Process evaluation of an internet career fair

McIlveen, Peter and Gibson, Ellen and Fallon, Sharlene and Ross, Paul (2002) Process evaluation of an internet career fair. Australian Journal of Career Development, 11 (1). pp. 5-8. ISSN 1038-4162

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Abstract

This evaluation describes the development of an internet version of a career fair. The 'internet career fair' was developed in response to the growing demand for e-recruitment in the graduate employment market, and the need to provide employment related career services to external university students. In order to conserve resources and to assess what could be achieved with limited resources, the development process took a 'minimalist' approach based on static web pages, rather than a virtual chatroom approach. Twenty major employers registered with the internet career fair. The site attracted over 61000 hits from the student body. It was recommended that the minimalist approach be retained for future internet career fairs.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:20
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2013 04:30
Uncontrolled Keywords: career development; information technology; internet career fair
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1505 Marketing > 150504 Marketing Measurement
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170103 Educational Psychology
13 Education > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): B Economic Development > 91 Economic Framework > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910403 Marketing
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1177/103841620201100103
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/408

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