How to follow-up with a recruiter by email(after meeting in person and having an awesomeconnection.)
A little unsure about your next move after connecting withrecruiters at a career fair? This isn’t one of those “don’t call...
It’s a fine line that can be easy to cross. Begging for a jobwhile overselling yourself doesn’t make you an attractivecand...
Remind them of something specific you discussed at thecareer fair. It’ll help them remember you, and you’ll get toshow off...
Details are good. But recruiters are busy, so keep it short.Remember, it’s not a cover letter. You’re simply sayingthank y...
This person may actually interview you (or become yourboss!) in the future. So no matter how casual yourconversation was a...
Not in that stalker kind of way. But ask for an opportunity tochat some more about the organization, or maybe about aproje...
Don’t take it personally. SometimesAll the career advice         recruiters are too busy to reply, but mayyou need right h...
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Make the First Move! - How to follow-up with a recruiter by email

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How to follow-up with a recruiter after a career fair.

So you’ve networked at a career fair and made some great connections with recruiters. Now what?
This isn’t one of those “don’t call us, we’ll call you” situations. Take the initiative and follow-up with an email. But before you start writing here’s 5 tips to make your email stand out.

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Make the First Move! - How to follow-up with a recruiter by email

  1. 1. How to follow-up with a recruiter by email(after meeting in person and having an awesomeconnection.)
  2. 2. A little unsure about your next move after connecting withrecruiters at a career fair? This isn’t one of those “don’t callus, we’ll call you” situations. Take the initiative and follow-upwith an email. But before you start writing, here’s 5 tips tomake your email stand out.
  3. 3. It’s a fine line that can be easy to cross. Begging for a jobwhile overselling yourself doesn’t make you an attractivecandidate. Instead, remind them of your interest in theorganization and give specific examples about how you’dmake a good fit.
  4. 4. Remind them of something specific you discussed at thecareer fair. It’ll help them remember you, and you’ll get toshow off your listening skills. If they advised you on specificnext steps, let them know of your progress.
  5. 5. Details are good. But recruiters are busy, so keep it short.Remember, it’s not a cover letter. You’re simply sayingthank you for the opportunity to meet, while remindingthem of what a great employee you could be. This reallyshouldn’t take more than three short paragraphs.
  6. 6. This person may actually interview you (or become yourboss!) in the future. So no matter how casual yourconversation was at the career fair, be formal and polite.No first names.
  7. 7. Not in that stalker kind of way. But ask for an opportunity tochat some more about the organization, or maybe about aproject you may be working on that can be of interest.
  8. 8. Don’t take it personally. SometimesAll the career advice recruiters are too busy to reply, but mayyou need right here have you on their radar. Remember, getting a job from networking can take many touch-points. Read more tips

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