Recently, I explained how having a pre-prepared elevator pitch up your sleeve can help you out of those sticky situations and into the good books of the person you’re trying to impress.
In her debut post for the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (ICRS), Shannon breaks down the process of creating an effective elevator pitch into ten easy-to-follow steps. You don’t want to miss it!
Read the full article here.
The one-page job proposal is clever, compelling strategy to find a way into the companies you are targeting. It puts the onus on you to show what you can do for a company in a concise way. Rather than focusing on who you are, what you do and what you need like a traditional CV or résumé does, the one-page job proposal focuses on the company: who they are, what they do and what they need. It’s basically a sales pitch, but one that’s squarely aimed at the company’s weak spot.
To many people, networking is a dirty, cringe-inducing word. However, in-person networking remains the best way to convert potential opportunities into real jobs. This month on TriplePundit.com, Shannon explains how to give yourself a professional edge by following her seven simple tips.
Last week I hosted a workshop at the Impact Hub in London on how to create a killer pitch and profile to win work. The event was geared towards freelancers and entrepreneurs looking to build confidence around marketing themselves. An elevator pitch is your verbal pitch that answers the question, “What do you do?” while the written profile for your CV/resume answers the question, “Who are you?” Both are key to developing a strong personal brand.
Join Shannon next Thursday, 27 March 2014, for her 1.5 hour interactive workshop aimed at any freelancers or entrepreneurs looking to build confidence around marketing themselves.
Shannon will let you in on her secrets from 20 years in recruitment, 10 years in sustainability consulting, and the last four years building her own coaching company. She will also share her experiences of working with Acre recruitment’s freelance network, The Bench.
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