regions – includes ME, MA, VT, NY, NJ, RI, CT and Puerto Rico. Click their Logo to learn more about other regional Coordinators.

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Chatroom #13: ABC Financial

abc (1)11:00 AM EDT –3:00 PM EDT – only

JOB OPENINGS: Work at Home – Only

STATES HIRING IN: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah

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Chatroom #14: Capitol One:

Capital One Logo 2015Schedule: Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond their control, the Capitol One Recruiter will not be attending the fair today. You can click on their logo to learn more.

Work At Home: (Must live within 100 miles of the location)

  • Tampa, FL
  • Richmond, VA
  • Chesapeake, VA

– Brick & Mortar Locations (On-site):
MD, VA, DE, NY, NJ, TX, LA, FL (Tampa), WA (Seattle), CA (San Francisco) and Washington, D.C.

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Chatroom #15: US Business Leadership Network

GfG logo 2015 (1)Afternoon only: 1:00 PM EDT – 5:00 PM EDT

JOB OPENINGS: On-site only (Brick and Mortar) – only

We Do NOT Hire For Work At Home

STATES HIRING IN: Arizona, California, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Minnesota, Michigan, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas (Click logo to learn which specific cities.)

Note: *Assists Job Seekers with Disabilities* – We are an agency that helps people with disabilities to connect with and find suitable employment in various states and in multiple industries.

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Chatroom #16: ACD Direct

10:00 AM EDT – 11:00 PM EDT – only
3:00 PM EDT – 4:00 PM EDT – only

JOB OPENINGS: Work at Home Only

STATES HIRING IN: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin

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Chatroom #17: Sykes

Sykes10:00 AM EDT – 12:00 PM EDT – AM only

JOB OPENINGS: Work at Home only

STATES HIRING IN: 40 states

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Chatroom #18: Teleperformance

teleperformance10:00 AM EDT – 5:00 PM EDT– (all day)

TYPES OF JOBS: Work at Home and Onsite (Brick and Mortar):

STATES HIRING:

Work At Home: Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Onsite Locations: Utah, Idaho, Arizona, California, Texas, Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana

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Chatroom #19: Job Counselor/General Questions

We are the Host of the Fair!

10:00am EDT – 5:00pm EDT (All Day)

We are not an Employer – but the host of the fair and we are a certified national Employment Network. This chat room has staff certified job counselors to help with common job search questions and job fair questions.

Need help with your resume or interviews? Have questions about Work at Home or scams? Our counselors will be available all day. We can also answer questions about our daily Ticket to Work free services and jobs for people on SSDI/SSI disability and how to apply with us.

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Chatroom #20: TECH SUPPORT ROOM

We are the Host of the Fair!

10:00am EDT – 5:00pm EDT (All Day)

Having issues with the chat system or need some technical assistance? Our technical staff will be in the chat room all day to help guide you during the fair.

Please also visit this external link first! Most technical questions can be addressed via the KNOWLEDGEBASE: https://service.parachat.com/knowledgebase.php

If you are unable to solve your problem with the above link and cannot log-into this chat room at all, please email ladler@myemploymentoptions.com. Subject: Tech Issue

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Thank you for attending our national event!

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If you receive SSDI or SSI disability benefits currently, you may also qualify for our free job placement services. We may be able to assist you directly in applying and get hired with these job fair employer partners and many others. Read More