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Courageous career moves in uncertain times

Date & time
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

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Rashida Geddes, BA 11


This event is free


University Advancement



Wednesday, September 16, 2020

As the professional world pivots and adapts to the many changes brought on by the pandemic, finding the motivation and courage to speak up and stand out to advance in your career can feel daunting.

Whether you’re looking for your next position, a promotion or improving your communication skills, having the confidence to put yourself out there in new and different ways is important, now more than ever, to get ahead in this increasingly competitive marketplace.

In this session, you will learn:

  • How to build momentum in your career during uncertain times
  • The key to confidently finding and owning your authentic voice in the workplace
  • The #1 thing you need to get your resume on the top of a recruiter/hiring manager’s pile
  • How to use storytelling to stand out, build connections and attract your next career opportunity
  • Mistakes to avoid when job searching

Rashida Geddes, BA 11


Millennial Women’s Leadership Coach

Rashida is on a mission to help talented young professionals get out of their own way, cut through the noise and bring clarity to their career and life goals.

Rashida has been featured on Bell Fibe TV1, CBC Canada and at the Harvard Business School, where she’s used her voice and platform to encourage Millennials to value their lived experiences and unapologetically own the brilliance they bring to the workplace.

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