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
Some people wake up and dread their way to work..thinking about how much they are unsatisfied with their job and all the reasons why they do what they do. While others wake up everyday wishing they have a job to go thru. Kept trying but keep failing. Why is it the ones that want work can’t work? And the ones that work hated work??
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…
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…
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…
If your resume has gaps this could be for a couple of reasons. Perhaps you were ill and needed to step away from working for a bit, or you simply could have been caring for a loved one or raising your child. Whatever the reason, your resume shows what you've done and having long gaps in your work history can give employers the wrong impression.
Here are some things you can do to minimize those gaps!
When listing dates on your resume…
First impressions are everything, right? So you want to make sure you are dressed professionally for your next job fair or interview and set the tone!
So what does that mean exactly?
Check out these tips to help you dress to impress for the Chicago Job Fair on Tuesday, June 18th!
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…
Relax... It can be easy to psych yourself out before a job fair. You’ll be much better off if you take a few minutes to collect yourself, get the lay of the land, and stay calm.
Get in a Rhythm... Start with companies low on your priority list. This will give you a chance to practice your pitch, Q&A, and thought process. Once you’ve got a good interview rhythm, then it’s time to hit the big leagues.
Become Unforgettable... Put all the business…
Saw this post on Facebook or somewhere and saved it because it's SO true and sharing it with this group.
1- Cover your ass. Take pictures, get it in writing, scale everything, get a dashcam and run it all the time.
2- NEVER trust a dispatcher.
3- Never enter any place you don't know how to get out of. Throw the brake, set the 4 ways and walk yourself in. always make sure you can get out.
4-. Don't screw over the next guy. Leave the truck…
Wishing everyone who attends the Boston job fair today lots of luck and success!
Here are some tips to check out in case you missed them:
-If you're looking for better ways to connect with employers check out this post.
-If you're wondering what to wear check out this post.
-If you want to know what you should bring to the job fair read this post.
-If you're struggling with your elevator pitch check out this post.
Remember to breathe, take…