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Career Strategy during a pandemic

Covid-19 has changed our lives, in a time where most people are dealing with economic instability and job insecurity, deciding what your next career move during a pandemic is possibly the most important decision you will make in your career.

Lifecheq CEO Abu Addae and Senior Consultant, Lilian Dombo will provide the tools to develop a practical career strategy during trying times. These sessions will be a combination of interviews with experienced executives, MBA alumni, entrepreneurs, research, and expertise from some leading South African companies.

Date: 7 July, from 6pm to 8pm
LocationLive stream 

Lessons from small and medium enterprises

Absa has launched an innovation lab, titled WorkInProgress (Wip) is hosting a webinar series titled Wise-Up Wednesdays. These sessions will feature real-life successes and lockdown challenges faced by small and medium South African enterprises.

This week, Pragmattica founder, Amanda Louw Bester shares her lockdown tales, views on office sharing, and coming runner-up in the Accenture Rising Star awards 2020.

Date: 8 July, 1pm
Location: WorkInProgress Facebook live

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 Tips from an expert

Caleb Annobil, a young Ghanaian born entrepreneur who has made a name for himself in the startup industry will be offering words of wisdom on how he was able to raise his startup from the ground up during a webinar hosted by Entrepreneurship To The Point.

As one of the top 20 Entrepreneurs in Africa as elected by the Anzisha Prize South Africa, Annobil will share incredible insight on how to maintain and grow a startup in even trying times.

Date: 6 July, 2.30pm
Location: Zoom 

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