Conquering the Career Fair

Conquering the Career Fair

The career fair is the ultimate job bazaar: Dozens, or even hundreds, of employer booths set up. Mobs of job seekers milling around, handing out resumes and collecting company brochures, lured by the possibility of landing a quick job offer. While you shouldn’t expect an on-the-spot job offer as a result of visiting an employer’s table, you can significantly improve your chances of securing an interview, or at least identify some very promising networking contacts. This WetFeet Insider Guide will show you how. Performing well for the recruiters you meet is important, of course, but the keys to conquering the career fair are the things you do before and afterwards. 

Turn to this WetFeet Insider Guide to explore: 

  • How to prepare for the career fair and determine your objectives 
  • How to stand out from the crowd and leave a good impression 
  • The appropriate ways to dress and present yourself 
  • How to improve your chances of securing an interview and identify new networking contacts 
  • What recruiters are looking for at career fairs 
  • The right way to follow up afterwards

PDF / 2011


Hard copy / 2011

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