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May 8, 2014
237 South Broad
begins at 9AM)
professional attire & resume are required!
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From Philadelphia International
Airport: Take I-95 North to Exit 17 (PA-611 North/ Broad Street Exit).
Continue North on Broad Street for approximately 3 miles. The Hotel is located
on the right side, one block past Spruce street at the corner of Broad and
From Baltimore, Washington and Points
South: Take I-95 North past the Philadelphia Intl. Airport following
the signs to the Broad Street exit. Take Broad Street North and follow Broad
Street for about 3 miles. The hotel is on the corner of Broad and
From New York, New Jersey and points
NorthEast (via NJ Turnpike): Take NJ Turnpike South to exit 4
(Philadelphia/Camden Exit). Take 73 North to 38 West. Follow signs to The
Benjamin Franklin Bridge . Once over the bridge follow signs for 676 West. Take
676 West to the Broad Street/ Central Philadelphia Exit onto 15th street heading
South. Take 15th Street (approx 7 blocks) and make a left turn onto Locust
Street. Take Locust one block to Broad Street, the hotel is located directly in
front of you at the corner of Broad and Locust Streets.
Harrisburg, Hershey and points
West: Take Pennsylvania Turnpike East to exit 24 (Valley Forge). Get
onto 76 E following signs to Central Philadelphia. Take Vine St. (I-676) to
Broad St. exit and make a right onto 15th St. Follow 15th St. to locust and make
a left onto Locust. Go 1 block to Broad St. and the hotel is on the corner.
in Philadelphia on May 8, 2014, August 14, 2014 and November 13,
May 8 2014
237 South Broad
go to a job fairs in PHILADELPHIA, dress for an interview. You must be dressed
appropriately to attend the job fairs in PHILADELPHIA.
SEEKERS. How you should dress for a PHILADELPHIA job fair.
(knee length) or slacks
being successful at a PHILADELPHIA job fair…
Interview with everyone you can, even if they work for some tiny paper you never
heard of in a city with a name ending in -ville that you think is at the edge of
the Earth. Pass up a table with an unoccupied recruiter, and you could be
passing up a good mentor, the piece of advice you need to get started or a great
handy wipes can keep your hands clean.
Prepare for your interviews. Even if it means cruising by the
recruiter''s/companies table and scamming a piece of their literature. Be sure
to read the literature before you approach the company. Try not to approach any
company without having some plan of what you are going to say at the
PHILADELPHIA job fair.
yourself in the interviews. In addition to fielding questions, be prepared to
make a couple of pitches for yourself. What should they hire you? Give them
reasons that can be supported by examples. Put it across.
a good question for every interview. It can be the same question all day long,
just make sure you ask a question. It could be something specific about their
company or the position. Try to get the recruiter to talk.
fresh. Job fairs in PHILADELPHIA can be grueling with one interview after
another. They can be especially grueling on people who stayed out late the night
before. Even for the rested, the room can get stale and the interviews
monotonous. If you start to flag, get some caffeine, even a drink of water or
take a walk around the block to revive your spirits and go back to the
PHILADELPHIA job fair.
every recruiter at the job fair in PHILADELPHIA with something to remember you.
An impression, a personalized letter, a strong résumé and a promise to follow up
all help you stick in their mind.
something away from every interview. Ask questions that give you information or
advice that each recruiter has about the position and what they are looking for
in a candidate. Dig until you find it. Be active, positive and
thank-you notes for follow up. Most people at the job fair will not do this.
Cite something specific from your interview: "I''m taking your advice about
my____." This will help the recruiter remember you -- and show that you can take
Definitely follow up. After the job fairs in PHILADELPHIA, look at the companies
website, read the about us, apply for an opening or find out more about it. Make
a follow up phone call. Send a follow up resume via email with a short note
reminding them you met at the job fair. People who are successful at using the
job fairs in PHILADELPHIA do half their work after it''s over. Treat the job
fair interview as a first contact, not the last.
Clicking your teeth with your tongue stud will set you back with some
you know you are going to run out of copies of your résumé, save one copy and go
to the hotel business center a make some extra companies. Do not waste your time
by approaching the recruiters without a resume in hand, you will look unprepared
and have a slim chance of finding a position.
not pass your résumé under the partition to the recruiter in the next stall.
not ask questions like: How many vacation days do I get? How many sick days do I
not let mild adversity get in your way. If you are in your room, your hair dryer
sets your clips on fire and you fall off the balcony and into the hotel pool to
escape the flames, go to the job fair, anyway. Editors like
Yawning, belching and wax removal are better left for between-interview
your clips are full of typos, do not present them by pointing out the typos for
the editor and explaining whose fault they are. Just smile and hope that the
editor doesn''t read clips.
an opening statement, don’t walk up to a recruiter and ask questions you know
the answer to. For example, don’t ask are you hiring?
not leave gum, banana peels, coffee cups ect. on the recruiter''s table. It is
baseball type hats, have music playing on your ipod, don''t have any bring any
type of drink to the recruiters table.
Attending a job fairs in PHILADELPHIA is a proactive way of getting to
know companies or industries you''re interested in. It''s also a great way to
improve your chances by being prepared.
Additional Tips to Improve Your Chances at a PHILADELPHIA job fair.
inside, get a list of companies participating in the PHILADELPHIA job fair and
choose which companies interest you. Spend your energies on them rather than
wandering from booth to booth.
out job openings for each company of interest, typically found on a exhibit
Job Fairs in
Philadelphia on May 8, 2014, August 14, 2014 and November 13,
May 8 2014
237 South Broad