Job Fairs

Job fairs are organized events that gather several employers in one place and are a great way to meet and get to know companies that are hiring.

Typically, employers set up a booth and job seekers walk around and talk to representatives from various companies. Like networking events, it’s important to prepare ahead of time to maximize your effectiveness.

A few tips:

  • Dress appropriately – At the very least, wear business casual attire. Making an effort to dress for the job fair will create a positive impression on employers.
  • Manage your time well – Know who will be there ahead of time and prioritize which ones you would like to speak with.
  • Talk to employers – Don’t just drop off your resume. Take the time to ask good questions about their job opportunities and tell them about yourself.
  • Collect business cards – After the job fair, follow up with them with an email or phone call to reiterate your interest or let them know that you have completed their online application.
Job Fair FAQs