Group of Organization conducts Job Fair in every part of the world. Online Job fairs uses a virtual platform which allows employers to discuss the Job. The duration of Career Fair vary from 4 days to 14 days. In India, National Career Service is a web portal where all details available like Fair ID, Organiser Name, Fair Venue etc.
Job fair is a event organized by a third party in a common place. It is an event in which recruiters give information to potential employees. Mostly, these are conducted for middle level jobs. This is also an opportunity for companies to meet with students and talk to them about their expectations.
|Advantages of Career Fair||Disadvantages of Career Fairs|
|Access to meet multiple employers at a time||Competition is higher|
|Immediate response for the job application||Huge crowd tends to create stress|
|Many options are confidence boosters||Chances of getting missed out from right employers|
|No room for partiality||Organization hirer randomly to show the count|
|Cost effective approach to the organization as well as employees||Very tiring and sometimes emotionally draining|
|Indirect marketing for the brand||No proper structure for the interview|
|Lot of effort and its a time saver||Some organizations tend to use as only brand strategy|
Online Job Fairs
Online job fairs offer many of the same conveniences of regular career fairs. A virtual career fair include many services such as video, live chats, downloadable material and many more to make it the more helpful both for the recruiter and the job seeker. Some tips are
- Don’t stay silent. Show your interest by asking question.
- Go to the job fair with professional dress.
- Bring additional copies of your updated resume.
- Follow up after via connection to Linkedin or via email.