Former recruitment agency experts answer
employment questions, candidly suggesting how to
negotiate your salary, find a really good job,
handle phone interviews, and more.
Sage advice like this is
Fair - tips
- Be prepared. Bring copies
of your resume. Research the background
on the employers you are interested in.
- Dress professionally. You
want to present a good first impression.
- Give yourself enough time.
Arrive as early as possible. Realize that
there may be crowds and you may need to
wait to speak with some employers. Often
fairs are less crowded in early hours and
are busiest during the lunch hour and at
- Orientation. Take a few
minutes to review the map for the fair
when you arrive.
- Prioritize. Start with the
employers you are most interested.
- Take notes when you speak
with the rep. You might need names, and
other info later.
- Ask the rep for their
business card and send a thank-you note
the next day. The business card gives you
the proper spelling of the
representative's name, email, and phone
number. Sending thank-you notes is a
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