Register – find out if you need to RSVP to attend the fair.
Research participating employers – make sure you are aware of which employers are going. Visit their websites and find out information about their products and services, available positions and hiring practices, etc.
Have a clear career focus and bring targeted resumes – be able to communicate to the represented companies what type of work you are looking for and substantiate that with an up-to-date targeted resume. (Write Your Resume)
Practice personal introduction – develop and rehearse your ‘elevator pitch’, a short introduction that outlines your expertise, skill sets and career goals. (see Career Development Centre Networking Guide for elevator pitch tips)
Be ready for common interview questions – the employers might be able to interview you on the spot. Prepare by reviewing your responses to typical interview questions. (Prepare for an Interview)
Appropriate attire – make sure you are dressed appropriately according to the industry and your career objective. (see Career Development Centre Networking Guide for tips on what to wear)
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