You are a supervisor responsible for an organization’s logistic team leaving an annual company meeting that just concluded. The organization has recently acquired two smaller companies and is in need of some additional talented employees. None of the current employees have the technical skills the organization needs to move forward. In the meeting, the president announced that they are open to suggestions to fulfill the talent gaps. You have some ideas that you believe will help the organization address the talent needs. You have not shared this information with anyone. When you arrive at the elevators, the president invites you to share the executive elevator, which will take you directly to the first floor without any stops. You know what a busy schedule the president has, so this may be your only chance. You are on the twelfth floor and know that you will only have until you reach the first floor to share your ideas.
You have about 30 to 60 seconds to give the president your elevator pitch.
Prepare a script of your elevator pitch to submit for this assignment. An elevator pitch is a succinct and persuasive pitch on your topic. After preparing your first draft, time yourself as you read it. This will give you an idea if your thoughts are concise enough.
Include the following in your submission, supporting it with at least three scholarly sources:
Begin your elevator pitch with what you believe is your most important talent sourcing ideas.
Explain how you, as a supervisor, will engage in the recruitment efforts.
Justify a need to support a diverse workforce to increase talent within the organization.
Submit the script, along with an additional 1 to 2-page reflection of your experience with this assignment.
Written script Length: 2-3 pages, not including title and reference pages.
Your assignment should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.