Imagine a place where you have exactly 30-seconds or less, starting from when the recruiter first sees you, to sell yourself in a way that makes them want to give you the opportunity to apply for a job. Now imagine this place is filled with hundreds of people all dressed in suits, and like you… Read More Hello My Name Is….
So I’m standing here, résumés in hand, begging my friend not to leave my side. We’ve arrived at the career fair early, too early it almost seems, as there’s practically no one here. “So we just dive right in?” I ask my friend. He’s in the same professional development class I’m in and we’re both… Read More The Career Fair: A Necessary Evil
Career fairs can seem daunting, particularly if you buy into the success stories like I did. It is easy when you are worried about your job prospects (and feel the ever present shadow of graduation lurking) to put too much weight on these kind of events. It can feel like your entire future is riding… Read More Don’t Panic: An Anxious Undergrad’s Guide to Career Fairs
I went through four years of college ignoring emails alerting me about “career fairs” before realizing that liberal arts majors are allowed to attend them. I expected nothing but suits walking around, passing out résumés like peep show flyers. My expectations weren’t too far off, but weren’t correct either. I got the appearance right. There… Read More Career Fair: Step Towards a Less Ambiguous Future