If you’ve been to a business networking event, you’ve no doubt been bombarded by peoples’ 30-second-commercials – their elevator speeches. By the end of the night, only a few people will stand out in your mind – and fewer will result in the contacts and connections you’re seeking. Learn what sets those apart, and how you can ensure that your 30-second commercial generates interest and additional conversation. Remember: Your success depends on your ability to explain what makes you unique and to hook your listener – in less than a minute!
LINKS is an acronym for Leads, Information, Networking, Know-how, and Strategies. It is an educational and motivational program designed to help candidates prepare for the week ahead and to share conversation, contacts, and job-search information in a relaxed, welcoming environment. For the unemployed professional, LINKS is a “place to go” to focus on the job search when others go to work on Monday Mornings. LINKS sessions are free and open to the public. Reservations are required.
Supported by the Vinik Family Foundation, Jeff and Penny Vinik, Trustees
- Kick-start the week with renewed energy and focus
- Learn career transition tips from career strategists and industry experts
- Practice a 30-second commercial in a relaxed, safe environment
- Exchange ideas, information, and experiences with participants
- Create an action plan for the week
What We Will Cover:
- 30-Second commercials
- The topic of the week
- Candidate successes and challenges
- Individual action plans for the week
No materials are needed.
Program Length: 1½ hours
Participants should plan to arrive 15 minutes early. LINKS will begin and end on time.
Who Should Attend:
Unemployed and underemployed professionals, recent college grads, women re-entering the workforce after a hiatus, military veterans transitioning to civilian workforce, retired professionals needing to go back to work; candidates in career transition who want to prepare and focus their job-search plan for the week.
Cost to Attend:
Free for TBJL Program participants and guests.
Dress: Business casual