Don’t let employers forget about you once the job fair ends...
Now is the time to follow up!
-Do it sooner rather than later
1-2 business days after the job fair is ideal.
-Make it personal
Remember that employers have met and spoken to MANY people at the fair, so it’s unlikely they will automatically remember you. If you had a good conversation, make note of something you discussed and mention it in the email.
-Reach out to the right people
As we all know, job interviews are intensely stressful occasions. If you REALLY want the job, the stakes are also incredibly high and you might feel a slight mistake could cost you the chance at landing the job. Given the pressure, some people are tempted to fudge their accomplishments and background a bit. They figure if adding a few years of experience that they'll triumph over other candidates, and what the interviewer doesn't know won't hurt…
Check out this great video on how to prepare and excel at a job fair.
Make the best impression, and get the job!
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Ok WV Jobcasers, you got this. 200 employers dying to hire people tmw. Here's a couple things to do tonight to improve your success tomorrow:
1) research 5-6 attending companies that you really hope to work for. (jobcase, glassdoor, or even google search can be great here). Make sure you know what drives their success so you know how to position your skills/expeience for them to hear how you will help them succeed.
2) practice your elevator…
If you have never attended a job fair or a hiring event, here are some things you can expect and tips on how to prepare yourself.
Also, if you haven't be sure to stop by the West Virginia job fair happening this Friday, March 22'nd!
Think of the event as a formal interview
It's important to treat the event just like a formal onsite job interview, so make sure to prepare! You can do this by researching the company or companies, practicing your…
We love advocating for Jobcasers and we love meeting them in person. Last week gave us the chance to do both! Here's more on the great day (plus a nice Jobcase shoutout from a U.S. Senator!).
And many are looking to hire! Come on by. If this is your first job fair, we will help you navigate it!
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