How to Create an Elevator Speech
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When you're searching for a career, it is important to have an elevator speech ready for any job opportunities that come your way. This presentation shows the importance and effective ways to create ...

When you're searching for a career, it is important to have an elevator speech ready for any job opportunities that come your way. This presentation shows the importance and effective ways to create an elevator speech.

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How to Create an Elevator Speech Presentation Transcript

  • 1. YOU HAD ME AT HELLO! CREATE AN UNFORGETTABLE IMPRESSION WITH A CAN’T MISS ELEVATOR SPEECH. Hallie Crawford www.halliecrawford.com Copyright 2009
  • 2. ELEVATOR SPEECH - DEFINED
    • 12-20 sec or 150 words
    • Spotlights the benefit you provide
    • Make good impression
    • Shows your personality and what makes you unique
    • Is memorable
    Do you need help identifying your ideal career path? ©2002-2009 HallieCrawford.com
  • 3. WRITING YOUR ELEVATOR SPEECH
    • Identify your target audience . Where are you using it? With whom and for what purpose?
    • Write down the "deliverables" – the services or features that you provide, and the benefits your clients or customers derive from your services.
    • Choose an opening sentence that will grab the listener’s attention.
    Do you need help identifying your ideal career path? ©2002-2009 HallieCrawford.com
  • 4. DELIVERY
    • When you deliver your elevator speech, you want it to be
      • Delivered effortlessly.
      • Authentic and something you’re comfortable with. People connect with people who are real and authentic.
      • Energizing. Tap into your passion. What do you love about what you do?
    Do you need help identifying your ideal career path? ©2002-2009 HallieCrawford.com
  • 5. ACTION STEPS
      • Set your intention before the event - what is your intention with the elevator speech?
      • Write it on a note card.
      • Record it and play it back - do you sound confident, sincere, engaging?
      • Practice on 3 people this week. What do they think?
      • Ask your friends and family for help.
    Do you need help identifying your ideal career path? ©2002-2009 HallieCrawford.com
  • 6. HALLIE CRAWFORD CERTIFIED CAREER COACH
      • Do you feel stuck where you are in your career?
      • Need help with your career transition?
      • Would you like to have a job you're passionate about?
      • Then contact me for a complimentary consultation:
      • www.halliecrawford.com/contact.html
      • Or visit my online store: www.halliecrawford.com
      • I’m here to help!
    Do you need help identifying your ideal career path? ©2002-2009 HallieCrawford.com