A career fair can be an invaluable tool for graduates seeking employment. Unfortunately, they’ve also gained a bit of a reputation as a timesuck.
So how do you make sure you get the most out of the experience? How can you prepare yourself for a successful career fair? What does success look like?
It’s career fair season again. Are you ready?
Before you attend the career event in your community, read over the before, during and after checklist below to make sure you’re 100% prepared!
Career fairs can be hard to navigate. The layout and crowded aisles obscure employer booths and, when you do find them, you might only have the time to learn what the company does before other candidates swoop in and introduce themselves.
And without preparation, you could waste valuable minutes fighting for face time… only to discover you’re talking to employers who are the wrong fit for your personal aspirations.