Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Spring Career Fair App and Employer List

For the in-person University of Maryland University College (UMUC) 2019 Spring Career Fair on Thursday, March 7, an exclusive app is available to provide students and alumni access to tips to prepare for success, a list of participating employers and the open jobs they are looking to fill, directions, and so much more. Continue Reading

Five Tips to Prepare for an In-Person Career Fair

To get the most out of UMUC’s In-Person 2019 Spring Career Fair, you will need to prepare in advance. At this year’s in-person event, you will have the opportunity to meet with more than 50 employers and network with other job seekers, fellow students, alumni, faculty and staff.  This type of event could pay off for you if you plan and prepare properly. The tips below can help you maximize your opportunities at the In-Person Spring Career Fair.

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Five Tips to Prepare for a Virtual Career Fair

UMUC’s 2019 Spring Virtual Career Fair is coming up on Thursday, March 14. One of the biggest advantages you have when attending a virtual career fair is the opportunity to network with recruiters from around the world. Yes, virtual career fairs take place online. If you’ve never participated in a virtual career fair, here is how it works: companies with positions to fill set up “booths” full of information about job openings, company culture, and advancement opportunities, and attendees have the opportunity to connect and chat with the recruiters.

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Post Career Fair Strategies for Success

Job fairs and recruitment events are great ways to connect with career opportunities, but your efforts shouldn’t stop when you remove your name tag and head back to your car. Statistically speaking, recruiters say an average of 10-15 percent of career fair attendees will move forward in the application process. Here are some simple “after” strategies to make the most of the events and increase your chances of success:Continue Reading

How to Gain the Interest of Recruiters During a Virtual Career Fair

Although it is convenient to attend a career fair online, it does still require an investment of your time, so you want to be prepared to make the most of the opportunity to connect with employers. It is important to keep in mind that the goal of the participating recruiters is to find qualified candidates for their current or future openings.Continue Reading

How to Maximize Your Time at a Career Fair

Preparing for a career fair takes a bit work including updating your resume, researching companies, formulating your pitch, planning your wardrobe, and more. It is important to keep in mind that the goal of the participating recruiters is to find qualified candidates for their current or future openings.Continue Reading