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It is difficult for interviewers to stay focused during interviews. The interviewer is asking the same questions to people giving a different version of the same answer. It is incumbent on you to make sure the interview is of value to each to interviewer that you speak with. It actually starts with that first contact. You want the person you are speaking with to ask for your resume to see your skill set versus shoving it into their hands.
We intuitively think that interviewers and companies want our resumes, but the reality is the do not. They ONLY want the resume of the person they are looking to hire. All the other resumes are just wasted paper or junk email. I didn’t realize how insignificant resumes are until I asked my son to hold my phone case for me. Although I use it daily, and feel a need for it in my daily routine, my son has no value associated with the phone case. So what happened with the phone case he lost it. Unless you infuse some value for the interviewer your resume will be lost.
If your resume is a static document that you farm out to any and every person at a career fair, it is more likely to be lost. So now you need to do something different. One thing you can do different is to proactively get ready for the career fair. register now for each career fair. After you find the companies that are attending the career fair go to those companies websites and find what jobs are available. Knowing that you can easily apply online now for most opportunities, you have to recognize that the job fair provides you a critical opportunity for a person to check your resume instead of a computer program.