Tips on How to Follow-Up After a Career Fair
Attending a career fair can be an overwhelming and exhausting experience, but following up after it is an important step to landing the job of your dreams. Here are some tips on how to navigate the follow up process:
Create a List of Companies You Connected With
Be sure to write down the names and contact information for the companies you spoke with at the career fair. This list will come in handy when the time comes to send post-fair correspondence.
Send Thank You Notes
Sending a thank you note after a career fair sets you apart from other applicants. Taking the extra step to show your appreciation for the recruiters’ time speaks volume to potential employers.
Connect with Companies on Social Media
Connecting with employers on social media is a great way to differentiate yourself from the competition while showing employers that you’re engaged and interested in their company.
Research the Company
Take the time to research the company pre- and post-fair. Knowing a little extra about the company will be helpful in conversations with employers and demonstrates interest.
Stay in Contact with Employers
Make sure to stay in contact with employers post-fair. Don’t hesitate to ask for a timeline for the next steps in the process, as well as any additional information you may need.
The majority of hiring processes take time. Be patient and stay in contact with potential employers throughout.
By following these tips, you can make a lasting impression on potential employers and take your career to the next level. Good luck!