25 Reasons Job Fairs Are Not a Waste of Time

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Have you been to a job fair recently? In 2002, I was on the job search in Israel a few months after leaving my job at Amazon.com in France. Living in Jerusalem at the time, I later had to commute for over 90 minutes just to get to the fair.

how to stand out at a job fair

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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. This was my first foray into job fairs, and it was pretty fascinating to watch how different job-seekers navigated the situation differently. I attend the fair because it’s better than just sitting at home but leave wondering why I even bothered.

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Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? March 14, 2011 In response to the previous post on job fairs , a commenter asked: I have attended my alma mater’s industry-specific career fair the past few years.

Techeads Israeli Hitech Job Fair on March 6th 2012

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People & Computers’ latest edition of its annual hitech (IT) job fair is next week. If you know anyone else looking for a job in Israel in one of the below industries, please share this article with them. Discover job openings you aren’t aware of.

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. Among them are: Campus Recruiting, Career Fair, Internet, et cetera. No Twitter?). Tags: Job Hunting Strategies Uncategorized

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How To Choose A Career Or Job Fair

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Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [05.28.10] View Comments How To Choose A Career Or Job Fair Career fairs (or job fairs as they are sometimes called) are not created equal. A few weeks ago I wrote about the pros and cons of going to a career or job fair.

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

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People & Computers’ latest edition of its annual hitech (IT) job fair is rolling in this week. It’s been a while since any national job fairs took place here, but this one keeps going strong early every summer. Network with other job seekers.

If you've got it, flaunt it

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe If you’ve got it, flaunt it by Rich DeMatteo on January 7, 2010 Welcome to my post about resume length. 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

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Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [06.07.10] View Comments How To Prepare For A Career or Job Fair I’ve written a few other posts on career and job fairs. So far I shared the pros and cons of going to a career or job fair.

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. Kim I read an article in today’s newspaper and came away, asking myself, “Is there worse way to look for a job?&#

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

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ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips COMIC – Pinky The Panda Watches the News 06.

5 Most Interesting Notes From the 2010 Israeli Recruitment Conference

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What you’d most like to know from the 2010 Kenes Gius (??? ????), The Kenes Gius is the annual conference about recruitment in Israel put on by HRD, the company of Israeli super-recruiter Morit Rozen , one of my Top 9 Israeli Job Search Experts on Twitter at @moritrozen. 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.

Telling Your STORY

Learning Voyager

Maker Your Search Lights Blog Archive ▼ 2010 (60) ► October (3) The Power of HOPE Making Sense of Change On Natural and Un-Natural Change ► September (7) Using the CASE Method: How HR and OD Can Improve P. Where's My Job?" Here We Are. Now What?

18 Tips That Helped Me Find Work This Year

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1 job seeker, 5 jobs in 12 months (actually, 14 months). Over the past year I have managed to become very familiar with job hunting in Israel. While job hunting-. 4) Sign up to jobsites – they will deliver potential jobs directly to your inbox.

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. It also helps jog a person’s memory about any previous jobs you may have discussed with them in the past. Job Search Success System Are you a do-it-yourself type?

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. Job Fairs – Monster.com has a Job Fairs page. There is an option to search for job fairs based on your zip code as well as some job fair tips and resources.

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

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager where are they now: update #15 – call center misery December 24, 2010 Remember the reader who was miserable in her job at a call center ? He had me very worried for my job and I’m really not a worrier. job searching?

Types of Resume Writing Service Providers — Choose Carefully

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This is not a part-time, side job to these professionals — this is their livelihood. They provide information such as self-help books, job bulletin boards, and self-assessment tests. Recent Posts Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For?

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. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz 22comments: apu said. June 08, 2010 1:44 PM Evil HR Lady said. June 08, 2010 2:30 PM Amysaid.

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! Sevinsky, MS, CDMS, CCM Author Website: [link] I am just coming from a career fair, here in Delaware and saw or heard many of the scenarios outlined below.

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? Idleness warps the mind. &# – Henry Ford The longer you’ve been out of work, the harder it is to find a job.

COMIC – Pinky The Panda Watches the News

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ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips COMIC – Pinky The Panda Watches the News 06.

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? » Job Search – Everyone has a Story to Tell “ Your tale, sir, would cure deafness. &# – William Shakespeare So what is the most difficult environment you’ve ever worked in?

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. Today’s post is all about a “fresh look at job search&#. Oodle – Oodle does lots of “listing like&# stuff, and job search is one of those.

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. There are certainly a handful of companies that really kill it at college career fairs, but the career fair itself is just the tip of the iceberg.

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

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Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job. Posted on October 26, 2010 by johanna Lately, I’ve been working with people who say they’ve looked for months to try to find just the right person. If not, rethink my job analysis.

Unemployment Numbers You Need To Know

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ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips Unemployment Numbers You Need To Know 02.

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How Important Is Domestic Partner Benefits to HR?

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Book Connect Blogging4Jobs HR + Social Media + Job Search = Blogging4Jobs Business Events OKC Featured Networking Gen Y Guest HR Job Search Social Media Categorized | Guest , HR How Important Is Domestic Partner Benefits to HR? Posted on 21 September 2010.

Are "job fairs" totally useless? - Job Stalker

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Arts & Entertainment Life & Style News & Opinion Sports Find a blog Login or Sign Up Featured: No waiting: Become a ChicagoNow blogger now , Pitch us your blog idea Job Stalker Home Archive About Are "job fairs" totally useless? Job fairs.

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

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haha) We did use a couple of fledgling online resume databases, attend job fairs and post to online newsgroups (remember those?) Late 90′s – Mid 2000′s = The Job Board Era. 2010 – Onward = The Social Recruiting Era.

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The week, recapped.

Job Stalker

Arts & Entertainment Life & Style News & Opinion Sports Find a blog Login or Sign Up Featured: No waiting: Become a ChicagoNow blogger now , Pitch us your blog idea Job Stalker Home Archive About The week, recapped. Monday, I was down at the Embassy Suites for a "job fair".

Guest Post: Ford R. Myers.

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Arts & Entertainment Life & Style News & Opinion Sports Find a blog Login or Sign Up Featured: No waiting: Become a ChicagoNow blogger now , Pitch us your blog idea Job Stalker Home Archive About Guest Post: Ford R. Copyright © 2010, Career Potential, LLC.

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

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Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [05.14.10] View Comments Career Fairs: The Pros And Cons So you say you’re thinking of going to a career fair. You should also be thinking about whether a career fair is an efficient use of your time. By job seekers and employers.

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

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Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Sarah Palin: Get Your Facts Straight (Controversial Careers Series) Job Hunting Tax Breaks … Your Professionally Written Resume is Tax Deductible » A GREAT Job Interview Follow-up Letter Secret Guest article by Jimmy Sweeney, Author of the new, Job Interview “Secret&# You’ve just finished the interview you hoped to get and it went pretty well as far as you can tell.

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Don’t tell me when I call for our phone interview (again, pre-scheduled) that you haven’t looked at the job description since you applied and thus can’t remember much about the job. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? job searching?

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

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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. As a fabulous holiday hurrah, I’m offering you 40% off my e-book, How to Get a Job: Secrets of a Hiring Manager. job searching?

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

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager where are they now: update #8 – coworker staring at my chest December 22, 2010 Remember the woman whose coworker was constantly staring at her chest ? Reply Nate December 31, 2010 at 12:13 am I think how you handled this was really great.

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

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager interviewer didn’t give me any time to ask my own questions December 29, 2010 A reader writes: I am stumped about a telephone interview I had today. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise?

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

Career Alley

Regardless of the job title, the task at hand is the still the same: ensure that the right people are in the right place, whenever and wherever the company needs talented individuals to support their business goals. Get Your Foot in the Door with These Surefire Job Search Strategies.

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50 Funniest Short Job Descriptions Ever | JobMob

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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.&# Try to describe your current job or one of your past career choices in the comments. Subscribe to JobMob via email or RSS and follow me on Twitter for more laughs at your career’s expense. ale unor job-uri.

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