Career Fairs and Hiring Events
Career fairs, special hiring events, and open interviews are excellent ways to meet face to face with hiring employers.
Career Fair success lies in effective preparation and communication. Make sure to research the employers you want to visit: learn about them, the positions they're looking to fill, and what type of candidates they're looking for. The more you know about a company, the more you can converse with the company representative and the more memorable you will be.
Dress for success. Wear interview-appropriate attire: avoid jeans, flip-flops, and hoodies. Be sure that your hair is groomed nicely, and wear comfortable shoes for standing! Remember that you only have one chance to make a first impression.
Bring plenty of copies of your resume to hand out. Be sure that you have updated & proofread it prior to attending. If you have business cards, bring them with you as well.
Prepare a 30-second elevator pitch to summarize who you are, what you do, and why you're the perfect candidate. Be sure that it sounds natural & conversational.
Be confident, enthusiastic, polite, and calm. Remember to shake hands, introduce yourself, make eye contact, and most importantly - smile!
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