Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Preparing for the part time job & volunteer fair

380 views

Published on

Tips and hints on how to have a successful job fair!!!

Published in: Career, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Preparing for the part time job & volunteer fair

  1. 1. N I K K I K A R A B I N I S A S S I S T A N T D I R E C T O R S T U D E N T C A R E E R D E V E L O P M E N T Preparing for a Job Fair
  2. 2. Welcome to the Part-Time Job & Volunteer Fair!  What is a Part-Time Job & Volunteer Fair?  Is there a fee to get into the Part-Time Job & Volunteer Fair?  Will I Get a Job Offer at the Fair?
  3. 3. Before the Part-Time Job & Volunteer Fair  Research Employers & Community Partners  Update and Polish Your Resume  Dress for Success  Practice Your Handshake  Prepare and Practice Your “Sales Pitch”  Questions to Expect from Recruiters  Questions to Ask Recruiters  Questions NOT to Ask at the Part-Time Job & Volunteer Fair
  4. 4. At the Part-Time Job & Volunteer Fair  Develop Your Game Plan  Give Yourself a Pep Talk  Start Talking, Start Wowing  End With a Request  Make a Good Impression  Network With Everyone
  5. 5. After the Part-Time Job & Volunteer Fair  Follow Up—Make Yourself Memorable  Thank the Recruiters You Met  Write to Everyone Else  Keep Your Applications in Motion  Persistence Pays
  6. 6. How to Talk to a Job-Fair Recruiter  1. Walk up to the employer’s table or booth. Make eye contact with the recruiter, smile and say hello.  2. Offer your handshake and introduce yourself.  3. ask about career opportunities for your occupation at that company.  4. Deliver your 15 second “sales pitch.”  5. Answer the recruiter’s questions and ask a few follow up questions of your own.  6. Tell the recruiter that you would like to apply for that job or position.  7. Offer the recruiter a copy of your resume.  8. Ask how you can schedule a job interview.  9. Ask for the recruiter’s business card.  10. Thank the recruiter, smile, and offer your handshake.
  7. 7. Practice!
  8. 8. Contact Nikki Karabinis nkarabinis@shawnee.edu
  9. 9. References  Dahlstrom, H. (2009). Turn a job fair into a job offer. Holliston, MA: Dahlstrom Company, Inc.

×