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Making the most of career events and job fairs

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A fantastic range of career and recruitment events take place each year. Some take place locally, in schools, colleges or community centres. Others are held in key cities, like Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

If you want to get the very best out of these events read on.

Attending them is a great way to:

How to make sure you have a great day

If all you get out of the day is a pair of sore feet and a couple of eco-friendly bags, you’ll have wasted your valuable time.

So, here are some basic guidelines to help you get the most out of any event you attend.

Before you go – planning is everything

On the day

And finally, despite what we said earlier about eco-friendly bags, if there’s a competition to win some high-tech goodies you might just want to give it a go!

After the event

Something to say!

It’s easy to get tongue tied at events, no matter how confident you are. Here are a few questions to get you thinking.

Some annual events

Download our free Career or job fair preparation worksheet to help you plan ahead.


Careers or job fair preparation worksheet
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