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Job Fairs 101
O*NET Resource Center Provides important occupational information that can help People seeking new jobs Better Jobs First Jobs People who are choosing or changing careers Students 2.
Benefits of a Job Fair Talk Face-to-Face with HR Professionals Meet other Job Seekers Focus on companies actively seeking new employees 3.
Benefits of a Job Fair (cont.) Allows you to make a positive impression Visit multiple companies Submit a resume with a company that you were unaware of Learn more about the companies 4
Developing a Strategy Pre- register Research the companies attending Build a detailed resume for each company you intend on visiting Survey the layout of the fair 5
Developing a Strategy (cont.) Prepare a 1 minute presentation Resume written for each company Resumes labeled for each employer Follow-up 6
Tips For Success Stick to your strategy Network with recruiters outside your field Experiences, Skills & Abilities Have questions for the recruiter 7
Tips for Success (cont.) Use the recruiters name Maintain eye contact Smile Dress professionally Network with fellow job seekers 8
Tips for Success (cont.) Collect business cards Grab some company literature Supporting Documents Cover letter Portfolio Reference list Letters of recommendation 9
Body Language What is your body language saying about you? Message being sent 7% Words Tone 38% 55% Body Language Dress professionally 10
Questions to Ask the Recruiter What do you like most about working at _____ ? What is the organizations culture like? What is involved in the hiring process? 11
Wrapping Things Up Revisit your 1 st choice Follow up on promises Send Thank You cards Follow-up Sales Pitch Restate why you want the job 12
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