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
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

Key note speaker: Taki Sarantakis, President, Canada School of Public Service

AlumniIcon Alumna: MA, Political Science, 1993

The Canada School of Public Service leads the government's enterprise-wide approach to learning by providing a common, standardized curriculum that supports public servants through key career transitions, ensuring that they are equipped to serve Canadians with excellence.

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 an 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.

Candy Huycke, Executive Director, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)

Candy Huycke
Executive Director, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
AlumniIcon Alumna: BA, Political Science, 1987

I am the Executive Director for the Benefits Delivery Services Branch in Ontario. We are responsible for the delivery of Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security and Employment Insurance,

Oliver Rendace, Director, Service Canada

Oliver Rendace
Director, Service Canada
AlumniIcon Alumnus: MA, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, 2000

Service Canada is a federal institution that is part of Employment and Social Development Canada.

Service Canada provides Canadians with a single point of access to a wide range of government services and benefits. We are committed to improving services for Canadians by working with partners to provide access to the full range of government services and benefits that Canadians want and need through the Internet, by telephone, in person or by mail.

Cameron Johnson, Assistant Director, Toronto North Tax Services Office

Cameron Johnson
Assistant Director, Toronto North Tax Services Office
AlumniIcon Alumnus: MBA, Schulich School of Buisness, 2000

Administering tax laws for the Government of Canada and for most provinces and territories.

Judy Strazds, Inspection Manager, Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Judy Strazds
Inspection Manager, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
AlumniIcon Alumna: MA, Political Science, 1993

Mitigating risks to food safety is the CFIA's highest priority, and the health and safety of Canadians is the driving force behind the design and development of CFIA programs. The CFIA, in collaboration and partnership with industry, consumers, and federal, provincial and municipal organizations, continues to work towards protecting Canadians from preventable health risks related to food and zoonotic diseases.

The current and future economic prosperity of the Canadian agriculture and forestry sectors relies on a healthy and sustainable animal and plant resource base. As such, the CFIA is continually improving its program design and delivery in the animal health and plant resource areas in order to minimize and manage risks. In an effort to protect the natural environment from invasive animal and plant diseases and plant pests, the CFIA also performs extensive work related to the protection of environmental biodiversity.

Olivier Bullion, Director, Policy, Canada School of Public Service

Olivier Bullion
Director, Policy, Canada School of Public Service
AlumniIcon Alumna: MA, Economics, 2001

The primary responsibility of the Canada School of Public Service is to provide a broad range of learning opportunities and to establish a culture of learning within the Public Service. The School provides accessible high quality learning and training that meet the changing needs of the public service, and supportive research, testing and advisory services that inform the adoption of leading practices and tools.



Networking Mix Participants

Lily Eaton
Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada / Government of Canada

George Hoang
Human Resources Advisor, Services and Business Development Sector
Public Service Commission of Canada / Government of Canada

Jennifer Hinton
Director, Assessments and Talent Scouting / Directrice des évaluations et jumelage des candidats
Public Service Commission / Commission de la Fonction Publique

Sharmin Bashar
Human Resources Advisor, Services and Business Development Sector
Public Service Commission of Canada / Government of Canada

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

Rothmans Benson & Hedges

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

PepsiCo Foods Canada

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).

RB Health Canada

At RB Health Canada, 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.

Restaurant Brands International

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.

Lyndsey Baker, Talent Specialist, Ontario Public Service

Lyndsey Baker
Talent Specialist, Ontario Public Service
AlumniIcon Alumna:

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is one of the largest employers in the province, employing more than 60,000 people. We have a wide range of meaningful and rewarding career opportunities in communities across Ontario. We welcome new ideas and new people, encourage learning and development, and reward achievement. We offer challenging work and competitive pay and benefits.

Fahrah Assim, Talent Specialist, Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS)

Fahrah Assim
Talent Specialist, Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS)
AlumniIcon Alumna: BH, Law and Society and Sociology, 2007

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is one of the largest employers in the province, employing more than 60,000 people. We have a wide range of meaningful and rewarding career opportunities in communities across Ontario. We welcome new ideas and new people, encourage learning and development, and reward achievement. We offer challenging work and competitive pay and benefits.

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
Strategies for Getting Hired within the Technology Sector @ 152 Founders Assembly Hall, Founders College

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

Ingram Micro Canada

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.

Bell

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.

IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge? Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world. What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible. Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

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