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On The Money: Preparation can ensure job-fair success

By Chuck Myers

McClatchy-Tribune News Service (MCT)

Published: Monday, March 10 2014 9:15 p.m. MDT

The Web offers a wide range of information and useful tips about attending a career fair.

Charlie Riedel, Associated Press

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Career fairs offer a good opportunity for job hunters to meet with company recruiters and explore potential employment. Simply attending a career fair, however, does not guarantee landing a job.

The Web offers a wide range of information and useful tips about attending a career fair. Here are a few Web locales:

Bankrate.com: Contains insights on preparing for a career fair, how to dress, and what you might expect once you arrive. http:// www.bankrate.com/brm/news/advice/19991019a.asp

—The Career Place: Spotlights how to make the most of a job fair experience, with tips on preparation and following up. http:// www.careerplace.org/tips/jobfair.htm

—College Grad: Provides insights for college graduates on how to navigate a job fair. http:// www.collegegrad.com

EmploymentGuide.com: Covers making the most of a career fair — before, during and after. http://www.employmentguide.com/careeradvice/Job(UNDERSCORE)Fair(UNDERSCORE)Advice.html

—National Career Fairs: Features insights on making a good impression at a job fair, and following up with a potential employer. http:// www.nationalcareerfairs.com/advice/

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