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Are Job Fairs Worth the Time?

Careers Done Write

We are in one of the high seasons for job fairs. Generally, we see a rise in job fairs in September and October, and again in January through April. It can be, but you need to choose the job or career fair that’s right for you. Recently a client called to provide feedback regarding his time spent at a job fair. Within 10 minutes, he knew it was not the fair for him. Avoid this nightmare by selecting your fair wisely.

7 Tips for a Job Fair

Resume Bear

First impressions are everything at a Job Fair. We bring you some tips to make the most of a Job Fair. The best strategy you can employ is prioritizing. It is important that you attend the career fair with a resume, and it should be printed on actual resume paper.

14 Job Search Tips to Master in 2018

Competitive Resumes

If it has been a few years since the last time you went on a job search, you need to know that things have changed. Sure, there’s advice from 2011 that still applies today – for example, networking is still a great idea. Listen to How Will You Stand Out at Your Next Job Fair?

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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? 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.

Are Job Fairs a Good Use of Your Job Search Time?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Job Search – Everyone has a Story to Tell Job Hunting – What Have You Been Doing Lately? » Are Job Fairs a Good Use of Your Job Search Time? Therefore, you have to be strategic in how you use your time during your job search.

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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. This was my first foray into job fairs, and it was pretty fascinating to watch how different job-seekers navigated the situation differently. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? which job should I take?

How to get the best out of Career Fairs-Think like a Recruiter

Resume Bear

Career fairs are still an essential part of the job hunt for people of any age and can be a great opportunity. The problem is that these fairs are often frustrating experiences, especially if you come in with the wrong expectations. Why do recruiters go to Career fairs?

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Need a job? Mind your manners!

Resume Bear

This week, I had the opportunity to attend one of the largest Job Fairs here in the Seattle area. No, I wasn’t LOOKING for a job… was helping a business partner staff their booth. And, because of that, “we” were in the position of giving candidates advice on their job search.

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7 Secrets to Get a Job Using Social Media – do you know them?

Resume Bear

Between current economic conditions and the technological evolution of the Internet, the traditional approach most job seekers have taken in the past is no longer viable. million college graduates this year, yet the job growth rate is at a six year low, at 1.3%!

Young Veterans Are The Ones Most Likely to Be Jobless

Resume Bear

With every good intention, American employers are honoring the nation’s military veterans with promises of jobs and redoubled recruiting efforts. Senate passed a veterans jobs bill. Hidden Job Market Job Hunting Strategies Job Market Job Openings Veterans Why ResumeBear?

Don’t Twitter Away Your Opportunities

Careers Done Write

In some cases, it has been the downfall of careers through hasty posts, unmentionable photos, and awkward requests for job search help. Avoid repetitive requests via direct message to the same person or outright requests for a job interview. The Twitter Job Search Guide.

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&#. Post your resume, promote your resume and manage your search.

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Tips for Attending Online Career Fairs

Resume Bear

These days, going to a career fair doesn’t require actually going anywhere. In fact, more and more are being held online, allowing job hunters to meet, network, and interview with prospective employers right from the comfort of their own homes. During the Fair.

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short answer Saturday: another job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: another job search edition January 29, 2011 We did a job search edition of short answer Saturday last week , but the questions keep piling up so here’s another one. which job should I take?

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

Resume Bear

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.

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will looking like a teenager harm my job search?

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager will looking like a teenager harm my job search? February 7, 2011 A reader writes: Okay, I know looks matter, but how much does it really matter? Reply Kate February 8, 2011 at 1:28 am I totally agree with AAM’s advice.

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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? For the poor guy who lost his job because he was not careful with his resume, I’m sure this is not his favorite job search story. Good luck in your search.

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short answer Saturday: job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: job search edition January 22, 2011 It’s short answer Saturday: six short answers to six short questions. Is it better to respond to a job ad immediately or wait a few days? which job should I take?

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Should Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile Be Carbon Copies?

Tim's Strategy

Melissa is a career consultant specializing in resume writing, interview coaching and job search strategy. She is also an approved career expert here at Tim’s Strategy™. Now, I know a job search or the daily activities of work can take up a lot of time.

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How My Intern Got The Job And Created A Blueprint For All To Follow

Corn on the Job

People are typically looking for a blueprint when searching for advice. And not just for job search advice, but for anything. In March, I spoke at my undergraduate Alma Mater, Cabrini College, about the job search. How To Use This In Your Own Search.

55 Hidden Job Finding Tips WITHOUT Using Social Media

JobMob

What if your next job was hiding right in front of you? Hidden jobs defined. Many jobs are never advertised anywhere. Those are the hidden jobs. The #1 reason to aim for a hidden job. So where are the hidden jobs? 55 tips to find hidden and unpublicized jobs.

things that aren't good ideas #78

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager things that aren’t good ideas #78 March 22, 2011 The reader who received the cover letter excerpted below described it as “things that make your heart break,&# and I have to agree. Reply Shayna March 22, 2011 at 1:03 pm OY.

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I will totally get you a job. — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager I will totally get you a job. January 11, 2011 I can print a letter of praise once in a while without it being obnoxious, right? I hope so, because I really liked this letter: I was laid off in June and have floundered job search-wise since.

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do what you say you're going to do

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager do what you say you’re going to do March 10, 2011 It amazes me that this has to be said, but this should be your cardinal rule at work: Do what you say you’re going to do, by when you say you’re going to do it, or update people accordingly.

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how to fire an employee with a bad attitude — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how to fire an employee with a bad attitude January 3, 2011 A reader writes: I have an employee who has been doing her job OK but has a bad attitude and is dragging everyone down. But you really have to — it’s part of the job.

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am I wrong to be insulted by this rejection letter?

Ask A Manager

March 16, 2011 A reader writes: I received the following rejection: Thank you for applying for our CRM position. Their decision in no way reflects upon your [.] "> { 66 comments… read them below or add one } Sabrina March 16, 2011 at 4:14 pm Hmm. So I can get on my job hunt.

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession April 4, 2011 Last spring, I quit my job to go to work for myself. But as a result, when I wanted to quit my job and work for myself, people actually wanted to hire me.

Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader January 24, 2011 Here’s a story I’ve been wanting to tell for a while — and it has a moral too, about how social media can help you get a job!

listen to me on Minnesota Public Radio — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager listen to me on Minnesota Public Radio January 7, 2011 The wonderful Alexandra Levit and I were guests on Minnesota Public Radio this morning, talking about job search strategies in a tight job market. Posted in me The wonderful Alexandra Levit and I were guests on Minnesota Public Radio this morning, talking about job search strategies in a tight job market. which job should I take?

is allowing smoke breaks unfair to non-smokers? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

January 6, 2011 A reader writes: How do I determine where the line is between enforcing policy and being a jerk? I take issue with this, because I don’t think it’s fair. Reply Susan January 10, 2011 at 9:59 am Anon – great TV reference!

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I will review your resume this week

Ask A Manager

March 29, 2011 Update: Due to the overwhelming response to this, this offer expired at midnight (EST) on Thursday, March 31. Fair warning.) Reply Ask a Manager March 30, 2011 at 9:27 am Wow — that is awesome to hear. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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coworker monopolizes meetings with irrelevant topics

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager coworker monopolizes meetings with irrelevant topics February 11, 2011 A reader writes: I have a question about how to deal with one aspect of a co-worker’s conduct that is frustrating and annoying my colleagues and me.

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job listing asks candidates to submit a headshot — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager job listing asks candidates to submit a headshot February 1, 2011 A reader writes: I’m applying around for part-time office work. unless you’re applying for an acting or modeling job. Not very fair of me, I admit.

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how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks? February 2, 2011 A reader writes: What’s the best way to get across to potential employers I’m not willing to work 70 hours a week without sounding like a slacker?

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at an interview in a coffee shop, who pays for the coffee?

Ask A Manager

February 26, 2011 A reader writes: At a job interview, I showed up at the company’s office and the person interviewing me announced we were not going to do the interview in his office, but at a local coffee shop. Is there an actual job? do I have to be perfect to get a job?

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16 months after leaving job, still getting hassled by old boss

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 16 months after leaving job, still getting hassled by old boss March 2, 2011 We recently talked about how long it’s reasonable to answer questions from a past employer after you’ve left. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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do I have to be perfect to get a job?

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager do I have to be perfect to get a job? February 24, 2011 A reader writes: I have not worked full time in over a year and a half and have been unemployed for two months, when my seasonal job came to an end. which job should I take?

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book review, other people's families, and mango sticky - — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager book review, other people’s families, and mango sticky rice April 5, 2011 There’s a very nice review of my e-book over at YouShouldOnlyKnow , a blog I have long adored, run by Erica Manney. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

referring a friend for a job? not so fast… — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager referring a friend for a job? not so fast… January 3, 2011 A job opens up at your company. You have a friend who’s job-searching. Yay, get your friend a job and get to work with someone you like! Referring a friend for a job can have consequences that people often don’t take the time to think about, whether they ultimately get an offer or not. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions April 2, 2011 It’s once again time for short answer Saturday — six short answers to six short questions. Can my manager ask if I’m looking for a new job?

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manager is scaring her employees with sad Facebook posts

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager manager is scaring her employees with sad Facebook posts March 3, 2011 A reader writes: I own a small business and one of my managers is Facebook friends with me and all her staff members. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

something cool and free for you

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager something cool and free for you February 15, 2011 I’m really impatient. If [.] "> { 22 comments… read them below or add one } Anonymous February 15, 2011 at 9:03 pm Going through the form, what an ‘incredible’ offering!!

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phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams March 30, 2011 A reader writes: Can you give some general advice to us desperate job-seekers when answering ads on sites like Craigslist? which job should I take?

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