How to Stand Out in a Tough Job Market

Tuesday, 27 October 2020
15:00 - 16:00 GMT
Free for all

With tens of millions of people out of work globally during the pandemic, landing an interview, let alone a job, has become an almost unprecedented challenge. When you’re applying for a job, you don’t just want to get noticed: You want to stand out as the best applicant the hiring organisation has ever seen. Companies in certain sectors of the economy are still hiring, meaning it’s all the more crucial to set yourself apart as a job candidate using all the connections, skills and tools you have.

During this one hour Masterclass, Mahjooba Bianchi, CEO & President of Three T Institute and Sarah Basha, Senior Consultant at Grant Thornton, will discuss the health of the current job market globally and share strategies you can use to stand out in a competitive job market.

Want to understand what most employers are looking for in a candidate?

Want to know how to get noticed (even before you apply!)?

Sign up for this one hour career changing discussion where are guest speakers from USA will share their global perspective on the job market and how to get hired!

What you will learn:

• Strategies and techniques to standout in the jobs market
• How to create the perfect CV / resume
• What the correct information to have on a CV / resume so you get the job
• How to identify your niche
• How to present yourself to your network through LinkedIn

How you will benefit:

• Know exactly what employers are looking for
• Be able to stand out in the job market so you are more likely to get the job
• Access to a resume template
• Insight from an international recruiter sharing insight on the best approach to get hired

Who should attend?

Anyone who is currently looking for a job or is thinking of changing jobs.


11:00 EDT/ 15:00 GMT – Welcome from the Rising Network Chapter Lead
11:00 EDT / 15:10 GMT – Masterclass with Mahjooba Bianchi
12:00 EDT / 16:00 GMT – Event close

How to book:

Registration closes on Tuesday 27th October 2020 at 08:00 EDT / 12:00 GMT. Places are limited so click RSVP to register today and avoid disappointment.


FREE to attend

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• Improve your wellbeing – pick up tools and techniques to manage daily stress, work/life pressures
• Develop leadership and business skills
• Overcome personal or professional challenges
• Gain support during transitions in life, work or business
• Increase your presence and promote yourself as an expert
• Build and promote your business

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About Mahjooba Bianchi: Mahjooba Bianchi is the CEO of the Three T Institute., an innovative professional development company in Northern Virginia that focuses on providing an e-learning and classroom experience that is personable, hands-on, and effective.

The “3T” approach enables busy professionals to understand, retain, and recall learned information to successfully obtain key certifications.
Ms. Bianchi has over 15 years of Project Management Experience, and an MBA in IT Project Management, with an undergraduate degree from George Mason University in Government and International Relations. Her passion in life is to drive motivation and enable individuals to reach their career heights.

About Sarah Basha: Sarah Basha is a consultant with more than 14 years of management experience in strategy, direction and execution of projects within the government, non-profit and education industries. She currently serves as a senior consultant for Grant Thornton within its Public Sector Advisory sector. Sarah is also the Co-founder and President of a Washington DCbased non-profit devoted to conflict resolution where she custom designed simulation based workshops to train clients spanning the government as well as various media and academic institutions. As a former CEO of a Women Owned Small Business, Sarah has assisted US government agencies with improving key performance indicators in the federal workspace using alternative dispute resolution techniques and facilitative team-building strategies. Her professional career additionally includes the political arena, where she worked on campaigns and led statewide civic engagement and PAC activities.

Sarah obtained three undergraduate degrees simultaneously from Southern Methodist University in Economics, Political Science and International Studies. She also holds a Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution from Georgetown University and is a Certified Mediator in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She has an extensive and continuous record of serving on non-profit boards, where she advises on strategy and execution of programs. Sarah is fluent in Urdu, Hindi and intermediate Arabic and has a diverse multicultural background which has contributed greatly to her personal development and professional career achievements.

About Chapter Lead, Rosa dos Santos: Rosa is the MD of Exact Sourcing and started the recruitment agency ten years ago where she actively works with her team to identify and recruit staff for growing organisations in Cambridgeshire region. Rosa has worked in client facing roles for over twenty years and recruitment for just over half of that. Her roles have always focused around client engagement, building trust, relationships and identifying opportunities. Rosas passion and motivation is to help others through recruitment and she is a mother of twins, Orsen and Health.

About the Rising Network: We use the power of community to empower women to realise their true potential, and to achieve balance and happiness. Our vision is to be recognised as a global community that empowers women to become change makers and we enrich our members professionally and personally by providing resources and a supportive learning and networking environment. We offer online and face-to-face events and a forum to upskill where tools, strategies and techniques can be learned and developed. As well as supporting our individual members, we offer corporates, SMEs, universities and other networks our services to support L&D and D&I initiatives. For more information and to join us, visit