Goodbye Elevator Pitch Hello Bumper Sticker - The New Networking Strategy

For years career experts have encouraged their clients/students to develop their elevator pitch. But is this realistic? This webinar will focus on a new and more applicable networking strategy called The Bumper Sticker. A bumper sticker is short — like the bumper stickers we put on our cars. It leaves the listener, in a position to ask us for more details. You will not only leave the webinar with a new strategy, but a bumper sticker of your own.

As the associate director of career services for the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota, Darren Kaltved is known for his passion helping students and clients with making their career dreams come true. He brings decades of quality practitioner experience in career development, and has held numerous local and national leadership roles. Darren is a graduate of the National Career Development Association (NCDA) Leadership Academy. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Minnesota, Duluth and a master’s degree in student personnel administration from Springfield College in Springfield, MA. Darren achieves his personal dreams by spending time with wife and son, preferably outdoors. An avid sports enthusiast, Darren enjoys camping, kayaking, hiking, baseball, and golf. Darren has hiked Mt. Rainier, Mt. Hood, and climbed to the top of Angel’s Landing in Mt. Zion National Park. Learn more about Darren at

Heather Nagle has spent more than 20 years helping job seekers build confidence, develop professional relationships and realize their career dreams. She specializes in one-on-one coaching, and creating fun and innovative programming for interactive courses and workshops. Heather is an assistant director and career counselor at the University of Minnesota, where she has championed Diversity and Inclusion initiatives. She has held similar positions at the University of California, San Diego and at the University of Iowa. She has realized several personal dreams as the mother of two wonderful daughters (and seven-year Girl Scout troop leader) and by teaching in Sydney, Australia and completing the Twin Cities Marathon. Find Heather online at:


  • Format: Video
  • Length: 01:00:09
  • Release Date: September 20, 2017
  • Presenter: Heather Nagel and Darren Kaltved

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