Ensure to know the list of participated companies in your city to avoid confusion at the Job Fair..
Apply to hundreds of job postings from hiring companies. Submit your resume and apply directly to their career web page.
Submit your resume online so it can be available to all hiring companies and they may contact you for an interview before the show.
WHY VISIT THE JOB FAIR?
Take charge of your career and demonstrate your talents and add perspective to your professional development.
Develop your ability to convince a recruiter, depending on your personal strategy, of your skills and training.
Enjoy a tailor made advice for you : balance your mid-career, your professional development and potential market...
Boost your network and share your impressions in the category of your choice.
Allow personal & direct contact with employers in all sectors; submit your CV and meet those who recruit in your area
have personal and direct contact with employers, educational
institutions and training, human resource managers, popular companies
and community organizations. Discover unlimited job opportunities in the area of your choice with various industries
BEFORE THE JOB FAIR :
Take a self-assessment to learn more about your personality, your skills, develop your strengths, your education, work experience, general and specific aptitudes.Know what you want. It’s your future — your choice.
You have already written your resume and cover letter? Learn to introduce yourself.
Prepare a presentation that will allow you to appear more at ease while staying natural.
Prepare in advance your answers to questions you may be asked about your education and work experience, your strengths, your personality and training. Locate employers that interest you and send them your resume if possible before the show.
Research the accuracy of the missions on the company's business, the business culture, sales, product(s), type of position you are applying for. Read about the company, its main activities and its history (year of foundation, recent mergers and acquisitions in relation to your experience and your career goals).
AT THE JOB FAIR :
Familiarize yourself with the place; Have a smile on your face. Have confidence in yourself and enjoy the occasion.
Be yourself! Be curious, welcoming, friendly and full of positive energy. Bring several copies of your resume.
Be proactive with employers and visitors that you will meet on the scene.
Allow a minimum of one hour to two hours for your visit. Stand in line at several booths in order to meet with potential employers. Take your time, be patient and wait your turn. Network and talk to other candidates. You can meet new friends and try new things, and even create other opportunities. You never know! Keep your eyes open.
DURING THE JOB FAIR :
During your visit, give yourself some time to network.
a diverse range of activities and services that enable visitors to
discover the different facets of the show and explore the various
possibilities and opportunities for exchange, creative and
inspiring ideas with experts and major players in the field of
employment, training and continuing education, career development and
Our team is glad to welcome you to give you assistance and answer any questions to help you prepare for your visit.
entire team at Jobs Canada will be available on site to help you prepare
yourself and answer all your questions. Our team is here to help
you and help throughout the duration of the event.
spaces (tables and chairs), an environment that encourages interaction,
relaxation and dining rooms.
Fresh water available at all times on site for all job seekers.
Refreshments will be served to visitors (cookies, candy, chips, chocolate, biscuits, etc.).
BEFORE YOU LEAVE THE JOB FAIR :
Be creative. Ask some questions to the employer. The person in front of you will appreciate your interest.
Be strategic. Have your questions directed to the needs of the business or the requirements of the position. Do not hesitate to answer questions. Be true to yourself. Ask for feedback on your answers and the next steps to prepare your follow-up.
Thank the person you met for his or her time. Shake hands and show yourself as someone warm, open, sociable and friendly.If possible, ask for a business card or take the name and telephone number of the recruiter in order to establish communication in the coming days. Do not leave without a firm handshake.
QUESTIONS FOR PREPARATION :
What image do you have in our body? Do you know the organization? (missions, culture,position applied for)
Why does our organization appeal to you? Why have you applied to work with us?
Tell us about yourself in your own words?What skills do you have to succeed in the proposed position?
Define your qualities, your strengths and weaknesses, your successes and worst failures?
Do you think your education has prepared you for working life?
Do you want to refine your career? What is important or motivates you at work?
What have you achieved in your last job? Why did you leave the job? What kind of work
Have you done in the past? What is essential for you on the job or in a position?
What innovations do you bring to the position or company? What are the areas you want to progress?
What are your career goals in the short, medium and long term?
Have you ever had any other interviews since you started looking for a job?