This is something that the offending recruitment event in question cannot do. Speed dating: a medium characterised by the struggle to differentiate and position oneself in a scenario where a bunch of really similar people seek really similar outcomes. It’s one step removed from a recruitment version of hook-a-duck, only marginally improved by the involvement of two people, rather than one person, a rod and a plastic duck.Indeed, the offering from this provider is the sort that forces clients to be more searching, asking ever-louder questions of the wider industry. How does one position as an employer of choice, for example, in a scenario where the candidate has no choice, and moves to the next discussion when a bell rings?It’s important to know tell us about you, unfortunately no one will have the time to read your life bio so keep it tight and relevant… It is way more informative than a 500 word self bio that people skip over, and no one in design is a ninja of anything, unless you are actually a ninja in the traditional sense.For example…Also making it too long can be an easy way to lose people’s attention at this early stage if they feel the information is not focussed enough for their needs.Speed networking is a structured process for facilitating introductions and conversation between people who don't know each other.The model is often employed at events for college alumni groups, chamber of commerce groups, professional organizations, and college or corporate orientations to develop relationships among participants.The challenge for recruitment event providers and attending clients, in an age dominated by online analytics, is ROI.
Each participant is allotted a period of time to introduce herself which will vary from 30 seconds to 5 minutes depending on the size of the group.
It’s ok to give a deeper insight into yourself, so consider moving the detailed part to an about you section.
Social links are also a good way to show your personality, just make sure they’re safe for the office.
To put it another way, if you were the only person to save your organization, what would you do? Example: One of my strengths is that I love putting out fires before they begin.
For example when I’m working on a project, I identify potential pitfalls and put into place safeguards to stop problems from occurring in the first place or alternatively I try to contain these “fires”.
Speed networking is like speed dating for professionals.