Careers Fairs can range from a largescale event at a central location to smaller-scale in-school events covering a range of business sectors, Post 16 Career options, Futures Days, World of Work Days and Meet the employer Days. Regardless of the size of the event, Careers Fairs provide the perfect opportunity for businesses to raise their profile and for students to discover what is out there in the world of work, exploring different entry routes and potential career pathways and all in one single location.
Top Tips for Delivery
- make sure everyone on your stand is prepared
- young people are more engaged if they can undertake a “Have A Go” style activity relating to your industry sector and/or highlighting a particular job role within your business.
- have different sets of material available depending on the particular year groups visiting your stand. Teachers should also be catered for as part of this activity to support their understanding of careers