It can be difficult, time-consuming and expensive to fill up vacancies. Small and unknown companies face the challenge of not attracting enough applicants. On the other hand, large organizations can find themselves inundated with hundreds of CV’s, all of whom seem to fit the bill.

This is where the PICS Mega Job Fair and Business Expo comes in. As one of the biggest job fairs in the Lower Mainland businesses can have a steady stream of job seekers they can actually meet!

The PICS 10th Annual Mega Job Fair and Business Expo takes place August 3rd at North Surrey Recreation Centre, from 10am to 4pm and is expected to be visited by over 5,000 candidates with a range of specialized skills.

Brands exhibiting at the fair include among others the Vancouver Canucks, the RCMP, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, London Drugs Ltd, City of Surrey, Canada Revenue Agency. So why should you be one of them? Here are some reasons to consider:

Saving Time and Money
The MJF & BE is a great way to hire employees while saving time and money. Normally, organizations pay to have their hiring advertisements posted on websites or recruitment agencies. However, at our job fair, you can access thousands of participants with wide-ranging skills at a low cost. You can also save a lot of time by interviewing candidates on the spot as we provide interview booths which can be booked for the day of the event. That way, if you meet an individual you believe has potential, you can start the interview process right away!

Share a Platform with Major Brands
Joining the MJF & BE provides you with the opportunity to boost your brand. You get to share a space with major brand names that may help give your company legitimacy and authority. Imagine building connections with the Vancouver Canucks! Some candidates may not have heard of smaller companies, thus making it difficult for them to get applicants. However, sharing a stage with big companies will draw attention to your company and convince candidates to work with you.

Meeting In Person
At the fair, you can meet potential employees right away and save time wasted on lining up interviews for unqualified candidates. Meeting applicants at your job fair booth is like having dozens of short informal interviews over just a few hours. Meeting candidates allows employers to put a human face to the resume and give extra attention to strong candidates.

These are some of the many reasons exhibiting at MJF & BE can be beneficial to your company. With only 20 exhibitor spots remaining out of a total 105 – now is the perfect time to sign up for the 10th Annual Mega Job Fair and Business Expo 2017!

Call now to book your spot with Sunil Rawat at 604-596-7722 ext. 126 or sunil.rawat@pics.bc.ca!


By Varun Sidhu