Register – RSVP to attend the fairs.
Research participating organizations – make sure you are aware of which organizations are attending. 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 tailored 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, interests and career goals. (see
Career Development Centre Networking Guide for elevator pitch tips)
Be ready for common interview questions – the representatives 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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