Strategies for Getting Hired Panels

Strategies for Getting Hired panels let students meet professionals who do the hiring, gain insight into the field and get strategies and tips on:

  • What kinds of positions and roles there are within an industry;
  • What kinds of skills and knowledge are required;
  • What the recruitment process is like;
  • How to make connections within the field;
  • What is involved in the application process, e.g. specific hiring dates, materials required;
  • What to expect during the interview; and
  • How to succeed on the job.

Upcoming Strategies for Getting Hired Panels 2019-20

Jan
14
Tue
Strategies for Getting Hired: Discovering Bilingual Careers @ 103 McLaughlin College
Jan 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

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

  • What kinds of positions and Bilingual (English/French) roles there are within their organization;
  • What kinds of skills and knowledge are required;
  • What the recruitment process is like;
  • How to make connections within the field;
  • What is involved in the application process, e.g. specific hiring dates, materials required;
  • What to expect during the interview; and
  • How to succeed on the job.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).

Participating Panelists

TBD

Jan
20
Mon
Strategies for Getting Hired within the Federal Government @ 152 Founders Assembly Hall, Founders College
Jan 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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

  • What kinds of positions and roles there are within the Federal Government;
  • What kinds of skills and knowledge are required;
  • What the recruitment process is like;
  • How to make connections within the field;
  • What is involved in the application process, e.g. specific hiring dates, materials required;
  • What to expect during the interview;
  • How to succeed on the job.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).

Participating Panelists

Tracey Watkins, Superintendent / Recruiter, Canada Border Services Agency(CBSA)

Tracey Watkins
Superintendent / Recruiter, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
AlumniIcon Alumna

CBSA protects Canadians, our lands and our economy. Has the job of a border services officer (BSO) ever piqued your curiosity? Are you studying law, criminology, or law enforcement? Want to gain experience at the front line and protect Canada’s border? As a SBSO, you will work on the front line with BSOs learning about the admissibility of people and goods into Canada at one of the international airports or mail processing centres located in 19 cities across Canada. SBSO’s work from May to September 2020, and some positions may continue into the fall on a part-time basis. Get a head start on your summer job by applying today to FSWEP before Nov 25th 2019.

Jan
21
Tue
Strategies for Getting Hired within the Marketing Sector @ 152 Founders Assembly Hall, Founders College
Jan 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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

  • What kinds of positions and roles there are within the Marketing Sector;
  • What kinds of skills and knowledge are required;
  • What the recruitment process is like;
  • How to make connections within the field;
  • What is involved in the application process, e.g. specific hiring dates, materials required;
  • What to expect during the interview; and
  • How to succeed on the job.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).

Participating Panelists

Erin Marsden, Talent Acquisition Manager, Rothmans Benson & Hedges

Erin Marsden
Talent Acquisition Manager, Rothmans Benson & Hedges
AlumniIcon Alumna: PhD, Faculty of Arts, 1999

Rothmans of Pall Mall Canada Limited was first established in 1956. In 1986, it became Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. (RBH) In 2008, RBH became an affiliate of Philip Morris International, bringing Philip Morris International to Canada.

Today we are transforming our industry and business. From the way we work to our commitment to our community we strive to bring out the best in our people, research, and products.

Find out more about our vision here: https://www.pmi.com/markets/canada/en/about-us/our-vision

Connie Cramarossa, Human Resources Manager, PepsiCo Foods Canada

Connie Cramarossa
Human Resources Manager, PepsiCo Foods Canada
AlumniIcon Alumna: BA, Faculty of Arts, 2005

PepsiCo Foods Canada is one of the country’s largest snack food manufacturer. Comprised of Frito Lay Canada and Quaker the company’s brands include Frito offerings such as LAY’S, DORITOS, TOSTITOS, RUFFLES and CHEETOS. The Quaker brand portfolio includes a wide range of wholesome cereals, oatmeal, rice and corn snacks and snack bars, and features other prominent brands such as LIFE (cereal), QUAKER CHEWY (granola bars), HARVEST CRUNCH (cereal) and CRISPY MINIS (rice cakes).

Allex Burger, Brand Marketing Manager, RB Health Canada

Allex Burger
Brand Marketing Manager, RB Health Canada
AlumniIcon Alumnus: MBA, Faculty of ESPM and FGV, 2004

At RB, we put the customer at the front of every decision we make.
Life is changing, getting faster and more demanding. We provide solutions that help people deal with these new challenges. We drive consumer health and hygiene forward through innovation.

Our culture of entrepreneurship puts ideas ahead of hierarchy, so we get the best ideas developed rapidly. This is why our brands are market leaders in most categories.

Katelyn Cox, Sr. Manager, Category Planning, Beverages, Restaurant Brands International

Katelyn Cox
Sr. Manager, Category Planning, Beverages, Restaurant Brands International
AlumniIcon Alumna:

Restaurant Brands International Inc. (RBI) is one of the world’s largest quick service restaurant companies. We’re the people behind three of the biggest names in food: TIM HORTONS®, BURGER KING®, and POPEYES®.

With more than 26,000 restaurants in over 100 countries and U.S. territories, we’re committed to bringing flavor to people’s lives around the world. And we continue to grow our teams with strong operations, bold marketing, mobile innovation and the best talent across the globe.

Got an appetite for success? We’re seeking new team members that are hungry for a challenge. We’d love for you to learn more about our organization & campus programs that will put you at the core of our business from day one.

Jan
22
Wed
Strategies for Getting Hired within the Ontario Public Service @ 152 Founders Assembly Hall, Founders College
Jan 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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

  • What kinds of positions and roles there are within the Ontario Public Service Sector;
  • What kinds of skills and knowledge are required;
  • What the recruitment process is like;
  • How to make connections within the field;
  • What is involved in the application process, e.g. specific hiring dates, materials required;
  • What to expect during the interview; and
  • How to succeed on the job.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).

Participating Panelists

Jay Young, Outreach Officer, Archives of Ontario

Jay Young
Outreach Officer, Archives of Ontario
AlumniIcon Alumnus: PhD, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, 2012

The Archives of Ontario is the largest provincial archive in Canada. It collects, preserves, promotes and makes available the documentary heritage of Ontario.

Scott Allardyce, Senior Policy Advisor, Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility

Scott Allardyce
Senior Policy Advisor, Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility
AlumniIcon Alumnus: MA, School of Public Policy and Administration, 2017

My Ministry has the responsibility to assist students and graduates with disabilities to find meaningful employment. We provide many services at no cost to help jobseekers with disabilities get into the labour market.

Maria King, New Media Senior Consultant, Ministry of the Attorney General

Maria King
New Media Senior Consultant, Ministry of the Attorney General
AlumniIcon Alumna: BSc, Faculty of Science 2003

At the Ministry of the Attorney General we oversee the administration of justice. In my role as a new media consultant I am responsible for communicating how to navigate the justice system to all Ontarians in an easy to understand way, online.

Jim Cassimatis, Associate Deputy Minister, ServiceOntario

Jim Cassimatis
Associate Deputy Minister, ServiceOntario
AlumniIcon Alumnus: BA, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, 1988

ServiceOntario is the gateway to government services for individuals and businesses, offering health card; driver and vehicle services; outdoor licensing (hunting, fishing); vital events; land and personal property registry; business services, information and intake to Ontarians through multiple channels including in-person, phone, mail and online.

Feb
11
Tue
Strategies for Getting Hired within the Technology Sector @ 152 Founders Assembly Hall, Founders College
Feb 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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

  • What kinds of positions and roles there are within the Technology Sector;
  • What kinds of skills and knowledge are required;
  • What the recruitment process is like;
  • How to make connections within the field;
  • What is involved in the application process, e.g. specific hiring dates, materials required;
  • What to expect during the interview;
  • How to succeed on the job.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on Experience York (you will be able to sign in using your Passport York and register for appointments and events on the system).

Participating Panelists

Mario Mazzotta, Manager, Sales SMB, Ingram Micro Canada

Mario Mazzotta
Manager, Sales SMB, Ingram Micro Canada
AlumniIcon Alumnus: BA, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, 2005

Ingram Micro helps businesses fully realize the promise of technology. No other company delivers the full spectrum of global technology & supply chain services to businesses around the world. Our global infrastructure and deep expertise in technology solutions, supply chain, cloud & mobility enable its business partners to operate efficiently & successfully in the markets they serve. Combined with distinct market insights & the trust & dependability generated from decades of strong partner relationships.

Minami Alguire, Consultant, Human Resources, Bell

Minami Alguire
Consultant, Human Resources, Bell
AlumniIcon Alumna: BMOS, Faculty of Social Sciences, 2017

Bell is Canada's largest telecommunications company, providing Mobile phone, TV, high speed and wireless Internet, and residential Home phone services. Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 137 years of success. They are defined by the passion of their team members and their belief in the company’s vast potential. To ensure they continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, they’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for their employees.

Their perks and benefits include: Flexible work schedules, Wellness programs, Women Leadership and Mentoring Groups, Education Reimbursement, Paid Maternity Leave, Adoption Benefits, Onsite child care or subsidies for off-site daycare.

Jason Prashad, Sr. Manager Sales, Cloud, Ingram Micro

Jason Prashad
Sr. Manager Sales, Cloud, Ingram Micro
AlumniIcon Alumnus

Ingram Micro helps businesses fully realize the promise of technology.TM No other company delivers the full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Ingram Micro’s global infrastructure and deep expertise in technology solutions, supply chain, cloud and mobility enable its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Combined with distinct market insights and the trust and dependability generated from decades of strong partner relationships, Ingram Micro stands apart as the global technology services provider for the future.

Register for these panels on Experience York (the Career Centre's online job posting and event registration system) using Passport York.