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. And, once in the midst of a fair, you could quickly become intimidated or overwhelmed. Preparation is critical to maximizing your efforts and making the most of your career fair experience.

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

Competitive Resumes

Let me share a valuable conversation I had with Jessica Dillard is the founder of Dillard & Associates is a National Career Staffing and Resume Writing Firm. 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. We add this to our client’s portfolio to distribute during networking events, job fairs, etc.

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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. On the negative side, job fairs can be mob scenes—crowded, stressful, and often not very fruitful. You may find it hard to stand out among so many other job seekers. Related: 5 Things You MUST Do Before Attending A Job 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. Sep, 2010 5 Comments Julian and Larry go to a job fair, but the prospects do not look good. Oct, 2010 VIDEO – Need a Job?

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. But they remain an important part of the job search process because they get you out of the house and in front of other people. So far I shared the pros and cons of going to a career or job fair. How to prepare for a career or job fair?

The Elevator Speech Marketing Tool

RedStarResume

When you’re on the search for a new job, it’s important to pull out all the stops. The competition for jobs is fierce; in order to stand out amongst the crowd you have to market yourself in the best way possible. Activities we take for granted in a job can usually be seen as valuable experience and achievements. Amanda Ryan is a Program Development Associate & Senior Resume Writer at RedStarResume. Need the help of a professional resume writing service ?

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.

HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Are attending job fairs still useful for.

HireCentrix

HCX Jobs. Are attending job fairs still useful for employers and job seekers in this electronic age of resume posting? TOPIC: Are attending job fairs still useful for employers and job seekers in this electronic age of resume posting? Are attending job fairs still useful for employers and job seekers in this electronic age of resume posting? Be our Friend.

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’ve done most of the things you list in your article and gotten feedback that my resume is great. Why do these reps (from big famous companies that everyone knows about) even attend the fair?

How I Learned to Leverage Online Job Search Tools

Career Realism

This interview from JustJobs.com will take you through the ups and downs you can expect in the position, what it takes to land the job, what you can expect to earn and more. This sales expert suggests how to be well prepared and informed whenever one needs to deal with a new type of job interview. I found this job online. I regularly searched the internet for jobs while working for another telecom company. It took about six weeks of searching before finding this job.

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Visual Resumes

Evil HR Lady

Tuesday, June 08, 2010 Visual Resumes I got an e-mail from Vizual Resumes , which Im sure my fellow HR bloggers also got. Now, Im going to lay aside my prejudice against people who use misspellings on purpose, and say this: These resumes look awesome. But, do resumes like this help anyone other then, say, a graphic designer? Has anyone received (or written) a cool looking resume that gets you results? I look at 100s of resumes everytime we post a job.

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Are Paper Resumes a Thing of the Past?

Resume Bear

If you’re not keeping up with today’s changes, you risk looking outdated when applying for jobs. Although paper resumes still have a place in today’s job hunt, it’s essential to know when to use them and when to avoid them. When to Use Electronic Resumes. Electronic resumes should definitely be used whenever an employee requests it. Sending send a paper resume when the employers has asked for an email version, risks making a poor first impression.

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What is a Resume Book?

The Corporate Con/noisseur

What is a Resume Book? Oftentimes, students in colleges and universities will be asked to submit their resume book. But what is a resume book? Simply put, a resume book is a tool offered by your college or university. It allows you to submit your resume and a collection of your college course loads to your college or university career center. A resume book is simply one tool in a college applicants’ arsenal. How do I Submit my Resume Book?

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Telling Your STORY

Learning Voyager

with Phil Gerbyshak Management Craft Manager Tools Mass Bay ODLG McArthurs Rant - Human Resources, Organisations and HR 2.0 Where's My Job?" ► May (8) The Five Stories Every Job Hunter Must Be Ready to. Dix in southern New Jersey, the Ultimate Warrior Job Fair brought area employers together with returning soldiers who are transitioning back to civilian life. He said, "I was just doing my job, sir." Here We Are. Now What?

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?? 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. You want your job search to be as short as possible, so don't even plan on turning this into some kind of “job seeker tips of the day” desktop calendar that you're still flipping through months from now. 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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COMIC – Pinky The Panda Watches the News | Resumebear Online Resume

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 – Pinky The Panda Watches the News 06. Sep, 2010 at 9:56 am Reading the obituaries may be the only way to get a job. Oct, 2010 VIDEO – Need a Job? job hunt Monster roars.

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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?” So many job seekers become frustrated during their search because they expect instant results-and that rarely happens in a job search. Hunting for a new job is tough, it just is. Your Resume. If your resume has not been updated in the past five years, then you have a problem.

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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. We are going to provide everything you need to organize and build you job search toolkit over the next few posts. Your “plan” is essentially to create the lists you will need to get your job search started. Job Search.

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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. Put differently, no one should try to apply all the tips in one job search. Instead, use it to create your own job search checklist: read through the list completely. Get career ideas by job shadowing.

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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. Let’s face it, crowds of job searchers means more competition (which is not what you want when conducting a job search). Another reason to use alternatives is that some jobs posted on job search boards are not real jobs.

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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. Synch job interview coordinates with your car and improve your chances of avoiding traffic and getting there on time. Intelligent job wanted banner ads + your LinkedIn profile = 1-click job applications? Forget to bring a copy of your resume to the job fair?

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5 Reasons You’re Still Unemployed

Career Realism

Here are five reasons you're still looking for a job: Your Resume Isn’t Job Specific While it's good to have a strong resume with all of your professional skill sets, your resume can become generic when all you do is send the same resume to every open position you find. The Solution: Customize your resume for each job you apply for. You apply for half a dozen jobs every day, and hope for the best. Go to job fairs.

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Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints : Don't Miss Out on Job.

Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog. » November 22, 2008 Dont Miss Out on Job Opportunities. This card works like a mini resume. The idea is to capitalize on every job lead.

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Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech

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! Provides a potential networking contact with the information they need to determine if they should provide recommendation or job lead.

Facebook Resume and Interview Advice Group Special for College and.

Resume Boutique

Resume Boutique Blog Look your best on paper. ™ 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. Are you a member of the Resume and Interview Advice Group on Facebook ? Show your best in person.™

2008 40

Resumes For College Applications - Tips

Resume Boutique

Resume Boutique Blog Look your best on paper. ™ 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. Your activities list contains much of the same information and in the same or a similar format as a resume.

2007 40

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. That being said, you’ll need to brush up on the latest job search strategies if you want to land a role. One particularly important new development you should know about: Using social media to stay connected, visible, and engaged in your network is critical to job search success today. Here are 14 tips to help you find a new job like a modern job seeker : 1.

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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. Because of this, job seekers are finding themselves competing with people of all different ages for the same job; people that can bring different experiences and skill sets to the position. ” “They are used to online job searches, emailing résumés and following up via both email and handwritten notes.”

EXECUTIVE RESUME TIPS FOR ceo's, vp's, DIRECTORS AND TOP MANAGERS

Resume Boutique

Resume Boutique Blog Look your best on paper. ™ 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. Monday, February 26, 2007 EXECUTIVE RESUME TIPS FOR CEOs, VPs, DIRECTORS AND TOP MANAGERS By Randi S.

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Scented Resumes on Pink Paper? Only if you are Reese Witherspoon!

Resume Boutique

Resume Boutique Blog Look your best on paper. ™ 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. Monday, December 24, 2007 Scented Resumes on Pink Paper? He wanted to print his resume on blue paper.

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Ten Tips for Using Technology in Your Job Search to Land Faster

Career Solvers

Last week I led a presentation at the World of Working Women Employment Conference & Job Fair in New York City and discussed methods for leveraging technology to improve the quality of your job search. Job Board Tips. Rather than spending time searching multiple job boards, use an aggregate board such as Indeed or Simply Hired. Use niche boards to source jobs specific to your skills and expertise. Resume Tips. Online Job Search Tips.

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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. Social media is a great way for employers to share information about their company, the work environment and connect with candidates as well as allowing recruiters actively search for job seeker candidates.

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free help for job seekers

Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog. Can it Really Help Me Find a New Job? » June 23, 2009 Free Help for Job Seekers There is help -- you just have to know where to look.

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Need a job? Mind your manners!

Resume Bear

This week, I had the opportunity to attend one of the largest Job Fairs here in the Seattle area. No, I wasn’t LOOKING for a job… was helping a business partner staff their booth. And, because of that, “we” were in the position of giving candidates advice on their job search. Yet, too many people just don’t have the right tools. Others asked what advice I could give them about being more successful at the job fair.

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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.

2014 207

4 Career Resources You Forgot to Consider

Career Alley

You’ve given your resume a complete makeover, revamped your wardrobe, and practiced your networking skills on LinkedIn, but you still haven’t gotten any job leads. Many people are unaware of the resources available to help professionals find jobs and support during a period of unemployment. To make your job search more fruitful, consider the following career resources job seekers often overlook. Job Seeking Groups .

2012 207

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. Use the Tools That Are Available to You. There are many tools out there that are specific to jobseeking, several of which can be found on social media. Stay up-to-date on your job search and what is out there with social media tools.

?? 15 Ideas For Job Seekers To Do While Lonely in Coronavirus Quarantine

JobMob

Let's make it for the good of your job search too. Welcome to a resume gap that no one will fault you for. As I explained in Stop Falling into Resume Gaps : Anyone who's been through the ordeal will remember what it's like to be in industry- or economy-wide recessions, and how difficult the job market is during those moments in time. Impacted directly themselves, recruiters will understand this explanation later if your resume shows a break between jobs at this time.

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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. Click on these and you will see a list of companies (with associated links) for that particular job category. Career Search Database – This is site is a career and job search database and guide.

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Top 10 New Years Resolutions for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

To start 2013 off with a bang, we have prepared a list of the Top 10 New Year’s resolutions for job seekers. Are you searching and applying for the right jobs? Brush Up on Your Job Skills. There are thousands of free online courses you can take to help improve your resume. Your job search should be your full time job! Make searching for your new job a top priority. ResumeBear offers free career alerts for job seekers.

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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.

2011 207

The Evolution of Recruiting, from the Dinosaur Days to the New Social Era

Resume Bear

We would actually receive paper resumes in the mail, scan them with some scarily inaccurate OCR software that made every resume look like it was written in Russian and then input them into our internal database. Said database had 20K resumes in it, something we bragged about at the time… I now have more first-level LinkedIn connections than that! Late 90′s – Mid 2000′s = The Job Board Era.

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Employment Resources for Military Veterans

Resume Bear

In addition to their individual hiring commitment, Hilton has also generously offered to donate overnight hotel stays to job-seeking veterans and eligible spouses through its Hilton HHonors guest-loyalty program. The donated rooms will be provided to those who are interviewing for a job, engaging in skills or certification training, or other job-seeking activities. Veterans Recruiting Services connects employers and veterans through virtual career fairs.