1. Meet Company Employees.
Many companies in Northern Ireland will send important staff members who have a say on hiring to job exhibitions, these employees are often difficult to reach through email.
2. Get Off The Computer.
Searching for jobs online isn’t the best way to make connections, however getting to meet people face to face will be an invaluable way to network.
3. Less Formal Interaction.
It’s all about being able to project your personality, that’s often difficult with a CV. At Jobs Expo Belfast, you’ll be able to speak to potential employers in a less formal setting than an interview situation.
4. Building Self Confidence.
Meeting and talking to a substantial amount of prospective employers will improve your interaction and communication skills. The more people you chat to at Jobs Expo Belfast, the more your self confidence will grow.
5. Practice & Perfect Your Elevator Pitch.
Everyone’ heard of the elevator pitch, you have 30 seconds to convey what you’re about and why you’ll be the perfect candidate for the job. Practising your elevator pitch at Jobs Expo Belfast, will help you develop and create a great first impression.
6. Get Instant Feedback.
Getting instant feedback from potential employers is key to improving your chances for employment. They can offer advice on your CV, on your communication skills and give advice on the best way to apply to jobs.
7. Contact Information.
Acquiring direct contact information with a future employer is essential. No longer will you be hoping that your CV, sent to a company’s generic email address, will be forwarded to the correct people.
8. What Skills Are In Demand.
At Jobs Expo Belfast, you can discover what skills are being sought after in your industry and more importantly you can find out what skill-sets you can learn to improve your chances of employment.
9. New Opportunities.
Unearth information about job sectors that you haven’t previously considered, you may discover a company or job type that you have overlooked.
10. Knowledge Is Power.
Learning about the companies you’re applying to is crucial for landing a job. Meeting people face to face, building a rapport with employers, collecting brochures on the firms, will all add you when you have an interview with that company.
Jobs Expo Belfast takes place on Saturday 20th February, 2016 at the Stormont Hotel, Newtonards Rd., Belfast.
Jobs Expo Belfast is free to attend, meet prospective employers and apply for jobs!