Emotional Vulnerability: The Secret to Doing Well at Work

Presented by TEKsystems

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2019 | 8:00 - 9:00 PM ET 


Emotional vulnerability is an act of courage. You are merging your authentic self instead of hiding behind a facade to appease others. This is a superpower at work, that when used and managed correctly can help you stand out amongst your peers.

Join our virtual event to understand how to be authentic and vulnerable in the workplace. This even works in job interviews!

Plus, meet other FindSpark members and job seekers!

What we'll cover in this workshop:

  • How to share your authentic story to your peers & managers at work
  • Steps for being vulnerable in the interview process (internal & external interviews)
  • How to authentically build relationships at work
  • The concept of covering
  • Using emotional vulnerability to combat bias

Event Host: Jemia Young of TEKsystems

This exclusive virtual workshop will be led by Jemia Young, Inclusion & Diversity Program Manager at TEKsystems, the largest IT Services & Talent Management company in North America. 

Jemia has been a part of the TEKsystems team since 2013. She has held various roles, but her current role on TEKsystems' Inclusion & Diversity team is by far her favorite. Jemia focuses on building the TEKsystems brand across its local & national partners and continues to lead the strategy around attraction & retention of diverse talent.

Jemia is a certified Diversity & Inclusion Practitioner from Georgetown University. She has a Bachelor of Science in Communication from East Carolina University and Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. 

In Jemia's spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling, cycling, brunch and keeping up with her career & lifestyle blog District Valley. Jemia is based in Northern Virginia.

Workshop Testimonials

This workshop was originally presented by Jemia Young at our inaugural installment of Rising Closers: A Sales Career Summit.

"My favorite part of Rising Closers had to be the presentations from TEKsystems. They demonstrated how you don’t have to sacrifice your authenticity or personal life to be successful professionally."

"The speakers from TEKsystems were exceptional, I really enjoyed the discussion on emotional vulnerability. I found new inspiration for creativity in my work. I appreciated the honesty and found it a good reminder that your career can be quite a roller coaster."

"This workshop was like a personal intervention and reminder to remain my authentic self and use that to my advantage."

TEKsystems' unmatched success in the IT Staffing & Services marketplace is driven by one thing – our employees. Consistently recognized as one of the top 100 companies to work for in a thriving IT industry has caused us to grow at a rapid pace. TEKsystems offers great opportunities for advancement, personal and professional growth, and unlimited earning potential. TEKsystems seeks professional individuals with competitive spirit, drive, team mentality, courage, commitment, perseverance, and a desire to build a long term career in a fast paced environment.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Where can I learn more about TEKsystems and their job openings? You can learn more about TEKsystems and view their current job openings on their official FindSpark employer profile. 

Will I meet other people at this webinar? Yes! Attendees will have a chance to network with each other during the event, and share their LinkedIn, portfolio, or other online profiles. 

FindSpark is a community dedicated to helping diverse college students, recent graduates, and young professionals with 1-5 years of experience with their career success. We connect our ambitious members to exciting career and professional development opportunities at top companies like L'Oreal, Yelp, Hulu, IPG Mediabrands, Bustle, Refinery29, and TEKsystems. 

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