A few tips for making the job fair format work for you–
Resume Tips for Job Fair Success from Monster includes this bit of good advice:
“Request a business card from each hiring manager, and jot down a few notes immediately after each conversation — this will help refresh your memory when you follow up. Email or mail a thank-you note within 24 hours of the job fair.”
Full Time Job Fair Tipsfrom NIU suggests:
“Practice the summary so that you feel comfortable and confident in your presentation, but avoid sounding as though you’ve memorized a script. Don’t read from notes. ”
And check out the advice our experts gave during our first Hard Working coffee house.
What’s your experience at job fairs? Are they a good place to make connections? Find work? Or are they a waste of time?