Crafting Your Elevator Pitch

An effective elevator pitch contains clear language that your listener understands and is personalized for the intended audience.

I have composed an outline below designed to help you craft your pitch and have included mine as an example. Once you customize your pitch, practice it until it rolls off your tongue smooth as ice...

Elevator Pitch Structure: 15-20 second verbal business card.

  1. Summary label (professional definition).
  2. Where you've…

I have found that being an Uber and Lyft driver on the side is one of the best networking opportunities around. If the passenger…

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Two truckers share their stories

Meet Nailah and Martin!

Two different people who truly love what they do, which is driving a truck.

Sometimes in life, you need to think outside of the box.

When a friend suggested that Nailah attend truck driving school she stood in front of her in high heels and a dress and thought NO way was this for her. Today she happily says, “I am in a place where I don’t have to want for anything. I am happy. I don’t have bill collectors calling me…

Well I know it is not for me but I am grateful for those who is in the business.

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Are you ready to share your story?

It's important to take a little time to properly prepared your elevator pitch. In case you’re wondering, an elevator pitch is a brief synopsis of who you are, what you’ve been up to career-wise, and where you are going.

This short persuasive speech also helps tell employers more about yourself and sparks their interest. An elevator pitch is also a FANTASTIC way to prepare yourself for the “tell me about yourself" moment.

To make it a bit…

how should i spin it if ive been a stay at home mom for the last 20 years?

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Renee Grant Patrick Great question! If you spent some time at home caring for your children you are NOT alone. While 71% of moms…

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Make sure to NAIL this question!!

The most common question asked during an interview or at a job fair is, “Why should we hire you?”

Answering these 5 simple questions and writing them down will help you pull your pitch together in NO time, so you feel prepared and confident. Let's take a look!

• What is the EXACT job description (write it down) and how do MY skills match up with it? Be as specific as possible.

• Why do I really want this job beyond having a steady paycheck…

I need any kind of job please

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Ifeanyi Anwuli Did you know that you can search and apply for jobs that you are interested in right here on Jobcase?

Just follow

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We want to hear more from you!

Have YOU properly prepared your elevator pitch? In case you’re wondering, an elevator pitch is a brief synopsis of who you are, what you’ve been up to career-wise, and where you are going.

This short persuasive speech also helps tell employers more about yourself and sparks their interest. This is also a FANTASTIC way to prepare yourself for the “tell me about yourself” moment.

So to make this easier I like to think of it as telling a story:


Ashley W. Awesome Sauce For You!!! Good Post

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Monica Squires Thank you Monica!! Happy Monday ; )

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They might ask you this

One of the most common questions asked during an interview or a job fair is…

Can you tell me about yourself?

Other variations could include...
-Why should we hire you?
-Why do you want to work here?
-What is it about us that makes you want to work here?

Answer these 5 questions to help you plan what to say and impress employers!

1- What are the three strongest reasons I am a great fit for this job?

2- What are some positive things I can say…

When they say Tell me about yourself... they dont want to know about your childhood.

In my case this is how I do it: I've been

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What are you going to say?

Tell me about yourself. This question makes us cringe a little bit, but every employer will ask you this in some form during an interview. Why? Well because they want to see what YOU bring to their company. You might be wondering (or tempted) to tell your life story and be more personal, but don’t! When an interviewer says, Tell me about yourself, what he or she really wants to know is how your experience applies to the job you're interviewing

I hate when recruiters do that! Because they already have all information they need about you

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Of course it did,specially for the excellent advice you gave us. Best regards,Ashley :)

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How much can you say about yourself in just 30 seconds?

That may be all the time you have to make a favorable first impression at the job fair. Company reps from your target companies are going to be fielding questions and having conversations with hundreds of eager job seekers during the job fair.

Catch their attention with an expertly crafted Elevator Pitch! The foundation of any good Elevator Pitch is to communicate what you do, what your goals are, and what makes you unique. You want to be…

I present to you my expertise of customer service for currently six years. My first experience in customer
service began at the…

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#interview for psw/caregiver

How to answer for interviewer tell me about you self especially you looking for caregiver /psw, but you're a registered nurse by profession.

I am good worker and that I get along with people. I do as much as I can when working with others.

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These 4 things can help you LAND a job!!

Interviewing soon? Follow these tips to help make sure your interview is a success!

1- Dress the part and pack accordingly. Even if you’re applying for a job to work with orphaned dolphins, (that would be awesome!!) you want to dress appropriately. This means no jeans, no short skirts or dresses ladies, and no shorts. Check out this break down of what to wear for both men and women. Make sure to pack a notebook and a pen to gather some notes…

Wait so is your pitch different than your job objectives? I am so confused. Lots of good info here, but I want to make sure I am…

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How can I improve my elevator pitch?

Meeting allot of business leaders and managers through friends and acquaintances but my elevator pitch is weak. I’m not making the right impression.... need help please!! thank you.

Focus on value, and money. The elevator pitch works better when you know more about the other people, so if you ask value driven…

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