Fall Research Conference

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FAQs for Employers

Positions in Policy Employer FAQ Questions

Questions & Answers

Q: Does it cost anything for institutional members to participate?

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This is a complimentary service for institutional members.  Non-institutional members will be charged a fee of $150, which includes up to three job postings.

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Q: How many positions can I list?

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Institutional members may list as many positions as they have to fill.  Non-institutional members may list up to three positions per each $150 listing fee.

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Q: Will there be interview space at the conference?

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We will not have dedicated interview Zoom rooms at the conference.  Instead, we encourage employers to set up interviews with candidates through their own Zoom accounts or other platforms.  If possible, interviews should be scheduled on or near conference dates.

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Q: We have a position that we will not be interviewing for around the conference. Can we still post it?

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While you cannot post it as part of the Positions in Policy program, institutional members are always welcome to submit open positions to the APPAM job board hosted on our website.

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Q: What information is required to list a position?

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To list any position on APPAM’s Job Listing page, you’ll need to include the position title, a brief description (100-word maximum), and a link to the position on your website.  To be included in the PIP program, please contact Tristanne Staudt, tstaudt@appam.org.  You will be sent a form to submit your posting details.

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Q: Where can I find candidates for my open positions?

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Profiles and CVs for candidates participating in the Positions in Policy program will be available on an employer-only access website which will launch on September 18 and be updated weekly.

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Q: When is the latest date to participate in this program?

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Positions can be posted at any time.

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Q: Who are the participating candidates?

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All candidates that will listed on the employer-only access website will be registered participants of the 2020 APPAM Fall Research Conference who opt to participate in the program.  There will be job seekers of all levels, including students and professionals in all stages of their careers.

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Q: How do I coordinate the interviews?

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The employer-only access website will include the contact information for each candidate.  Participating organizations will contact candidates directly to begin the interview process.  

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Q: Will candidates know what organizations are participating in the program?

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Yes, we'll list the participating organization names on the Job Listings page, the Positions in Policy section of the Conference Activities page, and we'll communicate the names of the organizations directly with the job seekers.

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