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! Why You Need an Elevator Speech: Provides a concise answer to “what do you do” when it really counts.

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The Elevator Speech Marketing Tool

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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. For those of you who haven’t heard of an Elevator Speech, it’s a speech designed to sell an organization or individual’s brand to someone in the amount of time it takes to ride in an elevator with a stranger from the top of the building to the bottom floor.

Superwoman’s Networking Handbook: Elevate your Elevator Speech

Ms. Career Girl

HELLO AGAIN, my networking apprentices. Imagine networking in a room of 150 female entrepreneurs representing all kinds of products and services. Here’s the comment that resonated with me most from last week, “I think your tips about elevator speeches and first impressions are true in these situations, though I think it’s more important to be friendly and memorable than super professional.&#.

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.

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. Make your elevator speech 1 or 2 sentences as a maximum length.

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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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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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?

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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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? 5 Networking Tips. What kind of networking are you trying to do and why?

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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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Superwoman’s Networking Handbook: Follow Up

Ms. Career Girl

Like I always say, the most exciting thing about networking is you just never know who you’re going to meet , it can be your next great business partner, employer, hairdresser, real estate agent or your future husband…so always show up ready to dazzle the crowd in your own personal way. 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.

It's a Small World – Networking

Career Alley

» It’s a Small World – Networking “ Through the too many miles and the too little smiles I still remember you. &# – Harry Chapin I ran into some former coworkers the other day both of whom I worked with a few years back at a large financial institution. 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.

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Manner Monday: Networking and Polite Conversation

Workology

Networking and Polite Conversation go hand-in-hand. As I mentioned in a previous post, networking is not a task you can outsource – you are the only person who can truly network for you. With that being said, not too many adults I know truly LOVE to venture out to networking events. When faced with meeting new people in a networking situation, start by asking some very basic open-ended questions; and then listen.

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

Life@work

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. First off, the word networking is loaded with cringe-worthy connotations, as in networking event , which makes many of us start sweating just imagining the elevator speeches and small talk. Networking has gotten a really bad rap.

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

Career Alley

– While you might not get asked this specific question, you do need to have your “quick pitch” (better know as your elevator speech) ready to go before the job interview. In fact, your elevator speech could be crucial in helping you get an interview. Whatever the need, it is well worth the time preparing and memorizing your 30 second elevator speech. Elevator Speech – A brief description.

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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. It’s a networking event so they’d like to talk to as many people as possible.

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. Be comfortable asking for help – most will help if they can and if you do not take advantage of their time, network, or generosity. The post Networking: What’s Your 30-Second Resume?

Why Teens Should Start Networking In High School

Career Realism

As a professional recruiter and career coach, I regularly have the opportunity to speak with recent college graduates referred to me by parents from my professional and personal networks. This leads me to suggest the single most important thing parents can do to help their children obtain a job after graduating college: Encourage networking in high school. Networking In High School. What does networking look like for a high school student? Networking career

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

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12 Resources for College Grad Job Search- Majoring in Employment

Career Alley

Use your college years to research companies, connect with industry groups and start to build the network you will need when you graduate. You should start building your resume, cover letters, interview skills and elevator speech now (see the next topic for Networking). So, you may ask, how do you build a network in college? Everyone you meet potentially becomes part of your network. Build your network now.

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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 [.].

5 Steps to a Great Internship – Overview

Career Alley

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 sending your resumes (must have a cover letter), making your calls and sending emails to contacts in your network.

How To Build A Solid Career Network

Career Realism

Whether you’re a civilian or military veteran, when the time comes to embark on a career, you need to look beyond your comfort zone to build a solid career network that will help you land your dream job. According to Hallie Crawford, founder of career coaching services company HallieCrawford.com, your network often consists of your immediate social circle of your friends and family – but you need to think bigger than that. “My Networking career

Top 10 To Do List for College Grad Job Search

Career Alley

Social Networks – Now’s the time to leverage all of those social network skills you have to help you find a job. These are all important questions and the answer is – your social networks. Sounds easy on the surface (and it really is), you just need to spend a little time “working” your networks. How to Effectively Leverage Your Alumni Networks. Elevator Speech -Elevator speeches are important (see Elevator Speech ).

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. Network With Intentionality.

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5 Steps to Making a Fresh Start for Job Search

Career Alley

Make a list of your job search network connections. What about your interview questions, elevator speech and a list of your references? Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech. This includes your network, recruiters, job search sites and any other leads you may have. 5 Tips for Leveraging you Social Network in Your Job Search.

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5 Tips to Building Your Freelance Career

Career Alley

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. Book Corner – The Little Book of Social Media Marketing for Translators: Network ?

Majoring in Employment – College Job Search

Career Alley

Use your college years to research companies, connect with industry groups and start to build the network you will need when you graduate. You should start building your resume, cover letters, interview skills and elevator speech now (see the next topic for Networking). Networking – Build Yours Now – It is never too early to build your network, arguably the most valuable tool during your entire career. Build your network now.

5 Reasons Why You Won’t Get a Job Offer

Career Alley

Updating resumes, leveraging your networks, going on interviews, etc. Use your social networks to find people you know who work at the company and get as much background information as possible. Last, but not least make sure you have your sales pitch / 30 minute elevator speech ( Do you have your 30 second Elevator Speech? ). A tremendous amount of time and effort goes into preparing and succeeding in getting a new job.

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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. So after reading that you just need to know that the solution is to identify your network, create an email distribution list, and send a monthly e-mail to everyone on that list.

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Untethered Job Search

Career Alley

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). This article, published by ContempoResume , provides a good overview of how to leverage both your network and your networking skills. From how to prepare (yes, there is preparation in networking) to building your relationships.

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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9 Reasons Why I Won’t Hire You

Career Alley

Hiring managers have a tough job. They have to wade through a mountain of resumes, pick the top candidates, decide on their final choice and then hope they didn’t make a mistake. Statistically speaking, the best hiring managers only get it right 3 out of 5 times. Of course, you need to make it to the interview and then make it through the interview to be considered for the role. I’ve been a hiring manager for a long time, and it’s never easy to pick the final candidate.

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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.

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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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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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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New Boss? Start off Right!

Ms. Career Girl

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. 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. A new boss can shake up your department, your way of working and your daily workload.

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Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Building Your Resume

Career Alley

Elevator speech. Network. 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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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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