12/13 Presentation: Alex Freund - Communicate Who You Are

posted Dec 8, 2017, 6:52 AM by Unknown user
Alex Freund, the Landing Expert, will lead the December 13 meeting of the Professional Support Group of Morris County on from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm, at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library.

Ever feel the hiring manager just “didn't get you”? Do you dread the “tell me about yourself” question? You know yourself. The challenge is how to communicate who you are in a way that differentiates you from your competition quickly and concisely. Fortunately, there are three types of communication that can create important, strategic advantages for you:

1) the “tell me about yourself” question

2) the elevator pitch, and

3) the value proposition. 

Every interaction is an opportunity to position yourself as the only candidate who should be considered. Too often, the “tell me about yourself” and elevator pitch are often viewed as warm-up or insignificant exchanges of pleasantries - a huge mistake!

Career coach Alex Freund is well-known in a number of networking groups and writes a blog for job seekers. A Cornell University graduate, he has lived on three continents and speaks five languages. Prior to his current position, he managed several large departments in two Fortune 100 companies.  For those in the Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York City area, Alex publishes a free directory of job-search networking groups.

To contact Alex or to learn more about his services, visit his web site at http://www.landingexpert.com.

PSGMC was founded by job seekers for job seekers and meets most Wednesdays at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Library, 449 Halsey Road. In case of inclement weather, please check the library’s website http://parsippanylibrary.org.

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