Impactpool is organising the first ever online Career Event for European Nationals on the 23rd of May 2024! The fair focuses on supporting multilateral and international organisations that seek to engage with talented professional from across Europe, as they continue to strive towards diversifying their workforce.
The financial and economic crisis shattered the Lisbon Strategy’s attempt to increase the EU’s employment rate to 70% among 15-64 year olds by 2010. The new Europe 2020 strategy envisages a 75% adult employment rate by 2020; however, this goal also seems unrealistic in light of the economic crisis which has caused the EU’s employment rate to drop signifi cantly below 70%. A crucial question now is whether a skill upgrade of the European labour force would help to increase the employment rate, especially among youth. This Forum explores the relationship between education and employment throughout the EU.
Impactpool's is organising the first virtual career event of its kind on Thursday, the 23rd of May, from 11:00 to 15:30 CET (see it in your time zone). The focus is helping impactful international organisations to diversify their recruitment efforts as they seek to engage with qualified nationals from all over Europe. Save this to your calendar
Register to interact both in private chats and live sessions with HR reps seeking to engage with skilled professionals interested in making an impact on both a European and global level.
Junior to senior-level candidates, with at least 4 years of international work experience, pursuing a career with a positive impact.
Candidates currently working or seeking to work in Multilateral Development Organizations and International NGOs.
4+ years of relevant international work experience
A Post-Graduate degree (Bachelors considered with more experience)
Multi-lingual (English, French, Arabic, Spanish)
an European national (if you have dual nationality, please enter your qualifying nationality)
Please ensure you submit your CV in English when registering.
We at Impactpool are proud to host events like these Virtual Career Fairs, connecting impact organizations with talented professionals. On our job board, you’ll find 6000+ jobs. Make sure that you keep your Impactpool member profile up to date (profile settings).
Enjoy a day of interaction with HR reps through live sessions and one-to-one chats. Use your time well and explore your next career path!
In the Lobby, you find two types of booths per organization:
Listen to a live presentation (follow the link to Zoom) and take the opportunity to ask your questions to the presenters. Keep the questions here to a general level and direct your more personal questions to the private chat.
Potential recordings and presentation slides are not necessarily shared after the event. If they are shared, it is done by the organization.
Information, jobs and chats
Explore information about the organization
See highlighted jobs, (check out their individual websites and/or Impactpool to see more vacancies)
Request to have a 1-on-1 chat.
In the Main booth, click the green button when the chat is live for that organization. You can request to chat with multiple organizations. You'll be automatically connected when someone is available.
Once a representative is available you will be connected to the chat. The representative can view your uploaded CV.
The chats are mainly an introduction, and a possibility to explore and interact. They are not formal interviews, rather an opportunity to learn more about the organization, vacancies, share your profile etc. It is foremost your responsibility to check out which positions would suit you best and advocate to the rep why that is.
Most organizations will require you to apply according to their regular application process. We strongly encourage you to start the chat with displaying your interest in the organization. Highlight your profile, your skills and experiences. Ask your questions about career opportunities, work culture in the organization, what profiles they are looking for etc.
We recommend that you do not start the chat by saying “What jobs do you have for me”. Don't try "hard sell" yourself, but rather create an interactive and meaningful human interaction, ask the rep how they are doing and thank them for their time, we are sure they will appreciate it.
If you experience any difficulties with the event platform, start by refreshing your browser window, try turning things off and on again (tab, window, browser, computer, wifi etc.) There is a Help section in your event panel on the left.
The event is conducted in English and is free to attend, with an approval-based registration (limited capacity)
Accessibility - Impactpool Virtual Career Fairs are accessible to persons with disabilities (PWDs), who are encouraged to join.
The intuitive interface removes common logistical constraints, allowing you to connect from remote parts of the world while offering you a unique opportunity to engage with HR staff at leading International Organizations around the world. You can explore valuable employer information and job opportunities, join live sessions, and interact directly with an HR representative in a private chat. Share your background, experience and resumé via Desktop, Smartphone, or Tablet. Complete your profile to ensure the best prerequisites. No downloads are required.
To register, you need to have a member account on Impactpool. Sign up for free here. You can upload your CV and most details will be automatically imported to your profile.
Your profile will be saved for future engagements. Once you have registered for the event, there will be a screening. If you meet the requirements, you will receive an email about the next steps and access to the event itself.
The event is hosted on the platform Brazen.
Make sure to have a strong connection and if you encounter tech issues try first to turn on and off (tab, window, browser, computer), update your browser or try another one. We are available for further support at vcfsupport[at]impactpool.org.
Hope to see you there and best of luck!