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.

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.

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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. Resume. 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. Resume.

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

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. The mission is to get the contact to responds with “Why don’t you send me your resume?” 4 Steps For Developing A Winning Elevator Pitch.

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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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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.

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. But if you want to stand out from the competition, I say you need more than a great resume. 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. In fact, your elevator speech could be crucial in helping you get an interview.

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Top 3 Ways to Succeed at an Executive Networking Event

Professional Resume Services

Depending on the event, you may choose to bring executive resume biographies instead of business cards or vice versa. Master Your Elevator Speech. You want to master your two-minute elevator speech so it’s persuasive and piques the interest of the other person. Deliver your speech in a natural way so you don’t sound like a salesperson, but still clearly demonstrate your value to your listener.

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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.

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What’s Your 30 Second Resume?

Career Realism

Remember the adage about having an “elevator speech” or an “elevator pitch?&# Tags: Resume & Cover Letter career advice career expert career question CAREEREALISM resume Same concept here. 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. Given your interaction is likely to take place on.

Do You Need a Summary Paragraph on Your Resume?

Careers Done Write

I received this question this week from a client who has not updated her resume since 2001. As a general rule, you should include a summary paragraph on your resume. The point is that the top 1/3 of your resume is prime real estate. With the volume of resumes submitted to both recruiters and hiring manager, you have but a short window in which to grab someone’s attention. careers resume tips

2014 119

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Overview

Career Alley

Building Your Resume – If you could only have one job search document it would, of course, be your resume. Whether you are brushing up an old resume or starting from a blank piece of paper, you need to spend the time to get it right. There are tools that can help you quickly build the framework for what will become a great resume. Your resume is a living document that will change as your job search progresses.

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10 Great Interview Tips for 2015

Career Alley

Your Story: I’m sure you’ve heard of the “30 Second Elevator Speech” (see Do you have your 30 second Elevator Speech? ). This is the time to use your elevator speech and to work in the bit about why you are the best person for the job (see #6 below). Know Your Resume: Sounds like a strange tip, but you would be surprised how many people forget what they put on their resume.

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5 Steps to a Great Internship – Overview

Career Alley

Things you will need (like a resume and cover letter). Start Your Search – If your research, lists and tools (resume, cover letter, etc.) Start sending your resumes (must have a cover letter), making your calls and sending emails to contacts in your network. Your focus should be: Create your elevator speech (more on this in a future article, but take a look at ==>> Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech ).

Top 10 To Do List for College Grad Job Search

Career Alley

Create or Update Your Resume : If you already have a resume, great, just update it. If you don’t have a resume yet, you will (obviously) need to create one. Experience is important, but your first resume should focus on your college career as well. Writing a Resume Fresh Out of College. Entry Level Resume Examples. Elevator Speech -Elevator speeches are important (see Elevator Speech ).

12 Resources for College Grad Job Search- Majoring in Employment

Career Alley

You should start building your resume, cover letters, interview skills and elevator speech now (see the next topic for Networking). Entry level jobs College Job Search Internships Interviews Job Search 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.

2014 272

9 Reasons Why I Won’t Hire You

Career Alley

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. Your Resume Needs Lots of Work I’ve lost count of the resumes I’ve received that are useless. Your resume is arguably the most important career document you will ever have. That being said, most of us are not experts on resume writing. Hiring managers have a tough job.

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Networking: What’s Your 30-Second Resume?

Career Realism

What’s your 30-second resume ? Remember the adage about having an “elevator speech” or an “elevator pitch” when you’re networking ? Given your interaction is likely to take place on the “fly,” it’s a great idea to have a 30-second resume ready to go – and, by ready to go, I mean well thought out and well articulated, but not so rote as to be awkward like you are reading from a script. The post Networking: What’s Your 30-Second Resume?

5 Reasons Why You Won’t Get a Job Offer

Career Alley

Updating resumes, leveraging your networks, going on interviews, etc. Last, but not least make sure you have your sales pitch / 30 minute elevator speech ( Do you have your 30 second Elevator Speech? ). Square Peg, Round Hole: Your resume looks like a good match to the job description. A tremendous amount of time and effort goes into preparing and succeeding in getting a new job.

2015 255

The Best New Features of LinkedIn for Job Seekers

Competitive Resumes

He works for the Career Center of Lowell as a Career Strategist, LinkedIn Trainer, Workshop Facilitator, and a LinkedIn Profile and Resume Consultant. If they have practiced their 30-second commercial (or elevator speech) the value the person offers could shine through. He works for the Career Center of Lowell as a Career Strategist, LinkedIn Trainer, Workshop Facilitator, and a LinkedIn Profile and Resume Consultant.

2018 201

How to Advance to a Management Position in 2019

Jobacle

Use your jobseeker skills (like tying your background and qualifications to the specifics of a job ad when you wrote your resume) to map your background and experience to the needs of the management position you want, and always conclude by demonstrating your value. You will definitely want to create a new elevator speech. Every conversation about why you want to become a manager will likely begin with your new elevator speech.

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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). Critical steps for building a resume in college and landing a job after graduation. Building Your Resume for Life After College. “ By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day. ” – Robert Frost.

7 Tips for a Job Fair

Resume Bear

Your Elevator Speech. This is also referred to as the “me” speech. The elevator speech is about 30 seconds long and is intended to tell the potential employer a little about you. The Strengths of Your Resume. It is important that you attend the career fair with a resume, and it should be printed on actual resume paper. You need to know your resume backwards and forwards. First impressions are everything at a Job Fair.

4 Ways to Show Off Your Awesome Resume

Career Realism

And many people believe the only way to job search these days is to go online, post their resume to a job board, and spend time searching through the job boards looking for openings. If there aren’t, do some poking around; you may find a contact name you could send your resume and cover letter to. Don’t just copy and paste your resume—put some time and effort into developing a search engine-optimized profile that will get you noticed. Awesome resume image from Shutterstock.

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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? Resume Examples, Samples, and Templates. Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech. “ 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.

2012 239

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.

2011 215

How to Ace your Telephone Interview

Career Alley

The main purpose is to ensure you have the right qualifications and that your work experience supports what is presented on your resume. The usual preparation is required (see below), but keep notes and reference materials which can be leveraged during the interview: Have your resume handy, as well as the job specifications/listing (if available). Remember your 30 second elevator speech, you might need it as an introduction.

2013 292

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.

2010 221

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? Many recruiters save themselves extra effort by saying that video resumes are not mainstream yet.

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10 Tips for Acing an Embedded Engineer Interview

Career Alley

Practice your 3 minute “elevator speech” as if you were interviewing in front of your competitors. Make Sure You Don’t : Undersell yourself Chew gum Forget the question Yawn (or doze off) during the interview Forget the details of your resume Forget the name of the interviewer(s) Arrive late We are always eager to hear from our readers. Time for that interview, and if you’re an Embedded Engineer you know how tough those interviews can be.

It's Time to Increase Your Chances of Executive-Level Employment

Jennifer Anthony

Of course, as an executive, you have your resume to impress potential employers with. Write a Career Biography A career biography is a bit of a cross between a resume and cover letter. Consider a Networking Resume Another option to consider, in addition to your standard executive resume, is the networking resume. This is the type of resume that works as a summary to the full-length resume. Be sure your resume is the best it can be.

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Job Search – From the Beginning – Recruiters Part 1

Career Alley

This is a good place to practice your elevator speech (see “Do you have your 30 second Elevator Speech?“). You can also upload your resume to their site. From their main page you can submit a resume, contact them or review their job opportunities. They have a resources page with links to Career Planning, Resumes , Interview tips,relocation tools and more.

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Why You Need a Job Search Marketing Toolkit

Career Alley

So too is your job search and, in this case, your marketing toolkit includes: Your resume. Elevator speech. Today’s article will focus on Resumes. Build a better resume – You need to have all of the ingredients to build a better resume. You need to include action words (just do a search on the Internet for “Resume Action Words&#. Resume Examples – I’ve reversed the links on this bullet (they follow below).

2011 207

Developing Your Personal Brand to Enhance Your Own Candidate Experience #thecandidate

Workology

You begin to tweak your resume to be match key words in job descriptions so that you’ll squeak past their screening system. BE memorable: A recruiter will take 60 seconds to glance through your resume. Rehearse your “2-minute elevator speech”: This should outline your ideal job, strengths and talents. It’s Candidate Experience week on Blogging4Jobs powered by the cool folks at Talent Circles.

2013 104

Top 7 Career Fair DO’s for Recruiters

Workology

Spend an extra moment with a candidate to coach them on their resume, elevator speech or send them to another employer’s booth that could be a better fit for them. How many resumes did you collected? It’s career fair season! While most of the Midwest’s career fairs have come to a close, there are a few still left to attend. Far too often we focus on the “don’ts” in life. On the bright side, below is a list of “do’s” to try before attending your next event.

2013 102

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

Life@work

A Few Career Blogs Worth Your Time Bailey Work Play Career Hub CareerDiva Dan Erwin Blog Escape from Cubicle Nation Pongo Resume Susan Strayer The M.A.P. 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.

2010 147

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. When did you last update your resume? It may seem expensive, but you will avoid the cost of being overlooked for positions because your resume does not draw the reviewer in. Do you have an “elevator speech” written out, practiced, and ready to go?

2013 85

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). 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?

2010 215

Top Ten (Actually Helpful) Lessons from Fairytales

Ms. Career Girl

Never Lie on a Resume–Mulan. For those who Mulan’s troubles are a little absurd–you can avoid them with one simple piece of advice: never lie on a resume. Practice Your ‘Elevator Speech’–Cinderella. This is where the ‘Elevator Speech’ comes in. Tweet Tweet! Tweet Tweet! Are those my little animal friends coming forth through my window to wake me up for my day?

2013 196

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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9 Job Search Tools Every Job Hunter Must Use

JobMob

Something small that briefly states who you are and your specialty comes in handy when meeting new people, when a business card seems more appropriate than handing out resumes to everyone you meet. 4) Elevator speech. An elevator speech is your brief three-minute speech introducing yourself and describing your professional career and target position. Free resume reviews are offered on her website at www.composureresumes.

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