Having a Strategy is Key to Job Fair Success

Workology

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.

?? 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.

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.

COMIC – Julian and Larry go to a job fair

Resume Bear

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.

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 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.

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.

?? 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. 5) Visit job fairs. Continue searching.

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Job Search – 7 Career Links Hot off the Presses!

Career Alley

So, not much to say in today’s post other than I hope you enjoy the following job search resources. Job-Applications.com – This site is an online job application resource site. On the left hand side of the site is a listing of job categories.

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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.

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?

Don’t Twitter Away Your Opportunities

Careers Done Write

Twitter is wonderful. I LOVE Twitter! In some cases, it has been the downfall of careers through hasty posts, unmentionable photos, and awkward requests for job search help. You can avoid these hazards and leverage Twitter to support your career management goals.

???? 25 Free Cheat Sheets On Every Job Search Topic

JobMob

Keep these handy to save time when you're actively job hunting. Depending on which aspect of your job search you need help with, there's something in this long list of cheat sheets and “cheat infographics” that you'll like. Job Fairs & Networking.

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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.

?? 365 Top Tips to Rock Your Job Search Every Day of 2018

JobMob

Your job search crash course this year. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn't a calendar. Some of the tips only apply to job seekers of certain kinds, such as graduates, older job seekers and employed job seekers.

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366 Job Search Tips for Every Day of 2016

JobMob

Your job search crash course this year. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn’t a checklist. Some of the tips only apply to job seekers of certain kinds, such as graduates, older job seekers and employed job seekers.

2016 83

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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???? 25 Free Cheat Sheets On Every Job Search Topic

JobMob

Keep these handy to save time when you're actively job hunting. Depending on which aspect of your job search you need help with, there's something in this long list of cheat sheets and “cheat infographics” that you'll like. Job Fairs & Networking.

2017 78

?? 7 Ways To Speed Up Your Job Search Results

JobMob

Get to the job search finish line sooner. If you’re out of work and hunting for a job, you’re not alone. The syndicated radio company I worked for as a producer shut its doors in January 2009 – not a very good time to start a job search by any means.

2018 72

25 Things to Watch in 2011 For Job Search

JobMob

Which ideas will go mainstream in 2011 and change your job search? It’s a fascinating list and I thought it would be interesting to highlight the ideas that could impact job search in 2011 and beyond. Forget to bring a copy of your resume to the job fair?

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Holiday Weekend Job Search Do’s and Don’ts

JobMob

Can you afford to holiday from your job search on a holiday weekend? Don’t actively job search on a holiday weekend , unless you live in a country that has a holiday weekend every weekend (I’m looking at you, France every May). Not thinking about your job search could be the best thing for your job search. Don’t be embarrassed to talk about your job search. Why Holiday Job Searches Lead To The Best Presents.

2013 84

Holiday Weekend Job Search Do’s and Don’ts

JobMob

Can you afford to holiday from your job search on a holiday weekend? Don’t actively job search on a holiday weekend , unless you live in a country that has a holiday weekend every weekend (I’m looking at you, France every May). Not thinking about your job search could be the best thing for your job search. Don’t be embarrassed to talk about your job search. Why Holiday Job Searches Lead To The Best Presents.

2013 85

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.

2010 122

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.

Meet Anna…Overwhelmed With Worry About Her Job Search

Career Realism

She is overwhelmed with worry that she will never find a job. Harnessing the power of the micro-fundraising site, Indiegogo.com , we launched a campaign to raise $10,000 that will give 100 long-term unemployed people a full scholarship to our Job Search Accelerator Program (JSAP).

2013 94

How to Find a Job [8 Under Considered Ideas]

The Undercover Recruiter

In the troubled landscape of the current economy and with the threat of a triple dip recession hanging over everyone’s heads, finding a job is no mean feat. Either way, competition is undeniably fierce and job seekers have to widen the reach of their job search in order to be successful.

2013 114

Baby Boomers, Generation X, Generation Y Competing for Jobs?

Resume Bear

There are essentially three generations of job seekers vying for jobs today : Baby Boomers, Generation X or Gen X, and Generation Y or Millennials. ” “They are used to online job searches, emailing résumés and following up via both email and handwritten notes.”

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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Can There Be a Worse Way to Apply For a Job Than to Attend a.

Jennifer Anthony

→ Can There Be a Worse Way to Apply For a Job Than to Attend a Cattle Call? Kim I read an article in today’s newspaper and came away, asking myself, “Is there worse way to look for a job?&# Evidently, there was a job fair downtown yesterday.

2010 130

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%!

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? Posted in job searching A reader writes: Okay, I know looks matter, but how much does it really matter? It didn’t stop me from getting hired or from doing my job well.

2011 90

Unemployed? How To Survive and Thrive

Ms. Career Girl

Be diligent in the practices that sustain you as a leader; this is the version of you that you want walking into job interviews. Staying positive is a huge part of the job search and keeping up with your fitness and health levels will make you feel good both inside and out.

2019 240

Telling Your STORY

Learning Voyager

Maker Your Search Lights Blog Archive ▼ 2010 (60) ► October (3) The Power of HOPE Making Sense of Change On Natural and Un-Natural Change ► September (7) Using the CASE Method: How HR and OD Can Improve P. Where's My Job?" Here We Are. Now What?

2010 79

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?

2011 72

Why Aren’t I Getting Hired?

Professional Resume Services

The best executive resume should be customized for the job. As a Resume Writer and Career Coach , one of the questions I get asked the most is “Why can’t I find a job?” Hunting for a new job is tough, it just is. Today’s job seekers must have a presence on social media.

2016 169

Can Social Media Help Me Find a Job?

Resume Bear

If you are on the search for a new job, chances are you have scoured the papers and Main Street to check for hiring signs. You went to job fairs and clinics. It could definitely be the way you get your next job. If you have just one Facebook or Twitter account, have two. With this jobsearch application you can put in your job preferences and get an email, a twitter status update, or a mobile alert whenever something matches your preferences.

Three Tips to Streamline Your Recruiting, Part 2

Hiring Technical People

See Manage Your Job Search.). He had not used Twitter. You must go to meetings or job fairs yourself. At least post the job on your LinkedIn company page and change your headline to say you are looking for people. Consider using Twitter. hiring process audition Hiring Geeks That Fit Manage Your Job Search network phone screen recruiting target network unemployed candidate

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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.

2011 253

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.

Recruiters Know: A Company is only as Good as Its People

Career Alley

Regardless of the job title, the task at hand is the still the same: ensure that the right people are in the right place, whenever and wherever the company needs talented individuals to support their business goals. Good luck in your search. Today’s recruiters go by many names.

2013 189

8 Ways to Attract 2013 Graduates to Your Organization

Workology

This means an abundance of college graduates will soon be applying for full-time jobs. Get involved in job fairs or any other opportunities they provide. They are experts at social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Tumblr, and Pinterest.

2013 140

It Takes More Than a Resume to Get a Job

Jennifer Anthony

Whereas having a marketable resume is extremely important, a fantastic resume by itself won’t get you a job. It also helps jog a person’s memory about any previous jobs you may have discussed with them in the past. Job Search Success System Are you a do-it-yourself type?

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