Apec’s International Career Fair to Take Place This Week in San Francisco

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<strong>San Francisco &mdash; Feb. 25</strong><br />Apec presents the second edition of the International Career Fair (ICF &rsquo;08), a two-day recruitment event on Feb. 29 and March 1 at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. With pre-eminent partners including the European Commission, Magellan, Europe+ Foundation, GSO (German Scholars Organization), LinkedIn, ZAV and Oriented.com, the International Career Fair is becoming a major recruitment event in the United States for international students and professionals.<br /><br /><strong>A Unique Career Fair in San Francisco</strong><br />"Last year&#39;s event was an immense success with over 1,000 participants, 30 recruiting companies and international organizations and 1,000 interviews held at the fair," said Elisabeth Shemtov, deputy CEO Apec, the largest French professional&#39;s employment agency and organizer of the event. "We expect ICF &#39;08 to be bigger, with 40 exhibitors coming from Europe and the United States and more keynotes and workshops."<br /><br />Global companies, such as Microsoft, GE, Dell, Baker Hughes, Renault, Lafarge, Total and Thales, come to San Francisco to interview engineers, researchers and managers graduating from U.S. universities, as well as seasoned professionals looking for an international career. They will recruit for more than 700 job openings in Europe, Asia and the Americas.<br /><br />Sourcing candidates from the leading universities, colleges of engineering and business schools, as well as among expatriate professional communities, and working closely with foreign consulates and embassies in the U.S., the fair is expecting more than 1,500 attendees coming from all around the country.<br /><br /><strong>Valuable Content on Global Careers</strong><br />Over two days, top executives from companies such as Deloitte & Touche, Ariba, Deutsche Bahn and Orange Labs will share their experiences as global managers and give tips on how to succeed internationally. Industry experts will present valuable information for anyone interested in working abroad and for anyone working in a global environment.<br /><br />Recruiting companies will present their activities during 30-minute sessions and explain the details and skills required for the job openings they are offering.<br />

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