Superwoman’s Networking Handbook: Elevate your Elevator Speech

Ms. Career Girl

I’m not addressing follow up yet but I do promise that will be next. So I want to address that before we move on to the follow up to make sure your extra-super-well equipped to make an excellent impression at events and functions (since your follow ups will yield a less than desirable response if you’re not). A guaranteed way to mitigate nerves and the intimidation in any situation is by ramping up your preparedness.

Superwoman’s Networking Handbook: Follow Up

Ms. Career Girl

This post is all about effective follow up and relationship building. &# Relationship building&# sounds blase, but that’s what you’re trying to do so I’m not going to waste time trying to camouflage it. I’m a huge proponent of making that follow up effort within 24-48 hours. When fear of appearing “too eager&# creeps up on you and you begin to procrastinate, just stop it.

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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. Who have you called, who do you need to follow-up with, what jobs have you applied for and a thousand other things to organized. “ Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans. ” – Peter F. Drucker.

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Superwoman’s Networking Handbook

Ms. Career Girl

One of the most followed inspirational people on Twitter. The owners and designers of an up and coming accessory line. Prepare your elevator speech and practice it! If you’re not familiar with the good ol’ elevator speech, put simply, it’s the answer to “What do you do?” You want to show up to events armed with plenty of business cards, dressed in an outfit that makes you feel confident and, if possible, displays what you do.

2010 210

New Boss? Start off Right!

Ms. Career Girl

A new boss can shake up your department, your way of working and your daily workload. Before your first introduction to your new boss, review your elevator speech. What information can I provide to bring you up to speed? Follow ups. Jamie Hartmann is moving on; your new manager is Iliana Garcia. As your next level manager makes the announcement, you wonder what this new boss means for you.

2018 116

Conquer Networking Jitters: How To Shine At Your First Event

Ms. Career Girl

I had practiced my elevator pitch until it sounded as close to effortless as it was going to get and I carried with me a substantial supply of business cards. I walked into the brewery tasting room where the event was being held, and as the event coordinators were still setting up shop, found my way to the outdoor patio. People with their elevator pitches printed out in front of them, furiously and silently practicing in the minutes counting down to the start of the event!

2015 195

Twitter Job Search Help From Career Experts

Executive Career Brand

Check the hashtag #cdisst (tweets are already showing up in the hashtag stream), or go to the CDI website to access the tips. Tweets will fall into one of the following 9 categories: 1. Includes identifying beneficial fairs to attend; using personal branding; applying appropriate presentation and wardrobe; leveraging unique, memorable, and successful ways to connect with employers; savvy follow up strategies.

4 Critical Foundations For A Successful Job Search

Tim's Strategy

Polish up your resume and start applying to every job that is remotely similar to anything you’ve ever done… Call up everyone you know and ask them if they know of any jobs…OR. How are your documents backed up, or are they? The focus is on recording everything you do – applications sent, interviews/networking events attended, follow-ups, everything! Do you have an “elevator speech” written out, practiced, and ready to go?

2013 85

Bringing Your “A” Game: 5 Tips For Acing A Job Fair

Career Realism

Brush Up Your Elevator Speech. If you find an organization or job that really interests at the job fair, consider doing some more research on the company and following up with the recruiter a few days after the event to reiterate your interest in the position. How To Screw Up At A Career Fair. Job fairs are a great opportunity to interact with representatives from multiple companies in a short period of time.

If I Had a Few Million Dollars - I Would Still Aggregate References of Candidates.(updated, V2)

HR Capitalist

They''ll be expected to pop a 2 minute elevator speech on demand about the candidate in question, and this is who the candidate selected for that task. I just wanted to follow up on my post and acknowledge that someone has a solution for this. After all, someone they know and like went to work for you - unless you screwed that up already, they''re inclined to help.

2013 57

Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job?

Career Realism

Instead of emailing it or submitting it online, you actually get to meet the person you’re giving it to, and get valuable practice delivering your elevator pitch. Make sure you have a great elevator speech prepared. Follow up the day after the fair. However, job fairs do have a few advantages…so if you go, follow these tips for success. Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job? Work It Daily.

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

Career Realism

It’s also packed with people like you, who could end up being business associates one day. You also want to prepare your elevator speech. Employers always want to know these two things about a candidate, so don’t get caught up in your whole professional history. Thank people for their time, and ask if and when you can follow up. Check your notes to find out who wanted you to follow up—and then do it.

2014 87

10 Real World Tips to Find a Job Close To Home

JobMob

If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. Give everyone you know your 30-second elevator speech, including other parents, neighbors and folks you may mix with as tennis partners/country club friends/farmer’s market enthusiasts. Even though they may not need you now, people come and go in this capacity, and positions do open up during the school year. Follow her @Mojo40_Mavens. Sick of commuting?

2011 81

FIVE TIPS FOR THE MODERN JOB SEEKER IN A BUYER’S MARKET

Resume Boutique

Once you have a direction, you must develop a brief, cogent elevator speech and practice it before you reach out to build your referral network. Make notes about the date and content of the conversation and establish a time that you will follow up. Follow up on every lead you are given and go on every informational or courtesy interview you are offered. Follow up with the people who sincerely reach out to you.

2015 58

6 Ways To Beat The Ugly Networking Stigma

Career Realism

It’s about connecting, building relationships and listening to the pulse of individuals who make up your network. We all know the appropriate actions for successful networking: meet people in person, make eye-contact, have a firm handshake, ask questions and follow through with statements of interest, ask for contact info and follow up with a thank you communication and request for further contact with that person or a reference for a future contact with another they recommend, etc.,

2013 87

How to Jump Start Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

Improve your skill in understanding job ads and how to deal with the black hole and you up your response rate. How to select the companies that make sense for you, write a custom letter than will get read, follow up and get results? I’ve seen over half a million resumes, developed relationships with exclusive clients, set and followed up on about 15,000 interviews and placed all levels of management. How about your elevator speech?

2011 60

Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job?

Career Realism

Instead of emailing it or submitting it online, you actually get to meet the person you’re giving it to, and get valuable practice delivering your elevator pitch. Make sure you have a great elevator speech prepared. Follow up the day after the fair. However, job fairs do have a few advantages…so if you go, follow these tips for success. Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job? CAREEREALISM.

25 Live Networking Tips

Corn on the Job

Through following/friending influential people in your industry/location, connect with them and find out where live networking events take place. Set up goals for each event. Sign up to work the event for free. If you aren’t a big talker, just offer up an ear, and later in the conversation you’ll have your time to share. Either while talking to people or standing alone, remember to cheese it up. Follow-up with people.

Top 8 Tips for Job Fair Success

Career Realism

You may be one of hundreds of candidates vying for a recruiter’s attention, but you can earn an advantage over the competition by following these top tips for job fair success. You should also mark off the companies that you speak to, so that you can remember to follow-up after the event. Practice your elevator speech. Follow-up within 48 hours. Walking into a job fair may seem like a daunting task.

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

Resume Boutique

The most successful of them took full ownership of the process, maximized their resources, and never gave up. We also worked Dave to refine his "elevator speech." He consulted with us on communication strategies for each interview and follow up, including salary negotiations. By Randi S. Lewis. Founder, Resume Boutique LLC. info@resumeboutique.com. Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity." Ancient Roman Stoic philosopher, Lucius Annaeus Seneca.

6 Ways To Beat The Ugly Networking Stigma

Career Realism

It’s about connecting, building relationships and listening to the pulse of individuals who make up your network. We all know the appropriate actions for successful networking: meet people in person, make eye-contact, have a firm handshake, ask questions and follow through with statements of interest, ask for contact info and follow up with a thank you communication and request for further contact with that person or a reference for a future contact with another they recommend, etc.,

2013 63

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? Further, you have to be disciplined to follow-up and remind them on a schedule that your job hunt is still open.

2011 58

Guest Post: Ford R. Myers.

Job Stalker

Arts & Entertainment Life & Style News & Opinion Sports Find a blog Login or Sign Up Featured: No waiting: Become a ChicagoNow blogger now , Pitch us your blog idea Job Stalker Home Archive About Guest Post: Ford R. One of the more "evergreen" of the selections there follows: 20 Habits of Highly Effective Job Seekers in a Down Market By Ford R. Show up earlier. Keep-up with your interests, hobbies, and activities.

2010 61

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

Resume Boutique

When applying for a position, apply once, follow up once by a phone call or email after time has passed. 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. Resume Boutique Blog Look your best on paper. Show your best in person.™

2009 40