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WorkCast's virtual events platform was created in 2008 as a solution to a problem: how do we transition large-scale physical events to online events seamlessly, without compromising on customer experience or interaction?
Our platform has since evolved and now enables customers to host their career fairs online for the world. We have run over 8,000 events for more than 1 million attendees across 20 countries and have worked with some of the world's largest and fastest growing companies and institutions - such as Sony, NHS, Prospects, govloop, Seneca College and more.
Our robust, cloud-based virtual event software is secure and scalable, so you can effectively and safely host your virtual career fairs for thousands of attendees. Our platform requires no plugins or downloads and works across all devices, so you can bring your virtual job fair to global audiences without any barriers.
Why Choose a Virtual Career Fair with WorkCast?
Our expert events team will be there with you every step of the way to offer their support, so you can help job seekers find their dream job and employers find their dream candidates.
A virtual career fair, or virtual recruitment event, is a virtual event that allows employers to connect with job seekers in a virtual environment, rather than a physical one.
Attending a career fair can be daunting for any job seeker, however, virtual career fairs are transforming the way in which job seekers and potential employers interact. Using interactive features such as webinar presentations, webcasts, live chat, chat rooms and more, virtual career fairs are breaking down geographical barriers and extending their reach.
Virtual job fairs offer job seekers the freedom and flexibility to interact directly with potential employers, so they can make more informed career decisions - all that’s needed to attend is a computer or mobile device with a good internet connection.
Virtual career fairs, or virtual job fairs, is a virtual event that allows employers to connect with job seekers in a virtual environment, rather than in-person.
Job seekers can attend online job fairs from anywhere in the world, any time and on any device with access to the internet. Attendees sign up to the virtual recruitment event via a registration page, which takes them through to the event auditorium where they can attend the event.
Virtual career fairs are multi-session online events, so they often include virtual booths where they can speak to employers and sponsors, webinar presentations and webcasts. Attendees can interact with employers or recruiters using interactive features, such as live chat, Q&A, discussions, polls and more. However, most virtual career fairs are bespoke, so the amount of features and sessions run within them varies from event to event.
Virtual career fairs have been growing in popularity in recent years, as businesses are transitioning their traditional job fairs to online recruitment events to extend their global reach, reduce costs and safely engage job seekers into the thousands. So, how do you host a virtual career fair?
Much like a physical job fair, hosting a virtual job fair involves a lot of planning and preparation. So, when it comes to running a virtual career fair, you can ensure it’s a success by following these simple steps:
Virtual events are becoming increasingly popular, as businesses are transitioning their traditional in-person events online, which is why it’s essential to understand the different types of virtual events.
Each virtual event type includes its own own unique features and provides various business benefits, but these are the main types of online events:
If you’re wondering what the benefits of hosting a virtual career fair versus a physical job fair, then the primary advantage would be increased attendance. On average, virtual career fairs attract 7x more attendees due to the unlimited capacity and round-the-clock convenience. Attendees are not restricted by geographical location, so they attend from wherever they are in the world on any device.
Meanwhile, jobs receive 36% more applications when paired with video content, so companies can attract more job applicants in a virtual environment with video than they would in-person. They will also encourage more direct interactions between job seekers and employers, as 30% of people are more likely to speak to a person in a virtual booth and 47% of people are more likely to ask a question virtually than in-person - as it is less intimidating interacting with a virtual avatar - and interactive features, like live chat and Q&A make two-way communication easier in a crowded environment.
So, you want to know how much the WorkCast online events platform will cost? Whatever your business goals, or budget, we have a price and package to suit your needs.
Firstly, we have the Present+ self-service webinar package, which costs £95 (approx $116 USD) per month and allows you to run up to live and on-demand webinars using our platform for up to 500 attendees. Features for this plan include having access to 3 events experiences per month, embedding events on your website, webcam & screenshare, polls, event reporting and HubSpot workflows.
The second tier of our online events packages is the Producer package, which costs £395 (approx. $480 USD) per month and enables you to run live and on-demand webinars and virtual events for up to 5,000 people. You’ll benefit from the ability to host on-demand recordings and upload video content with this plan, as well as having access to 5 event experiences, 1 custom experience, embedding, polls, webcam & screenshare and more.
The third tier of WorkCast’s plans is the Enterprise plan, which is considered the “full white glove experience”, as it is fully managed and supported by our Events and Customer Success teams. It encompasses bespoke requirements, allows you run live and on-demand webinars, virtual events, live video streams and webcasts for up to 50,000 people. Features for this webinar package include multiple event experiences, custom experiences, advanced reporting and polling, integrations and much more.
However, the cost of this plan depends on your business requirements, so for a quote you will need to contact WorkCast to speak to one of our experts.
If you’re still in the deciding whether WorkCast is the right virtual events platform for you and your business, then you’ll be happy to know that you can try WorkCast for free with our 14-day trial.
With our free trial of WorkCast Stratus, you’ll be able to run live webinars with no plugins, no downloads and no barriers for attendees, create custom, branded webinars and create bespoke landing pages and event emails.
With our webinar trial you can supercharge your lead generation, increase audience engagement and grow your business - all completely free of charge.
WorkCast has multiple packages to suit your business needs. The short answer is yes, you can pay per use. If you wish to purchase a one-off managed webinar you can speak to one of our experts to discuss your individual webinar requirements, so that we can give you a quote.
In the meantime, you can get a free demo of WorkCast Stratus to determine whether our platform is suitable for your business needs.
Yes, you can purchase an annual license for WorkCast. Whether you’re opting for our Presenter+, Producer+, or our Enterprise webinar package, each of these plans is offered as an annual license, which customers can pay per month. For more information about what features and capabilities are available within each of our packages, you can visit WorkCast’s full list of prices and packages.
WorkCast was built for video so you can easily embed it in your presentation and broadcast to any device.
Our seamless branding capabilities mean there is no break in the brand experience for your audience.
Polls, surveys, questionnaires, chats, Q&As, and more means your webinars are interactive and your audience is engaged.
WorkCast’s innovative cloud-based technology means your webinars can be accessed on any device.
HubSpot, Salesforce, Marketo, Eloqua and more. No matter what platform you use, WorkCast can provide seamless integration.
Real time analytics and comprehensive reporting data mean you can identify the hottest prospects for your sales team.
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