Job Fairs…Worth the Effort?

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Jun 8, 2011 in , , | No Comments

If you prepare properly, job fairs can be beneficial to your job search.

There are many ways to increase your chances of being hired–the best of course is networking. But in this market, don’t leave any stone unturned. If a job fair is scheduled in your area, do take advantage of what it has to offer: an opportunity to meet employers, other job seekers, see what’s available, and practice marketing what you have to offer.

A Pro’s Tips

Bob Westerkamp, general manager of Targeted Job Fairs, gives these tips to job seekers:

  1. Preregister online to avoid long lines and research the companies listed.