If you have a career of any kind, you need a 30-second elevator pitch (some call it an elevator speech or a value proposition). An elevator pitch is a roughly 30-second sound bite – a response to the question, “Tell me about yourself” or “What do you do?”
Here are the short cuts to creating a powerful 30-second elevator pitch…
A career development to-do list is one that lists the tasks you need to do to enrich, improve, and advance your career. People to meet, skills to learn, places to go, things to do, etc.
Do you have a career to-do list? If not… why not?
Over the last year, corporations and job board companies are starting to use a search tool called semantic search to help match open jobs with an online job seeker better than ever before. It’s actually been around for about 5 years, but it’s within the last year that it’s begun being used in recruitment (by companies like Deloitte, Bosch, and Manpower).
Leadership skills are one of the most important traits to showcase on your resume. Unfortunately, it’s one of those skills that everyone claims to have… but few know how to list effectively.
So how do you demonstrate strong leadership skills in a concrete, measurable manner on your resume?