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Career Fair

9 Ways to Stand Out at a Career Fair

Gianna Sen-Gupta | Posted 12.31.2014 | College
Gianna Sen-Gupta

Career fairs can be convenient, one-stop shopping for your dream job or internship. But with hundreds of students competing for the attention of fewer recruiters, you must have a plan to make the crucial good first impression that could get you hired.

From a Recruiter: Career Fairs, Info Sessions and Networking...Oh My!

FindSpark | Posted 12.21.2014 | College

And if you are a junior or senior (or an eager freshman or sophomore), chances are you will be attending a lot of events this fall ranging from formal corporate presentations to more casual networking lunches. The tricky part? You won't be alone.

The Overachiever's Guide to Freshman Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 11.02.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

For nearly two decades, I've been committed to preparing the most inspiring and motivated college students for graduate/professional school and lifelong achievement.

A National Embarrassment -- Veteran Unemployment

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 10.26.2014 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

You may be surprised to know that many of those who have served the country find it more than difficult to find meaningful employment after serving.

Online Career Fair for Veterans With Disabilities

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 02.08.2014 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

Since September 2011, more than 40,000 veterans have been hired through the Veteran Recruiting virtual career fairs, and more than 600 employers have participated.

9 Ways to Force Employers to Notice You at Career Fairs

Uloop | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

You join the queue and wait anxiously for what feels like hours to earn your 30 seconds of speaking to a recruiter. Finally, the person in front of you has finished their prepared speech, and you step forward, extending your hand for a handshake... And then what?

Survived the War But Face Another Battle Back Home

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

With the war in Afghanistan continuing to wind down, more and more men and women who currently don the Nation's uniform find themself wondering what life will be like after serving.

Military Spouses the All Too Often Unsung Hero

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 07.10.2013 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

May is Military Appreciation Month, and this Friday, May 10th is Military Spouse Appreciation Day. As if we need a special day to thank the military and military spouses for the service and sacrifice to the Nation, but I guess for some, they actually do have to be reminded.

Upgrading the Online Job Search

Jim Gibbons | Posted 07.03.2013 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

It is not about sheer volume nor is it ever a one-size-fits-all approach. It is about facilitating the best match between employer and job seeker to avoid missed opportunities and help both parties advance their goals.

6 Career Fair Tips to Find the Best Interns

Ashley Mosley | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

Career fairs can be great places to connect with the talent of the future. By following some of these tips, you'll be able to uncover the very best intern candidates.

Transportation Industry Driving Down Unemployment Rate for Many Veterans

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 01.22.2013 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

We have young service members managing millions of dollars in equipment and supplies in Afghanistan who when he/she leaves the military, often finds it difficult to land an entry-level job in a warehouse.

Hiring More Veterans Is One Resolution We Can All Keep in 2013

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 02.27.2013 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

These men and women have been entrusted with protecting our way of life and freedoms, so I am sure you will agree that they are more than qualified and capable of working for us.

Don't Thank Me for My Service, Just Hire Me!

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 10.11.2012 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

With more than one million veterans set to reenter the civilian sector over the next five years, it is up to all sectors of society to ensure they do so with an opportunity to find gainful employment, health and wellness, education, and the support needed to make the transition as smooth as possible.

A Modern Approach to Hiring

Barbara Otto | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Barbara Otto

To compete in a global, knowledge-based economy, we need modern approaches for inclusive recruiting that's driven by new technologies. This is especially true for businesses looking at new federal hiring incentives for workers with disabilities.

Bringing Career Fairs to the Web for Vets

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

Imagine being able to recruit at 16 campuses in one day. Now imagine being able to do so without spending one dime on airplanes, rental cars, or hotels. What would that do to your bottom line?

Leadville Deputy Tazed 30 Students At Career Fair | Jeffrey Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LEADVILLE - Approximately 30 students voluntarily chose to be shot with a Taser by a sheriff's deputy during an annual career fair on Thursday. The Ta...

Laura Bassett

D.C. Career Fair for Older Workers Attracts Thousands | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A long line of people in business suits snaked around Nationals Park Stadium in D.C. Tuesday morning, where a career fair was being held for older wor...

Job Fairs or Job Fairy Tales?

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Today's career fairs seem anything but "fair" to me. Approach those companies that don't appear to be looking. Another secret if you're unemployed is to offer yourself to employers on a "per-project" or "temp" basis.