According to career coach and owner of Hook the Talent, Rosemary Hook, an elevator pitch is a 10-20 second self-introduction of who you are professionally. The intent of an elevator pitch is to learn as much about the listener as you can. Not only that, but it also helps you determine how you can help one another.
Ten to twenty seconds isn’t much time to tell someone about all of your professional talents, and trying to condense years of experience into mere seconds can be a stressful, difficult task. Here are some tips on how to perfect your elevator pitch: