Finding Direction after Rejection: A Workshop for Job Seekers

Jun 27, 7:30 PM – Jun 28, 8:30 PM

There’s a better way to get hired in tech and hundreds of job seekers have used this proven process to land jobs in tech. Are you ready for your turn? In this workshop, we tackle the unavoidable rejection and redirect that experience to find your path and purpose.

Career Prep

About this event

Rejection is a natural part of the job search process, but it doesn't have to derail your career aspirations. Join us for an inspiring workshop on turning rejection into redirection. Discover strategies for resilience, learning from setbacks, and reframing rejection as an opportunity for growth. Whether you've experienced rejection in your job search or fear rejection in networking, this session will empower you to bounce back stronger and more determined than ever.

Learn about Second Careers here.


Date: Thursday, June 27
Time: 3:30pm ET / 12:30pm PT

Cost: $25

Join the whole series! This is what we're covering:

  • Thursday, Feb. 29: Networking Do's and Don'ts
  • Thursday, March 28: Power of referrals 
  • Thursday, April 25: Networking Mindset
  • Thursday, May 30: Power of Personal Branding (May)
  • Thursday, June 27: From Rejection to Redirection (June)
  • Thursday, July 25: Building Visibility in the Job Search (July)


Join us to enter our seven-day challenge in March and April using LinkedIn!

Cost: $120 (that's only $20 a workshop!)

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Want More from GDI? GDI offers a variety of ways you can join our community! Whether you are brand new to tech or want to advance the experience you've already racked up, we have something for you. When you join as a member, you develop your own pathway to develop code, confidence, and community. If you just want to get your feet wet or want a personal coach to land your dream job, GDI has memberships to match your interest, availability, and budget. Learn more here. Code of Conduct: Girl Develop It is focused on providing opportunities for women and non-binary individuals to learn web and software development, but our classes and events are open to all genders and identities. We are dedicated to providing a welcoming and comfortable environment for all to learn to code and every attendee is expected to uphold our Code of Conduct (http://www.


  • Anna Miller

    Second Careers


  • Katie Franco

    Girl Develop It

    Executive Director

  • Katie Brydon (she/her)

    Girl Develop It

    Community Host

  • Abigail Simanjuntak

    Teaching Assistant