Recruitment events upcoming? This is how to secure your spot.
With many recruitment events upcoming, we want you to feel ready to show recruiters your best side! Recruitment events are a great way to start networking and building competencies required for your future career. Preparing will be even more fun knowing that, during the academic year, you will have the chance to participate in the STAR Management Week – the biggest off-campus recruitment event in the Benelux –, the EFR Master Career Week and the Erasmus Recruitment Days – the biggest on-campus recruitment event in Europe.
This article aims to help you prepare for recruitment events to ensure that you can make the most out of them.
Getting Ready for A Recruitment Event
For those who are not familiar with the concept, recruitment events attempt to connect students with companies. To achieve this, recruitment events offer an extensive range of activities to help you expand your knowledge and network, and build your competencies. The number of companies that attend recruitment events varies from 10 to 300 depending on how large the event is. Both the students and organizations can gain a lot during recruitment events, which is why these events are popular among students. With these simple steps, you will soon be ready to attend a recruitment event!
During the Event
You should bring with you whatever you consider necessary to the recruitment event. For instance, you could bring with you a notebook to write down questions or the contact information of recruiters. It might also be useful to bring your own business card to a recruitment event. Business cards are usually highly appreciated by recruiters. For a complete list of tips and tricks on how to network during a recruitment event, please refer to the article ‘How to Network at A Career Event’.
Make sure that you register on time to secure your spot at a recruitment event.