Superwoman’s Networking Handbook: Elevate your Elevator Speech

Ms. Career Girl

HELLO AGAIN, my networking apprentices. 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). This is how you’re going to come up with something you feel good about saying.

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. The main problem many of us face once we’ve met new people whether it was at a specific networking function or a random social event-is we’re not sure HOW or WHEN to contact the m. Cheers to abundant networking success in 2011.

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Superwoman’s Networking Handbook

Ms. Career Girl

Liz addresses one of my favorite topics: networking. If you hate the idea of networking, you might love it after reading Liz’s post. Whether you’re just starting off in your career, switching industries all together or looking to get better connected in your current field, networking skills are one of the most valuable skill sets you can have. The most exciting part about networking? One of the most followed inspirational people on Twitter.

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Conquer Networking Jitters: How To Shine At Your First Event

Ms. Career Girl

The post Conquer Networking Jitters: How To Shine At Your First Event appeared first on Ms. 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 knew I had everything I needed, yet I still felt largely unprepared for my first ever professional networking event. Networking is a conversation. Developing your 30 second elevator pitch isn't as tough as it seems.

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25 Live Networking Tips

Corn on the Job

side of networking. Today we’re taking a break from Twitter , Facebook , Linkedin , and others so that I can share 25 tips for Live Networking. Use social networking to locate live networking events in your area. 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.

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. Follow-Up Quickly.

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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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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? And equally important you must work hard to discover how you can assist those in your network.

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New Boss? Start off Right!

Ms. Career Girl

A new boss can shake up your department, your way of working and your daily workload. Use your network, inside and outside the company, to find out what your new boss is like. This is when your investment in your network can pay off. 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.

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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. . 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. Finding Jobs: Networking. Hashtags: #networking, #referrals, #jobleads, #personalbranding, #onlineid.

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. Be Connected Job Search Networking career advice job fair job search networking networking tips

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! Is your interviewing wardrobe up-to-date?

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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. Job Search Networking career advice job fair job search networking

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. But how do you do that when your network and contacts are far away? 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. With so many professionals under- and unemployed, you’ll gain support from networking and learn a great deal from the speakers.

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9 Job Search Tools Every Job Hunter Must Use

JobMob

If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. Use all of the following tools in order to make the most of your job search and minimize the time it takes to land a job. So… decorate your toolbox and toss in the following: 1) Social media presence. Some of the big career and networking ones are LinkedIn and now, Google+. 2) Network. Networking is the most effective way to find a job. 4) Elevator speech.

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

Career Realism

You know how important it is to network if you’re going to access the hidden job market—and career fairs are excellent places to network. 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. 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.

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

Resume Boutique

That decision made it even more important for him to build and rely upon a robust referral network to make connections in sales. BUILD A REFERRAL NETWORK. 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. How do you build a job hunting network? Make notes about the date and content of the conversation and establish a time that you will follow up.

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How to Jump Start Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

Conventional wisdom says networking is the most effective. 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.

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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. Network, network, network. 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.™

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