Giving job fairs a fair shotDone right, fairs give jobseekers a feel for employersBy 11/17/2008|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/12/2008 Career and job fairs are an excellent way to source and develop relationships with potential employees. Whether in a strong or weak economic environment, hiring the best individuals is critical and job fairs are an opportunity to go beyond traditional recruiting methods.They allow employers to interact with candidates on a personal level. Employers can then assess, on a preliminary basis, candidates’ qualifications and fit for the workplace and encourage their interest in available positions. Job fairs also allow organizations to market themselves as employers of choice and, indirectly, create awareness about their products and services. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.