How many resumes should you bring to a job fair?
Depending on the size of the recruiting fair, you will need 20-40 copies of your resume. A good rule of thumb is to research the fair on your Career Fair Plus app to estimate how many recruiters you want to visit, then double that number. It’s better to have a few too many copies of your resume than not enough.
Should you bring a resume to a job fair?
All you need is a small purse, plus a dark, plain folder to hold your resumes and any information you pick up at the event. Bring at least 20 copies of your resume (more if there are more companies than that you’d like to meet with), a pen and paper for taking notes, and business cards (if you have them).
Can I wear jeans to a job fair?
Wear nice pants (like khakis) or a skirt. Do not wear jeans or denim of any type, shorts, baggy pants, or other attire that will attract negative attention. Wear a polo shirt or golf shirt, blouse, or other casual shirt with a collar.
How long are job fair interviews?
By far the most common type of job fair interview. This interview usually lasts no more than two to three minutes and is usually conducted by employers whose main interest is gathering resumes and initial impressions before making decisions as to whether they will move to the next step.
How do you sell yourself at a career fair?
When introducing yourself at a job fair, consider following these tips:Dress professionally. Research in advance. Keep personal belongings in check. Use positive body language. Approach booths alone. Remember the GNAP acronym. Deliver the elevator pitch. Extend the conversation.
How do you do well at a career fair?
9 Career Fair Tips To Get You HiredDress for the job you want. Pretend that the career fair is your first interview for your dream job. Do your research. Don’t rush in. Create a brief elevator pitch. Make sure your body language conveys your interest. Mix and mingle with as many recruiters as you can. Ask thoughtful questions. Ask for business cards.
What does a virtual career fair look like?
A virtual career fair (sometimes called an online job fair) is an online “event” (as it takes place at a certain time and is not ongoing) in which employers and job seekers each meet in a virtual environment, using chat rooms, teleconferencing, webcasts, webinars and/or email to exchange information about job openings.