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Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw – Active Your Elevator Pitch
September 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Active Your Elevator Pitch
Learn to create a personal brand statement that will powerfully introduce you anywhere you go!
Thursday, September 19th, 2019 from 11:30am – 1:30pm
Learn how to hone your personal brand statement to create a strong introduction that can be used in a variety of professional situations in this interactive workshop. A clear introduction is an excellent tool for job seekers, career changers, and professionals to use to create a memorable brand!
•Develop a personal brand statement that can be refined for use on resumes, LinkedIn headlines, networking emails.
•Review how the words they use to introduce themselves shape their networking opportunities.
•Create new connections to 3 people and add these individuals as ambassadors for their personal brand.
Rachel Levy and Michelle Galbraith
Rachel Levy has previously worked for colleges and universities to manage and develop professional education programs. She holds a BA in American Studies and Religion from the University of Richmond and an MTS from Harvard Divinity School, where she completed the Program in Religious Studies and Education. Rachel supports Amy Cell Talent team as a career coach, working with individuals at all career stages find and reach their professional goals. Her best job hunting advice? Interview yourself to prepare to meet with a prospective employer. Use the job description to generate questions and think about how you will respond.
Michelle Galbraith’s goal is to help clients gain insight into their personal brand, develop their stories, identify their skill sets, and bring confidence to the job search process. She loves the moment when the light bulb “clicks on” – when a client combines passion and career goals into a “ready-for-action” plan. Michelle’s prior professional experiences include The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and Unilever a Fortune 500 consumer products company. She holds a BA in Marketing from The Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Her best advice? Research employers. Understand your valuable skills sets. Networking is your friend. Practice and prepare for interviews.
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Check in, casual mingling, delicious lunch
12:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. Workshop
1:20 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Wrap-up and close
$25.00 if you register by September 12th
$30.00 if you register after September 12th
$35.00 if you do not register in advance and pay at the door