Job fairs can be a great way to meet people and practice your interviewing skills. However, they’re not always the best option for finding jobs. That’s because many employers use them to find applicants for future opportunities, not to fill current jobs.
Still, job fairs can be good practice and result in useful contacts. They can even be fun if you know what to expect. Some guidelines and tips to keep in mind:
For more guidance on distributing your resume when networking, see our section on how to network your resume.