Why Attend Jobs Expo?

Jobs Expo is Ireland’s leading employment and jobs fair, running twice yearly in Dublin, Cork and Galway. More than 70,000 job-seekers have attended our fairs since 2012, seeking advice on career opportunities both at home and abroad.

Jobs Expo Dublin takes place at the Croke Park Convention Centre in Dublin; at the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs in Cork; and at the Galway Bay Hotel in Galway.

At Jobs Expo you can meet leading employers from all sectors with real job vacancies; visit our Seminar Zone which features dynamic, interesting speakers; and receive free professional development advice at our Career Clinic.

WHY ATTEND JOBS EXPO?

Employers and opportunities to suit every career ambition can to be found at Jobs Expo, whether you are:

• Seeking employment at home or abroad

• Investigating emigration opportunities and requirements (visa, etc.)

• Thinking of starting your own business

• Looking to improve your CV and interview/job-hunting skills

• Interested in upskilling and professional qualifications

In addition to a wide variety of exhibitors recruiting at Jobs Expo, visitors can avail of free, one-to-one advice on improving their CV and job seeking skills at our Career Clinic, and enjoy topical, engaging expert speakers discussing career-related topics at our Seminar Zone.

WHO EXHIBITS?

• Leading employers from home and abroad from across a variety of industries

• Top recruitment agencies

• Emigration information providers (flights, visas, etc.)

• CV and career guidance experts

• Local employment services

1. Meet the right people

Many companies send staff members who are responsible for hiring to Jobs Expo. These employees are often difficult to reach through email.


2. Real life networking

Searching for jobs online is not always the best way to make a connection with a potential employer. Meeting people face to face is an invaluable way to network.


3. Less formal interaction

Jobs Expo gives you the chance to project your personality – that’s difficult with a CV. At Jobs Expo, you’ll be able to speak to potential employers in a less formal setting than an interview.


4. Build self confidence

Meeting and talking to a substantial amount of prospective employers will improve your interview and communication skills. The more people you chat to at Jobs Expo, the more your self confidence will grow.


5. Practice and perfect your elevator pitch

An elevator pitch is a 30 second window to convey who you are, what you’re about and why you would be at great fit for a company. Practicing your elevator pitch at Jobs Expo will help you develop and create a great first impression.


6. Get instant feedback

Getting instant feedback from potential employers improves your chances of finding your dream job. They can offer advice on your CV and your communication skills. They may even tell you the best way to land a great job at their company.


7. Contact information

Getting direct contact information with employers is essential. This ensures that your CV will be forwarded to the correct people.


8. Find out what skills are in demand

At Jobs Expo, you will learn what skills are sought after, in your industry and in others. What’s more, you can find out about upskilling opportunities to improve your chances of employment.


9. New opportunities

Unearth information about jobs in sectors you may not have previously considered. Remember, no matter what sector they are in, companies require all kinds of staff. Jobs Expo will help you discover employment opportunities you may 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 rapport with employers, and collecting information all adds up you when you interview with a company.

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