You are at a conference on the elevator going back to your room. The doors open and the venture capitalist who just announced he is looking for a dozen talented people gets on. You have 20 seconds to get him interested in talking with you.
Your summary of who you are and the value you offer is called the Elevator Pitch and is crucial to your establishing a competitive advantage in your job search. Here are some tips to develop yours.
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The new year is here – budgets are fresh, positions are open and every statistic points to aggressive hiring. Here are 5 sure-fire steps that will get you a competitive edge and land you that job.
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So you’ve sent your resume to a job you’re very excited about and a week has gone by without a word. Or perhaps you’ve had an interview and are waiting to hear how it went. What should you do?
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CareerBuilder will begin taking video resumes in June they announced. That means that candidates who have video resumes can upload them to the site. So I wonder, is this good?
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You see a job posting and you think you are a perfect fit. Yet, as excited as you are, you know that if you just send your resume to the listed address, you’ll be in a pile of over 1,000 resumes. Here’s a neat tip to move your resume to the top of the pile.
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Does your cell phone have a message, “Enjoy the music while we locate our subscriber”? I recently called a potential client who was complaining that their resume for an Executive Assistant position was not working. I got that message and then was blasted by rap music about girl’s booties. So I asked the person, is this the number you have on your resume? She said it was.
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