Spotlight for Career Services Professionals, June 22, 2011
Spotlight for Recruiting and Employment Professionals, June 22, 2011
To effectively present, remember the 10-20-30 rule. The optimal presentation length is 20 minutes, with 10 slides, and in 30-point font.
—Christie Andersen, Career Development Specialist, Columbia College Chicago
To keep presentations, speaking engagements, and information interesting, engage listeners every 10 minutes with narrative personal experience, humor, and emotion. Our brains need a dopamine lollipop to keep going—we want rewards!
— Michelle Mercurio, Regional Dean of Career Services, DeVry University
Focus your presentations into 10-minute chunks separated by stories or other dividers. Don’t give one 50-minute presentation; give five 10-minute presentations.
— Erik Oswald, Career Services Associate, Milwaukee School of Engineering
BIG Ideas are gleaned from workshops and activities by participants in the NACE 2011 Conference & Expo.