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Career Fair Tips

How to participate in a job fair. Tips and suggestions for getting the most out of participating in a career fair.

How to Prepare for a Career Fair
A career fair can seem overwhelming, but if you prepare for the opportunity you can make a great impression on potential employers. Watch this how-to video from About.com to learn how to prepare for a career fair.

Tips for Participating in a Career Fair
Tips on how to prepare, participate and follow-up.

Tips for Attending a College Job Fair
Tips and advice for attending a college job fair, including how to prepare, what to wear, how to introduce yourself to employers, and how to follow up after the event.

Tips for Attending a Startup Job Fair
Tips for attending a startup job fair, including what to wear, what to bring, and how to prepare.

Questions to Ask at a Job Fair
List of questions to ask a recruiter at a job fair including questions about the company, follow up questions and what to not to ask.

How to Follow Up After a Career Fair
It's important to follow up after a career fair if you're particularly interested in a company. Watch this how-to video from About.com to see tips for following up to show your interest.

How to Participate in a Job Fair
A quick guide to participating in a Job Fair.

Job Fair Checklist
Are you going to a job fair? Use this checklist to make sure that you bring everything you need to impress the employers participating in career fairs and job fairs.

Job Fairs
Job Fairs range from "real life" multi-employer events to online virtual fairs. Attending a job fair allows you to meet with employers at a convenient location and will give you the chance to meet with representatives of a variety companies - like "one stop shopping" at the mall.

Elevator Speech
An elevator speech (also called an elevator pitch) is a quick synopsis of your background. Have one ready before you go to a job fair.

Follow Up Letter to an Employer Met at a Job Fair
Example of a follow up letter to send or email to a recruiter met at a job fair.

Tips for Successfully Navigating a Career Fair
Navigating a career fair successfully is important when trying to find a new job. Watch this video from About.com to see tips for working this situation to your advantage.

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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