Job fairs aren't always the best way to find a job because they are crowded and there isn't much time to connect with the companies that participate.
However, they do provide an opportunity for personal interaction with company representatives. When you go to a job fair, it's important to prepare in advance and to have handouts ready to give to the employers you meet.
What should you bring to a job fair? It's important to dress appropriately, bring extra copies of your resume, personal business cards, and a 30 second pitch you can give to prospective employers.
Take a look at our job fair checklist to be sure your prepared to make a good impression.