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Career Networking Events

Tips and advice for preparing for and attending career networking events.
  1. Job Fairs

Types of Career Networking Events
There are many types of in-person career networking events which will help you to expand the number of contacts which you generate through networking. Here's an overview of the different types of career networking events.

Career Fairs
A career fair (also know as a job fair) is a recruiting event where job seekers meet with multiple employers.

College Networking Events
How to make the most out of college networking events including opportunities for student and alumni networking, getting ready for the event, how to successfully participate, how to make contacts, and the best way to follow up with the people you meet.

Holiday Party Networking Tips
The holiday season provides a perfect opportunity for job search networking. Even if you're out of work and out of holiday cheer, it's important not to miss out on any opportunities to meet people who can help you find a job.

How to Work a Crowd
Networking in person is still one of the best ways to get job search help. The more people you connect with, the better chance you have of finding someone who can help. Here's how to work a crowd - the easy way.

Speed Networking
Information on what speed networking is, how it works, and how to participate in a speed networking event.

Speed Networking Questions to Ask
Questions to ask the other participants during a speed networking event.

Video: What Is a Career Fair?
Watch this video from About.com to learn more about the different types of career fairs and how you can find one to help your job search.

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