If you’ve never attended one, the concept of a virtual career fair might be confusing. That said, if you know how physical career fairs work, it’s not hard to get a grasp on virtual ones. They’re designed to fulfill the same role, just virtually. To put it shortly, Virtual Career Fairs simulate Physical Career Fairs… Continue reading What is a Virtual Career Fair? Step by Step.
Definition An Online Orientation is a type of virtual orientation where students go through a set of online slides and quizzes to learn more about campus. These slides/quizzes are often called modules. Online orientations can be used to cover a variety of topics from intro to campus, alcohol education, racial sensitivity expectations, and more. Examples… Continue reading What is an Online Orientation?
Orientations are some of the most difficult events to plan for. Because every university is different, orientations don’t really have a completely standard format. As an event planner, you really have to come up with activities that fit particularly for your students and university environment. To that end, we’ve prepared 10 ideas for you to… Continue reading Five Ideas for your Next New Student Orientation
Intro 2021 might arguably be a stranger year than 2020, when it comes to university orientations. Sure, 2020 was a fiasco, as Orientation directors rushed to change their format from physical to virtual. But at least it was painfully clear that events HAD to be virtual. 2021 presents a strange conundrum where it seems like… Continue reading University Orientations in 2021 at a Glance
When Hosting a Virtual Event might be better than a Physical Event We get this question a lot from university coordinators who started dabbling with virtual events due to COVID. Some see the results of their virtual event and wonder, “isn’t this just better than a physical event?“ The obvious answer is that it depends.… Continue reading Are virtual events better than physical events?
Don’t know what a Hybrid Event is? Check out this Blog Post or this Wikipedia Article. Hybrid Events are one of the top 4 trends facing the event industry in 2021. Virtual events were the norm in 2020, but with COVID slowly looking like it’s behind us, many event administrators are looking to re-instate physical… Continue reading How to Host a Hybrid Event
Of all the years to pay attention to the latest event trends, 2021 is a particularly important one. Arguably, events were one of the most impacted parts of society by the COVID-19 pandemic, so its natural that in the coming years they’ll be re-thought and changed drastically. Below is a compilation of the biggest and… Continue reading Virtual and Hybrid Event Trends for 2021
Virtual Career Fairs aren’t the most straightforward thing in the world. They lack the in-person interaction of physical fairs, can be tricky to coordinate, and confusing to employers. So what’s the point of Virtual Career Fairs anyway? In this article, we provide some major points addressing this specific question. In this article, we assume you… Continue reading What’s the point of a Virtual Career Fair?
2020 was a crazy year for Orientation Directors. COVID understandably made in-person events near impossible, but how the heck were students supposed to get the orientation experience? Thankfully, virtual events presented themselves as a feasible solution. Now that it’s 2021, COVID seems to be slowly clearing up. Unfortunately, that doesn’t exactly make things simpler. Now… Continue reading 4 Hybrid Orientation Ideas for 2021
Virtual Career Fairs have served as a great way for university coordinators to hold recruiting events even amidst COVID-19. In this article, we’ll show you how you can host your own virtual career fair, assuming you know almost nothing about them. There’s a few things to know for first timers, but once you learn the… Continue reading How to Host a Virtual Career Fair (Step by Step)