Monday, August 24, 2020

Sponsored by Harmonia - Sessions are open to the public and welcome for all to join!

8:30 - 9:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)  


"Housing in the New River Valley"


Professionals will be on hand to discuss the thriving local community with regards to both the rental and real estate component



Jennifer and Mel will be presenting the most recent New River Valley Housing Study findings.

  • Steve Semones, Executive Vice President at Balzer & Associates representing the New River Valley Home Builders Association
  • Cat White of Tyris Homes and representing the New River Valley Home Builders Association
  • James Nolen, Associate Broker, ABR, e-Pro of The Nolen Group and representing the New River Valley Association of Realtors
  • Brad Denardo President & CEO of National Bank of Blacksburg to speak on behalf of the lending and financial aspect 

Register in advance for this meeting: https://virginiatech.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0lcOmqqjgpGNXYU0hFDgPWmsEtoCXlqY7D​


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.Join a moment or two early to ensure you don't miss anything. 

We'll get started promptly at 8:30 a.m.

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 


"Best Practices, Virtual Interviews"


Transitioning from in-person interviews to virtual ones, this webinar covering "Dos and Do Betters" is ideal for the job seeker as well as for the talent recruiter.


  • Join Stacey Jewell, Senior Technical Recruiter, Strategic Initiatives of 1901 Group


Register in advance: https://virginiatech.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYpcuugqT0pHNRXE892Q3NSDL5FH7SNKXFb​


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Be ready for Stacey's presentation beginning at 10:00 a.m. where the tips you learn today, can help set you up for success tomorrow! 

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)   


"The Best Place to Live, Work, Play"


An Interactive Event "Ask Us Anything" about the New River Valley 


  • Diane Akers, President of the The Blacksburg Partnership
  • Lisa Bleakley, Executive Director of Tourism of the Montgomery County VA Regional Tourism
  • Cora GnegyTourism, Marketing, Development Director, Giles County Administration
  • James Cabler, Director of Business Engagement at Onward New River Valley
  • Charlie JewellExecutive Director of Onward New River Valley, a regional economic development organization in Blacksburg, VA.

This panel discussion is an open event.

 

Registration in advance is recommended: https://virginiatech.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArfu2vpj0pG9cOP5hTD45nkUXN9waf3l-6


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

.2:00 p.m. - 3:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


"It Takes a Village" 


A panel of area representatives will be available to discuss raising kids in the New River Valley, Childcare, STEM, organized recreational sports and local K - 12 Education Programs





This panel discussion is an open event.


We strongly recommend registering in advance tp save your spot: https://virginiatech.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwucO2hqjojG9MRhVs6v_dK9oHCFoTXVL_T​


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Candidates want to see more than a job description, they want to understand the culture of a company.

Login details provided week of Aug. 17, 2020. 


9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST

  • Candidates can login to virtual information sessions hosted by participating companies, so they can learn about the culture and employees
  • Take an office tour
  • Learn about company news, highlights, achievements and more

Please note: Not all companies will be hosting a virtual information session.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Virtual Interview Day 

  • Chat with company representatives in real time
  • Employers you connect with have access to the information you provided during registration process
  • Get one step closer to launching your career


The Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center will host three separate 2-hour virtual meeting sessions via ZOOM where each company will have their own independent break out room. Job Seekers will be in a virtual "waiting room" until company is ready for you. Job Seekers will be "ushered" into these breakout rooms by the event organizer on company cue where interviews will be conducted in private 20 minute intervals. 


  • early morning
  • mid afternoon
  • late afternoon


Companies will review all resumes submitted and invite potential candidates at specific times. It will be up to the company to notify you of your time slot. The Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center will maintain an overall schedule so no potential candidate get double-booked.


Log in details will be provided week of career summit.

VTCRC Career Summit Point of Contact


Mary Heavener 

mary.heavener@vtcrc.com

Event Coordinator and Tenant Liaison

Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center

540-961-3600, ext. 2107 · www.vtcrc.com​​