The concept of the Job Fair was pioneered in India by TimesJobs.com, India’s No. 1 job site and the TimesJobs.com Jumbo Job Fair, at MRC Centre Santhome, Chennai as always, witnessed an over-whelming response from job seekers and companies from across the country. The two-day fair held on 5 – 6 April ‘08, witnessed 7,400 candidates walk in to seek better paying jobs with over 22 companies participating at the fair.
Participating companies spanned across industries such as IT, ITeS, Banking, Insurance, Education & Training.
Commenting on the TimesJobs.com Chennai Jumbo Job Fair, Mr. Richard Andrew, Business Manager, Team Healthcare, said, “The biggest advantage that we got as a participant in the TimesJobs.com Jumbo Fair was branding. This event helped us in building awareness and employment branding. TimesJobs.com is a synonym for quality and the same was true of the quality of candidates that walked in at the Jumbo Job fair.”
An enthused, Mr. V. Srinivasan, Sr. Recruiter, Perot System, added, “Our experience with TimesJobs.com Jumbo Job Fair at Chennai was good. We saw over 730 candidates walk- in to our stall on the two days at the job fair. We got a lot of market exposure, which was a big benefit. The event was well planned and arranged by the TimesJobs.com team and the representatives were very corporative.”
The companies that partnered with TimesJobs.com in this Jumbo Job Fair, included reputed names like Ford Business Services Centre, AIG Systems, IBM, Club Mahindra, Volex, Amazon.com, DSRC, HOV Services, Ajuba, Sutherland, Cholamandalam MS, Perot Systems, Plipl.com, Aldea, Max, Newyork, Team Health care, Y-Axis, Doli Systems, Nittany, NIIT, ICICI home loans and CMS amongst others.