The global pandemic has hit you hard financially, and you’ve lost your job and applying for jobs online hasn’t brought on any success. What should you try next? If you’re looking for a new job or wanting to change your career path, a job fair is a great way to start!
Attending a job fair is a great way to meet with various employers in different industries. It’s your chance to ask them important questions about hiring priorities, the current job market, all while providing them with your resume for potential job opportunities.
Attending a job fair can be intimidating, so it’s best to be prepared and consider many factors that can allow you to get the most out of your job fair experience.
Prep ahead of time to feel confident
When you arrive at the job fair, it can be a bit overwhelming. Vendors are doing their best to recruit and promote their business, while job seekers are competing for the shot at landing what may be their next dream job or career.
So how do you stand out?
What to do after a job fair?
Now that you’ve aced the job fair experience, there are some important next steps. Make sure to follow up with each employer that you met! It’s vital to send a thank-you email to each employer, as it keeps you fresh in their minds as they begin the hiring process.
Job fairs can be daunting, and there’s a certain amount of pressure to succeed when you attend. Embrace this opportunity. These events are unique experiences where you can dig deep into many different industries and companies.
Remember, you’re looking for your right fit, just as much as employers are.
Do you want to begin your journey with AOLCC Winnipeg North?