Career Conversations: Strategies for Getting Hired in the Technology Sector

January 24, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
1014 Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building (Formerly TEL)

Meet professionals who do the hiring, gain insight into the field and get strategies and tips on:

  • Where to look for and secure a position within the industry;
  • How to make connections within the field;
  • What is involved in the application process, e.g. specific hiring dates, materials required;
  • How to write an effective resumé and cover letter targeted to their organization;
  • What to expect during the interview; and
  • How to succeed on the job.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Career Centre's online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Participating Panelists

Corrine Bell
Campus Recruitment, Technology Solutions

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with more than 80,000 employees in offices around the world, The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group (TD). TD offers a full range of financial products and services 25 million customers worldwide.

At TD, information technology plays a crucial role in the services we provide to our customers. Our people work in a number of exciting areas, developing innovative technology that gives TD an edge. They come up against all kinds of interesting challenges and develop innovative solutions, utilizing a wide range of programs and platforms. Every day at TD is a chance to develop your skills and grow your career. Our talented IT team members work together, and have access to continuous support and learning opportunities. Expand your career at TD.

Nathalie Carbone
HR Advisor / Recruiter
Communications Security Establishment

CSE is one of Canada’s key security and intelligence organizations, focused on collecting foreign signals intelligence in support of the Government of Canada’s priorities, and on helping protect the computer networks and information of greatest importance to Canada. We also provide assistance to federal law enforcement and security organizations in their legally authorized activities, when they may require our unique technical capabilities.

CSE works to ensure security and stability of our country in protecting Canadians against terrorism and espionage abroad, cyberattacks and other important threats.

Daniela Vekic
Recruitment Partner, Campus Recruitment Team
IBM Canada

IBM is a globally integrated technology and consulting company headquartered in Armonk, New York. With operations in more than 170 countries, IBM attracts and retains some of the world's most talented people to help solve problems and provide an edge for businesses, governments and non-profits.

Innovation is at the core of IBM's strategy. The company develops and sells software and systems hardware and a broad range of infrastructure, cloud and consulting services.

Today, IBM is focused on five growth initiatives - Cloud, Big Data and Analytics, Mobile, Social Business and Security. IBMers are working with customers around the world to apply the company's business consulting, technology and R&D expertise to enable systems of engagement that deliver dynamic insights for businesses and governments worldwide.

Jennie An
Campus Programs Lead
GE Canada

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Stephanie Clarkson
HR Manager
Intelliware Development Inc.

Intelliware is a custom software, mobile solutions and product development company. We’re a recognized leader in Agile software development practices and we work with leading global organizations in sectors Financial Services, Healthcare, Retail, ICT and Government.

Intelliware’s niche is delivering mission critical software applications for complex business and technical challenges. We have an exceptional delivery track record, deep technical expertise and disciplined delivery on technical engineering practices.

Tyler Shane
Resourcing Manager
Thales Canada Inc.

Thales in Canada has 1,800 employees in Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver working in Defence, Avionics and Transportation markets. Thales in Canada is a 500 million (CAD) a year business, with a range of customers including Canadian and overseas urban rail operators, civil aviation, and defence and security agencies.

Thales in Canada also hosts three of Thales’ Worldwide Centres of Competence: Business & Regional Jet Flight Control Systems, in Montreal; Optronics, in Montreal; and, Urban Rail Signalling, in Toronto.