Benefits of Job Fairs

Resume Bear

Are you searching for a job or a new career? If so, you may have searched for jobs online or in your newspaper’s employment section. Although these are great resources, you may want to think about attending a job fair, as they are a great way to find available job positions. Job fairs are events that are often free and held in large public places. Most job fairs are held at hotels or in shopping malls.

Having a Strategy is Key to Job Fair Success

Workology

The spring college recruiting season will soon be in full effect. Seniors — hungry for their dream jobs — and juniors — hoping to land internships — will be armed with resumes and dressed in suits. To many job seekers (entry-level or not), attending career fairs is a daunting but necessary task. And, once in the midst of a fair, you could quickly become intimidated or overwhelmed. YOUR WORK ISN’T OVER WHEN THE FAIR SHUTS DOWN.

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MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

It’s that time of year when college seniors are looking forward to receiving their diplomas after four or more years of time consuming and costly schooling. Parents, college professors and the media have told them that a college degree is the way to a job that will bring satisfaction, fulfillment and a fat paycheck. Get the diploma, send out a few “dynamite” resumes, and a job will follow. Job satisfaction, fulfillment and life/work balance are secondary.

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. 2) Are the companies at the job fair actually hiring?

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Job Searching Tips For Soon To Be College Graduates

RedStarResume

Have a Job Searching Game Plan: The job searching process takes time—months in fact, so if you decide this is the route you want to take after college, it’s important to get a head start senior year if you want to have a job lined up after graduation. If you’re not sure exactly which job types you’re looking for, make some time early during the year to figure it out. What industries are you trying to get into and which entry level job positions will you seek?

Top Career To-Dos for College Juniors and Seniors

Ms. Career Girl

The post Top Career To-Dos for College Juniors and Seniors appeared first on Ms. Here are a few simple things you can do this fall to help you land a job after graduation. Career Advice for College Juniors It’s never too early to start preparing for the professional world. A college degree and up-to-date technical skills aren’t all you need to land your first job. Visit your college career center. Career Advice for College Seniors Congratulations, senior!

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The Importance of Networking

Workology

If it hasn’t already, the spring semester for many colleges is in full swing. The number one item on the mind of seniors is finding a job. While most career-oriented departments at universities and colleges tell their students to start looking for a job 3-4 months prior to graduation, networking is something that needs to be done all throughout your college career. Here are a few tips I have come up with to jumpstart your college career.

Where To Find Internships and Fellowships in Israel in 2012

JobMob

Over 30 places to find an internship in Israel in 2012. Some of the submission deadlines may have already passed, so if you know someone looking for an Israel-based internship, send this article to them asap. Each internship description below is more or less quoted from the source. After scanning the listings and visiting some of the sites, don’t miss out on the tips at the bottom for finding hidden internships. Summer 2012 internships.

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7 Career Fair Tips for the Employer

Workology

It’s been awhile since I’ve attended a career fair. WHEN AT A CAREER FAIR, YOU ARE THE COMPANY TO JOB SEEKERS. As a corporate recruiter or representative attending a career fair, you are a brand ambassador and the “face” of your company. The way that you engage with job seekers leaves a lasting impression of your entire organization. WHAT YOU DO DURING A CAREER FAIR MIGHT DETER GREAT CANDIDATES FROM APPLYING.

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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. I attend the fair because it’s better than just sitting at home but leave wondering why I even bothered. Why do these reps (from big famous companies that everyone knows about) even attend the fair?

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. I attend the fair because it’s better than just sitting at home but leave wondering why I even bothered.

???? How To Get a Sweet First Job After College or University

JobMob

Use this quick guide so you don’t fail at finding a first job after college. With a degree in hand and no job yet, are you wondering if it was worth all the years you spent in academia? Don’t fret, job hunting for new graduates is like a full-time job itself and has to be treated like one. Here’s how to get your first job… Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll.

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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? It is now common practice for employers to run Internet searches on potential job candidates. Take an extra internship. Many colleges have chapters or registration drives.

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A Note To College Students Looking For Summer Internships

Resume Boutique

™ This blog contains resume and interview tips for professionals and students by the founder of Resume Boutique, Randi Lewis, a recruitment professional and former practicing lawyer who knows what your resume needs and how you should present by telephone and in person to land that job. Tuesday, March 31, 2009 A Note To College Students Looking For Summer Internships Accept the offer on the spot! People are getting laid off from their jobs - more than 1.2

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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. Here are a few tips for prospective graduates looking to get the most out of their job search: 1. Start Early Students expecting to graduate in May should start thinking about their job search and even applying for jobs now.

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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. Recruiters embraced this new technology, posting jobs on Monster, MonsterTrak (remember that one for college recruiting?), And, yes, we were still attending those job fairs, hoping that this one would be different, but they never were… You know why?

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Facebook Resume and Interview Advice Group Special for College and.

Resume Boutique

™ This blog contains resume and interview tips for professionals and students by the founder of Resume Boutique, Randi Lewis, a recruitment professional and former practicing lawyer who knows what your resume needs and how you should present by telephone and in person to land that job. Thursday, November 27, 2008 Facebook Resume and Interview Advice Group Special for College and Grad Students Are you in college or grad school?

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8 Ways to Attract 2013 Graduates to Your Organization

Workology

College graduation season is upon us. This means an abundance of college graduates will soon be applying for full-time jobs. Eight ways to attract 2013 graduates to your organization: Seek Out College Campuses. Look at the college and majors available, and go from there. Get involved in job fairs or any other opportunities they provide. Use them to post job openings and interact with recent grads.

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5 Job Search Tips for Prospective Graduates

Career Alley

As the job market continues to struggle, the need to remain competitive remains crucial for new and prospective graduates. Students must develop a proactive strategy for their job searches if they are to expect to gain an advantage. Here are a few tips for prospective graduates looking to get the most out of their job search this spring: Start Early. Students expecting to graduate in May should start thinking about their job search and even applying for jobs now.

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10 tips to get the most out of your internship — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 10 tips to get the most out of your internship January 17, 2011 If you’re thinking about leaving college without doing a couple of internships, don’t. But it’s also not enough simply to do a few internships. News & World Report today, I offer 10 tips for getting the most out of your internship. But it’s also not enough simply to do a few internships. which job should I take?

What is a Resume Book?

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Oftentimes, students in colleges and universities will be asked to submit their resume book. Simply put, a resume book is a tool offered by your college or university. A resume book is simply one tool in a college applicants’ arsenal. What is a Resume Book?

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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.

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Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part II

Career Alley

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs. Part II – Traditional Job Search Methods. Part II of a 4 part discussion on the job market. Search online job boards. Search corporate web sites for job listings. Attend on-site career fairs. A hard look at common job search methods will expose many of the reasons why job seekers are not getting the results they desire.

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.

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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). One issue is “job mismatch” right jobs, wrong skills. Another issue is not knowing where (or how) to find jobs that might match your skills. HOW TO FIND A JOB?

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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? » 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?

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How To Conduct A Job Search

Career Realism

Spring has sprung, and a new crop of high school and college graduates are starting to enter the workforce. Unfortunately, many of these new grads haven’t been taught how to conduct a job search. How To Conduct A Job Search If this sounds like you, then you’ve come to the right place. There are several common methods for finding jobs, some of which are online and others that are offline. Here are three tips to get started with your job search: 1.

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Nursing Shortage – The Tale of the Talent Pool

Workology

For many, our objectives may seem pretty easy – post a job and the line will form, right??? Offer internships or rotations – are you courting the next generation of employees? Internships, fellowships, and (from a medical standpoint) clinical rotations will keep the talent pool full and knowledgeable about all aspects of your business. For some of us, it is ever-present in fields where jobs or location may make it challenging to attract talent.

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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.

2010 197

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.

2010 197

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

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager don’t send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions for job applicants December 30, 2010 I’m hiring college students for several internships right now, which means that the candidates are a mix of really impressive/prepared and really … not. Quick question: Are blogs worth putting on your resume/cover letter if they are relevant to the job you are applying for? which job should I take?

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101 Career and Employer Blogs for Recruiting Candidates & Employment Branding

Workology

Blog contained with the Allianz career site providing candidate and job seeker resources. Amazon’s new career blog with great job seeker insights, tips and employees stories. Company blog that does a great job of showcasing career opportunities front and center. This career blog does a great job of discussing company culture, job opportunities along with insights into the hiring process. Great resources for Millenial and recent college graduate candidates.

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Top Ten Ways to Find a Job | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « New Job-Search Toolbar Follow Up Your Cover Letter With a Follow-Up! » Top Ten Ways to Find a Job When the economy is in bad shape, the job market is usually worse. Those with jobs are trying to stay employed and people without jobs are desperately trying to find a new job, both can be extremely stressful. Stay motivated and persistent – finding a new job is your new job right now.

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What To Do When Your Field Is Oversaturated With Talent

Career Realism

Many college students are planning for a future in a specific field. This can saturate the field in several ways: More candidates then available jobs. More jobs than qualified candidates. These conditions are not the only ones that can create a saturated job market, but they are the most likely scenarios. The goal of the job seeker is to rise to the top of the pile. Resumes When You Don’t Have A College Degree. Job Search

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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. I’m a full-time student in a graduate program that requires an internship to graduate. So far the search has been tough, but I had a break recently when I attended a job fair. There are other open internships far more suited to my skills and background. It’s five answers to five questions.

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

Resume to Referral

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.

Law Firm Summer Associate and Entry Level Recruiting Plunged in.

Resume Boutique

™ This blog contains resume and interview tips for professionals and students by the founder of Resume Boutique, Randi Lewis, a recruitment professional and former practicing lawyer who knows what your resume needs and how you should present by telephone and in person to land that job. Most 2011 and 2012 graduates do not yet have legal-related summer jobs. Whats worse, most 2010 graduates - third year law students - dont have any job prospects.

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. A reader writes: I left my first post-college job in 2009 after 5 years. A reader writes: I left my first post-college job in 2009 after 5 years. That would make your job so much harder than it already is.

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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? I am a recent college graduate, but get mistaken for a high schooler all the time. Posted in job searching A reader writes: Okay, I know looks matter, but how much does it really matter? I am a recent college graduate, but get mistaken for a high schooler all the time. It didn’t stop me from getting hired or from doing my job well. do I have to be perfect to get a job?

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Job Search Etiquette: Nay to the Word, "Hey!"

Resume Boutique

™ This blog contains resume and interview tips for professionals and students by the founder of Resume Boutique, Randi Lewis, a recruitment professional and former practicing lawyer who knows what your resume needs and how you should present by telephone and in person to land that job. Sunday, May 03, 2009 Job Search Etiquette: Nay to the Word, "Hey!" When you are in the job search process, should you use that word to address your potential employer?

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Don't Define Yourself By Whether Or Not You Get THE Job

Resume Boutique

™ This blog contains resume and interview tips for professionals and students by the founder of Resume Boutique, Randi Lewis, a recruitment professional and former practicing lawyer who knows what your resume needs and how you should present by telephone and in person to land that job. Sunday, April 20, 2008 Dont Define Yourself By Whether Or Not You Get THE Job YOU KNOW YOU CAN MASTER THE JOB. If you are looking for a job in any major city like New York, D.C.,

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Coping With a Job You Hate | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Jobvite Recruitment Survey – Surprising Results for Jobseekers Take The Job – Or Finish Your Degree? » Coping With a Job You Hate All of us have been there at some point. Out of necessity, you are stuck in a job that is unbearable — and as a result, you hate life. This means that if you are in a job you hate, you’re in a better position to get something better.

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terse answer Thursday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

Can I follow up with a hiring manager I met at a job fair? I attended a job fair a couple weeks ago and had a nice conversation with a manager in a field that I am sincerely interested in. These are obviously not in my vein of expertise, so how do I tell her to “do her own job”? In fact, as an assistant, your job is usually what your boss delegates to you. I am a female in my junior year of college.

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