Technological progression makes people argue that doing things online is better and job fairs should be no exception. Both recruiters and job seekers can join with a computer set at home, a groomed face, a formal vest, a decent background, and then ready for the virtual job fair or even a job interview. Are they wearing shorts? Unpleasant body odor? Or even half-naked? Who knows and who cares? But not for the traditional offline job fair where both of them have to make more thorough preparation.
While it is true that companies are taking advantage of modern tools, the fact that on average over 200 organizations and around 1400 job seekers joined per career fair show great potential and competitiveness of traditional job fairs. This guide will help organizations get a good grasp of the concept of job fairs and excel in these ‘old but gold’ events.