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Old 08-17-2012, 03:19 PM
 
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Some people maybe nervous and not thinking about eating
I was in a meeting worth a $30M contract the other morning--talk about nervous!! But guess what? I had three hard boiled eggs that morning to have some protein before I left my hotel. Being light headed or not thinking straight is not the way to be successful in life.
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Old 08-17-2012, 03:23 PM
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Location: Tall Building down by the river
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I was in a meeting worth a $30M contract the other morning--talk about nervous!! But guess what? I had three hard boiled eggs that morning to have some protein before I left my hotel. Being light headed or not thinking straight is not the way to be successful in life.
I guess I will try and eat a little something in the future the morning of a interview. Good Night sleep combined with a meal before I leave.
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Old 08-17-2012, 03:26 PM
 
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That's a mighty huge board brush.

Some people can perform just fine without eating breakfast.

Everyone's different. That doesn't make them "foolish." But that makes the people who stereotype them foolish of course.
You can eat or don't eat before an interview. Fine, whatever. But to expect the potenial employer to feed you and then complain when they don't is very foolish IMO.
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Old 08-17-2012, 04:25 PM
 
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But to expect the potenial employer to feed you and then complain when they don't is very foolish IMO.
I agree there.
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Old 08-17-2012, 06:37 PM
 
Location: Out West
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Anyone that doesn't eat before an interview is foolish at best.
I disagree. If I were to eat before an interview, I would never have landed a job. I get way too nervous and I don't think employers take kindly to someone getting sick during the interview.

Each person, as was said, is different. The only way a person is foolish is to go against what they know works for them as far as eating or not eating before an interview.

But I do agree that it struck me odd that the OP thought they should have been fed. Why?

And finally, completely agree with TV:

Hiring fairs: Only useless to those who don't get hired.

Job fairs: Complete and utter waste of time for all.
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Old 08-20-2012, 04:55 PM
 
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You do as instructed if you want the job.
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Old 08-21-2012, 10:53 AM
 
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Kinda figured.

Was for a Hometown Buffet, and the fair was done inside of the restaurant. So sitting there for several hours, not having eaten at all that morning (it started at 11), surrounded by families enjoying their all you can eat lunch..and all we were given was water, which was a nice gesture but not even some friggin' crackers?
That's not really a job fair.
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Old 08-21-2012, 12:21 PM
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That's not really a job fair.
He stated it was a hire fair.
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Old 08-21-2012, 01:07 PM
 
Location: The City That Never Sleeps
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Is there really a big difference? 'Cos I don't see much of one. It's just the same horse under another name with very slight difference.
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Old 08-21-2012, 02:06 PM
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Is there really a big difference? 'Cos I don't see much of one. It's just the same horse under another name with very slight difference.
Hire Fair..........being interviewed on the spot for a actual open position

Job Fair............no one is being interviewed, just collecting information about companies
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