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. Networking is key in any job search!

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. Job fairs offer an opportunity for employers to conduct initial screenings on potential candidates on the spot.

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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.

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.

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. Networking still works, or people wouldn’t hold the events. You should know more about using a handbill to put in the hands of people you meet at networking events and job fairs.

?? 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.

???? 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.

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?”

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.

The Biggest Networking Mistakes

Professional Resume Services

Networking is an absolute must for a successful career. Unfortunately, many people consider networking events as nothing more than social time akin to a cocktail party. The truth is that networking events are more like a pre-interview on a mass scale.

4 Ways To Balance Your Job Search

Career Realism

It's not uncommon for job seekers to spend almost all of their time sitting behind a computer searching through online job ads. If your job search has been unsuccessful up to this point, your time behind the computer could be a major factor in your lack of success.

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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.

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.

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Overview

Career Alley

Okay, so I admit it – I’m a fanatic with job search (and, therefore, this blog). When I’m looking for a job I’m obsessed. I use a tried and true process which enables me to more quickly find the right job for me. Be prepared for your job interview.

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How To Choose A Career Or Job Fair

Tim's Strategy

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.

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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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. Job Search

6 Alternatives to Job Search Boards

Career Alley

Without a doubt, job search boards are the number one tool that people use for their job search. Which is exactly why you should be looking at some of the other job search alternatives that are available to you. Why go to a job fair? jobs by.

2015 186

The Importance of Networking

Workology

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.

Hints For Successful Networking

Professional Resume Services

As odd as it may sound, many people keep the fact that they are searching for a new job a secret even when they are unemployed. This is a bad idea simply because you never know who is going to hear about a job opening that would be a perfect fit for you.

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech

Career Alley

Provides a potential networking contact with the information they need to determine if they should provide recommendation or job lead. Regardless of the length and format, it is an essential part of your job search toolkit and many times is the opening line in an interview.

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. With any of the resources listed below, there is always the danger of focusing on one job search channel at the expense all of your other resources. Job Search Boards.

2014 225

Debunking Three Job Search Myths

Workology

As a result, friends often ask for job search and interview tips. In a time when a single job posting can garner hundreds of resume submissions, snagging the mythical interview can feel nearly impossible for a job seeker.

Building Your Network

RedStarResume

As a college student, completing a degree in your specific field is the first stage of your journey to joining the job market. However, it is naïve to think that the degree alone is all you need to land the job of your dreams. However, if you want to get a good job in this economy, it isn’t always what you know that will get you your first pay check. In order to give yourself the greatest opportunity, you are going to need to start networking.

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech Volume 2

Career Alley

If you’ve been job hunting for any length of time, you’ve probably heard of the “Elevator Speech” It is your short marketing speech (your job search objectives) and can be used in a variety of situations such as cold calls, job fairs, meeting someone at a networking event, yes – even an elevator! Job Search Toolkit elevator speech Interviews

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.

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Job Search Tips for College Graduates

Professional Resume Services

You have your degree in hand and are ready to start your job search. Even in a strong economy, starting out on the job search is never easy. However, there are plenty of things you can be doing to get your job search started off on the right foot. Networking.

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. Before meetups, tweetups and other more modern networking events.

Job Search News – February 16, 2018

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE REINVENTION EDITION – – with articles and resources centered around learning so enjoy! Insights into reinvention through job search. The look at the changes in job search since 2007 and project how job search will change by 2028.

2018 141

?? 18 Keys to End Job Searches Quickly

JobMob

Key lessons that worked for me on how to conduct a job search. Over the past year, I have managed to become very familiar with job hunting (this was in Israel). While job hunting, you should… 1) Talk to people. Use LinkedIn and professional networks.

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Motivational Pointers: Overcoming Your Fear of Job Searching

Career Alley

Nobody said job searching is easy. Because of all the uncertainty, potential for rejections and stress of interviewing, job searching is a dread. Overcome your fear of job searching with the following tips: Set Short-Term, Specific Goals.

2013 190

The Best Job Search Resources For Unemployed Veterans

Career Realism

Although the veteran unemployment rate is the lowest it's been in decades, thousands of veterans return to civilian life each year and struggle to find a job after serving their country. Here are the best job search resources for veterans.

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. Why do these reps (from big famous companies that everyone knows about) even attend the fair?

6 Shocking Job Search Statistics I’m Discussing at #SXSWI

Workology

Join Me at the 2016 SXSW Job Fair and Expo. On Sunday, March 13 from 11:00-12:00 PM CST I’ll be taking the stage with my speaking partner in crime Carlos Gil for our SXSW Job Expo Session, Resumes Suck! 7 Ways to Land a Job in Social Media.

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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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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.

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. Network. Many professionals find their next job because of someone they know.

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5 Ways To Effectively Distribute Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

Resume distribution is paramount to landing the job you want. Job fairs – If you don’t go to job fairs, you should. Job fairs are a one-stop-shopping experience for candidates searching for the perfect job.

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An Agile Approach to Your Job Search: Create Your Agile Mindset

Hiring Technical People

Last week, I gave a talk at WIND (Wednesday is Networking Day), here in the Boston area. It was titled An Agile Approach to Your Job Search. I decided that based on the response to that talk, I would do a series of blog posts for candidates about how to look for a job.

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7 Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Career Realism

Are you in the process of searching for a new job but can't seem to get the callbacks you want? You could be making some big job search mistakes. We can help you identify what you're doing wrong in your job search, and how to fix it. Looking for a 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?

6 Useless Job Search Activities

Career Realism

One of the most common questions I get asked as a career coach is, “How long will my job search take?”. For every $10,000 in salary you want to make, you can expect one month of job search. So, if you want to make $60K, plan on a six-month job search, and so on.