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September 08, 2011

Creating a Strategy

Oftentimes candidates, especially in this tight job market, come to me for advice on how to conduct their job search. They find themselves staring at the computer and realize they don't know where to begin, they feel overwhelmed or they use the same job site over and over. What they don't realize...

May 12, 2010

When Are the Job Fairs?

Reader Question: I am an elementary credentialed teacher in California. I want to know about teaching job fairs recruiting for New York City, Washington D.C. or Hawaii. Can you help provide any of this information.—M. Answer: Dear M., In general, not all but most job fairs have been completed...

February 09, 2010

Ensuring Success at Teacher Recruitment Fairs

Spring is just around the corner and we are quickly approaching the recruiting season for teachers. Teacher Career Fairs are great "one stop shops" for school district research and job search. For information about the teacher career fair and other teacher recruitment events, check your state or cou...

July 16, 2009

Virtual Job Fair Advantages and Tips

What may once have been an exciting indicator of a new technological era, the virtual job fairs of today have taken a more meaningful role in recruiting and employing qualified teachers. With current school budget cuts reducing the number of available positions and recruitment monies, virtual job fa...

April 16, 2009

Musings from an April Fools' Day Teacher Job Fair

Our Teacher Job Fairs have a browsing session in the morning and structured interviews in the afternoon. The interviews are scheduled during the browse portion when school district representatives discover candidates who match their staffing needs and desired professional profiles. As I monitored t...

April 09, 2009

Oh, No! The District I Want Isn't Coming To Campus!

For the first time in recent memory, several school districts from a large metropolitan area near our university canceled their attendance at our spring teacher recruitment event – after they had already registered. This occurred in large part because of, you guessed it, a cut in state funding, wh...

August 14, 2008

Getting the Most Out of a Teacher Job Fair

There are different types of teacher job fairs. They range from those sponsored by local school districts; those sponsored by colleges and universities and those that are sponsored by different regions of individual states. School districts send various types of personnel; from human resources sta...

March 19, 2008

A New Type of Career Fair?

Students preparing for careers in education are often exposed to the latest technology in universities and are urged to help soon-to-be employers learn about and engage with new technologies once on the job. Knowing about the latest technology is certainly important, not simply from a classroom stan...

February 12, 2008

Are you ready for success?

Spring is just around the corner and if you are a prospective teacher, you are probably well aware that spring is Educator Career Fair season. If you are planning on including career fairs in your job search, please consider that despite the often noisy, informal feel and the use of the word “fai...

March 13, 2007

Job Fairs

Charley wrote in about job fairs, with some frustration about the job fairs being open only to the graduates of those institutions. Here are a couple of ideas that might help you: 1) contact the job fair's sponsor to see if there is a way to register and attend as a non-graduate. I used to manage...

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