Persons with disabilities have the largest unemployment rate of any definable group in our society. JOIN's Career Fair Connection contributed to diminishing these statistics; the intention of the event is "Connecting Employers with Job Seekers with Disabilities."
Maximizing Your Participation at a Career Fair
Career Fairs are great places to get your foot in the door. These events provide job seekers with important face time with dozens of companies that are actively looking for candidates, and do so all in one place. Making your mark at a career fair doesn’t happen just by showing up. A successful career fair experience takes planning, preparation and the confidence to sell yourself. If you want to use this resource to help jumpstart your search, follow these tips before, during and after the fair.
Before the Fair - It All Comes Down to Homework
Get an exhibitor list:
Do your research:
Put your tools together:
Practice, practice, practice:
During the Fair - Put On Your Best Show
Dress the part:
Don’t forget your full package:
Be confident and proactive:
Bear in mind reasonable accommodation:
Ask for information:
After the Fair - Close the Deal