Career Conversations: Strategies for Getting Hired in the Finance Sector

January 17, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
014 McLaughlin College

Connect with representatives from the top finance firms! 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

Nadia Ahmad
Senior Finance Manager

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.

Rebecca Batres
Manager, Regulatory Process Improvement, Licensing and Market Conduct Division
Financial Services Commission of Ontario

Carmen Spencer
Manager, Talent Development
Canada Bread Company, Limited

Not everyone is familiar with the Canada Bread name; however, if you live in Canada, you have almost certainly enjoyed at least one of our many products at breakfast, lunch, dinner or as a snack ... Our work is baked into life. Every meal. Every day.

Each day our associates rise to bake the freshest, highest-quality baked goods, serve our consumers and learn from one another. Our mission is to have delicious and nutritious baked goods and snacks in the hands of all Canadians!

We are a strong and sound company. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, we have been in business for more than 100 years. In May 2014, the company was purchased by Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest baking company with operations in 22 countries. In 2015, Canada Bread completed the purchase of Vachon Bakery. We strive to be a highly productive and deeply humane company. Our 4,125 associates and our 1,125+ independent operators nationwide work every day to achieve our vision of transforming the baking industry to better serve more consumers in Canada and throughout the world.