How Losing My Dream Job Skyrocketed My Career | Alexandra Gater | TEDxCentennialCollegeToronto

In this talk, Alexandra Gater, a Centennial College graduate, shares how losing her dream job sky-rocketed her career as a YouTube influencer. Before starting her Youtube Channel, Alexandra was the Home Editor for Canada’s iconic women’s lifestyle magazine Chatelaine, where…

How Losing My Dream Job Skyrocketed My Career | Alexandra Gater | TEDxCentennialCollegeToronto

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In this talk, Alexandra Gater, a Centennial College graduate, shares how losing her dream job sky-rocketed her career as a YouTube influencer. Before starting her Youtube Channel, Alexandra was the Home Editor for Canada’s iconic women’s lifestyle magazine Chatelaine, where she created the successful YouTube series The Home Primp. Alexandra is passionate about showing millennials it’s possible to live in a home that feels stylish and beautiful (even if you rent!) without spending a lot of time or money. Her Youtube channel is a collection of service-driven home decor content including budget room makeovers and decor hauls. In just a year, she’s gained over 165k viewers who tune in every Friday to receive easy decor tips and fun, budget DIY inspiration. When she isn’t producing content for her own channel, she is a host for the HGTV digital series Buy or DIY and hosts and produces Shopify’s Make It Work. She is also a regular guest expert on Cityline and The Global Morning Show. Alexandra graduated on the Dean’s List with High Distinction for an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree specializing in Journalism and minoring in Studio Arts at The University of Toronto. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx