Personal Elevator Pitch

The first step


The elevator pitch (or speech), is useful when meeting a potential employer or customer, especially at a networking event. You typically have 10 to 30-seconds to make an impression, so it is worthwhile to practice the speech until you feel that it represents your capabilities.

This website will provide you with a starter "elevator speech," like the one on the next page.

If you are unfamiliar with the concept, here's a short video on the "why" and "how" of Elevator Pitches.