The 411 on Job Fairs

How many of you relate to this? 

You’ve been job searching for weeks and months now, and you’re tired. 

Nobody really talks about it, but job hunting can leave you feeling burned out. Finding open jobs, researching the companies, filling out applications, and then going to interviews day in and day out can take a toll on people.  

But you still need to continue your search even if you’re feeling tired. With everything being digital nowadays, you might think it’s easier to find and apply to jobs online through different job boards. However, have you thought about going to a job fair? 

One of the benefits of a job fair is you get to meet multiple employers and see multiple open jobs at a time. Instead of sifting through available jobs and employers, you can attend a job fair and talk to multiple people. You can attend job fairs for specific industries or jobs, which will help you narrow your search with minimal effort. 

Job fairs also offer you an opportunity to network. Even if you don’t walk away with an interview offer, you’ll be able to meet other people in the industry that can open doors in the future. Creating a good rapport with employers could also be beneficial to you in the future. 

If you’re a healthcare professional looking for a job fair to attend, look no further! MEDRelief Staffing will have an in-person job fair at our Houston facility October 18th and a virtual job fair October 25th. Please RSVP, and we look forward to seeing you! 

Once you have decided to go to a job fair, what do you need to do? Here are 10 things you should do to prepare for a job fair. 

  1. Bring your resume or some business cards with your information on them.  
  1. Make sure you dress professionally as though you are attending an interview.  
  1. Prepare a notepad in case you need to jot down information.  
  1. Practice an elevator pitch. An elevator pitch is a short and quick way for you to introduce yourself and tell an employer about why you are a good fit for them.  
  1. Research the company.  
  1. Think of questions you want to ask and information you would want to know. 
  1. For virtual job fair, make sure your devices have a strong connection.  
  1. Keep your area clear of noisy distractions. 
  1. Check your microphone beforehand. 
  1. Be prepared to network! 


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