Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Are career fairs actually helping us?


Posted By Stephen Mills; Group1A

Written By Eve Tahmincioglu

“There wasn’t much recruiting going on. They wouldn’t even accept resumes,” says Ahmed

Job fairs and job-networking events — such as “pink slip” parties geared toward mid-career types — are becoming a familiar scene across the country, with events sponsored by chambers of commerce and local charities to large corporations such as Monster and Careerbuilder.

Long lines of the unemployed waiting to attend these functions is becoming a familiar sight on the nightly news, but the big question is: Do job fairs really help you find a job?

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