Job fairs or career expos are common for
entry level job recruitment. They provide a large number of candidates
to employers & they give job seekers the opportunity to explore many
employers at the one event. There are a few types of job fairs, such
as community job fairs, campus job fairs, professional job fairs...
etc. Job & career fairs are mainly held in major cities around the
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frequently asked questions & answers
Job fair tips & how to make the most
of job & career fairs:
Some popular job fairs & career expos:
Research the employers & visit their
websites before attending the job fair. Find out what openings
List some questions you'd like to ask the
employers you are interested in.
Take 30 to 50 resumes with you.
Dress in business attire.
Be prepared to fill application forms by
having relevant info readily available with you.
Be prepared to interview.
Arrive early & have a plan.
Spend quality time talking to the
employers you are interested in & make a good impression. This
is far more important than distributing as many resumes as
possible to all the different employers at the job fair.
Collect contact information, such as
business cards as you go.
A couple of days after the job fair,
follow up with a thank you note.
Women For Hire Career expos http://womenforhire.com/career_expos/.
Upcoming career expos:
- New York. NY: October 30, 2012
- Washington, DC: November 13, 2011
The National Job Fair & Training Expo Toronto
October 16 &17, 2012 http://www.thenationaljobfair.com/visitors/