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Annual Career Fair 

North Central Missouri College Annual Career/Employment Fair will be held on February 20, 2013 in the Ketcham Community Center from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.

 

 

Career Fair Success Steps

The annual Career/Employment Fair provides an opportunity for students and community members to learn about career pathways and employment opportunities with a variety of businesses and transfer colleges in one location. 

1. Preparing for the Career Fair

  • Research the employers that interest you by visiting their websites.
  • Make a list of the employers you want to meet with.
  • If you will be interviewing at the fair, practice interviewing skills with mock interviews prior to the fair.
  • Develop a professional resume and bring multiple copies to give to potential employers.
  • Make sure you dress in appropriate business attire.

2. During the Fair

  • Be confident & shake hands firmly when introducing yourself to prospective employers.
  • Collect information of potential employers for further research.
  • Always ask for a business card from any companies that interest you so that you can follow up.

3. After the Fair

  • Call the potential employer to see if they have your information and check on the status of job opening.
  • Write thank you notes to the representatives of businesses that you have strong interest in.


Employer Expectations of Attendees

Attendees need to:

Be prepared to focus and answer questions in a professional manner

  • Dress professionally
  • Bring extra resumes
  • Not just show up for the items being given away
  • Be knowledgeable about the company they are interviewing with