Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech

Career Alley

If you’ve been job hunting for any length of time, you’ve probably heard of the “Elevator Speech” It is your short marketing speech (your job search objectives) and can be used in a variety of situations such as cold calls, job fairs, meeting someone at a networking event, yes – even an elevator! Why You Need an Elevator Speech: Provides a concise answer to “what do you do” when it really counts.

The Elevator Speech Marketing Tool

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For some of us, that doesn’t come as easily as others but creating an “ Elevator Speech ” concisely stating who you are and your most valuable assets can get you on the right track. For those of you who haven’t heard of an Elevator Speech, it’s a speech designed to sell an organization or individual’s brand to someone in the amount of time it takes to ride in an elevator with a stranger from the top of the building to the bottom floor.

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How To Extend Your Personal Brand With An Elevator Speech

Career Realism

How To Extend Your Personal Brand With An Elevator Speech. More and more business owners and job seekers are catching on to the idea and necessity of having a great, impactful elevator speech. Re-purposing your elevator speech and extending your personal brand is a great idea. RELATED : Need some tips for your personal brand? Here are some great uses for your elevator speech: E-mail Signature.

Other Uses for Your Elevator Speech | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

Repurposing your elevator speech and extending your personal brand is a great idea. Here are some great uses for your Elevator Speech: Email signature. Take advantage of your signature capabilities and include your name, phone number and elevator speech. If you are concerned that it will get old and shop-worn, then simply change your elevator speech on some type of schedule, like every 8 weeks.

Top 3 Ways to Succeed at an Executive Networking Event

Professional Resume Services

Attending a networking event is one thing, but succeeding at it is another. Everyone defines success differently when it comes to networking events. You may be attending with the goal of finding your next employer or you may simply be attending to build your c-level personal branding. Here are our top three suggestions to help you succeed at your next networking event. Master Your Elevator Speech.

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How to Never Have to “Network” Again | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

About having an elevator speech, about never going to lunch by yourself, about how to act at conferences, and about how to be likable, memorable and just an all around superman or superwoman. I, myself, have given quite a bit of advice on networking. Why does one network? So rather than beating around the bush and meeting 400 peripheral people in the process, why not just reach out directly to the person who you want to “network&# with?

Personal Branding For Dummies

Career Realism

Personal Branding For Dummies. Personal branding can be something as simple as a title or label: General Contractor, Nurse, CEO, or Stay at Home Mom. In this next level of branding, we might provide additional information to communicate what we might like others to know: General Contractor – Environmental and Green Building. We used to talk about elevator speech in terms of marketing services, products, or oneself. Work It Daily.

Developing Your Personal Brand to Enhance Your Own Candidate Experience #thecandidate

Workology

You spend hours networking, pitching your skills and telling stories about your experiences. Focus on creating a personal brand that catches peoples’ attention. 4 ways to enhance your personal brand. Rehearse your “2-minute elevator speech”: This should outline your ideal job, strengths and talents. Network with trusted colleagues: Connect with former co-workers or alumni who were strong supporters in past positions.

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Personal Branding For Dummies

Career Realism

Personal branding can be something as simple as a title or label: General Contractor, Nurse, CEO, or Stay at Home Mom. In this next level of branding, we might provide additional information to communicate what we might like others to know: General Contractor – Environmental and Green Building CEO of a National Case Management Company Stay at Home Mom providing educational daycare Nurse in a hospice center You can see how just a few more words communicate a great deal more than we imagine.

Personal Branding is About Doing

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Personal Branding is About Doing Written by Scot Herrick on August 27, 2007 in Personal Branding 14 Comments - Leave a comment! One of the great themes out in the blogosphere right now is called Personal Branding. Personal Branding says, in essence, that each of us have a personal brand that is being associated with ourselves whether we like it or not and we should work on developing our own brand. Personal branding will not be around forever.

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6 Ways To Beat The Ugly Networking Stigma

Career Realism

But I have a stigma about networking – I don’t want to be viewed as someone who only introduces herself in order to plug her services and hand out business cards. It’s when we have those connections with people that our networks become stronger. But my concerns are valid and I know I’m not the only fresh-breathed stigma-minded networker out there. Networking is not limited to selling oneself – in fact that outlook is its demise. Network With Intentionality.

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3 Tips For Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

Career Realism

3 Tips For Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch. Have you ever thought about what you might say if the CEO of your dream company stepped onto an elevator and struck up a conversation with you? Related: 10 Tips For A Powerful Elevator Speech. That’s the idea behind having an elevator pitch. 3 Tips For Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch. The three important things your elevator pitch should do are: 1. Work It Daily.

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3 Tips For Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

Career Realism

Have you ever thought about what you might say if the CEO of your dream company stepped onto an elevator and struck up a conversation with you? Related: 10 Tips For A Powerful Elevator Speech. That’s the idea behind having an elevator pitch. 3 Tips For Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch. The three important things your elevator pitch should do are: 1. Also, keep in mind that your pitch shouldn’t come across as some robotic, overly-rehearsed speech.

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How To Build Your Own Brand: Strategies For Success

Career Realism

That is the task—to build a personal brand identity through design and content. You may not feel like a brand. To do this, you need to build your own brand , which entails creating an original visual identity—logo, business card, resume, website, promotional materials, etc.—and and verbal identity—bio, elevator speech, resume content, and social and networking media profile. The strategy defines your brand personality and promise.

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3 Great Examples Of Career Networking E-Mail Updates | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.24.10] View Comments 3 Great Examples Of Career Networking E-Mail Updates If you read yesterday’s post, you are well ahead of the game. About the critical need to stay in touch while engaged in career networking. So after reading that you just need to know that the solution is to identify your network, create an email distribution list, and send a monthly e-mail to everyone on that list.

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6 Ways To Beat The Ugly Networking Stigma

Career Realism

But I have a stigma about networking – I don’t want to be viewed as someone who only introduces herself in order to plug her services and hand out business cards. It’s when we have those connections with people that our networks become stronger. But my concerns are valid and I know I’m not the only fresh-breathed stigma-minded networker out there. It’s NOT About Selling Yourself Networking is not limited to selling oneself – in fact that outlook is its demise.

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The Benefits of Being in the Now

The Job Quest

In networking: Just as in interviewing, people at networking events will be able to detect if you are bringing anxiety with you. To make the most of this networking opportunity, prepare as you would for an interview — know your elevator speech/branding statement , as well as a few stories of your successes, and show interest in what’s happening with others.

Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Building Your Resume

Career Alley

Most good marketing campaigns let their target market know about their goods and services so that they can increase brand awareness and market share. Elevator speech. Network. For those of you who have followed my blog, you will know that I continually compare a job search to a marketing campaign (see “ Job Search Marketing 101 ” – Battling for Prime Shelf Space”) with you as the product.

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Twitter Job Search Help From Career Experts

Executive Career Brand

On topics ranging from personal branding, targeting and working with executive recruiters, to best job networking and interviewing strategies, and so much more. . Includes career assessments (formal and informal), personal branding, informational interviews (for career focus), job shadowing, mentor relationships, internship, or volunteering. Finding Jobs: Networking. Hashtags: #networking, #referrals, #jobleads, #personalbranding, #onlineid.

Building A Great Elevator Pitch | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [04.23.10] View Comments 6 Easy Steps To A Great Elevator Pitch Many months back I wrote a post to help you deliver a great elevator pitch to your local networking group. Because when your elevator pitch has a pitch problem , you won’t have the impact. And I think that one of the most important results of a good elevator pitch is that people want to come find you. And network with you.

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Were You Always Like That?

Threshold Consulting

« The Public Life of Your Personal Brand | Main | Same As It Ever Was… » Were You Always Like That? Call it an elevator pitch. Cross-posted at William Arruda's Personal Branding Blog. Posted by Walter Akana in Career Management , Personal Branding | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Were You Always Like That? I agree that an elevator pitch works, but sometimes less is more.

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It's Time to Increase Your Chances of Executive-Level Employment

Jennifer Anthony

You even have your gift of gab as a phenomenal networking tool. It is a great option when you need information to hand out to networking contacts, those you’ve met at speaking engagements or board meetings, and even when you want to add information to your LinkedIn profile. Consider a Networking Resume Another option to consider, in addition to your standard executive resume, is the networking resume.

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How To Perfect Your Elevator Pitch

Career Realism

If you’re a job seeker, one of the things you should have at the top of your to-do list is creating a successful and unique elevator pitch. According to career coach and owner of Hook the Talent, Rosemary Hook , an elevator pitch is a 10-20 second self-introduction of who you are professionally. The intent of an elevator pitch is to learn as much about the listener as you can. How To Perfect Your Elevator Pitch. How Impressive Is Your Elevator Pitch?

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9 Ways to Become An Empowered Career Seeker

Workology

Identify your personal brand and create an elevator speech to showcase it. Just as entrepreneurs identify and market the brand of their business, an Empowered Career Seeker should have a clearly defined personal brand. Identify organizations that resonate with your personal brand. The culture or environment you operate in is an extension of you, so seek out companies that demonstrate an extension of your personal brand.

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Why You Need a Job Search Marketing Toolkit

Career Alley

Most good marketing campaigns let their target market know about their goods and services so that they can increase brand awareness and market share. Elevator speech. Network. “The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time. Any fool can do it. There ain’t nothing to it. Nobody knows how we got to. The top of the hill. But since we’re on our way down. We might as well enjoy the ride &# – James Taylor.

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5 Job Search Tasks to Do TODAY!

Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer Career Search and Personal Branding Blog Home About Career Rocketeer Meet the Team Guest Experts Partners LinkedIn 360° Resources Job Search Websites Career Books Job Search Tracker Launchpad Blogroll Events Career Studios Advertise Contact Personal Branding Job Search Resumes Interviews Social Media Networking Career Management Everything Else You are here: Home / Job Search / 5 Job Search Tasks to Do TODAY!

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Why Preparation Is Key In An Interview

Career Realism

To quote Shakespeare, “All the world’s a stage…” When you go to an interview , you’re networking your way into a company, or are even talking about your job search with acquaintances, you most certainly are on stage. Give me your 30 second elevator speech. If not, you need some help with your interviewing skills (ask someone you know, or hire a professional ) and developing your personal brand.

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Take a Ride in the Elevator Before You Interview | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Thursday, May 13th, 2010 Take a Ride in the Elevator Before You Interview Everyone needs an elevator pitch which is a quick overview of who you are and the value you can bring to an organization. This overview of your competencies was coined the elevator pitch because the message should be succinct enough to deliver to an important decision maker if you had the chance to ride up in an elevator with him or her.

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Giving Your Elevator Pitch During A Chance Encounter | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [05.27.10] View Comments The Elevator Pitch You Are Not Ready To Deliver Here’s something we’re all pretty good at doing. Giving a prepared elevator speech. One of the keys, of course, creating a great elevator pitch. You step on the elevator in an office building on interview day and come face to face with the CEO or another senior executive. The Elevator Pitch You Are Not Ready To Deliver – [Tims [.]

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The Top 50 Job Hunting Blogs

Resume Bear

Peruse the extensive article archive and be sure to check out “The Pros and Cons of Using a Career Advisor&# and “Social Networking Gotchas.&#. With a focus on networking and personal branding, this site has advice and tips that are very readable and informative. Be sure to read his article “6 Steps to a Great Elevator Speech&# and check out the “Watchlyst tool&# which helps to align you with job openings received from recruiters.

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4 Lies about social media | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog 4 Lies about social media Posted to: Job Hunt | Networking | Promoting Yourself October 21st, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Everyone knows that the best way to get a job is to leverage your network. And almost everyone knows that social media is a great way to build your network. Here are those lies: Lie #1: LinkedIn is for networking.

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The Mightier Your Purpose, the More Likely You Are to Succeed

Career Realism

AH-HA MOMENT AUTHORS APPLICATION TAKE THE FREE QUIZ WINNERS APPROVED EXPERTS BECOME AN EXPERT EXPERT BENEFITS EXPERT SCHEDULE INTERVIEW PREP PERSONAL BRANDING RESUME & COVER LETTER YOUNG PROFESSIONAL SCORING AN INTERNSHIP C-TWIPS FEATURED TWEETS ORIGINAL PROJECT T.A.P. My elevator speech begins, “Hi, I’m Bud Bilanich, the Common Sense Guy; I help people create successful lives and careers by applying their common sense.”

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Guest Post: Ford R. Myers.

Job Stalker

Network, network, network. Continually increase your level of networking and keep expanding your contact database. Being out of work does not mean you have to be out of touch, so be sure to build and maintain your networking momentum. Reach out through social networking sites, such as Facebook , MySpace , and Twitter. Focus on what makes you special, and build your brand within your industry. Beware the "scam" networking events.

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