How Will You Stand Out at Your Next Job Fair? Use a Handbill

Competitive Resumes

Everyone usually has one goal attending a networking event or a job fair: To meet the right person to get the next step. How do you stand out at job fairs and networking events? I first met Jessica in 2014 when she joined my newsletter list a few years back.

Create a Handbill if You Want to Stand Out at Networking Events and Job Fairs

Competitive Resumes

I first met Jessica in 2014 when she joined my newsletter list a few years back. He wrote about this in his 2011 book, The 7 Rules for Getting Hired in Any Economy: Cracking the New Job Market. Jessica offers this to her clients for them to use at networking events and job fairs.

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The 19 Parties & Events You Must Attend at #SXSWi in 2014


You can register for a free guest pass to gain access to the SXSW creative job fairs, expo hall and a number of parties. As with anything, it’s the people you meet and the networking that goes on form being able to relate to people in a conference setting. BLOGGING4JOBS’ SXSW ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2014 PARTY GUIDE. Thursday, March 6, 2014. Big BASHH. Crawl map available March 1, 2014. Friday, March 7, 2014. Saturday, March 8, 2014.

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5 Things You MUST Do Before Attending A Job Fair

Career Realism

Most job fairs run between January and May. When Spring rolls around, things usually ramp up because most employers want job openings filled before Summer kicks off. Related: 3 Tips On Using Direct Mail In Your Job Search. Things You MUST Do Before Attending A Job Fair.

shocking criticism in an annual review, job-fair-style interviews, and more

Ask A Manager

My job requires extensive customer service skills, and in the 16 years I’ve been working (five at my current job), I’ve always been marked the highest in relating to the customers. I should say that I have a job with a lot of responsibility and am just a shade less senior than those who received invitations. Job-fair-style interviews. What are your thoughts on internal “job fair” type interviews, aka an assembly line type interviews?

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Networking Tips For Introverts: Get The Ball Rolling!

Career Realism

Are you an introvert who is considering career networking (by choice or by force)? Related: Building Your Network: 5 Tips For Shy Networkers. Networking Tips For Introverts: Get The Ball Rolling! Work on your networking basics.

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Putting Your Job Search Plan to Work – Lesson 3

Career Alley

Job search is much the same. Implementing a job search plan is key to finding a job. Your Daily and Weekly Job Search Ritual: How much time you spend on your job search depends mostly on whether you are looking for a job while still employed or if you are unemployed.

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Thousands of Jobs if You Know Where to Look

Career Alley

Although the unemployment rate has improved over the last few years, there still appears to be a shortage of jobs for those who want to work (or get a new job). I say “appears” because there are jobs out there (if you know where to look and have the right skills).

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Three Tips to Streamline Your Recruiting, Part 2

Hiring Technical People

The people who are looking have to target networking. See Manage Your Job Search.). You must go to meetings or job fairs yourself. You have to—dare I say it—network! At least post the job on your LinkedIn company page and change your headline to say you are looking for people. hiring process audition Hiring Geeks That Fit Manage Your Job Search network phone screen recruiting target network unemployed candidate

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5 Job Search Tips for Prospective Graduates

Career Alley

” – Theodore Roosevelt As the job market continues to struggle, the need to remain competitive remains crucial for new and prospective graduates. Students should develop a proactive strategy for their job search to gain an advantage. more – Building your network 3.

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50 Things Recruiters Can Do on Facebook


Facebook as helped to elevate our digital presence, increase job visibility and generate applications. Post jobs via the Oodle Marketplace app. Add a job feed to your company page. Boost a job-related post. Host a virtual career fair. Network locally and globally.

Why Unemployment Statistics Can Be Very Misleading

The Undercover Recruiter

This isn’t just about re-training someone to do a different type of job as much as it is to explain how to ‘network’ – that generic term meant to explain how to find jobs besides applying online to job boards and sending up your resume hundreds of times without hearing back.

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4 Steps Job Seekers Can Take For Effective Networking

Career Realism

You’ve heard it here before that networking through contacts is the most effective approach when job searching, but let us go into how exactly you as a job seeker can effectively network. Related: 5 Ways To Break The Ice At Networking Events. Networking

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10 More Reasons You Should Exercise Regularly


You know you should do it, and your job search is a great time to do it. Here’s my original list of 10 Mighty Reasons to Work Out During Your Job Search. Settle at least part of your job search into a routine. Add some fun to your job search.

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US Chamber Foundation and Goodwill Partner to Provide Career Services to Veterans and Military Spouses

Resume Bear

Goodwill’s Targeted Job Training and Career Services to Be Offered to Veterans and Military Spouses at Dozens of Hiring Our Heroes Job Fairs Nationwide. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program and Goodwill Industries announced today a collaborative effort to offer comprehensive vocational services to veterans and military spouses who participate in Hiring Our Heroes job fairs and programs. Jobs for Veterans Veterans

5 Job Search Time Wasters To Avoid

Career Realism

Searching for a job can be a full-time job in itself. Between searching online job boards and networking with others, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the job hunting process. Here are a few job search time wasters to avoid: 1. Job Search time management

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How To Build An Effective ‘Marketing Yourself’ Plan

Career Realism

Bravo, congratulations, great job, and kudos on graduating from college! Education gives anyone an edge in the job and career world, but how YOU use it and what YOU do to get hired, get ahead, and succeed is the difference. Generic resume templates are job search killers.

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HIRE ME! 7 Tips For Getting A Job After College

Career Realism

In today’s job market, college graduates have a tough time. Related: 11 Job Search Commandments For College Grads. Many colleges have job searching courses that help you build resumes and extol the virtues of the book, What Color Is Your Parachute? Attend job fairs.

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7 Common Job Hunting Mistakes Students Make

Career Realism

It’s because job hunting is complicated, especially for those who are entering a new field as newly graduated professionals. Related: 11 Job Search Commandments For College Grads. Take a look at these common job hunting mistakes, and you’ll already be a step ahead of the competition….

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I can’t get a job because of a mistake I made at 17, resigning when my boss will explode, and more

Ask A Manager

I can’t get a job because of a mistake I made at 17. I’ve actually been offered very good IT jobs, but all of those offers are always rescinded after the employer runs a background check. Am I forever barred from a corporate IT job? I recently traveled for a job interview in which the potential employer paid for the flight and was supposed to pay for the hotel. Should I visit the job fair booth of a company I just applied for a job with?

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my employer wants me to stay in hotels that feel unsafe, being told to repay $3.91 for expensing aspirin, and more

Ask A Manager

Yes, she is actively looking for new jobs because of her manager’s ongoing behavior. Being asked to apply for a job I’m not qualified for. So far the search has been tough, but I had a break recently when I attended a job fair. She is asking me to apply that that specific internship within the organization, as well as to email her a resume directly (I left a resume with her at the job fair as well). It’s five answers to five questions.

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101 Career and Employer Blogs for Recruiting Candidates & Employment Branding


This list is quite expansive and is built upon an earlier blog post where I showcased 7 company career site blogs in 2014. Blog contained with the Allianz career site providing candidate and job seeker resources. Jobs at Intel Blog. Publix Jobs Blog.

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