Do Job Fairs Still Work?

Professional Resume Services

With all kinds of action happening online these days, many job seekers decide that the local job fairs are a waste of time. But, really, attending the local job fairs is one of the most effective things you could do if you do it right.

5 Tips for Job Fair Success

Career Alley

There are many job opportunities out there, and if you are looking for a job, sometimes the best way to do so is by attending a job fair or convention. Job Fair Careers hire Job Search

Have the Handbill in Tow Going to Job Fairs and Networking Events

Competitive Resumes

I talk to job seekers regularly who only depend on a few methods to find jobs. You should know more about using a handbill to put in the hands of people you meet at networking events and job fairs. Standing out is critical in the job search today.

Job Fairs Offer Opportunities

Professional Resume Services

With all of the new ways people are looking for jobs (online job boards, social networking sites, etc.), many people forget that job fairs are just as popular as ever in today’s employment market. Better yet, some job fairs offer on-site interviews during the job fair.

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? How do you stand out at job fairs and networking events?

Tips for Leveraging Job Fairs for Your Job Search

Career Alley

Many job seekers do not consider job fairs as part of their job search. However, if you are out of work, job fairs can be an excellent way to get a job. While it’s doubtful that the job fairs you visit will look like the picture to the right, there are a number of things […]. Career advice Careers Job Fairs Job Search

Putting Your Best Foot Forward at Campus Job Fairs

Hiring Technical People

Now you feel ready to play a vital role programming, troubleshooting or engineering for a high-profile company or organization — but have you prepared for the campus job fairs that might actually open those doors for you? Agile Job Search job fairs new grads

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.

5 Things You MUST Do Before Attending A Job Fair

Career Realism

5 Things You MUST Do Before Attending A Job Fair. 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. Things You MUST Do Before Attending A Job Fair.

Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job?

Career Realism

Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job? If you’re in a job search, you may be wondering if attending a career fair or job fair is a good move, or a waste of time. You may find it hard to stand out among so many other job seekers.

Having a Strategy is Key to Job Fair Success

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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.

Five Ways to Make the Most of Your Next Executive Job Fair

Professional Resume Services

Executive resume services can help you stand out at a job fair. Job fairs used to be designed for entry-level positions and students looking for their first job. If you need to hire executive resume services prior to the job fair, do it.

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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.

10 Tips for Success at Job Fairs

Career Realism

Recently, I attended a local job fair and spoke to several of the employers to solicit their response to the following question: “If you were to offer one tip for job seekers attending a job fair, what would it be?”

Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job?

Career Realism

Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job? If you’re in a job search, you may be wondering if attending a career fair or job fair is a good move, or a waste of time. You may find it hard to stand out among so many other job seekers.

?? 35 Smart Things to Actually Do and Not Do at Job Fairs

JobMob

Can you get hired at a job fair? I've been to many career fairs, both as a job seeker and as a speaker and advisor. When looking for a job, I would typically come to the fair early in the event, dressed well and holding a binder or folder with resume copies.

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

Competitive Resumes

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. Me: So, this is more valuable to a job fair vendor or employer than a biz ?

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Achieving the best ROI Possible at a Job Fair or Convention

Career Alley

There is a world of talent out there, and if your company is looking to hire some of that talent sometimes the best way to do so is by attending a job fair or convention. Also go over all the information you’ll want to get from each person you meet at the fair.

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. It is important that you attend the career fair with a resume, and it should be printed on actual resume paper.

???? 25 Reasons Job Fairs Are Not a Ridiculous Waste of Time

JobMob

Are career fairs a waste of time or are you wasting time at career fairs? In 2002, I was on the job search in Israel a few months after leaving my job at Amazon.com in France. Free bonus: Download JobMob's Job Fair Success Guide with over 60 job fair tips.

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.

25 Reasons Job Fairs Are Not a Waste of Time

JobMob

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.

Job Fairs: Useful or Useless?

Career Realism

A friend of our Unemployment Intervention show shared her excitement about attending an upcoming job fair. Career Reality Episodes | CAREEREALISM TV Job Search advice career congressman help job job fair searchBut, are they useful or useless? To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com.

Top 8 Tips for Job Fair Success

Career Realism

Walking into a job fair may seem like a daunting task. You may be one of hundreds of candidates vying for a recruiter’s attention, but you can earn an advantage over the competition by following these top tips for job fair success. Job fair tips image from Shutterstock.

How To Prepare For A Job Fair

Career Realism

& Dale: A large wholesale company recently moved into my area and is having a job fair. Most employer job fairs are impromptu interview sessions. The post How To Prepare For A Job Fair appeared first on CAREEREALISM. Job Search careerDear J.T. &

COMIC – Julian and Larry go to a job fair

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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 – Julian and Larry go to a job fair 03.

6 Tips To Finding Success At Job Fairs

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There are many different types of job and career fairs, including informational fairs about graduate programs and post-graduate service programs. This is an easy step that can help you make the most of your time at the job fair and find the companies that interest you.

Techeads Israeli Hitech Job Fair on March 6th 2012

JobMob

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.

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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

JobMob

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.

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Bringing Your “A” Game: 5 Tips For Acing A Job Fair

Career Realism

Job fairs are a great opportunity to interact with representatives from multiple companies in a short period of time. However, job seekers should prepare in advance. Here are five tips for acing a job fair and bringing your “A” game: 1.

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.

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

Tim's Strategy

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.

Working a Job Fair – Part One

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The Good, The Bad Given that the average employee will hold down many different jobs during his or her career, you can almost bet that you’re going to attend a job fair at some point, if you haven’t already had the pleasure. You see job fairs are a mixed blessing, with good and bad points.

Working a Job Fair – Part Two

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The key to making the most out of a job fair is planning. There are steps you can and should take before, during and after your trip to the fair. Prepare for Success Do Some Research Start by doing some research and information gathering. Obtain a list of company attendees. Out of the 60 or 70 businesses with

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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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.

Working a Job Fair – Part Three

Resume to Referral

Follow Up for Success Record the Day When you finally get home after a long day, take a few moments to jot down some notes. To whom did you speak – name, title and company. What were your impressions of the company, the interviewer and the prospects for gainful employment? Even though you’re beat and suffering brain fade,

Job Fair Tip: Consider It An Interview

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™ 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.

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4 STEPS TO MAXIMIZING YOUR TIME AT A JOB FAIR

Call to Career

erhaps you have participated in a job fair, or maybe you have just seen the images on TV. The lines are long as job seekers wait for a chance to speak to a recruiter about a job. Most people will tell you that it is unlikely that you will walk out of a job fair with a job. So is it worth it to go?

Now Hiring! The Value of Virtual Job Fairs

Career Rocketeer

It would be pretty irresponsible to up and move across the country without a job already in place…but it’s not exactly easy to interview and search out positions from the opposite coast. About 10 years ago, a new phenomenon, the virtual job fair , began popping up. Unlike the traditional job fair, the virtual job fair allows for interactions between employers and job seekers to take place “online,” thus saving both sides time and money.

Are attending job fairs still useful for employers and job seekers in.

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3 updates from letter-writers (the text tantrum, the reverse job fair, and returning to the old job)

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Shortly after the unprofessional text message where one of my bosses failed to appreciate her baby goat texts and never got all the way to the ER, my coworker sat down with her husband (our other boss) and told him she was unhappy with the situation, his wife was incredibly unprofessional, and she would be looking for another job. She found another job within a few weeks and left. I’m participating in a reverse job fair — where my job fair booth will advertise me (#5 at the link).

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