Wearing inappropriate clothing to an interview could cost you the job. An interviewer's first impression is often a lasting one, so the way you present yourself is very important. Check out some tips to help you dress to impress for your next interview or job fair!
Women's Professional Interview Attire
-Stick to solid colors (avoid patterns, but if you must stick to subtle ones and avoid those that will have them looking at your clothes instead... see more
Things don't always go as planned especially when it's a big day! My car started overheating the night before the interview. No way was i going to cancel an #interview as those are few and far between for me. I checked google maps and saw the location is 9 miles away. Luckily for me i still had a bicycle in the garage. I brought a few bottles of water and my interview clothes in a bag so they would not get sweaty. I found a bathroom a couple... see more
Here are some things you should bring with you to a job fair!
-Print and pack at least 50-60 copies of your polished and updated resume. You will want to hand these out to all the employers you are interested in working for. It’s always best to print more than you need than not have enough! Tuck them into a folder for safekeeping and place them in a bag so your hands are free.
-A pencil, pen, and a notebook.
You will want to take notes! They... see more
The Urban League is hosting the MLK Day of Service Jobs & Opportunities Fair!
Job opportunities will be available in various industries, including healthcare, retail, technology, and more.
Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in workshops, including job fair advice, navigating today's job market, resume coaching and interviewing skills, starting a small business, and much more!
It's definitely worth your time, so we hope you stop... see more
With hundreds of eager job seekers attending the Urban League of Philadelphia job fair, you will most likely have about 30 seconds to catch the attention of a hiring rep and make a lasting impression!
Make sure to “wow!” them with an expertly crafted Elevator Pitch. The goal of this pitch is to communicate
- Who you are
- What you do
- What your goals are
- Why you would be an asset to their team
Use vibrant and colorful vocabulary to help paint... see more
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Make sure to dress to impress!
Here are some quick tips on what to wear for the Chicago job fair tomorrow, June 18th.
-Stick to solid colors and avoid distracting patterns
-A suit with a button up shirt worn underneath
-Mid-length skirt below or at the knee, paired with a coordinated blouse
-Neat, professional hairstyle
-Light makeup and very little perfume
-Stick to solid colors
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Instead of staying silent during a job fair or interview SPEAK UP and let your voice be heard!
By building a rapport with the employers before getting into the nitty-gritty details of the job it can give you a major competitive edge over other candidates. Plus it will feel more like a friendly conversation which can certainly help calm those nerves. You can also use this information later on when following up.
Remember, these questions are not... see more
Hey Chicago, are you ready?
The job fair is next Tuesday, June 18th from 10-2pm at the UIC Forum located at 725 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Find out all the info here.
NOW is the time to make those final preparations so you are confident and ready to go! Check out these tips to help you prepare for the fair as the weekend approaches!
Know the companies you are interested in and research their mission/culture TODAY. Take some time to see what... see more
If you attended the Chicago job fair today then this is the post for you!
Now that the fair is over, it's time to follow up.
Doing so lets the employer know you are serious, reminds them of who you are (they met a TON of people), your qualifications, and keeps the hiring process moving along.
So let’s take a look at how following up works...
Send your follow up at least 1-2 business days after the event.
Reach out to the... see more
The Chicago job fair is coming up on June 18th which is next Tuesday!!
There has never been a better time to prepare your elevator pitch than right NOW so you are set and ready to go : )
So what is an elevator pitch?
An elevator pitch is a clear, brief message that is ALL about you. It communicates who you are, what you're looking for in a job and how that employer can benefit from hiring you.
Follow these tips to help create and perfect... see more