YOUR CHOICE. YOUR SPACE. YOUR FREEDOM.

2022 BE-EDGE 'Inclusion' Consult-a-thon

August 2022

For professionals relocated by the war in ukraine

English

Ukrainian

Belarusian

Russian

Educated Ukrainians, Belarusians, and Russian victims of Putin’s regime who are already in the US, wishing to connect with local American companies are welcome to apply.

Synchronizing uniqueness of global talents & needs of American employers

IS THIS YOU?

→  You feel frustrated because you cannot move your professional background and social capital from your home country.

→  Fear of starting everything from scratch keeps many successful professionals from fleeing unsafe environments.

→  You’ve made such a long way and you’ve been through a lot. You wish to present your unique experience and prove your professional worth to local employers but no one is willing to trust a newcomer.

 

We know how you feel.

With that in mind, we created BE-EDGE ‘Inclusion’ Consult-a-thon as a method, tool, and platform to help establish your professional presence and build your portfolio in the US market.

What is BE-EDGE 'Inclusion' Consult-a-thon?

BE-EDGE ‘Inclusion’ Consult-a-thon is a weekend-based event that aims to synchronize the competitive strategies of global talents and their potential employers.

Global talents play the role of CASE CONSULTANTS for the challenge of THEIR choice.
Potential Employers accept the role of BE-EDGE CASE CLIENTS that share a real challenge that the company is currently working on, and are looking for the unique value of expertise that global talents can bring to the table.

Who can become case consultants?

Skilled Ukrainians, Belarusians, and Russians, legally located in the United States, are welcome to apply.

High education and/or intensive experience that let you work on a solution for a real-life challenge.
Openness to a new experience. Willingness to apply your expertise for solving the challenge of the Case Client.
Being against the war in Ukraine.
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What is here for relocated global talents = case consultants?

ESTABLISH YOUR PRESENCE IN THE US JOB MARKET
Get professional connections and recommendations; receive a ready-to-present portfolio piece based on a real company in the US market.
GAIN FIRST-HAND EXPERIENCE IN AN AMERICAN BUSINESS
Try a new role and explore the American market in a safe environment with guidance from professional mentors.
GET CONFIDENT ABOUT YOUR FUTURE
Receive professional document templates, career coaching, psychological support, and legal immigration advice.
BUILD TRUST
Learn how to connect with the company, market, and industry in a new territory.

What Companies are welcome as case clients?

US-based businesses, nonprofits, and government organizations are welcome to apply.

Interested in free consulting as an avenue for learning from a diverse view on how the company challenge can be solved.
Interested in cooperation with educated global talents who are ready and capable of problem-solving.
Interested in cooperation with educated global talents who are ready and capable of problem-solving.
Being against the war in Ukraine. Being willing to help professionals, who had to escape their home countries because of Putin's regime.
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What is here for local businesses = case clients?

HAVE THE CHALLENGE SOLVED
Get a pathway for solving the challenge that the company currently faces.

Also, potentially, have the solution implemented by those who ideated it, instead of putting away another consulting project.

CONNECT WITH GLOBAL TALENTS
Connect personally and professionally with driven and educated people from around the world.

Gain a competitive edge by having access to global talents with experience in emerging economies.

GET A TOOL FOR ASSESSMENT
Get a real-world assessment for global talents.
MAKE LONG-TERM IMPACT
Donating to people who had to flee their home country is important now, while the consult-a-thon is a long-term way to help educated global talents by providing them an opportunity to establish their presence in the US market.

What to expect?

Using the BE-EDGE Method, the case consultants will traverse through four sections:

E (Elucidate Your CORE)

D (Develop TRUST)

G (Generate VALUE)

E (Excite STAKEHOLDERS)

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 BE (investment in your BOUTIQUE EMPLOYABILITY)

 

Each section refers to a different level of synchronization between the strategic goals of global talents and the industry or market of their market-entry interest. They each will have its learning objectives, activities, and deliverables.

How much is it to participate in the 'Inclusion' Consult-a-thon?

Educated global talents: 2022 refugees displaced by the war

$ 25

Educated global talents who are currently unemployed or working at low-wage jobs

$ 250

Educated global talents interested in new opportunities

$ 500