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25 Reasons Job Fairs Are Not a Waste of Time

JobMob

Have you been to a job fair recently? If I had known what I could accomplish at the fair, I would have had a more fruitful event.

Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? Job fairs is just one way to do it.

how to stand out at a job fair

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how to stand out at a job fair March 14, 2011 A few months ago, I attended a bunch of job fairs to search for candidates for some jobs I was hiring for. attend the fair because it’s better than just sitting at home but leave wondering why I even bothered.

Techeads Israeli Hitech Job Fair on March 6th 2012

JobMob

People & Computers’ latest edition of its annual hitech (IT) job fair is next week. Network with other job seekers.

How To Job Hunt Like a Spy (Part 1)

Resume Bear

When I get to their Careers page, my inclination is to search for a job to use as an example. The job I saw was for a Business Analyst.

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How To Choose A Career Or Job Fair

Tim's Strategy

And, also important, what types of jobs are available?  At what levels?  This is not always easy information to get prior to the fair

Job Fair for Israeli High Tech Professionals on July 7th 2011

JobMob

People & Computers’ latest edition of its annual hitech (IT) job fair is rolling in this week. Network with other job seekers.

If you've got it, flaunt it

Corn on the Job

Current and previous job seekers – Do you only use a one page resume? Step away from your computer and give the job to a professional.

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How To Prepare A Career or Job Fair | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

But they remain an important part of the job search process because they get you out of the house and in front of other people.  And rightly so.

Can There Be a Worse Way to Apply For a Job Than to Attend a.

Jennifer Anthony

→ Can There Be a Worse Way to Apply For a Job Than to Attend a Cattle Call? Posted on May 26, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By H.

COMIC – Pinky The Panda Watches the News | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Sep, 2010 3 Comments Pinky The Panda shares a unique jobhunting strategy with Julian. Oct, 2010 Top 10 Rebounding USA Markets 28.

5 Most Interesting Notes From the 2010 Israeli Recruitment Conference

JobMob

What you’d most like to know from the 2010 Kenes Gius (??? ????), the 3rd edition of the biggest recruiting conference in Israel. 51% are unhappy in their current jobs. 56% are always looking for better jobs. 71% are ready to be recruited away from their current job. Here’s what I learned. 1.

Telling Your STORY

Learning Voyager

Where's My Job?" ► May (8) The Five Stories Every Job Hunter Must Be Ready to. He said, "I was just doing my job, sir."

where are they now: update #15 – call center misery — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

He had me very worried for my job and I’m really not a worrier. Luckily I found a different job before the late Saturday nights started.

How Long Does it Take You To Hire a Candidate? | Hiring Technical.

Hiring Technical People

Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job. Job fairs, other sourcing activities Filter resumes, timeboxed to an hour each day.

It Takes More Than a Resume to Get a Job

Jennifer Anthony

Whereas having a marketable resume is extremely important, a fantastic resume by itself won’t get you a job. Bookmark the permalink.

When Skill Sets Don't Match the Job Market

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « CAREER FAIR – DON’T HIRE ME! Research: No job search is complete without doing your homework. There is a calendar of events by state/city and a job fair registration option.

Types of Resume Writing Service Providers — Choose Carefully

Jennifer Anthony

This is not a part-time, side job to these professionals — this is their livelihood. Price range is typically between $50 and $300.

Visual Resumes

Evil HR Lady

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 Visual Resumes I got an e-mail from Vizual Resumes , which Im sure my fellow HR bloggers also got. Need to fire someone?

CAREER FAIR – DON'T HIRE ME!

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Every Sliver Lining Has a Cloud – College Grad Search Vol 3 When Skill Sets Don’t Match the Job Market » CAREER FAIR – DON’T HIRE ME!

18 Tips That Helped Me Find Work This Year

JobMob

1 job seeker, 5 jobs in 12 months (actually, 14 months). While job hunting-. 13) Not read the job requirements.

Job Hunting – What Have You Been Doing Lately?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Are Job Fairs a Good Use of Your Job Search Time? Job Search Tips, Tricks and Treats » Job Hunting – What Have You Been Doing Lately? True or not?

COMIC – Pinky The Panda Watches the News

Resume Bear

Sep, 2010 3 Comments Pinky The Panda shares a unique jobhunting strategy with Julian. Oct, 2010 Top 10 Rebounding USA Markets 28.

How Important Is Domestic Partner Benefits to HR?

Blogging4jobs

Posted on 21 September 2010. John got me a decent job in state government, with his connections.  and on twitter, @davethehrczar.

Job Search – Everyone has a Story to Tell

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Who’s Hiring from the Best Companies to Work for – Vol 18 Are Job Fairs a Good Use of Your Job Search Time? How I Got My Job – Need some inspiration?

A Fresh Look at Job Search

Career Alley

Job search is no different, and the Internet helps fuel this change. It is almost the two year anniversary of CareerAlley and I’ve watched the explosion of new job search sites, the growth of technology in job search and the sharing of ideas that would not have been possible ten years ago. Great tag line.

The Students Guide to College Career Fairs

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe The Students Guide to College Career Fairs by Rich DeMatteo on February 19, 2010 Most companies suck at college recruiting, specifically in finding talent at college career fairs. Doing both won’t hurt you.

Unemployment Numbers You Need To Know

Resume Bear

Sep, 2010 11 Comments Although I hate taxes as much as the next guy, I have to appreciate some of what I get for my money. Good news for jobs?

Are "job fairs" totally useless? - Job Stalker

Job Stalker

Ive been, frankly, surprised at the reluctance of some folks in the "job industry" to have a profile in here. Job Fairs - Oy vey.

The Evolution of Recruiting, from the Dinosaur Days to the New Social Era

Resume Bear

Late 90′s – Mid 2000′s = The Job Board Era. 2010 – Onward = The Social Recruiting Era. Scary thought, huh?

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The week, recapped.

Job Stalker

Monday, I was down at the Embassy Suites for a "job fair". ChicagoNow ChicagoNow is Chicagos finest blog about all things Chicago.

Guest Post: Ford R. Myers.

Job Stalker

One of the more "evergreen" of the selections there follows: 20 Habits of Highly Effective Job Seekers in a Down Market By Ford R. Myers.

Career Fairs: The Pros And Cons | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

You should also be thinking about whether a career fair is an efficient use of your time.  If the right employers will be there.  Go Alone.

A GREAT Job Interview Follow-up Letter Secret | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Now you must play the ‘waiting game,’ as the hiring manager makes his or her decision about offering you the job. Employer Benefits Even if you don’t get the job, you’ve taken a good and kind step toward another person. However, you can be active even as you wait. ’ No! If so, dont fool around. Vesta M.

don't send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions.

Ask A Manager

Reply JC December 31, 2010 at 4:48 pm I got both a good laugh and a good groan from this post. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

a few housekeeping notes, and a holiday present to you — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager a few housekeeping notes, and a holiday present to you December 23, 2010 A few quick things – 1.

where are they now: update #8 – coworker staring at my chest — Ask.

Ask A Manager

Reply Nate December 31, 2010 at 12:13 am I think how you handled this was really great. I (being male) really appreciate this approach.

interviewer didn't give me any time to ask my own questions — Ask.

Ask A Manager

Reply Anonymous December 30, 2010 at 11:50 am I sometimes use a one-sided technique for initial or screening interviews. job searching?

Recruiters Know: A Company is only as Good as Its People

Career Alley

Recruiters manage the entire process – from receiving an open job requisition to finalizing an offer of employment. Multi-Skilled Professionals.

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50 Funniest Short Job Descriptions Ever | JobMob

JobMob

Updates via RSS Follow on Twitter Like JobMob? 50 Funniest Short Job Descriptions Ever Over on the Dilbert Blog, Scott Adams gave his readers an assignment : “describe your own job in one sentence, preferably in a humorously derogatory way.&# you see that Scott Adams asked his blog readers to mock their jobs?

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