You should find what the company offers, what business it works and personally interested in what a company, before it comes with the company in the talks. Information about the company can be found in fair magazines for the trade fair organisers, on the Internet or on the company’s Web sites. You should bring his full CV in sufficient number on the day of the fair. If you do not selectively applying and still not know who is the contact person on the spot, to prepare at best a short standard letter. A CV with photo and copy of the certificates are also in the full application solution.

If it passes his CV following the conversation the conversation partners, they have a memory support and can remember the conversation afterwards better and faster contact if you are interested in the candidate. Business cards are also helpful. Often spontaneous conversations evolve at the fair with Company representatives with whom you would like to keep in contact. Contact information scrawled on a scrap of paper not professional work and interest in the conversation partner is soon extinguished under circumstances. The first impression is leading the way for the further application process and the most critical moment of contact at all.

In even more than four seconds have both interlocutors made a first picture of the opposite, are the groundwork for sympathy or antipathy and you get no second chance to revise the first impression usually. For young professionals, it is therefore fundamental importance as early as possible to exercise personal conversation and presentation situations to gain security and sovereignty in contact with managers and decision makers who decide whether further opens the door into the company or closes forever. The KarriereMessen CampusChances offer many students and graduates of all faculties and semesters Ways to get current and practical information about employment and career planning, as well as to develop personal contacts with HR managers. Who has been more accurate ideas about his future career, can register in advance of the fairs for career interviews with the exhibiting companies. Next to the contact to the company representatives, trade fair visitors can take but also tutoring in terms of application to complete: CampusConcept team brings years of consultant experience and specialises in finding individual career paths for each individual candidate. Visitors must bring a complete application kit for the check of the application documents. Registration is not required. In addition, experienced professionals from the practice are answer to various questions around the themes of promotion and career in career and company presentations. These are the dates: 12 January (Dusseldorf) may 3 (Munster) 31 May (Hamburg) 10 June (Cologne) info further under author: Melanie Vogel advises young professionals for over eleven years, coaches OOo and job seekers, lectures on KarriereMessen and colleges / universities on the subject of personal development, career planning and job search. Melanie Vogel is with owner of the company CampusConcept, the organiser of the KarriereMessen CampusChances. She is also founder of global news and career and founder of, a portal that allows applicants and job-seekers, to represent the entire career on a candidate home page – and the multimedia and multilingual.