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Christine Peters

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Christine Peters

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November 21, 2017

HR Tech – It’s Not Just for HR Anymore

While sunny Las Vegas provided the backdrop for this year’s HR Tech, I actually came out ahead in Vegas with a windfall of knowledge. And it wasn’t just about HR. This event is all about trends in the marketplace featuring demo products from varied aspects of the HR technology landscape. It’s here we learn how others solved their business problems with HR technology. And of course there was the added win with the unique chance to network with over 9,000 attending consultants, vendors, and practitioners.

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Christine Peters

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Christine Peters

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October 1, 2015

Rolling out the Red Carpet at SHRM

Ohio SHRM rolled out the red carpet for its 2015 conference attendees.  There were red velvet ropes, Hollywood stars, and famous faces all over the Kalahari convention center… even if …

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Christine Peters

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Christine Peters

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July 30, 2015

Developing Your Own Elevator Pitch

f you’ve been in the business world for more than five minutes, you know that sooner or later your marketing department will try and get you to memorize – or adapt your own version – of the corporate elevator pitch. It’s a short, two to three sentences that you can explain your company and its value proposition quickly, even on a short elevator ride. Every great elevator pitch will let the audience know a) what your company does and b) what your company does to distinguish itself from others and c) the problems the company is solving.

The elevator pitch is a time-tested and proven way to help people understand how you can help them or someone they know. Meanwhile, what’s your personal elevator pitch? Do you find yourself at networking events saying – when someone asks – “I’m the payroll manager for ACME Corporation.” And then, leave it at that? While that is great, it doesn’t tell me who you are, what you are passionate about, how you can make a difference and why I or someone else would want you to be part of a team.

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