Five Tips to Prepare for an In-Person Career Fair

To get the most out of UMUC’s In-Person 2019 Spring Career Fair, you will need to prepare in advance. At this year’s in-person event, you will have the opportunity to meet with more than 50 employers and network with other job seekers, fellow students, alumni, faculty and staff.  This type of event could pay off for you if you plan and prepare properly. The tips below can help you maximize your opportunities at the In-Person Spring Career Fair.

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Five Tips to Prepare for a Virtual Career Fair

UMUC’s 2019 Spring Virtual Career Fair is coming up on Thursday, March 14. One of the biggest advantages you have when attending a virtual career fair is the opportunity to network with recruiters from around the world. Yes, virtual career fairs take place online. If you’ve never participated in a virtual career fair, here is how it works: companies with positions to fill set up “booths” full of information about job openings, company culture, and advancement opportunities, and attendees have the opportunity to connect and chat with the recruiters.

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Finish 2018 Strong with these Career Events

It’s officially two months until the end of 2018! Whether your career goals next year include growing professionally, finding a new opportunity, or expanding your network in 2019, UMUC Career Services has something for you. Prepare to meet with recruiters at this month’s Recruiter Session, tune into a career webinar, and so much more. Details for each event are below. Use the links provided to register!

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Boost Your Career with these Fall Events

Fall is officially here, and the beauty of this season stands as a reminder that change is in the air. So whether you are looking to grow professionally, find a new opportunity, or expand your network, UMUC Career Services has something for you. Attend this month’s UMUC-sponsored cyber career fair, tune in to a career webinar, or expand your network by participating in Alumni Homecoming. Details for each event are below. Use the links provided to register!Continue Reading

Proactive Job Search Strategies

A traditional job search is reactive – responding to posted or available positions. While you always want to continue to search for opportunities through traditional sources like online job boards (indeed.com, careerbuilder.com, simplyhired.com, etc.), and newspaper and trade publications, you must also work to tap into the unadvertised job market and enlist others to share information and keep you apprised of potential openings in their organizations.Continue Reading