The Elevator Pitch Recruiters Use at Your Company

The Elevator Pitch Recruiters Use at Your Company

We get one chance at first impressions. What is the message that your company delivers to critical talent groups your company targets?

Listen in on what our panelists have to say.

This event is part of the “Let’s Talk Recruiting” series where a panel of recruiting practitioners get together online and have a conversation on a variety of topics related to corporate recruiting.


Our Panelists…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Craig Natale TA Leaders Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition ProPharma Group
Ingrid Smith TA Leaders Vice President Human Resources Examity
Krystan Silva Senior Technical Recruiter Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Steven Rosenblum Principal Level 5 Partners

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We asked our attendees, “Have you created your own “elevator pitch” that you use with candidates when talking with them for the first time?”

Here are their answers:

  • Absolutely - I use it for every candidate regardless of role and tailor it from there.
  • Absolutely... It was essential to getting their interest and drive to truly compete for the role.
  • By position
  • By summarizing the top reasons to join our organization
  • Each conversation in genuine and unique based on the candidate,unless you are referring to phone screening questions
  • informally with teams and formally with marketing org.
  • No - not one I'm happy with. I'm looking for best practices here
  • No, just the basic intro and can use the help
  • None
  • Not yet
  • Working for vcfo affords you the opportunity to schedule work around your life with our variable hours model for consulting.
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  • Yes - and it is slightly different depending on the level of the candidate I am speaking with.
  • Yes and no
  • Yes and no.
  • Yes and no. I used elevator pitches on the agency side all the time, but haven't as much on the corp side.
  • Yes but is in need of some improvement!
  • Yes!
  • Yes! Mine is very long though!
  • yes! we are working on it now
  • yes, but it needs to be shorter!
  • Yes, it's slightly different for each role.
  • Yes.
  • Yes; 3 of them...entry level, middle, and senior candidates

Some of the attendees…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Radhika Aggarwal Senior Technical Recruiter Macy's
Lisa Wrezel Talent Acquistion Manager-Sourcing Centric Consulting
Cindy Wong Sr. Contract Recruiter Princess Cruises
Ann Whitacre Talent Acquisition Partner Clearway Energy Group
John Przybylek Senior Technical Recruiter CAI
Dan Baker Recruiting Manager Healthstat
Cynthia Lopez Sr. Regional Healthcare Recruiter CVHCare
Becky Gramenz Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist Open to Opportunity
Sarah Schaefer Staffing Manager Fresenius Kabi USA
Delaina Piowaty Senior Manager of Talent Aquisition RWS Group
Amanda Mich Senior Recruiter Heidrick & Struggles International
Chris Teresi Sr. Recruiter (G&A) Palo Alto Networks
Deanna Berry Human Resources Manager CASA of Los Angeles
Chaz Bantle Recruiting Manager Bulletproof 360
Tina Ramirez Senior Recruiter R.J. O'Brien & Associates
Melissa Lapena Manager Talent Acquisition Constellation Brands
Tim Reiter Talent Acquisition Manager Vizient
Martin Hancock Sr. Technical Recruiter Alteryx
Tyler Byrd Talent Acquisition Manager West Monroe Partners
Abby Dooley Recruiter Edifecs
Jennifer Ward Talent Acquisition Recruiter - IT/Marketing Farmers Insurance
Lance Hunsicker Lead Executive Recruiter Parsons Corporation
David Anderson Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Natalie DiChiaro Contract Corporate Recruiter Indorama Ventures PCL
Nancie Meeks Senior Sales Recruiter Insight Enterprises, Inc.
Claudia Castaneda Sr Talent Advisor U.S. Cellular
Chelsea Alfano Recruiter U-Haul
Alexa Montane Talent Sourcer, Finance & Accounting Realogy Holdings Corp.
Khadija Washington Team Leader - Talent Acquisition Southwest Airlines
JENNIFER ONEIL Talent Acquisition Manager Forward Financing (previous)
Kevin Oram Co-Founder Hivemind Careers LLC
Julie Fontaine Director of Talent Acquisition Express
Pam Squire Talent Acquisition Professional Catasys
Bianca Medici Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition Havas Edge
Audrey Fong Talent Acquisition Manager Cprime, Inc
Katie Lundgaard Talent Acquisition Manager Cimarron Software Services
Svitlana Sikora SWE Leadership Sourcing Recruiter Meta
Deb Ryan Recruiting Boston Senior Recruiter USI Insurance Services
Michelle McKnight Recruiting LA Recruitment Lead, Corporate Functions, Marketing & Sales Herbalife
Cheryl Ridgway Recruiting Nashville Vice President, Global Diversity Talent Sourcing - Executive Search Charter
Jenna Kalish Recruiting NYC Sr. Recruiter, Talent Acquisition WebMD
Marita Arevalo Recruiting Seattle Senior Healthcare Recruiter-Diversity Channels Aegis Living
Danielle French Recruiting SFBA Senior Corporate Recruiter VMware
Megan Dent Recruiting SFBA Recruiting Manager - Software Aurora
Katie Hoffmeister Recruiting.Work Talent Acquisition Recruiter H&A Architects & Engineers
Marti Pranger TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Harvard Maintenance
Rachel Racr TA Leaders Field Director of Talent Acquisition HCA Healthcare
Nick Mailey TA Leaders Vice President of Talent Acquisition Equinix
Nick Moore TA Leaders Director of Recruiting Proper Hospitality
Chrissy Gibson TA Leaders VP/Talent Acquisition Delivery Consultant, Senior UMB Bank
Khursheed Irani TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition Cprime, Inc
Vira Trevino-Garcia TA Leaders Recruiting Consultant Hexcel Corporation
Jessica Marotta TA Leaders Talent Acquisition Manager Forrester
Brad Vollmert TA Leaders Director Of Recruiting Creospan Inc.
Kelly Usher TA Leaders Director Of Recruiting Northwestern Mutual
JoDee Klinker TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Carson Group
Glenn Murani TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Vitalief Inc.
Nancee Martin TA Leaders Managing Director, Corporate Recruiting AvAirPros
Joseph O'Boyle TA Leaders Global Head of Talent Acquisition - Data & Analytics Division London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)
Jeanette Young TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Qventus, Inc
Kevin Francis TA Leaders Director Talent Acquisition Lark Health
Bix Cruz TA Leaders US Head of Recruiting, Airbus Urban Mobility (Vahana, UTM, Voom and Systems) Merlin Labs

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