Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech Volume 2

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! Suggested Reading: Elevator […]. Job Search Toolkit elevator speech Interviews

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! I think the length is less important than the content (although 3 minutes would be a very long elevator ride).

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The Elevator Speech Marketing Tool

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When you’re on the search for a new job, it’s important to pull out all the stops. The competition for jobs is fierce; in order to stand out amongst the crowd you have to market yourself in the best way possible. 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.

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. Here are some great uses for your elevator speech: E-mail Signature. Take advantage of the exposure and put your elevator speech in your profile.

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. Looking to get happy in the job you’re in?

6 Issues to Avoid with Your Elevator Speech

Career Rocketeer

These days we all know we need an elevator speech, especially if you’re a job seeker or a business owner. An elevator speech can be a great and memorable way to introduce ourselves, if done right. When elevator speeches go wrong, they are memorable for the wrong reasons – mostly they’re boring or cringe-worthy. I have heard elevator speeches that were longer than commercials. In the case of elevator speeches – less is more.

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Overview

Career Alley

Okay, so I admit it – I’m a fanatic with job search (and, therefore, this blog). When I’m looking for a job I’m obsessed. I use a tried and true process which enables me to more quickly find the right job for me. We are going to provide everything you need to organize and build you job search toolkit over the next few posts. Your “plan” is essentially to create the lists you will need to get your job search started.

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12 Resources for College Grad Job Search- Majoring in Employment

Career Alley

But your four years of college may not be enough to land the job of your choice. Graduation does guarantee a job. On the contrary, your college diploma just means you are now qualified to look for a job. Why not get a head start on the job hunting process? Your second major should be Job Search Preparation. Now is the time to explore the types of careers and jobs that use your major. So, you may ask, how do you build a network in college?

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Top 10 To Do List for College Grad Job Search

Career Alley

Arguably, your job search as a college grad should start long before you graduate, not after you’ve graduated. That being said, if you’ve not done any job search prep during your college years you can’t go back in time but there’s plenty you can do now. Even on the high end, that still means that 87% of college grads have found a job. The question is, have they found a job in their industry/major? The 10 Best Cities to Find a Job.

Untethered Job Search

Career Alley

It would be so easy to spend every minute of your job search sitting in front of a computer, searching and applying for jobs. While there should be some balance between the two, I’ve not really focused too much on the people side of the search. The two main aspects that come to mind are Networking and Marketing yourself. Networking: The Importance of Networking in Your Job Search -You know what they say (it’s who you know not what you know).

Majoring in Employment – College Job Search

Career Alley

But your four years of college may not be enough to land the job of your choice. Graduation does guarantee a job. On the contrary, your college diploma just means you are now qualified to look for a job. Why not get a head start on the job hunting process? Your second major should be Job Search Preparation. Now is the time to explore the types of careers and jobs that use your major. So, you may ask, how do you build a network in college?

The Hitchhikers Guide to Job Search

Career Alley

Unless, of course, you are looking for a job and don’t have a clue (meant in only the nicest way). Even for those who have looked for jobs in the recent past, job search can seem daunting at best and lifestyle threatening at worst. Overwhelming as it may seem, your approach will be most influenced by the driver (do you have a job and are looking to make a change or are you already unemployed). Job search planning – steps, tips and tricks.

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5 Steps to Making a Fresh Start for Job Search

Career Alley

“ The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. If finding a new job was one of your resolutions, now is the time to get organized and set your plan in motion. How you approach your job search is driven by many factors: Whether or not you are currently working (or have you lost your job). Industry and job function.

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4 Steps For Developing A Winning Elevator Pitch

Career Realism

4 Steps For Developing A Winning Elevator Pitch. An elevator pitch is essentially used to help you gain the interest of people to talk to you when there is only a window of 20 seconds or less to speak – the amount of time you may be in the elevator with the CEO of the company you’re dying to work for or in another similar scenario. Related: 3 Tips For Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch. 4 Steps For Developing A Winning Elevator Pitch.

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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. Here are our top three suggestions to help you succeed at your next networking event. Master Your Elevator Speech. The size of the networking event can determine how long you have to make an impression. A quality elevator speech can give an immediate boost to your c-level personal branding.

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Twitter Job Search Help From Career Experts

Executive Career Brand

How would you like to get free advice from job search experts. On topics ranging from personal branding, targeting and working with executive recruiters, to best job networking and interviewing strategies, and so much more. . Job Search Focus. Includes career assessments (formal and informal), personal branding, informational interviews (for career focus), job shadowing, mentor relationships, internship, or volunteering. Finding Jobs: Networking.

4 Steps For Developing A Winning Elevator Pitch

Career Realism

An elevator pitch is essentially used to help you gain the interest of people to talk to you when there is only a window of 20 seconds or less to speak – the amount of time you may be in the elevator with the CEO of the company you’re dying to work for or in another similar scenario. Related: 3 Tips For Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch. So, you’re probably wondering, “What makes a good elevator pitch and how can I compose one?”. 10 Tips For A Powerful Elevator Speech.

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Why You Need a Job Search Marketing Toolkit

Career Alley

Isn’t your job search the same? So how does this compare to a job search? So too is your job search and, in this case, your marketing toolkit includes: Your resume. Elevator speech. Network. You need to include action words (just do a search on the Internet for “Resume Action Words&#. Good luck in your search. Related posts: Job Search Success = 50% Perseverance, 50% Luck.

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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?

10 Tips to Improve Verbal Communication in Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

Every situation you are in during a job search requires verbal communication so here are some pointers to improve your ability to communicate with others when networking, at a job fair, in a job interview etc. 1) When preparing an “elevator speech” and responses to questions you anticipate being asked during an interview carefully contemplate [.]. Job Search Perry Newman SEO1

Job Search – From the Beginning – Recruiters Part 1

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Fasten Seat Belt While Job Hunting – from your Smartphone Career or Job Change – How Do You Decide? Sometimes you need to do the same with your job search, kind of “do over&#. This is a good place to practice your elevator speech (see “Do you have your 30 second Elevator Speech?“).

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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. Step back and assess how well prepared you are to undertake a job search. This article focuses on getting you prepared in four key areas of job search: Technology. But job search will surely be put on hold if your computer becomes infected.

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

Career Alley

You’ve probably heard hundreds of times that your resume is the most important document in your job search, and, that is so. In the end, only technically qualified candidates will get to interview for any open job. And, while your resume may (or may not) help you get in the door, you will need more than your resume to get the job. Most online sites (whether they be company career sites or job search sites) provide the option of uploading additional documents.

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It's a Small World – Networking

Career Alley

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? Depending on your industry and the city you work in, your network and extended network can span a very large number of people and companies. As a first start to understanding networking, this article is a good start.

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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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life@work: How to Take the Intimidation Out of Networking

Life@work

life@work advice and inspiration for careerists and job seekers, brought to you by heather mundell of dream big coaching services About Hire Me and Get Going with Your Big Dream Transform vision into action and get it done! i? )   If the idea of networking makes you want to run for the hills, this post is for you. There is no activity that inspires fear and loathing in a job search more than networking. Networking has gotten a really bad rap.

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5 Steps to a Great Internship – Overview

Career Alley

Finding a summer internship can be incredibly challenging and it’s never too soon to start your search. Create Your Search Resource Network – Who do you know (or who do you need to know) who can help you land your perfect internship and what do you need to get started? Make a list of: Your network (friends, family, fellow students and professors). Start Your Search – If your research, lists and tools (resume, cover letter, etc.) jobs by.

How to Jump Start Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

Most job seekers are operating at about 25% efficiency. That’s because finding a job is a skill. It’s what you are looking for a new job in. It’s not actually finding that job. Conventional wisdom says networking is the most effective. In other words, not knowing how to read a job ad leads to excess optimism (and no results) and being overly discerning (and no results). Over 50% of my unemployed clients have found new jobs this way. To find a job?

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9 Job Search Tools Every Job Hunter Must Use

JobMob

Call it the 21st Century Job Hunter’s Toolbox. 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. These tools use every arena available to get you professionally known and wanted by employers in today’s changing job market: on paper, in person, online, and through friends and acquaintances. Some of the big career and networking ones are LinkedIn and now, Google+. 2) Network.

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5 Tips to Building Your Freelance Career

Career Alley

selling work or services by the hour, day, job, etc., Networking Now’s the time to let everyone you know (business acquaintances, family and friends) that you are now freelancing. This will help you build your network of potential clients. Be prepared to give your 30 second “this is what I do” speech to everyone you meet who asks you what you do. This is a very important way to network and advertise what you do. So you want to be a freelancer?

5 Reasons Why You Won’t Get a Job Offer

Career Alley

A tremendous amount of time and effort goes into preparing and succeeding in getting a new job. Updating resumes, leveraging your networks, going on interviews, etc. Many people face rejection during the job search process and most have no idea why they did not succeed in getting the job. Following are 5 reasons why you won’t get a job offer: 1. Reading the job description does not qualify as preparing for a job interview. Job Search.

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9 Reasons Why I Won’t Hire You

Career Alley

Hiring managers have a tough job. You need to listen to what the interviewer is saying and respond with answers that will convince them that you are the right person for the job. Facial expressions, eye contact and keywords that match the job description are all very important in the interview process. This leads the hiring manager to think that you do not care, are not focused and are just blindly applying to jobs. See also 15 Tips for Improving Your Job Search.

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The Job Search Paradox of “Keeping Your Options Open”

Career Rocketeer

As with most paradoxes… “keeping your options open&# when looking for a job, doesn’t work. When you are networking, giving your Elevator speech, doing informational interviews, talking to recruiters, writing your resume, or doing most any aspect of your job search, it’s critical for you to articulate a specific type of job you are pursuing. what where job title, keywords or company city, state or zip jobs by.

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Networking: What’s Your 30-Second Resume?

Career Realism

Remember the adage about having an “elevator speech” or an “elevator pitch” when you’re networking ? 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. With that in mind, the same “rules” of the job search apply: Know what you want – it makes the conversation easier for both of you and makes it easier to help you.

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. Potential employers will be impressed that you’ve developed a card just for your job search.

Personal Branding For Dummies

Career Realism

As adults, most of us identify ourselves by our jobs or what we do. We used to talk about elevator speech in terms of marketing services, products, or oneself. With the technology and communication outlets available to us today the elevator speech is raised to new and exciting levels. What you chose to “put out there” is seen by so many more people than an elevator speech could reach – that it is unfathomable! Personal Branding For Dummies.

Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job?

Career Realism

Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job? If you’re in a job search, you may be wondering if attending a career fair or job fair is a good move, or a waste of time. On the negative side, job fairs can be mob scenes—crowded, stressful, and often not very fruitful. You may find it hard to stand out among so many other job seekers. Related: 5 Things You MUST Do Before Attending A Job Fair. Make sure you have a great elevator speech prepared.

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 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. Hopefully you do a good job of sharing your specific job search objectives. And, as a result, these people stay “top of mind&# as jobs and opportunities cross my desk.

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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. You begin to tweak your resume to be match key words in job descriptions so that you’ll squeak past their screening system. 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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What’s Your 30 Second Resume?

Career Realism

Remember the adage about having an “elevator speech” or an “elevator pitch?&# 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. Same concept here. Given your interaction is likely to take place on. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com.

The Benefits of Being in the Now

The Job Quest

You may worry about if you will really be “good enough” or if you will lose this job, too. That is natural to some extent; however, bringing your past emotions regarding your job loss with you to your new workplace will only hinder you. In networking: Just as in interviewing, people at networking events will be able to detect if you are bringing anxiety with you. Career Interviews Job Search Networking Personal Branding Being Present Emotions Mistakes

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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