i have asked myself the same question!
i believe (i don't know, just speculating) as far as
university sponsored job fairs, there is probably some sort
of agreement....it looks good for a university to have a ton
of school districts "actively recruiting" their graduates.
On 4/24/09, EV wrote:
> OK, maybe it's a rhetorical rant, but my husband went to a
> job fair on April 2. He dropped resumes with THE 4
> districts hiring for his position. He got interviews with
> all 4!! Yeah, he said they went VERY well, but in the end,
> they said, we'll be in touch.
> He followed up with the 2 that actually currently have
> openings. And they still aren't ready to schedule
> interviews yet. The other two said that he should look on
> their websites and when he sees the jobs posted, do what
> they tell him to do.
> So, my question is: What was the purpose of the job fair?
> Some of these schools are going to be at 6 job fairs this
> spring! All for the same openings?! And I'm not sure what
> value the school gets out of it, or the candidates.
> What did I expect? We expected that this would be a
> screening process and if they liked you, they would
> schedule you to meet with the powers that be inside the
> school. Maybe it is and my husband didn't make the cut?
> But that's not what they are saying!
> What other experiences are y'all having at the job fairs?
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