How to Dress Professionally

First impressions can make or break you, especially in a professional setting.  If you want to be taken seriously as a professional, then you must look the part.  Here are some keys to make sure you are walking the walk: 1. Kick the jeans.  Denim should be nowhere to be found in a professional setting.  …

Women’s Professional Dress

So you’ve prepared for the career fair by fine tuning your resume, researching companies in attendance and perfecting your 30 second pitch. But now you’re wondering, “What should I wear?” Follow these 5 guidelines and you’ll be dressed for success in no time. Fit is everything! No matter what you choose, if it doesn’t fit …

How To Best Research the Companies Attending The Job Fair

To fully take advantage of any opportunity to interact with employers, the more you know, the more effective you’ll be in marketing yourself. One of the biggest complaints from employers regarding students they speak with at career fairs, is that the student had not researched their company prior to the event. The W. P. Carey Business …

Why Should I Attend The Job Fair?

Many college students feel that attending the job fair is not worth their valuable time, using excuses such as, “there are too many other students” or “employers are just going to tell me to apply online”. Employers ask students to apply online, because it is more efficient and cost effective than having the student fill-out …

Customize Your 30-second Pitch for the Career Fair

So the career fair is approaching and you’ve narrowed down the list of companies you’re planning on talking to. You’ve done your research. Now you need to practice what you will say when you approach the recruiters at the career fair! This is your opportunity to convince the employers you have the skillsets they are looking …