If you prepare properly, job fairs can be beneficial to your job search.
There are many ways to increase your chances of being hiredthe best of course is networking. But in this market, dont 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 Pros Tips
Bob Westerkamp, general manager of Targeted Job Fairs, gives these tips to job seekers:
- Preregister online to avoid long lines and research the companies listed.