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Career Fair at the Annual Meeting

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Connects employers to the brightest, most qualified candidates in the job pool, and provides job seekers access to some of the most prestigious academic opportunities!


Our Career Fair Placement team offers services that make job recruitment easy, efficient, and affordable, including hosting the interview process. Whether you're a seasoned academic looking to advance your career or a PhD student looking for their first job, this is a great opportunity to take control of your career and find that perfect position!

(In 2016 we had 125 schools conducting 650 interviews and 2017 promises to be even bigger!) 

                                                        WHEN:      Academy of Management 77th Annual Meeting, August 4-8, 2017

                                                         WHERE:    Atlanta, Georgia 
Job Seeker Tips & Information -
  • Sign up for a Placement account.
  • Registration for the annual meeting is required in addition to having a Placement account. This ensures you have the conference logo next to your name so employers know you'll be there.
  • Indicate in your Placement profile that you will be attending the conference.
  • Open positions that display the Academy meeting logo will have representatives onsite.
  • Be proactive and arrange for an onsite interview in advance.
  • Walk-in appointments are not available, so be sure you have a pre-set appointment.
  • Bring copies of your CV or resume. On-site printing is limited.
  • Onsite Placement staff is available from 8 am-5 pm daily to help answer questions and guide you with interview advice.
  • Interviews typically last approximately 30 minutes, so plan accordingly. Each interview room will host between 9 and 15 schools at individual tables.
  • It's not an acceptable policy to speak with other recruiters in the room unless you have a pre-scheduled appointment with them.
                 Employer/Recruiter Tips & Information -
  • Sign up for a Placement account.
  • After May 15th, place a 60 day ad on our website and purchase an interview table (suites are unavailable).
  • Register for the annual meeting through the main registration page.
  • Reserve your housing in Atlanta. The Academy has reserved a block of rooms specifically for Placement participants.
  • Search our applicant pool and reach out to job seekers for an interview. Registered attendees will have the conference logo in their profile.
  • Set your interview schedule. The only item provided will be your assigned table designation. Interview tables are 4x2. It is recommended that no more than 2 recruiters be at a table to avoid overwhelming applicants.
  • School banners and literature are welcome.  Please take all materials after you complete your final interview, as any left behind will be discarded on Tuesday.
  • Conduct all interviews in the designated Placement area. Interviews may be conducted in conversation areas available throughout the conference facilities, however we are not responsible for sending candidates to those areas. Hotel rooms are inappropriate settings for conducting interviews.
  • Interview rooms will be available from Friday at noon - 8pm; Saturday-Monday from 8am - 8pm; and Tuesday 8am - noon. Be sure to schedule your last interview no later than 11:30 am on Tuesday.
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