You need to go to job fairs with the right attitude, right materials and professional image to be successful. Sure, you hope to go in, get interviewed on site and land a job. And that’s great if it happens, but if not, don’t be discouraged. The focus of job fairs is to come away with job leads. Getting at least a few good job leads is time well spent.
Emailing has become the standard way in which people communicate with one another. According to Taylor Wright in 5 Email Etiquette Tips for Job Seekers , most recruiters prefer sending and receiving emails because it’s easier to keep a record of contacts. Recruiters could get hundreds of emails every day, and small mistakes can instantly remove you from the list of job candidates.
If your job search has stalled or needs a boost you can get back on track by setting up some informational interviews, meetings with employers or professional within a specific industry.
It’s almost September. The time that children return to school, equipped with new clothes, new backpacks and new supplies. And now could be the perfect time for you to start fresh on your job search as well. Whether you are trying to move up the corporate ladder or are beginning a job hunt, this could be the perfect time for you to achieve career success.
Having a business card is perfect for networking at informal parties, meetings and chance encounters, anytime when the person you meet doesn’t wish to have a copy of your resume but is interested in helping you with your job search.
But once you’ve put the content together, you’ll want your business card to stand out. That’s where getting creative with business cards can help.
Job and career seekers can meet with potential employers and college representatives during the Diversity Career Fair: A World of Opportunities on Thursday, August 7 in Brooklyn Park, Minn. Employers will be recruiting for hundreds of jobs, from entry-level to managerial positions in industries including manufacturing, health care and transportation.