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Questions To Ask at a Career Fair - Good Career Fair Questions

Thordo Oct 8 2012 - 6:59pm

Make the most of a career fair by asking employers good questions!

Attending a job fair is a great way to get information from potential employers, and to promote yourself as a great candidate. When engaged in a conversation with employers, there are certain strategic questions you should ask. 

Below is a list of good strategic questions you can ask recruiters at a career fair in order gain valuable information and simultaneously make a great impression.

Show them how you’ll fit (and exceed) their needs

Listen carefully to the answers...

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How To Make The Most of a Career Fair

Thordo Oct 8 2012 - 3:37pm

Being proactive is key to making the most of a career fair

Looking for a summer job? Looking for a great company to start your career with? Attending a career fair is a great move, but simply showing up isn’t good enough. To make the most of your school’s job fair, there are certain actions you need to take. Below is a list of things you can do to improve your chances of creating valuable contacts or landing a job.

 

  • Observe how other students approach employers, and make note of what works for them as well as what doesn’t
  • ...
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How To Prepare For a Job Fair - Preparing For a Job Fair

Thordo Oct 8 2012 - 2:54pm

Preparing for a job fair is key to meeting potential employers

Attending your school’s job or career fair is a great way to meet and network with employers in your field. 

 

The importance of properly preparing for this event cannot be understated, as a job fair should be approached the same way as a job interview: dress properly, make eye contact and be knowledgeable about the employer you’re speaking to. If you prepare for a job fair properly, you will be in a great position to make a lasting impression on employers in your field.

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Common Career Fair Mistakes to Avoid Making

Thordo Oct 8 2012 - 2:01pm

Avoid making mistakes at a career fair to ensure you leave a good impression

Attending your school’s career fair is a great idea if you are looking to meet and network with employers in your field. It will allow you to gain confidence, network with employers and ask potential employers important questions about the benefits of working for their organization.

 

TIP: Remember that at a career fair you are representing yourself as a potential employee of the organizations. Making a good impression should be your top priority.

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The Benefits of Attending a Career Fair

Thordo Oct 6 2012 - 10:16pm

Career and job fairs are worth going to 

You may notice your school is having a career fair, and you may be wondering if it’s worth it for you to attend. Take it from us, it is.

 

The following is a list of the pros and cons of attending a career fair if you are undecided:

 

PROS

 

Exposure to a variety of employers:

 

You will be able to introduce yourself to and network with a wide variety of employers; including private business, non-profits and government...

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What To Say If You're Asked For Your Facebook Password During An Interview

Thordo Aug 27 2012 - 3:18pm

 

So you've finally landed an interview with your dream company, well done! Just one problem; the person conducting the interview asks, "Would you mind giving me your Facebook password?" What the heck are you supposed to say?? This is a very personal question to ask, and it will almost surely catch you off-guard if you aren't prepared. If you give the wrong answer, you'll surely lose the job, your privacy or even your dignity. The good news is that if you answer this correctly, you’ll greatly increase your chances of landing the job.

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Top MBA Employers

Thordo Aug 21 2012 - 6:31pm

Top Employers of Canadian MBA Graduates

Below is the list of the top Canadian employers for MBA students and graduates, as chosen by MBA students and graduates.

 

  1. Apple
  2. Google
  3. Government of Canada
  4. Deloitte
  5. Boston Consulting Group
  6. McKinsey & Company
  7. Facebook
  8. RBC Financial Group / Royal Bank of Canada
  9. Provincial Government
  10. ...
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Who Hires Business Gradautes - Business Employers

Thordo Aug 21 2012 - 6:26pm

Canada's Top Employers of Business Graduates

Below is the list of the top employers in Canada for undergraduate Business students, as chosen by undergraduate Business students. 

 

  1. Apple
  2. Google
  3. Deloitte
  4. KPMG
  5. Ernst & Young
  6. PricewaterhouseCoopers
  7. Government of Canada
  8. Facebook
  9. Disney
  10. Air Canada
  11. Procter...
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Top Engineering Employers

Thordo Aug 21 2012 - 6:00pm

Who Hires Engineering Graduates?

Below is the list of the top employers of Canadian Engineering students and graduates, as chosen by the respondents of a 2011 survey conducted...

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Who Hires Arts Graduates? - Canada's Top Arts Employers

Thordo Aug 8 2012 - 12:57pm

 

Below is the list of the top employers of Canadian Liberal Arts students and graduatesas chosen by the respondents of a 2011 survey conducted by DECODE and...

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