Tips for Veterans at Job Fairs

Tips for Veterans at Job Fairs

Why would employers want to hire a veteran?

The answer is simple: Veterans embody the best qualities universally sought by employers, providing discipline, teamwork and adaptability.

Being a veteran is a valuable qualification, but it’s only part of the equation. A successful job search requires preparation.

For anyone who wants to take advantage of the valuable opportunity of a career fair, here are a few tips for navigating any type of a career fair:

Be presentable: Put on your Sunday best. Avoid the Saturday night look. Get cleaned up, shave, fix your hair, avoid heavy fragrance and dress to impress. Employers may not be dressed as smartly as you, but they already have jobs.