Veteran job fairs can be overwhelming for the unprepared, but with the right mindset and preparation, you can make a great first impression. Avoid the trap of wandering around aimlessly from booth to booth. This collection of resources will provide you with the tools and tips to enable you to walk into a veterans career fair with a clear mission.
- 3 key tips to career fair success
- Delivering your elevator pitch
- Career fair calendar
Opportunities Abound if You Visit Each Booth
If you attend a veteran hiring fair, STOP at EVERY table. A banner does not tell you all there is about that company. They may have an opportunity that’s just right for you, but you’ll never know it if you pass them by.
Tongue-Tied at a Veteran Career Fair? Try These Talking Points.
Recruiters at veteran career fairs want to know about your development, team work, and leadership abilities. Before you make your approach, it’s best to have a few talking points in mind.
What type of recruiters attend a veteran career fair?
When attending a career fair keep an open mind. There are a wide variety of exhibitors attending our events—corporate employers, law-enforcement agencies an other government employers, franchisors, and both campus-based and online educational institutions.
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