Category Archives for "Job Skills"

Aug 05

How to create your elevator pitch

By Scot Herrick | Job Skills

A good infographic on how to create your elevator pitch. I always got squishy when working with “how to explain your life in two sentences.” Explaining what you do for your work to other people, though, is a tough thing to do — especially in more technical areas. Thinking through what is in the infograph […]

Continue reading
Jul 23

5 places to market your work

By Scot Herrick | Job Skills

You’ve done all that good work in your job or consulting gig. And I’ve been very consistent in saying that you need to show that work in all that you do when looking (or not looking) for a job. That work becomes your personal reputation, but if you don’t tout your work, no one will […]

Continue reading
Aug 02

5 tips for talking to a CEO

By Scot Herrick | Job Skills

There are lots of articles about how to talk to people in higher levels of management. Most of them start with the wrong premise. For example, many writers consider an opportunity to speak to upper management more on the level of meeting royalty. One article put it this way: “If you are granted an audience.” […]

Continue reading