Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Overview

Career Alley

Your Elevator Speech – 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! The actual length of the speech varies depending on who you speak with and what you read (30 seconds, 90 seconds, 3 minutes).

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Do You Have an Elevator Pitch for Your Resume?

Professional Resume Services

Make sure your elevator pitch is always ready to go. You never know when you’ll need to spout your elevator pitch. You need to have an elevator pitch for your resume, and you need to be ready to tell someone what you do in an instant. What Is an Elevator Pitch? Your executive bio, executive resume biography or your elevator pitch is a brief 30-second bit about what you do, how you do it and who you are. Cover the Bases.

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5 Steps to Making a Fresh Start for Job Search

Career Alley

Obviously you will need a crackerjack resume as well as a few different cover letters. What about your interview questions, elevator speech and a list of your references? ELEMENTS OF A COVER LETTER. Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech. Career advice Careers Cover letters Headhunters Interviews Job Hunting Job Openings Job Search Networking Recruiters Career Advisor Company Career Sites Company Research Jobs

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Why You Need a Job Search Marketing Toolkit

Career Alley

Cover letters. Thank you letters. Elevator speech. Career advice Careers Cover letters Job Hunting Job Search Job Search Marketing Toolkit Jobs“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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Plan & Prepare for Your Interview

Career Alley

Know your cover letter too. Additional Interview Resources : Get it Right the First Time – Interviews Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Interviews Great Job Interview, Have You Said Thank You?

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What’s Your 30 Second Resume?

Career Realism

Remember the adage about having an “elevator speech” or an “elevator pitch?&# Tags: Resume & Cover Letter career advice career expert career question CAREEREALISM resume Same concept here. In today’s highly interwoven social networks, it’s very possible you will run into people with whom you may want to share your job search plans. Given your interaction is likely to take place on.

5 Steps to a Great Internship – Overview

Career Alley

Each of the topics listed below will be covered in greater detail in future articles in this series (over the next few weeks): Identify Your Goals for the Perfect Internship – Industry – which industry best defines your college major and what you want to do once you graduate. Things you will need (like a resume and cover letter). Start Your Search – If your research, lists and tools (resume, cover letter, etc.)

12 Resources for College Grad Job Search- Majoring in Employment

Career Alley

You should start building your resume, cover letters, interview skills and elevator speech now (see the next topic for Networking). “ By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day. ” – Robert Frost You are somewhere in your (hopefully) four year college career and, if you’ve not already figured this out, the experience is likely to be different than you envisioned when you began.

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The Hitchhikers Guide to Job Search

Career Alley

A Job Search Marketing Toolkit: Your job search marketing toolkit includes: your resume, Cover letters, References, Thank you letters, Target market, Elevator speech, Network and Your experience. “ Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans. ” – Peter F. Drucker. Books, movies, TV shows and a computer game, the “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” has many forms.

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Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Building Your Resume

Career Alley

Cover letters. Thank you letters. Elevator speech. 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. Great marketing campaigns yield great sales (in this case, you finding the job of your dreams). So, why a marketing campaign?

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There is No Such Thing As LUCK in Landing a New Job

Resume Boutique

One of those contacts referred him to Resume Boutique for a resume, cover letter, and job pursuit/interview/post-interview strategy. We drafted the resume and several cover letters immediately. We also worked Dave to refine his "elevator speech." Resume Tips Cover Letters Resumes Job Interview Tips; Business Interview Tips Career AdviceBy Randi S. Lewis. Founder, Resume Boutique LLC. info@resumeboutique.com.

How to Ace your Telephone Interview

Career Alley

Any material you may have sent to the company or recruiter should be on hand (cover letter, list of skills, references, etc.). Remember your 30 second elevator speech, you might need it as an introduction. Telephone Interviews have become very popular as the first step in an interview process. Unfortunately, telephone interviews are probably the toughest type of interviews.

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Majoring in Employment – College Job Search

Career Alley

You should start building your resume, cover letters, interview skills and elevator speech now (see the next topic for Networking). “ By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day. ” – Robert Frost. You are somewhere in your (hopefully) four year college career and, if you’ve not already figured this out, the experience is likely to be different than you envisioned when you began.

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

Jennifer Anthony

Write a Career Biography A career biography is a bit of a cross between a resume and cover letter. Always Remember Your Elevator Speech One more way to make sure that you stay on the minds of recruiters and other important people in a company is to create your elevator speech. An elevator speech is a very short speech that you prepare in the event that you may have to speak with someone who could later hire you.

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Job Search – From the Beginning – Recruiters Part 1

Career Alley

Today’s post starts with a fresh look at recruiters, one of the “ four legs of job search “ The best approach when looking for recruiters: Research – Research recruiters before contacting them to ensure that they cover your field, industry, location and salary range. This is a good place to practice your elevator speech (see “Do you have your 30 second Elevator Speech?“).

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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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It's a Small World – Networking

Career Alley

Posted on Thewisdomjournal.com , there are some great tips like don’t be a time hog and creating a script (a much longer version of your elevator speech). CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « What You Should Know About Working After Retirement Where Have all of the Jobs Gone?

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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 Job Search Tools Every Job Hunter Must Use

JobMob

4) Elevator speech. An elevator speech is your brief three-minute speech introducing yourself and describing your professional career and target position. It should cover various aspects of your career briefly. 7) Cover letter. Every résumé should be accompanied by a cover letter, which introduces you briefly as a professional, tells how you learned about the position, and describes how the company may benefit from the value you offer.

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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. Do not barf your elevator pitch on unsuspecting people!!!

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5 Great Alternatives To Job Boards

Career Realism

Hand out copies of your resume, networking cards, and have your elevator speech ready when it’s your 30 seconds to shine. Send your resume and cover letter on professional paper stock (Resume paper, people! Target companies within a certain radius of your house (however far you’re willing to commute), and send them copies of your resume and cover letter. I wonder if most job seekers believe that all job listings are only on job boards.

College Grad – Will Work for Food

Career Alley

This is one of the CareerAlley resources, with links to Building Your Resume, Cover Letters, References, Thank You Letters, Interviews, Your Elevator Speech and Networking. “ You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who’ll decide where to go. ” – Dr. Seuss.

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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Can A Career Fair Help You Tap Into The Hidden Job Market?

Career Realism

Bring a great value proposition letter , copies of your resume, business/networking cards, and a willingness to talk and ask lots of questions. Then, prepare a value proposition letter that speaks to their needs, what you can accomplish, and how you add value. Instead of visiting each booth and passing out your resume, take time to speak to each person and give them a value proposition letter. You also want to prepare your elevator speech.

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4 Ways to Show Off Your Awesome Resume

Career Realism

If there aren’t, do some poking around; you may find a contact name you could send your resume and cover letter to. Attend these when and where possible, and start working on your elevator speech. Target companies you want to work for, research the hiring manager’s name, and mail him or her a copy of your resume and cover letter. Job searching needs to be a diversified effort. You can’t put all your eggs in one basket.

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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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Does Your Career Match Your Personality?

Tim's Strategy

How and when to let your personality come out within your professional resume or cover letter. Find ways, subtle if necessary, to let the real you appear in your resume, elevator speech, business cards and in your direct interactions with real people. . Your career happiness has a number of triggers. Whether you are just kicking off your career or being kicked by it these days, you should be thinking about this fit.

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A Day In The Life of a Professional Superhero: Was Grad School my Kryptonite?

Corn on the Job

A few professors and peers helped me to develop a new resume, cover letter, and elevator speech that would explain my past, present and hopeful future. Upload Cover Letter Here. I’m sorry, but what did I upload my resume and cover letter for? Meg Pomante , aka: the artist formerly known as Mirzoeff, is a 10+ year seasoned veteran of the non-profit Development and Fundraising industry.

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Video Resumes – Are Recruiters Maximizing Their Value Added.

Boomers Next Step

Contact Podcast Release Submit Article Resources Site Map Home Careers Cover Letters Interviewing Resume Help Age Bias Lifestyle Networking Entrepreneurs Franchising Retirement Start Ups Videos Related Posts Similar Posts No Related Post Finding Work Today Boomer Fitness Walk, Then Run Beginning Triathlete – Important Triathlon Training Tips Why Do You Need a Heart Rate Monitor?

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

Tim's Strategy

f) I can send Christmas cards, birthday cards or cards/letters for any occasion g) Certain people get upset if they don’t hear from me!!! My only question is concerning the length of the letters. For the family, it saves you the embarrassing silence over Thanksgiving Dinner when Grandma asks what you do, and you don’t have the ‘family-oriented’ elevator speech prepared.

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Building a Successful Job Hunting Network! | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Contact Podcast Release Submit Article Resources Site Map Home Careers Cover Letters Interviewing Resume Help Age Bias Lifestyle Networking Entrepreneurs Franchising Retirement Start Ups Videos Related Posts Similar Posts No Related Post Finding Work Today Boomer Fitness Walk, Then Run Beginning Triathlete – Important Triathlon Training Tips Why Do You Need a Heart Rate Monitor? Now send each individual in your network a short personalized letter along with your resume.

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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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A bit more personal than usual. - Job Stalker

Job Stalker

on Ed Or Alive | 2 comments I just finished up "Enterprise Social Technology", a great book by Scott Klososky (@sklososky), which covers concepts and best practices. ChicagoNow ChicagoNow is Chicagos finest blog about all things Chicago. It is a blog by and for locals.

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Job Fair Tip: Consider It An Interview

Resume Boutique

In addition, prepare your "elevator speech" about yourself, your academic record and your professional goals and have it ready to use at the proper time. ► July (1) Personal Growth ► June (1) Cover Letters and Reference Lists ► May (1) The Top of Your Resume IS Important ► April (1) Don't Define Yourself By Whether Or Not You Get TH. Resume Boutique Blog Look your best on paper. Show your best in person.™

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Guest Post: Ford R. Myers.

Job Stalker

Youll need a one-page professional biography, a collection of powerful accomplishment stories, a series of compelling cover letters, a page of professional references, a list of targeted employers, a 30-second commercial (elevator speech), and other items. on Ed Or Alive | 2 comments I just finished up "Enterprise Social Technology", a great book by Scott Klososky (@sklososky), which covers concepts and best practices.

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Thinking Outside the Box: Your Approach to Finding a Legal Job in.

Resume Boutique

Networking & The “About Me&# Speech : Networking is very important. Prepare the “About Me&# speech (otherwise known as the "Elevator Speech." Give them your “About Me&# speech and ask if they know anyone you might contact. When you talk with people at a networking or other social event, be prepared with your “About Me&# speech. Resume Boutique Blog Look your best on paper. Show your best in person.™

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