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Creating Your Elevator Speech – Podcast #56

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With a few job fairs coming up, I thought this would be a good time to talk about Creating Your Elevator Speech
Last year, as we approached these two job fairs, I did a series of podcast episodes on topics that would give you a better chance of being successful at these fairs.

Episode #16 – Introduction to Job Fairs
Episode #17 – What to Wear to a Job Fair
Episode #18 – How to Start a Conversation at a Job Fair
Episode #19 – How to Sell Yourself at a Job Fair
Episode #20 – How to End a Conversation at a Job Fair
Episode #21 – Review of Job Fair Discussions
Episode #22 – How to Follow Up After a Job Fair

In this episode, I kind of combine the “how to start a conversation at a job fair” and “how to sell yourself at a job fair” and talk about creating your elevator speech. I describe some different types of elevator speeches: elevator speeches that highlight experience, elevator speeches that highlight strengths and then unique or creative elevator speeches.

Here are the links to the online applications for the leads I gave on the podcast:
Hy-Vee in Moline (Ave of the Cities) – Courtesy Clerks – Apply online here!
JC Penny in Moline (Southpark Mall) – Customer Service Specialists – Apply online here!
Target in Davenport – Back Room Team Members – Apply online here!
Dollar General in Rock Island – Sales Associates – Apply online here!
McDonald’s in Moline – Ave of Cities – Crew Members – Apply online here!
McDonald’s in Moline – Near the Airport – Crew Members – Apply online here!

Job Leads for Graduates
FedEx in East Moline – Dock Workers – Apply online here!
Conway in Rock Island – Dock Workers – Apply online here!

There will be no episode of The QC STEP Podcast next week. I’ll return the week of March 24th!