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6 Tips for Virtual Career Fairs

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Virtual Career Fair Advice

Virtual career fairs are necessity today but won’t be going away anytime soon. Why? They’re simply more effective, efficient and ultimately a better way to create meaningful connections between students and employers. Virtual career fairs allow employers to quickly and easily connect with more right-fit candidates around the world right from their computer or cell phone without completely disrupting their workday or week. This digital hiring solution also makes it easier for job-seeking attendees to visit more booths, ask more questions, learn about multiple new opportunities, and expand their network all while in the comfort of their own home. Here are six tips for job … / Read more »

5 Ways to Utilize Alumni in Your Job Search

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Alumni Networking Job Search Advice

Creating positive alumni relationships can enhance your college experience and better prepare you for the real world. Alumni can provide invaluable advice, expand your professional network, and introduce you to new opportunities. Here are five ways you can build a relationship with alumni and take advantage of everything they have to offer.  1. Attend Alumni Networking Events  Students should attend alumni networking events to meet with people who have been in your shoes and can relate to your current situation. You can ask them questions, hear advice, and add new connections to your network.   2. Join an Alumni Mentorship Program  If your university offers an alumni mentorship program, this is a great … / Read more »

How should I prepare for a Career Fair?

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Nicole at West Virginia University asked: “I have couple of big career fairs coming up, and I want to be as prepared as possible. What can I do to improve my chances of finding a job there?” Thank you for your question, Nicole. Whether they’re on campus, sponsored by a workforce commission or a company, career fairs are a great place to shake hands and get your name in the recruitment pool. With a little preparation, research and networking, you’ll be ready to make the most out of your career fairs. Treat it like an Interview. Career fairs are essentially … / Read more »

5 Keys to Making the Most Out of a Career Fair

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An article by contributor Dixie Somers. Career fairs are a staple at any university campus. Schools, cities, states even businesses host regular career fairs, not only as an opportunity to network in their communities, but to scout and recruit local talent. Career fairs are great place to find leads during your job search, but you still need to put in some effort of your own if you want to get the most out of it. Here are just five things you can do that will help you during your next job fair: 1. Do Some Research Before the Fair Most job fairs … / Read more »