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IE University brings companies from across the globe at the IE Spring Virtual Talent Forum

IE Spring Virtual Talent Forum | IE University

International recruiters such as Deloitte, Orphoz a McKinsey Company, Hilti, OECD, Amazon, P&G, ABInBev, PayPal, SAP, Meliá, Celonis, Glovo, Uber and many more companies from across the globe will attend the event, to which 5,000 students and graduates of the institution are invited.

IE University will bring together this month companies all over the world at the IE Spring Virtual Talent Forum, the institution’s largest & biannual recruiting event, at which international companies from different sectors will present their growth plans and professional opportunities within their teams to students and graduates of IE University. This is the third time that IE Talent & Careers organizes a fully virtual edition of this employment forum, which attracts every year more international recruiters for their talent selection.

The IE Virtual Spring Talent Forum will take place on 5 different days, from April 15th to May 13th. Each day will be dedicated to a group of sectors and industries. International companies such as Deloitte, Orphoz a McKinsey Company, Hilti, OECD, Amazon, P&G, ABInBev, PayPal, SAP, Meliá, Celonis, Glovo, Uber, among others, will attend the event. Recruiters will share their vision of the future of work with students, along with placement trends, growth plans, and selection processes for the coming months.

Companies will have video chats to replicate the face-to-face experience. They will share corporate information, multimedia resources, specific HR information, job offers, etc.

“In the actual context IE Virtual Talent Forum is perfect to amplify career options for our students because it allow us to attract a greater number of international companies.”

Alessandra Aloisio, Director Employer Relations & Partnerships at IE

“This career forum is exclusively open for IE students, and it will connect more than 5,000 students across the 5 schools of IE University with international recruiters across all sectors in search of top talents. Last year, we proudly ventured into the digital format and we received extremely positive feedback both from students and companies. In the near future, virtual and on-site recruiting events will coexist and give more options for customized recruiting experience and employer branding strategies. In the actual context IE Virtual Talent Forum is perfect to amplify career options for our students because it allow us to attract a greater number of international companies,” said Alessandra Aloisio, Director Employer Relations & Partnerships at IE.

“Virtual is the ‘new normal’ for career fairs, even in a post-COVID environment! At IE University we have been pioneering online training for two decades, along with building sophisticated digital platforms and gaining solid experience in virtual event management. From anywhere in the world, our students can now seamlessly navigate to discover job opportunities, explore the virtual hall, visit different company booths, and check current job offers with the best personal fit. Moreover, they can actively engage with recruiters through the new Live Q&A video feature of the platform, thus increasing the opportunities for 1o1 interaction. In this way, we can provide our full support to IE students to achieve their professional goals and create real-world impact.” explains Erik Schlie, Vice President of Global Alumni and Talent & Careers at IE University.

The schedule of this IE Spring Virtual Talent Forum will be:

  • April 15th. Consulting / International Organizations & Social Impact.
  • April 22nd. Industry / Real Estate / Architecture & Design.
  • April 29th. Consumer & Luxury Goods / Retail.
  • May 6th. Financial Services & Fintech.
  • May 13th. Tech & Digital Platforms.