Elevator Pitch: Tips on How to Land a Job – as developed by Nancy Collamer (Continued)
Refresher: What is an elevator pitch? It’s the most succinct version of you, your skills, and why you’re perfect for the job you’re trying to get. Imagine having to state all of that information in the time it takes to ride on an elevator.
Now let’s go through Nancy Collamer’s nine steps to getting “the perfect pitch”.
Step 6. Read you pitch out loud.
The elevator pitch is meant to flow like a conversation. Reading it out loud will help you choose the correct wording and cadence so that your pitch is not too formal or canned, like an informercial.
Next up: Practice, practice, practice (then solicit feedback).