WHETHER YOU’RE NETWORKING, talking to recruiters or at your 20-year college reunion chatting up old buddies, you’ll need to explain your goals in 30 seconds or less, keep it positive and be specific without being boring. As a matter of fact, that’s why it’s called an “elevator pitch.” Because everybody is so busy these days, you […]

Honing Your Elevator Pitch

“You’ve done all the right things in the job search.  You’ve infiltrated the ideal company and networked through others to gain an audience with the hiring manager.  You’ve created a killer resume.  And, now you’re scheduled for a telephone or face-to-face interview with the hiring manager.  Don’t let all that hard work go to waste […]

Nailing the Job Interview