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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Plan & Prepare for Your Interview

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Jobs from the Best Companies to Work for Vol 10 Achieving Effective Career Transitions » Plan & Prepare for Your Interview “ By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. ” – Benjamin Franklin Author Byline: Matthew Warzel Author Website: [link] Know your resume inside and out, line item by line item. Know your cover letter too.

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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 Interview Questions and Answers. Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech.

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How to Ace your Telephone Interview

Career Alley

Telephone Interviews have become very popular as the first step in an interview process. Unfortunately, telephone interviews are probably the toughest type of interviews. Without visual cues (from both the interviewer and the interviewee), it is very difficult to know when to pause for the next question and when you’ve nailed the answer. Telephone interviews require even more preparation than in-person interviews.

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5 Reasons Why You Need More Than a Good Resume to Stand Out from the Crowd

Career Alley

In the end, only technically qualified candidates will get to interview for any open job. Lots of research, interview preparation and (unfortunately), additional “documentation” Your Resume Does Not Highlight Skills Specific to the Job – While your resume will (should) provide an explanation of job responsibilities and achievements, it is not the best document to highlight skills specific to any particular job. Elevator Speech – A brief description.

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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.)

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). Career advice Career Planning Careers College Grads Entry level jobs From the Beginning Internships Interviews Job Hunting Job Search Job Search Marketing Toolkit Job Advice Jobs LinkedIn Networking Resumes“ By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.

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. So, we drafted and revised all communications during the two-month interview process. We also worked Dave to refine his "elevator speech." Dave prepared for every interview and every communication. By Randi S. Lewis.

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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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. The elevator pitch is also the perfect response to many interview questions including: Tell me about yourself. A strategically crafted elevator pitch will help you answer any of these questions.

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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?“). INTERVIEW, the prep, the questions you may get and the postscript!

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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). INTERVIEW, the prep, the questions you may get and the postscript! 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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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. Save the full description for the interview. 7) Cover letter. End the one-page letter with a call to action, a request to meet with the reader to discuss the position further. Bring this with you to every interview.

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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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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 will need all of the tools at some point in your search (and when you are interviewing). “ 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.

Job Fair Tip: Consider It An Interview

Resume Boutique

™ This blog contains resume and interview tips for professionals and students by the founder of Resume Boutique, Randi Lewis, a recruitment professional and former practicing lawyer who knows what your resume needs and how you should present by telephone and in person to land that job. 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.

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

Career Realism

Instead of going to a career fair with the intent to land an interview, go with the intent to network and see how many new people you can meet. 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. You also want to prepare your elevator speech.

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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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4 Ways to Show Off Your Awesome Resume

Career Realism

That makes your job search a numbers game, and you would have to spend 40 hours a week on every job board you could find applying for every position you are even remotely qualified for—literally applying for hundreds of jobs a week to get a few call-backs and maybe one or two interviews. If there aren’t, do some poking around; you may find a contact name you could send your resume and cover letter to. Job searching needs to be a diversified effort.

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Does Your Career Match Your Personality?

Tim's Strategy

The dynamic of an interview and how, at times, we can be matched up with people who are just our opposite. How and when to let your personality come out within your professional resume or cover letter. If you are a Katie and you interview with a Michael (the hiring manager), should you become more Katherine-like to match his style? What if he was really a Mike (or even a Mikey to his pals) and was just stuck in that “ professional interviewer ” mindset?

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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? With a short video, first interview decisions can be made earlier with less stress for all.

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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. At a few of those interviews I was told one of two things, “you really don’t have enough experience”, or my personal favorite “I just think you’re TOO smart for this job”. Upload Cover Letter Here. I’m sorry, but what did I upload my resume and cover letter for?

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A bit more personal than usual. - Job Stalker

Job Stalker

at 10:52 AM | 3 comments | Share [link] Well, Im supposed to hear today whether Im the choice (out of three "finalists") for this Marketing Communications job that Ive been in the interview process on over the past few weeks. 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.

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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

9 Advantages to Subscribing to Our Site Career-Rx Interview Prep Tool 10 Steps to a Job Search Career Personality Test Attitude Adjustment Twitter 101 Am I Money Quiz Job Search Engine CAREEREALISM Toolkit Contact Us 9 Reasons to Subscribe FREE Webinars Premium Career Tools C3 = Career Coaching Clinic 144-Page e-Book Full-Service Career HMO ABOUT ABOUT US FAQ NEWS & MENTIONS OUR TEAM PRIVACY POLICY WHY WE EXIST AM I MONEY?

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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. Practice interviewing and negotiation skills. ChicagoNow ChicagoNow is Chicagos finest blog about all things Chicago. It is a blog by and for locals.

2010 61

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

Resume Boutique

™ This blog contains resume and interview tips for professionals and students by the founder of Resume Boutique, Randi Lewis, a recruitment professional and former practicing lawyer who knows what your resume needs and how you should present by telephone and in person to land that job. Networking & The “About Me&# Speech : Networking is very important. Prepare the “About Me&# speech (otherwise known as the "Elevator Speech."

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