How to find a job through job fairs

These are sometimes occupation-specific, such as IT, aimed at graduates, or focused on a particular town or city. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend a job fair, even if they are recruiting people from a completely different specialism. For example, if you’re a chef and there’s a graduate recruitment fair in town, go along anyway.

Dress as you would if you were attending a job interview and make sure you’ve got an ample supply of CVs with you. Wander around the room to get a feel for who’s recruiting and when you’ve identified your target organisations, visit their stands. As an introduction, ask the people who are manning the stand to tell you a little more about their organisation – let them do the ...

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