Questions to ask at a Career Fair:     What type of skills and experience are you seeking?     What challenges do you se...
In Informational Interviews:                              What is a typical day like for you?                           ...
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Career Fair Questions for Medical Assistant and Nursing Assistant - Allen School

  1. 1. Questions to ask at a Career Fair:  What type of skills and experience are you seeking?  What challenges do you see for your organization?  What do you like most about your organization?  Are there current openings at your organization?  Do you have volunteer positions?  Considering my particular background and career interest, are there other people I should speak with?  What are the typical entry-level opportunities?  What are the skills most important for a position in this field?  Describe the “normal” career path in your organization  What type of training is available for entry-level staff?  What advice would you give to someone who wants to break into the field?In Networking Meetings or Informational Interviews:  What skills/attributes are important for this position?  What do you like/dislike about your position or field?  Which professional associations/groups/agencies do you recommend?  What do you think of my resume? How would you suggest I change it?  Can you suggest anyone else I might talk to?
  2. 2. In Informational Interviews:  What is a typical day like for you?  what are the rewards/challenges/frustrations of your work?  I’ve read that the entry-level rate for this field is $10 per hour. Have you found that the case?  What are some common career paths in this field?  What is the profile of the person most recently hired at my level?  What current issues or trends affect your work most?  What steps should I take to prepare to enter/move up in this field? When Asking for a Business Card: Follow up:  Get person’s card/contact information  Send thank you letter as soon as possible  Ask for referrals to other people in the field  If person wants to stay in contact/get updates, let them know that you will be in contact again About Allen School Allen School Online Policies & Procedures FAQs Visit Allen School © 2010 Allen School. All rights reserved. Facebook Twitter YouTube MySpace The Allen School has been changing people’s lives for over 45 years. More than 60,000 women and men have trusted the Allen School with their Medical Assistant and Nursing Assistant educations. Plus, only the Allen School offers the Fast-Track to Success program that lets you complete your studies in 9 short months versus 15 months at other schools.

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