Thursday, February 5, 2015,St.
Mark's Episcopal Church, 111 Oenoke Ridge Road, New Canaan, CT, 7:00 - 9:00
p.m., New Canaan CaTS: “How to create an Elevator Speech that WOWs”
are pleased to announce that Mark Troncone, returning speaker and friend to CaTS,
will be presenting on “How to create an Elevator Speech that WOWs”. Mark
promises that if you follow his techniques, creating and stating your Elevator
Speech effectively will result in moving your employment search in a positive
In this job seeker workshop you will have the opportunity to
better identify your brand by improving your Elevator Speech. Mark's approach
in this presentation is a 7 point, step by step plan, to zero in on what skills
and processes are needed, to quickly establish and implement a practical plan –
Creating an Effective Elevator Speech that WOWS being one of the steps to
effectively Brand yourself.
“Creating an Elevator Speech that WOWs” is a fun interactive
presentation that will cover the following topics:
Mark’s 7 Point Employment Strategy
What is an Elevator Speech
Why is it necessary to have one
Elevator Speeches to Avoid
How to create an Elevator Speech that WOWs
Creating one using my “Secret” formula
Effectively using a “Hook”
Two important parts often overlooked
Creating a “Passion” Statement for Interviews
Passing the lucky 7 W’s test
Elevator Speech Do’s and Don’ts
Using your Elevator Speech – Where?
Refining your Elevator Speech
More about Mark:
Mark Troncone is a 35 year Information Technology professional.
Mark is a PMP® certified Project Manager, Certified SCRUM Master, certified ITIL
v3, and State of Connecticut certified Business Analyst. Mark is a lifelong
resident of Fairfield County and has been employed for such companies as James
River Corporation, Readers Digest, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Wachovia Bank, Hewitt
& Associates, Affinion Group, Starwood Hotels, TransAct Technologies and
presently at Save the Children.
Having been in transition seven previous times in his career,
Mark has witnessed the changes in the traditional way of finding employment.
Through these experiences, he has developed and implemented a multi-component
program to give a person in transition the necessary skills to gain employment
in the new millennium. Mark has communicated his unique approach for generating
a personal career transitioning plan to many networking groups and individuals
in the Fairfield County area with consistently positive results.
Mark has given many of his presentations to area networking
groups such as the Monday at 7 Networking Group, New Canaan CATS, Fairfield
Library Job Group, Northern Fairfield Professionals, Westport Library Employment
Group, St. Catherine’s Support Circle, Westchester PMI Job Club, Darien
Professionals, and the Execunet 100k Networking Group.
CaTS workshops are held on
Thursdays twice a month throughout the year.".
alternates between St. Mark’s Episcopal (first meeting of the month) and
First Presbyterian (second meeting of the month).
Workshops begin promptly
at 7 PM and adjourn at 9 PM. Please be considerate of our CaTS
If you wish to become a CaTS volunteer or have questions,
contact Anthony Anrig at 203-952-4084.
There is no charge for
Dress is informal.
here - meetings are usually held at St. Mark's Episcopal church on the
first Thursday of the month and at the First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan
on the third Thursday of the month except as noted.