If you take time to properly prepare for job fairs, they can be very beneficial to your overall job search strategy. Here are several tips: (1) before attending the job fair, you should get a list of all employers attending. Research the companies to gain a thorough understanding of their products and services; (2) choose the employers that interest you the most and make a checklist to use at the job fair; (3) have your job fair resumé in order and plan to take many copies; (4) complete an application and take it with you will have the information to copy onto other applications at the job fair; (5) dress as if you were going on an interview. It is appropriate to wear your uniform if the job fair is being held on a military installation.
For more veteran job fair listings, tips and resources, visit the Military.com Veteran Jobs Center.