This week on #CGCareersChat we discussed tips to prepare you for attending Career Fairs! Our recruiting team joined us to give their insight into the best ways to prepare for a career fair. Do you have your elevator speech ready? Check out the recap below for lots of great tips and to learn more!
The reps are “insiders” (they know what’s happening inside the org) – @TionLovesTalent
Career fairs are a great way to learn about company’s offerings, culture through their representatives and network. – @tony_rhoton
Rehearse your “pitch”. Be ready to talk about yourself and what you want in your next role. @summerbaruth
The skills you learn from being involved on campus are transferable to the world of work. [email protected]
Research the employers attending, the industries represented. Learn about them, the highlighted jobs. Be resume ready. – @tony_rhoton
Be patient when waiting in line. Make strong eye contact. [email protected]_irons
Research the company, speak pointed about the company vision and how you can best support it. Firm handshake to close. [email protected]_rhoton
Practice your elevator pitch-why are you a good fit? – @TionLovesTalent
How would you describe the company culture? – @jakira_irons
What made you choose this company and why do you stay? @CGCareersUSA
Formally thank everyone individually you connected with, request to network, and connect through social media channels. – @tony_rhoton
Get organized. Look through your notes on each employer and track your [email protected]
Thank you to everyone who participated! Catch our Twitter Chat, #CGCareersChat the last Wednesday of each month for more valuable industry insights and networking.