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FREE webinar: Access Emerging Student Talent to Revitalize Your Organization and Build Diversity

Date: October 29, 2020
Location: Online

Thank you sponsor:

Jordin Brotzel, BBA, CPHR Candidate, Coordinator, Regional Human Capital, MNP
Samantha Ng, HR Generalist, Human Resources, Safe Software Inc.
Kevin Tucker, HR Consultant
Akanksha Thakur, Program Coordinator, Equity Diversity Inclusion Resource Hub, Simon Fraser University
Does your business need an edge during recovery? Are you leveraging the energy, skills and diversity of BC’s post-secondary students through co-operative education, apprenticeships, internships and other types of Work-Integrated Learning (WIL)? Learn from HR professionals who have recruited, onboarded, and helped manage WIL students and how their organizations have benefitted; discover what funding is available for small- and medium-sized organizations and how it works; and gain insights on incorporating equity, diversity and inclusion into your student hiring process. Our panelists will provide practical insights to help you tap into the WIL student talent pool.

In this presentation, you will:
  • What the different types of work-integrated learning are, and which types may suite your organization’s needs
  • How HR professionals can make it easier for teams to bring WIL students on board
  • How the pandemic is impacting WIL students and the talent pipeline
  • Tips for remote work, diversity and inclusion
Who should attend:
  • This session will benefit HR professionals looking to secure emerging talent to build organizational resiliency, adapt to new economic realities, and access new and diverse voices and skills.
Format: Online - Live Webinar
Time: Log-in: 9:15 - 9:30am (PST); Presentation: 9:30am - 10:30am (PST)

All login information will be sent to you via email the day prior to the session.

Both registration and payment are required for every person attending this webinar. Questions about registration or receipt can be directed to pd@cphrbc.ca.
Note: If you have not received your login access information the day prior to the webinar date, or for inquiries regarding online workshops, please email or call 604.684.7228.

About ACE-WIL:
The Association of Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (ACE-WIL) represents 25 university, college and polytechnic institutions across BC and the Yukon. We believe that by partnering with workplaces, students will graduate ready to pursue their professional and personal goals, backed by the latest skills, learning and experience. Workplaces have differing needs in terms on onboarding new talent, building capacity for growth and optimizing their workforce to tackle projects in an ever-changing landscape. By offering nine types of work-integrated learning (WIL), students, workplaces and post-secondary institutions can partner to deliver quality opportunities where everyone comes out ahead.
About the panelists:
Jordin Brotzel Jordin Brotzel is an HR professional at MNP in the Okanagan Valley. She has experience in dynamic environments and manages recruitment, performance management, learning and development, retention and engagement for her team. Jordin works closely with post-secondary institutions to attract co-op students looking to gain experience in the accounting industry, with intent of bringing these students on as permanent team members once graduated.
Samantha Ng Samantha Ng is the HR Generalist at Safe Software who is passionate about building connections and emphasizing the “human” aspect of Human Resources. Over the course of her career, she’s gained diverse experience working in post-secondary, professional services, and high-tech organizations to build her repertoire of skills in permanent and campus recruitment, payroll, employee relations, and more.
Kevin Tucker Kevin Tucker is a proven Human Resources generalist. After 15 years of professional experience as a Kelowna-based employee, 2020 has seen him offer HR consulting advice mostly within technology start-up companies. Kevin is an active supporter of supporter of student work experience, often brokering the resource needs of companies with available current talent from educational establishments
Jordin Brotzel Akanksha Thakur is the Project Coordinator for the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Hub at Simon Fraser University (SFU)’s Work Integrated Learning division where she has been engaged in programming that facilitates inclusivity and belonging for students on campus. She has helped curate inclusive curriculum for co-curricular courses at both, SFU and the Canadian Race Relations Foundation. Currently, Akanksha pursuing her MEd in Equity Studies in Education.
This webinar is complimentary to all CPHR BC & Yukon members. Register early to avoid disappointment!
Registration Fees

Registration Deadline:
 Friday, October 23, 2020





Fees and/or agenda are subject to change without notice.

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